WEN Power Pro 56405 Review

WEN Power Pro 56405
There is fierce competition in the value-oriented conventional portable generator market, especially in the 3,000 - 4,000 watt range. This is great for consumers of course, who are reaping the benefit of very competitive pricing. Yet one newer model to watch for providing some particularly impressive value in this field is the WEN Power Pro 56405 ...

Best Value Portable Propane Generators

best dual fuel propane generator
There's no question that gasoline generators are not going anywhere. However, portable propane generators (and dual fuel types) may be the ideal choice for many consumers, especially those looking for a model to provide (hopefully) infrequent emergency backup power. And here's three reasons why: Propane does not "spoil." Liquid propane (when properly stored in its tank) has ...

DuroStar DS4400EHF Hybrid Review

DuroStar DS4400EHF Hybrid
If you want the ability to take advantage of the greater shelf-life and cleaner-burning nature of propane, you might consider the DuroStar DS4400EHF Hybrid Portable Dual Fuel Propane / Gas Generator. This model is just about the right size for backup power and enjoying creature comforts off the grid. However, that's not all there is to this ...

DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Review

DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel
For fans of propane fuel generators that still want the convenience of using gas, there is the DuroMax XP4850EH 4850 watt Dual Fuel Portable Generator. But what else should you know about this relatively new model, besides its variable fuel inputs? Please keep reading as we break down the key features and benefits & disadvantages of the ...

Generac GP17500E 17,5000 Watt Portable Generator Review

Generac GP17500E
Although this nearly 400-pound generator stretches the meaning of the word "portable," you can be sure that the Generac GP17500E will deliver enough juice to power an entire average sized home with ease. But what else should you know about this commercial-grade model, besides the obvious? Please read on as we take a hard look at this ...

DuroMax XP10000E Review

DuroMax XP10000E
We think conventional generators really become hard to beat in their upper wattage ranges – indeed, providing lots of electricity for a relative bargain is what makes them so good at supplying cheap emergency power in the first place. And among the better deals to be had in the 7000W+ category right now is the ...

WEN 56352 Review

WEN 56352
There are some extremely good, value-oriented conventional generators in the 3000-3300 running watt range, many of which are probably sufficient to provide emergency power or offsite electricity for most users. Among the most popular of these is the WEN 5632. However, you should be aware of what it can and cannot do, and how it compares ...

DuroStar DS4400 Review

DuroStar DS4400
DuroStar has an impressive lineup of low-cost and very highly-rated conventional generators that have been tested over the last couple of storm seasons. And while the DuroStar DS4000S may be the most popular among its product line for affordability, we think the DurosStar DS4400 may ultimately be the better deal, all things considered. For more information and ...

DuroStar DS4000S Review

DuroStar DS4000S
The DuroStar DS4000S is being reviewed all over the web these days as an inexpensive portable generator option that’s great for limited emergency power. But while many people may sense that this generator is a great deal, we’ve actually compared its value - watt for watt – with the rest of the top generators today, ...

Westinghouse WH7500E Review

Westinghouse WH7500E
Many larger generators that produce over 5,000 running watts are designed to deliver the rated wattage, but often cut corners on certain other design features or overall build quality. This is definitely not the case with the Westinghouse WH7500E Portable Generator – this model easily makes our top 5 list of the best conventional portable generators ...