Tips for Using Emergency Generators

by I'm Struggling
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Keep Your Generator Away From the HouseKeep Your Generator Away From the House

A generator is the best thing to have in a blackout. But it can make you black out (or die). Hurricane Katrina led to more than 50 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning. Like any internal combustion engine, a generator engine exhausts carbon monoxide gas, which can give you a headache, knock you out or even kill you. This is easy to avoid, though: Don’t run a generator in your garage or porch, and keep it at least 10 ft. away from your house.

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Read more: familyhandyman.com

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