The Calm Between Storms: Why Now is a Good Time to Get a Generator

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Hurricane season is here, but the hurricanes are staying away. - an online emergency generator superstore - explains why now is a great time to get a portable generator.

Thinking about getting an emergency generator before the next power outage hits? You might be surprised that now is the best time to buy an emergency generator in more than a year.

Emergency generator prices are influenced by the simple economics of supply and demand, according to Jon Hoch, founder of, an online generator superstore.

"The best time to buy an emergency generator is between power outages, when supplies are plentiful and promotions are prevalent," says Hoch.

Despite plenty of severe thunderstorms, wreaking havoc locally, there haven’t been any massive wide-spread, hurricane-induced power outages… so far.

Generator inventories have been replenished, and retailers are now offering some sweet deals., for example, just slashed prices on their entire inventory of reconditioned generators by as much as $100 per generator.

In addition, the online superstore is now offering free wheel kits on select models for a limited time. Ordinarily, the portability kits would have been sold separately.

“Don’t expect these deals to last forever,” warns Hoch. “It takes just one big storm to sell out every generator on the continent.” is an online generator superstore owned and operated by Power Equipment Direct, Inc.

The Romeoville, Ill.-based company also maintains and


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