When a major storm knocks your power out, don't sweat it. With these emergency generators, you'll still be able to keep your appliances running and your lights on
Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus) July 8, 2010
To officially kick off the start of Hurricane season, ElectricGeneratorsDirect.com announced their recommendations for top portable emergency generators.
"When a major storm knocks your power out, don't sweat it. With these emergency generators, you'll still be able to keep your appliances running and your lights on," said Jim Baugher, product expert at ElectricGeneratorsDirect.com.
According to Baugher, most retailers are loyal to whatever emergency generators are on their shelves.
ElectricGeneratorsDirect.com, however, isn't your ordinary retailer. The online superstore specializes exclusively in electric generators and carries more than 40 models of portable emergency generators from leading brands.
The online retailer combined retail prices, recent sales history, customer reviews and personal insight to generate their final recommendations.
Once the dust and data settled, only 3 medium emergency generators, 3 large emergency generators and 3 extra-large emergency generators sold by ElectricGeneratorsDirect.com were given their prestigious "Recommended" status.
Top Recommended Medium Portable Emergency Generators
Good: Generac GP5500 - 5500 Watt Portable Generator
Better: Honeywell HW5500E - 5500 Watts Portable Home Generator with Electric Start
Best: Briggs & Stratton 30470 - 7000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator
Top Recommended Large Portable Emergency Generators
Good: Honeywell HW7500E - 7500 Watts Portable Home Generator with Electric Start
Better: Generac GP8000E - 8000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator (5681/5696)
Best: Briggs & Stratton 30471 - 8000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator
Top Recommended X-Large Portable Emergency Generators
Good: Briggs & Stratton 30207 - 10,000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator
Better: Generac GP15000E - 15,000 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator
Best: Generac GP17500E - 17,500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator
In addition, Baugher personally wrote online reviews for each portable emergency generator, explaining why the company recommended it.
By providing the recommendations and reviews, ElectricGeneratorsDirect.com hopes to arm shoppers with enough ammunition to pick the perfect emergency generator for their needs.
Power Equipment Direct operates nine niche online superstores. In addition to ElectricGeneratorsDirect.com, the Bolingbrook, IL-based company operates AirCompressorsDirect.com, PressureWashersDirect.com, SnowBlowersDirect.com, MowersDirect.com, WaterPumpsDirect.com, SumpPumpsDirect.com, ChainSawsDirect.com and LogSplittersDirect.com
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