What to Look for in a Trade Site Generator | High Quality Power Products

What to Look For in a Trade Site Generator

If only a power supply was as accessible as a wireless internet connection. Until that day comes, tradies will have to rely on portable generators to power up their tools when there’s no handy mains supply available.

The key to selecting the right trade site generator lies in understanding the capacity you’re going to need. Get it wrong and your worksite generator will strain under the demand. Buy too big and you could end up with something that’s too heavy and costly.
Find out what’s going to suit you best as we take you through the big guns in the Maxwatt range.

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Will My Generator Work in Cold Weather?

Will My Generator Work in Cold Weather?

There’s always that nagging fear, isn’t there? The one time you desperately need your generator is during a power outage due to severely cold weather. But will it work, or do the freezing temperatures cause off-grid generators to fail?

The fact is you need reliable all-year-round off-grid solutions, so running generators in winter is a must. Read on for the tips you need to ensure optimum generator use during the cooler months.

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Surviving Storm Season: Strategies and Power Backup Solutions

Surviving Storm Season: Strategies and Power Backup Solutions

It’s time to baton down the hatches with an effective plan for storm-proofing your home.

Every year, homes and businesses lose billions of dollars to storms and flooding. Yet almost a third of Australians aged between 18 and 44 don’t have a strategy in place to deal with the havoc a storm can wreak.

Read on for the measures you need to put in place, from power backup solutions to handy household tips so you and your home stay better protected.

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Powering Up for Christmas: MaxWatt's Ultimate Gift Guide | Portable Power Stations

Powering Up for Christmas: MaxWatt’s Ultimate Gift Guide

If you’re looking for a gift that keeps on giving, you’ve come to the right place. Imagine giving a power boost to a friend or relative that’s going to make their lives easier for years to come.

Let us take you through some of MaxWatt’s most versatile gift ideas. Original, exciting and useful, they’re this year’s must-haves.

Don’t be a secret Santa. Bask in the glory of giving life-changing gifts like portable power stations or petrol-powered generators.

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Generators for Small Businesses and the $20,000 Instant Asset Write-Off

Generators for Small Businesses and the $20,000 Instant Asset Write-Off

Who doesn’t like free money? That’s what the bolstered instant asset write-off scheme is going to mean for small businesses by offering tax incentives on qualifying purchases over the coming financial year (2023-24).

There had been fears the scheme might only cover purchases of just $1,000 so if you’re planning to make a significant purchase, then it’s great news.

Generators for small businesses would fall under the qualifying categories. So what can small businesses claim, who is eligible and how does it all work? Read on for the lowdown.

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Powering Your Remote Work Site: A Guide to Work Site Generators

Consider the uses of a portable generator and you might imagine a backup system for solar power in the home, remote working or camping.

However, spare a thought for those who work onsite. In the construction industry, workers who manage our road networks or anyone who has to be on a site where access to the grid is tricky may need to rely on a work site generator.

Work site generators are often essential. Without them, it’d be impossible to get the job done. Find out more about the importance of portable generators as we guide you through all aspects of their use.

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How Much Wattage Do I Need in My Portable Generator?

Many of us are familiar with technical measurements and units but unable to picture them in a meaningful way. Guess the size of Australia, for example. It’s big for sure, but it’d be easy to make an estimate in km² that’s way off target.

The country actually covers more than 7.5 million km².

In a similar way, you might understand wattage or watts as units of power. But, how much is a lot? 1000, 5000 or 8000 watts?

The electrical power you need will depend on what you intend to run off your portable generator. Read on to find out which generator size is for you and your needs.

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Generators 101: A Guide to Powering Up

We’ve all become a little spoiled. Anything less than 100 per cent consistency in our wifi connection, access to mobile data or even our electricity supply is enough to send us into a spin.

Power lies behind most of what we might consider modern-day essentials. And, although a solar system might match our list of green credentials, it has its limitations. That means backup petrol generators that kick in on-demand are key to successful off-grid living.

Read on for the lowdown on the super quiet generators available and why you should consider an off-grid generator as a sound investment.

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Your Ideal Generator For Off-Grid Living

Freedom and independence are the 2-star attractions of off-grid living. Even then we still tend to rely on a power source for those electrical appliances that we can’t live without.

If you want to reap the benefits of remote-style working, the chances are you’ll still need to recharge a phone or laptop battery. So what’s the best way to have your cake and eat it too? How do you reconcile off-grid living with modern-day self-reliance?

Read on to find out how and why a top-quality petrol-powered generator is a solution.

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The Right Generator for More Pleasurable Adventures

Stay Connected With Our Portable Generators

Many travel enthusiasts may also be freedom fighters without realising it. They've plenty of wanderlust but prefer to stay off the beaten track. Self-sufficiency is part of the equation and that includes being able to function off the grid. How?

The answer is a portable generator: the key word here is "portable." Long gone on are the days when a generator for travelling was bigger than your car or campervan. And, yet there are plenty of variations that can make or break a trip.

Power up your knowledge as we make a pitch for the invaluable camping generator.

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