For many, getting ready means servicing or buying a generator. In 2005, estimates showed there were roughly ten million portable generators in the US. This equipment can mean all the difference when riding out a hurricane, providing you power for hot water, hot food and lights. But it's important to note: You need to know how to properly use a generator, or your family could be at risk. We put a generator to the test, to show you that firsthand.
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