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Using a power generator at home

  • Posted: Jun 23, 2008
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Using a power generator at home

Generators that are used to supply a portion of electricity, when the main electricity supply fails, is usually either petrol or diesel driven.

The engine of a generator needs to be started just as the engine in the car and some engines are started by the manual pulling of a rope attached to the engine similar to the type used to start the engine of a lawn mower. Other more complex generators have a battery with a starter motor and a switch or push button to start the engine, and the even more advanced generators are started automatically when the supply from ESKOM fails. Most of the largergenerators are started this way and are be used in hospitals, and other critical applications.

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Bringing inspiration back into your home

  • Posted: Oct 12, 2000
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Bringing inspiration back into your home

The 2016 Pretoria HOMEMAKERS Expo delivers on its promise to inspire, create and innovate at the Parkview Shopping Centre.

The Pretoria HOMEMAKERS Expo, held at the Parkview Shopping Centre from 6 to 9 October was not only packed with innovative home products, kitchen ideas and many other garden props and landscapes but also flooring options, outdoor products and patios and even pianos!

Gourmet Garage was hip and happening with visitors enjoying coffee, deli delights and craft beers. The two Jacaranda FM personalities, Rian and Martin, thoroughly enjoyed the competing vibe in the Battle of the Bars and it was fun seeing these two doing (serving drinks) something different from the ordinary. The Chamberlain men were geared with tools, workbenches and cutting boards showing all our handymen at the show what the unique product characteristics are.

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