Power outages are one of the most common events for which a prepper prepares. Common causes range from lightning, to ice, to even cars crashing into utility poles. Even if you have a generator, do you pull it immediately out at the first flicker of the lights? Having a generator is the first step in electrical preparedness, but there are a few things you can do to make the transition from utility to emergency power easier.
Having a generator shed allows you to have a generator in place and ready to go on a moment’s notice. It keeps neatly tucked away outside, out of the elements. Couple that with a transfer switch and you can easily be up and running in under a minute. Check out this 12 part series on how to build a generator shed in: