Do you really NEED a backup generator?

In this post we’re going to address the question that I’m sure most people/businesses may ask themselves when they visit our website; ‘Is a generator really necessary?’. Powerfind offer a range of generators for all uses. First of all, let’s focus on commercial use. So say you’re at home and your power goes out and you’re in the middle of cooking dinner or watching your favourite show. How useful would it be for a backup power generator to automatically kick in as soon as the power goes down? It makes sense. We offer our clients the full service; so you ...
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Are There Benefits To Using Used Diesel Generators?

Used Diesel Generators – Are They Worth It? In today’s society, the need for power efficiency is at the top of everyones priority list. However, this does not mean getting the most power efficient generator should cost the earth (in an expense way and in an ecological sense). You should be getting the most power efficient method possible for your budget. Can you achieve both from a used diesel generators? We at Powerfind think the answer is YES. Petrol vs. Used Diesel Generators Used diesel generators are more cost effective to run when compared to petrol generators. They are more environmentally ...
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Brand New CAT Generators Price List!

Do you need a new generator? If you do, get in touch! We have a brand new price list on all new CAT generators, so don't forget to call or send a quick email to find out more! These diesel CAT generators can be supplied either open skid mounted or housed in an acoustic canopy. We also guarantee a worldwide warranty of 4 years/500 hours per year (Standby) OR 1 year/unlimited hours (Prime). For the standard CAT generators, these will come complete with a single or double skinned tank (depending on your location), Leroy Somer alternator, CAT battery and EMCP4.1 ...
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What Makes for The Best Generator Servicing?

Power generators are vital for the functioning of many businesses and, therefore, need servicing at speed. Maybe your generator needs a fast repair job or is due for an inspection to make sure that it is still working as efficiently as it should be. Maybe you need a new generator altogether. Here is where the best generator servicing team can make all the difference. But what are the qualities of a good generator service? Versatility There's a limited utility in engineers offering generator servicing if they are unable to help with certain models or travel to certain places. Ideally, a company will be able to ...
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6 Benefits of Used Diesel Generators

Used diesel generators are used in industries as a backup for power-generation. It offers an environmentally friendly alternative. Diesel is quieter and less expensive to maintain when compared to petrol generators. But what are the benefits of used diesel generators? Given a new diesel generator is highly-efficient, what makes a used generator so desirable?  Quality Stereotypically, a used product has less value than that of a new one. However, this is not fundamentally correct because second-hand generators are usually in fine working condition, but they are significantly more affordable because they have been previously owned. Therefore, used diesel generators are suitable ...
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The Lifespan of a Generator and Other Crucial Elements

It's important when purchasing a generator to consider the lifespan of a generator and how to get the most out of it. Homeowners and businesses can expect to get a reliable supply of power because advances in technology have made it possible, but the occasional power interruption or electrical failure cannot be ruled out. Power supply may also get cut because of natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods and storms. Equipment malfunctions at power supply stations are other potential causes of electrical failure. It is why generators are vital because they ensure that there is emergency power supply when the ...
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How much do Backup Generators Cost?

Climate change is affecting all areas of the globe, and the UK is no exception. Unexpected storms are as likely to hit in the summer as they are during the winter. With storms come the high winds, trees coming down across power cables, sub-stations hit by lightning strikes, or being flooded by torrential rain. Businesses and homes face an increased risk of being hit by a power blackout at any time of the year, and these power outages can last from an hour to 12 hours, to days at a time in the worst case scenarios. While many of the ...
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5 Critical Facilities That Require an Industrial Generator

Power has become a core resource in almost all operations in the modern world, and that means that some entities cannot function without its adequate supply. From the delivery of public services to production of goods to running a home, power controls just about every aspect. Because of this, an interruption in its supply could mean devastating consequences, especially in critical facilities. These entities operate in mission critical environments, meaning it is not possible to shut them down. Such services require industrial power generators on standby to provide backup power when it’s needed. So what are the 5 critical facilities that require ...
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Don’t need to buy a generator? Why not hire one from Powerfind!

Hire A Generator At Powerfind, we offer all kinds of services such as generator sales, purchasing, maintenance, servicing, installation and generator hire! We know that our customers don't always require a generator for a long period of time so purchasing one might not be the best option - that is why we offer a hire service from one week's hire up to as many years as you need! We have hire generators starting at 10 kVA but if we don't have the size you require in stock, we will always try our best to source this for you. Here at ...
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Choosing The Right Industrial Generator

There are many ways a generator can be of importance. It could be a way to prepare for power outages, a means to have additional power or as the primary source of electricity for your family or workplace. For any reason, there is always a need for investing in one. Why not learn about picking the right power generator sets to get the right unit for you. There is a wide selection of generators you can find today. They come in several styles, sizes and makes so choosing the right set can be difficult especially if you are inexperienced in ...
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