If you only need the benefits of a portable generator for a few hours on one specific occassion, you may save money by hiring a generator from your local hire shop. If on the other hand, you intend to use a generator a couple of times a year (or more), then you may be better off buying a generator.
If you choose to hire a portable generator for a camping trip or to supply power to a job site, it only takes a few days for the cost to add up. With the amount hire companies charge per day to hire a generator, the inital outlay to purchase will soon be payed off.
At the end of the day, having a portable generator at the ready provides many benefits. If bad weather strikes and you loose power to your home, good luck getting a portable generator from your local hire shop. By the time you've thrown out all the food in your fridge and freezer you'll be asking yourself why you didn't buy one...
Not to mention the sense of security a portable generator can provide during a power outage. Being able to watch updates on your TV, speak to relatives on your phone, listen to the radio and seek out information on your computer gives you a sense of security and 'peace of mind'. You can have a have a look at our Domestic/Emergency Back Up Range to help you make the right decision.
The cost of high quality, portable generators has reduced in recent years making the decision between hiring and buying easier. The generators we sell have a minimum two year warranty, which is good to know. Don't be left in the dark, buying a generator is a wise investment.