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Can I Hook Up a Generator Directly to My House?

Can I Hook Up a Generator Directly to My House? – By How-To Geek How-To Geek
Improperly hooking up your generator can burn your house down or kill line workers. A properly connected generator has safety mechanisms to prevent both outcomes.
It might be tempting to hook a generator directly up to your home’s electrical system during a power outage, but there’s a right and wrong way to do it. And the wrong way can cause fires and even kill people, so it’s best to read up about the matter in advance.

 

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