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Best Plastic Sheeting

What’s the best plastic sheeting? We asked our parent readers for their favorites . . . for building a homemade slip and slide, covering plants or home renovations. Here are the ones that came out on top.

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Best Inverter Generator

Need a generator for a RV trip? Camping? Backup power during outages? Inverter generators are the answer—but shopping for one can be confusing.

Yes, inverter generators are better than old-style generators for two reasons. First, an inverter generator throttles up or down depending on demand . . . that makes them more efficient (and saves on fuel).

Second, they are quieter and produce lower emissions. Bonus: inverter generators are portable—most are designed to be moved around easily on wheels. To find the best inverter generator, we asked camping enthusiasts among our parent readers for their favorites. Then we did another 11 hours of researching, pouring over lab test results to find the most quiet, best performing inverter generators. Here are the winners.

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Best Quiet Generator

What’s the best quiet generator? If you are camping, RV’ing or just looking for backup power for your home, a quiet generator is a must. And your neighbors will thank you as well.

We poured over field test data of 15 brands of generators, looking at decibel levels at 20 and 50 feet. Then we interviewed contractors to find the most reliable brands. Finally, we asked the readers of our parenting books who are camping enthusiasts for their favorites. Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Portable Generator

Going on a road trip and need to charge phones, tablets, laptops or small electronics? A portable generator is great for road tripping and also camping/RV’ing or as backup power in an outage.

We asked the camping/RV enthusiasts among our parent readers for their favorite portable generator brands, to find what worked well in the real world. Then we did 8 hours of additional research, pouring over lab tests on durability and performance. After all that work, we narrowed down the best bets to these choices.

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Best Solar Generator, Panel

What’s the best solar generator for camping, RV’ing or emergency power? A solar-ready generator is a great way to charge small electronics (phones, tablets, laptops, etc). Bigger units can also power a CPAP or other small appliances.

FYI: Solar-ready generators are often sold WITHOUT solar panels. This article looks at the best solar generators AND their companion panels. After all, if you want a solar generator, you probably want the solar panels necessary to charge it! After extensively researching 14 different generators—comparing performance, quality and capacity—here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Dual Fuel Generator

Why buy a dual fuel generator—one that can work on gasoline or propane? If you live in hurricane country and the electricity is out in your entire community, sourcing gasoline may be a challenge. Propane cylinders are easier to get when the power knocks out gas station pumps.

So what’s the best dual fuel generator? We consulted the experts: families that have been through hurricanes and other natural disasters. We asked what generators worked the best and were most reliable. Then we did a dozen hours of additional research, comparing durability, noise and performance lab tests.

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Best Generator Cord

What’s the best generator cord? We surveyed our readers who live in hurricane country for their suggestions—real-world experience with folks who know a thing or two about generators. Then we talked with contractors and asked them for their input.

Here are the cords that came highly recommended for overall performance and durability.

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Best Generator Cover

What’s the best generator cover? If you just spent big bucks on a generator, you’ll want to make sure you store it properly. A cover keeps dirt, leaves and other debris from damaging the generator.

To find the best options, we surveyed our readers who live in hurricane country for their picks. We took these suggestions and did additional research, comparing durability and performance. Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Camping High Chair

What’s the best camping high chair? We tried out 10 different high chairs designed to be portable and easy to use for camping. We looked for chairs that were both lightweight and easy to fold, as well as stable. Also, how easy were they to clean? Here are the best bets.

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Best Sleep Mask for Kids

What’s the best sleep mask for kids? As any veteran parent would tell you, the best sleep mask is one your kid will actually wear! To find out the best bets, we asked a panel of kids to try on several brands of masks. Which were softest? Most comfortable? And let’s not forget about cute. Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best RV Toilet Paper

Ready to get back out there and travel the backroads in your RV? Gotta bring your own TP, though. And nope, you can’t use regular toilet paper in an RV or boat toilet! Instead, RV makers require fast-dissolving toilet paper to prevent clogs. We asked RV enthusiasts among the readers of our parenting books for their recommendations. Here are the best bets.

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Best Waterproof Matches

What are the best waterproof matches? We tried out several brands to see which worked best. We looked for matches that had a compact, easy-to-carry container as well as overall durability and long burn time. Here are the winners.

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