Homeowners understand all too well how it feels to lose power in their homes. It’s during those times you probably wished you had a backup generator.
There are many reasons why we lose power beside extreme weather events including power outages due to electrical grid overload, downed lines from fallen trees and even car accidents.
When the power goes out, a home generator will bring back the comforts of home within 20 seconds. You’ll enjoy the quick restoration of your creature comforts, including the TV, computer, water heater and cooling system.
A home generator will provide uninterrupted power to your home if power is lost which will make your home safer. A dark house may cause injuries from trips and falls. Losing power can render security systems useless. Home generators help protect your family during blackouts by keeping your security and the lights on.
When the power does return, home generators prevent voltage fluctuations and power surges from damaging your home’s electric system. This lowers your risk for fires or short circuits.
A backup generator can prevent food spoilage by keeping your refrigeration working without interruption. No need to eat all the ice cream before it melts or grill all of the meat before it thaws.
If your home uses a sump pump to keep areas dry, you could face significant problems during a lengthy power outage. Pipes can freeze and break if the home gets too cold. Keeping the heating system up and running can prevent pipe freezing.
Many homeowner insurance policies offer discounts for homes with home generators. Check with your insurance agent to see if your insurance company offers these discounts. The savings can go a long way towards offsetting the cost of generator installation.
A whole-house generator may also boost your home’s worth. According to Consumer Reports, a whole-house generator properly installed by licensed and certified electricians could raise your home’s value by 3% to 5%.
With a home backup generator, you’ll never have to worry about your family struggling through a power outage again.
Contact a professional generator sales and installation company for generator options and sizes you will need for your home or business.