Power Outages can happen at anytime and often with no warning.
Are you tired of being left in the dark when your power goes out?
Consider installing a whole home generator or purchasing a portable standby generator to easily get your essential items back up and running during your next power outage.
Reasons to Consider Installing a Generator
You may be thinking, the power does not go out that often and when it does, the power company restores it quickly so why should I install a generator or have a portable standby generator.
Below are 5 reasons why you should consider installing a generator or purchasing a portable generator…
According to the USDA, most food items that have been held above 40° Fahrenheit for more then 2 hours should be discarded. This includes items in your freezer that may have thawed.
Imagine the amount of money that is wasted when the food in your refrigerator and possibly freezer must be discarded. If you freeze a lot of food, it is even more critical for you to consider having a form of back-up power.
Unlike home that receive their water from municipal water systems and can continue to use water during a power outage, homes operating from a well rely on electric to power their well pump.
Therefore, in the event of a power outage, water cannot be drawn from faucet and toilets cannot be flushed.
- Sump Pump
If you get water in your basement, then most likely you have a sump pump to pump this water back out and prevent flooding in your basement.
If you power is out your sump pump will not work leading to potential flooding in your basement.
- Medical Device
If you or a member of your household uses a medical device, you may want to consider having a form up back up power, especially if the individual is not able to go very long without the medical device.
- Home Value
If you install a whole home generator, it helps to increase the resale value of your home. According to Consumer Reports, a whole home generator has the potential to increase your home’s value by 3-5%.
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