Home Generator Installation
Are you protected from power outages caused by severe storms? Many of us don’t realize how reliant we are on electricity until the power goes out. If lighting candles and praying that the battery life in your phone lasts the night doesn’t sound fun, then you may want to have a standby generator installed at your home. By doing so, you’ll have enough electrical power to have working lights, refrigeration, heat and/or air conditioning.
How do backup generators work?
Standby generators are designed to provide your home with constant electricity in time of power shortages or failures. Generators are connected to the home wiring system through an automatic transfer switch. Stationery generators come with an automatic power monitoring system. As soon as there is a disruption in power, the generator automatically starts to provide power and switches off automatically after normal power is restored.
Steps to installing a generator:
1.) Choose the best location for the generator based on whether or not the customer has a propane tank or natural gas.
2.) Determine requirements for generator power for when there is an outage.
3.) Determine generator size.
4.) Digging may be required depending on where the generator will be placed.
5.) Pull appropriate permits for electrical and plumbing.
6.) Place generator order with manufacturer.
7.) Install the generator.
Estimated total completion time is approximately one month.
Benefits of installing a generator:
- Completely automatic
- 24-hour blackout protection
- Avoid spoiled food
- Adds value to your house
- Safer and more practical than a portable generator
- Quiet, reliable power