Most of us are just one thunderstorm or ice storm away from losing power. And most of us have been around long enough to know that sometimes it can be a week before power is restored after a really bad storm.
Do you have a generator to power your home for that week?
Many people still see generators as a noisy contraption that isn’t worth having because you won’t need it that often. People say the same thing about car insurance, too. That is, until their car is broken into.
And storms aren’t the only issue that could have an impact on your home’s power. We’ve seen examples across the country of situations in which overloaded power systems lead to brownouts. Without a generator, you’d be in the dark.
Not only are generators convenient to have, they’ve come a long way in terms of fitting in. Generators are far quieter than they used to be. They’re installed discreetly like a central air conditioning unit.
The only downside to owning a generator is that they need to be regularly serviced. Any appliance occasionally requires service, but it’s critical to ensure that the generator is in working order. After all, when bad weather strikes it may not be easy for a technician to make it out to your house.
The generators we’re talking about aren’t the monsters you see connected to commercial buildings. They aren’t going to power your entire house. But it makes sense to spend a little bit of money to make sure that if the power goes out, the groceries in your refrigerator won’t spoil. If the power goes out, you’ll be able to charge your phones to stay in touch with loved ones and emergency services. If the power goes out, your elderly loved ones will still be able to use their home oxygen systems.
If you’re considering a generator but aren’t sure if one is right for your home, we encourage you to call (405) 796-0320 for more information and pricing.