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Why You Should Get a Standby Generator

Why You Should Get a Standby Generator

One reason to have a standby generator is that it helps improve security. This is because the home security system needs electricity in order to function.

If you have a generator in your backyard, then you know how useful it can be. Does your power go out every time there’s a thunderstorm? If that’s the case then you are probably tired of always having to spend the night at a relative’s house until the power company can come out and fix it. Well, when you have a standby generator, this problem becomes a thing of the past!

Improved Security 

One reason to have a standby generator is that it helps improve security. This is because the home security system needs electricity in order to function. Without that power source, it won’t work. Having a generator means a virtually uninterrupted flow of power. The standby generator kicks in a few seconds after your power goes out. In a prolonged blackout that affects your entire neighborhood because some trees fell, this can be a huge help! 

Easier Power Restoration

When you have a standby generator, getting the lights back on is so much easier. Even after your power has come back, the generator will still be running. This might seem like a waste of energy at first, but it’s not a bad thing; it’s a good thing! This can help prevent a power surge, which is more dangerous than it sounds. If you don’t already have it, then it’s time to invest in main panel surge protection for your home!

Restore Connections

Finally, restoring connections can be a big deal. Don’t miss out on your favorite TV shows, lose WiFi, or be unable to see when you want to take a shower! Plus, you’ve got to be able to contact your family if they are not home, and that’s not always the easiest thing to do if you are worried about your devices running out of juice. Your standby generator can help you have enough power to use the TV, radio, or computer to get the latest information on the situation. Stay safe out there!

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