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Emergency Generator: Is it a Necessity?

If you are planning to purchase an emergency generator for your home, then now is the perfect time! Having an emergency generator is a great way to prepare for winter weather in case a big snow storm knocks out the power. In the event of an outage, keep your family and home safe this season by keeping the power on.

Advantages of Having an Emergency Generator

Heavy snow and ice storms can bring down power lines and can also cause potential floods. Having this generator will enable fast and automatic delivery of power to necessary appliances during a blackout. An emergency generator will keep your fridge and freezer running smoothly, preventing food spoilage and waste. Your heating systems can continue to keep you warm and maintain comfort so you aren’t left in the cold.

An emergency generator will also keep your sump pump functioning and help keep your basement from flooding. Most importantly, if someone in your home relies on electric medical equipment, such as a respirator, daily life will not be interrupted and no one will be at risk.

An emergency whole-house generator is hard-wired to your home’s central electrical system. Typically you need a qualified electrician to do the installation, which is where Tim Kyle Electric, Heating & Cooling can help. In the event of power loss, the generator automatically senses power outages, and an automatic transfer switch swaps from utility power to emergency generator power. Power can be restored to critical appliances and systems in your home within just 10 seconds, making an outage no problem at all.

Smaller, portable generators are also available. When choosing your residential generator, consider the wattage, price, how long you might need emergency power, fuel availability, and the convenience of use and safety. A good generator will come with an electric start, a large gas tank, an hour meter, and an auto shutoff.

Contact Tim Kyle Electric, Heating & Cooling

For more information on generators, contact Tim Kyle Electric, Heating & Cooling. We can help you chose and install a generator that suit your needs for residential electrical service in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Located in Westminster, MD, we serve Adams and York Counties in PA along with the greater Baltimore area. Be prepared for this winter and purchase an emergency generator today.

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