With winter now upon us, if you have not already purchased an emergency generator for your home, you may very well want to go out and get one now. With the winter season comes the increased potential for power outages. Frigid, bitter temperatures, ice, wind and even snow are all winter elements that can pose safety concerns for your home and family. With that said, we would like to share with you some of the benefits of purchasing and owning a generator in the cold winter months.
BENEFITS OF OWNING AN EMERGENCY GENERATOR
- Provides Necessary Heat During a Storm – First and foremost, an emergency generator will certainly keep you and your family as well as your household warm when the power goes out. Typically, with a power outage you lose the main source of the heat supply to your home, which means that the temperatures indoors may drop quickly and be comparable to those outdoors. This is definitely a safety concern for your family. A generator can keep your furnace up and running until such time that your main power is restored to your home. This will allow for you and your family to remain comfortable and warm while the cold weather storm continues outdoors.
- Keeps the Pipes from Freezing – When the power goes out in the winter months there is an increased risk of your pipes freezing. When you invest in an emergency generator you reduce this risk because the temperature inside of your living space remains stable and warm and your hot water tank is able to continue running thereby minimizing any risk of pipes freezing.
- Keeps your Electronics Powered Up and Charged – For many of us, it is important to have access to our essential electronics in our home whether phones, printers, laptops and the likes. A generator will allow you to do just that and afford you the means you need to communicate with others and retrieve all the current weather updates as needed. For many who work at home, having access to a fully functioning computer during a power outage is an absolute must do.
Winter storms can be both untimely and unpredictable, causing power outages at the most inopportune times. Investing in an emergency generator is a surefire way of being proactive and handling any power outages that may occur during the cold weather months. A generator may not be able to restore the full power to your home, but will certainly allow you to be able to stay warm and comfortable and still have access to all your important appliances and electronics.
AFFORDABLE PEACE OF MIND
When you choose to purchase a generator, you are not only investing in an affordable option for your home and family, but in the peace of mind every homeowner wants and needs. There is nothing quite as frustrating and troubling than when the power goes out in your home. From lost food in the refrigerator, discomfort for your family, and the inability to perform daily functions the downside of power outages are many. However, when you put your trust into an affordable emergency generator rest assured your worries are minimized.
Gervais Electric takes tremendous pride in our top of the line electrical services we provide to all our valued clients and that includes insight on which emergency generator is best suited to your home and family. For more information about generators or if you are in need of any type of electrical services, be sure to reach out to Gervais Electric. With the holiday season upon us, we send along wishes to all our valued clients for a safe and happy holiday season!