You’ve chosen the right backup generator size for your home and turned to expert generator installation services to outfit your home with reliable power that helps you live life uninterrupted. You’re all set — right? Well, not quite. It can be easy to set it and forget when it comes to standby generators. However, just like any other engine-powered machine, these pieces of equipment require regular maintenance. Here, we’ll go over preventative maintenance measures you can take to ensure your home standby generator has no issue working properly for years to come.
If there’s a universal truth we can all agree on, it’s that no one likes a power outage. You’ve got to be extra careful about opening the refrigerator and freezer, entertainment is boiled down to stories and board games, and if you’re unfortunate enough to be faced with a power outage after the sun goes down, you’ve got to move about in the dark.
There’s never a “good” time for a power outage; it’s always when you’re with your family, cooking dinner, or just trying to unwind. However, if your routine has been disrupted by a surprise shut-down of your appliances, HVAC system, and plugged-in electronics, don’t panic — Colonial Generators is here to help!
When the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and you’re spending your days soaking up nice weather, you probably don’t worry if your standby generator will give you the backup power you need. It’s when winter rolls around and nasty weather rears its ugly head that you need your lights, appliances, HVAC system, and other commodities more than ever.Continue Reading
From food and clothing to mobile devices and vehicles, there are myriad aspects of our daily lives we place high value on. Property owners, especially, want to ensure that their appliances, security, heating and air conditioning systems, and other must-have commodities are top-of-the-line, reputable, and long-lasting.Continue Reading
You have finally decided you want to invest in a backup home generator — as opposed to a portable generator — to ensure you and yours have uninterrupted power in the face of inclement weather, natural disasters, or unforeseen power outages. Now, you’ve got another important decision to make: the type of fuel your unit will use.Continue Reading
Technological advancements, strides in safeguarding measures, and newfound ways of contemporary living often take years of germination before they’re ingrained in the modern zeitgeist — and whole-home backup generators are no exception. It’s estimated that only 5% of homes have full backup power. However, that statistic is just the beginning of something greater; a seed of change that will blossom into reliable power for all.Continue Reading
From landscape lighting installation to plumbing repair and everything in between, property owners often invest in systems and solutions as they are needed. Of course, this ad-hoc approach helps them stay within budget. However, when it comes to standby power generators, playing the tape forward is a crucial element of that safety and property upkeep investment process. After all, if the power cuts out and you don’t have an emergency source in place, you’re more or less out of luck until the powers that be — Mother Earth herself included — remediate the issue.Continue Reading