When you invest in a backup generator, you’re not just powering your home — you’re guaranteeing your family’s safety, well-being, and happiness in the most stressful times. With one powerful piece of machinery, you can live life uninterrupted. And if you want to get the most value out of your generator, you should consider investing in five essential accessories. These generator accessories will ensure you don’t get plunged into the dark when storms blow in or the main power grid goes down.
Down to Business: Commercial Environments Where Backup Generators Are Essential
If the power went out in the next hour, would your business be prepared to keep operations going, or would everything come to a screeching halt? The average power outage lasts between two to three hours. While this may not seem like a very long time for individuals going about their day, it can have devastating consequences for many commercial businesses.
In the Press: Suburban Life Magazine Highlights How Colonial Generators Offers Perpetual Peace of Mind
If there’s anything to be gleaned from the past few years, it’s that the world is unpredictable. From a global pandemic and veritable WFH-era to severe weather events and a newfound standard for home comfort, it’s no wonder that property owners are looking for ways to introduce stable, reliable solutions into their spaces. Consistency, safety, normalcy…these are the ideals we strive for — and the principles the team at Colonial Generators diligently upholds.
Will My Home Generator Run in the Snow?
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
How Much Does It Cost to Install a Backup Home Generator?
When disaster strikes and your power flickers or cuts out completely, what is your first thought? Your freezer chock-full of perishables? Your children who will wake up without a night light? What about the electronic medical equipment or refrigerated medicine certain members of your household need?Continue Reading
How Long Does a Backup Home Generator Last?
When you purchase a backup home generator, you put stock in it to provide power when you, your family, and even your pets need it the most. After all, a backup home generator can do a lot more than keep a few essential appliances up and running. From ensuring those with special medical needs have access to refrigerated medicine to upholding your home security system while your family is asleep or out of the house, it’s a resource to safeguard what you and yours need to survive and live life uninterrupted.
Why Size Matters — How to Choose the Right Backup Generator Size for Your Home
Picture this: you’re spending a stormy night inside the home with your family, confident you won’t lose power or the function of your most-used appliances because you have a backup generator. However, before long, the power cuts — and you’re left in the dark, wondering what could have gone wrong with your backup power source. A possible and common reason? Your backup generator wasn’t properly sized for your home.Continue Reading
Storm Preparedness: Protecting Your House, Family & Power Supply
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Days after Hurricane Harvey carved its destructive path along the Texas coast, CNN reported that one “Battered Texas town may be without power for weeks.”
Within hours of Hurricane Irma passing to the north of Puerto Rico, NBC reported that more than 1 million people are left without power on the island and some could be without it for months. As thousands of residents begin to make emergency evacuations or preparation plans in anticipation of Hurricane Irma potentially hitting Florida, we can’t help but think about the shortage in supplies and high demand this week.
What You Need To Know About A Generator For Home
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According to Google Trends, online searches for home generators increased by 4X from the time Hurricane Harvey made landfall until the arrival of Hurricane Irma.
“The historic storms during the 2017 hurricane season have reminded homeowners why they need to plan. Waiting until the power is out isn’t a sound plan,” says Michael Petrakis, president of Colonial Generators. “We believe every homeowner should have the ability to protect his or her home, property and family. This is why Colonial Generators has simplified storm readiness for homeowners.”
Colonial Generators Specialized Trucks for installation
Colonial Generators – Customized Installation Trucks
This is a sneak peak at our customized mercedes installation trucks. The special trucks include a heavy duty hydraulic lift to allow us to quickly transport your generator from our warehouse to your home or office. These trucks are capable of carrying up to 30kW sized generators so we can easily transport, deliver and install in one day.
Colonial Generators is the number 1 standby generator dealer of Cummins, Generac, Briggs & Stratton, and Kohler Generators. We make the decision to purchase a generator easy – 0% financing, $0 down, and monthly payments starting at $125 or Buy it Now for $8999 installed. No hidden fees or extras. (844) 376-9374 for a free quote.