Backup generators provide power to a home or business during power outages. When there is no power, a backup electrical generator can instantly supply precious power to your home and/or business. While backup generators are costly, they can save you thousands in possible damages and keep your home or business operating smoothly.
5 benefits a backup generator can provide
Major storms can cause power surges and disrupt power for many hours or even days, causing harm to your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system. A backup generator can prevent uncomfortable temperatures in your home or business and keep you HVAC system running smoothly.
Do you have medications that need to be refrigerated? Does anyone in your home or business use oxygen tanks or other critical care machines? Make sure to choose a generator that can adequately power life-saving medical devices and equipment!
Refrigerators and freezers can stay cold for a few hours but If the power is out for more than a few hours, the food in your refrigerator is at risk, if it’s much longer than four hours , foods like meat and eggs get spoiled and need to be thrown away. A backup generator provides needed power to your fridge to keep its content from spoiling.
Computers, cash registers, phone systems and even machinery use networks to communicate with each other. They also hold valuable data and customer information. If this equipment and data are subject to a sudden power loss or surge, it could cause the data to be corrupted or even lost. Having immediate backup power will enable you to back up your data quickly and keep the communication channels open.
There are many security and WIFI enabled gizmos in today’s homes. Video doorbells, WIFI cameras, motion detectors, smart plugs, smart thermostats and many more. If the power goes out, most of these devices will not function properly or even at all, and some will need to connect to your network to fully work. Having a backup generator will keep everything working and will reduce your stress levels!