Standby Generators: Be Prepared
What would you do if there was a power outrage? Imagine you are bang in the middle of a heat ware or a snow storm? Are you prepared to tackle it in an efficient manner? In case, you don’t have an effective solution yet, it is high time that you get some power backup; in other words a generator. So, you needn’t worry about whether you and the family would have to bear the scotching heat or bear the bitter cold. Either way, you should have some or the other kind of power backup, that would help you sail through this period. Apart from that you can get a peaceful and goodnight sleeps keeping in mind the fact that your home security system is completely operational. Also, you won’t have to worry about the food in your refrigerator getting spoiled or your computer to crash. Therefore, the most fitting solution to your current problem would be to get a standby generator, which will extend uninterrupted power supply.
All you need to do is to call and set up an appointment with Butterworth Electric and our professional electricians will be on the job right away. Apart from that we will arrange to set up an inspection such that the installation of the standby generator is done keeping in mind all the local rules and regulations.
If you are able to operate standby generators in a proper manner, then it would certainly help keep you and your family safe. However, you need to exercise caution that you don’t injure yourself or meet with an accident because of handling the generator in the wrong way. Here are a few tips that would help keep you safe and sound at the same time it will help you run the generator in the right way whenever it is required.
Ensure that you read and follow the instructions given in the instruction manual.
Operate the generator only when you are outdoors.
Set up a carbon monoxide detector outside the bedrooms.
Keep in mind the wattage limitation of the generator and don’t exceed the limit.
Make sure that proper connections are made in the generator. In case it you won’t be able to make a claim for home owner insurance in case an accident takes place.
In case, the generator is cracked or if there is a leakage in oil, gas or fuel or any other fuel, do not use it as it can be dangerous.
Always unplug the generator when it is not in use, as it can protect you from serious danger.
Ensure that you have a stockpile of fuel that would be enough in case a power outage takes place.
You should run the generator regularly so that you can ensure that it operates well.
Protect it from dust, dirt and moisture.
Don’t use contaminated or stale gasoline.
Place the generator only on flat surfaces.
Now that you know about the various benefits of using a home standby generator, call Butterworth Electric to get one installed right away!