Severe weather is part of life here in North Carolina – more, it seems, with each passing year.
If bigger storms are part of our new reality, then new strategies are needed to deal with them – and one of the best strategies for dealing with severe weather (and the power outages that can follow it) is to invest in a whole house propane backup generator (sometimes called a standby generator).
A backup generator is a permanently installed piece of equipment that connects directly to your home’s electrical systems and a supply of propane (not to be confused with a perhaps more familiar portable outdoor unit on wheels); it looks a lot like a central air conditioning unit with a top on it. Standby generators are designed to automatically start when you lose power – usually less than 30 seconds after an outage. They turn off automatically once power is restored.
Standby propane generators are designed to provide a seamless transition to backup power – which mean they’re about much more than keeping your lights on.
A propane backup generator will:
Propane backup generators are not inexpensive – but installing one could pay for itself by avoiding even a single disaster. What is that peace of mind worth to you? The more you have to protect, the more value a propane generator has.
If you’re on the fence about making the investment in a standby generator, why not contact us and request a FREE, no obligation estimate on one for your North Carolina home? Our experts will help you see if a backup power solution is right for you.