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Ask Art: Will A Whole-Home Generator Let Me Live Normally During A Power Outage?

Whole-Home Generator

South Florida residents may have to deal with power outages during the region’s hurricane season, which typically runs June through November. Outages can last from several hours to a few weeks depending on the severity of a storm in certain areas and FPL’s response to your district.

In this edition of Ask Art, we’ll discuss how you can maintain your normal routine during an outage and other reasons to consider a whole-home generator.

Family Routine During An Outage

During or after a heavy storm, the power in your neighborhood is likely to go out. This could affect your family’s daily routine including cooking, laundry, and bathing.

Having a whole-home generator can help minimize the disruption and inconvenience for you and your family during a power outage. Although this is an aspect of life in South Florida, your family needs to maintain a degree of normalcy in the wake of a storm.

What Is A Whole-Home Generator?

A whole-home generator is a stand-by unit homeowners can have installed for use during periods of no power

Pricing for a generator varies considerably depending on the type, the overall square footage of your home, and your specific needs. A natural gas generator runs on a fuel system that connects directly to your utility grid. There are also smaller, portable solar-powered generators on the market that can be connected to the bare essentials in your home.

Generator Installation

The first step to installing a whole-home generator is to work with an electrician to figure out the electrical load you need in the event of an outage.

For example, a 5,000-watt generator can be linked to circuits for the refrigerator, oven, water heater, and room lighting. It’s also recommended to have your electrician install a transfer switch, which can be wired directly to your service at the subpanel. The transfer switch bypasses the utility grid, allowing the generator to power designated circuits in your home. An Art’s Plumbing, AC & Electric technician can help you assess and prioritize what areas you want the generator to power in the event of an outage.

Generac® is considered the gold standard in home generators. Generac® has tool-less fuel conversion allowing you to switch from gas to light propane. It’s also equipped with Mobile Link™ remote monitoring if you’re away in the event of an outage.

A Smart Investment and Financing

For South Florida homeowners, a whole-home generator is a smart and practical investment to make because you have peace-of-mind with a standby power source in the event of a power outage.

Call Art today at 1-800-475-1504 to find out how a whole-home generator could benefit you and your family!

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