Electrical Generator install Repair
Written by Walt Meyer

A Standby Generator’s Five Advantages

Living in Maryland can mean having to deal with the occasional blizzard or hurricane that causes a power outage which can make life miserable. Fortunately, you can prevent the loss of power by installing a standby generator at your home with the help of a licensed electrician. The following discusses five advantages of having a standby generator. 

Adequate Electricity

Consult with an electrician experienced in installing standby generators in order to choose one that will be able to provide your home with adequate electricity during a power outage. Making the right selection will allow you and your family to have all the electricity you need before the utility restores power.

Automatic Detection

Modern standby generators function automatically. They are capable of detecting a power outage and turn on independently within a few seconds. This means you do not have to do anything to have your standby generator start working the moment it is needed. Essentials like heating, lighting, cooling, and refrigerating will keep running when power is cut.

Minimize Problems

Having a standby generator providing your power will avoid issues such as being too cold, feeling too hot, spoiled food, or a flooded basement because of a nonfunctioning sump pump.

No Refueling Necessary

Nowadays, top standby generators like Generac are connected directly to your house’s existing fuel line, whether it is natural gas or liquid propane. What this means to a homeowner is that you won’t have to walk outside in the middle of a storm to refuel a generator.

Peace of Mind

Installing a standby generator that automatically activates when there is a power outage will let you rest easy, even when there is a huge storm on the way. Your family will be comfortable, even when the local utility is down and out. Peace of mind is priceless.

Electrical Services You Can Trust

Founded in 1991 and serving Maryland, Virginia, and D.C., where we are licensed and insured, Meyer Electrical Services provides home and commercial electrical services you can trust, including:

  • Standby Generator Installation
  • Panel Upgrades (Heavy-Ups)
  • Electrical Vehicle Charging Stations
  • Structured Cabling
  • Circuit Breaker Replacement

Based in Bethesda, our team proudly serves all of Montgomery County. Receive a free consultation for custom electrical work today by calling (301) 941-1400.