It is time to make the move to protect your family from an unexpected power outage. Losing power can be kind of fun for about the first hour, anything past that and it tends to get really old, really quick. Sure it is fun to use candles and flashlights from time to time, but when you want to get some work done or use the microwave to heat up dinner, no power can be a real drag. You can save yourself a lot of trouble by looking into generator installation. Salt Lake City residents can give Captain Electric, LLC a call to learn how easy it is to keep your family powered even during the worst weather.
The installation process will require a certified electrician. The generator looks like a big box, similar to that of a power box. Typically, the generator is placed on the side of the house or in the backyard. To install generator, Salt Lake City homeowners will need to have it wired directly into their electrical panel. This is why it is imperative an electrician handles this delicate job. A special switch designed to switch from the main power grid to the generator will also need to be installed.
You will have the option of buying a standby generator that is large enough to power your entire home or just a few key appliances. The bigger, or more power produced, the more expensive the generator. However, when you factor in the money lost from damaged appliances and food that has to be thrown out, the generator is well worth the cost. Not to mention, the simple convenience of having power available at all times is a huge benefit to having a generator. Salt Lake City homeowners can learn more about the benefits of a standby generator by giving Captain Electric, LLC a call.