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What’s the Best Fuel Type for a Whole-House Generator?

Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Owning a whole-house generator is all about preparedness. As such, you’ll need to take your generator’s fuel type into consideration as part of your preparations. Each fuel type has its own benefits and drawbacks; some of them might be hindrance to your plans while others could be an advantage.

Plus, if your generator starts having issues, you’ll want to understand all of the risks associated with its fuel type. For example, diesel is actually one of the least flammable fuel sources, while a fuel like natural gas can be dangerous if the gas lines become compromised.

Of course, all these factors and more are things that you’ll want to discuss with an expert of generator repair and installation in Hammond, LA.

In the meantime, we’ll tell you about some of the most common fuel types used with generators:

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Things You’ll Understand Only After Owning a Whole-House Generator

Monday, October 15th, 2018

happy-familyFor those who are hesitant about installing a whole-house generator, they often think about all the time that might be spent not using it. It’s a funny paradox, because ideally, you don’t want to have to use it… Yet, not using it makes it feel like you’ve spent money unwisely.

But for those who have had the chance to use it, they’re completely relieved. And from their experiences, they’ve realized a few things:

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Why You Can’t Rely on Portable Generators

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

whole-house-generator-installed-on-side-of-houseThere’s a big misconception about the capability of portable generators. Mainly, that they’re not nearly as capable as people think they are. The reason for this could be due to the gap between portable generators and whole-house generators; the portable option sounds more affordable and “good enough” when you finally need it.

However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. When it comes down to a true emergency, a whole-house generator will quickly be realized as a wise investment. Portable generators do have their uses, but they’re truly only for an as-needed basis. They simply can’t offer the same level of reliability and function that a whole-house generator can. Below are a few reasons why.

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Why Your Whole-House Generator Needs Regular Maintenance

Monday, May 28th, 2018

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If you live in an area that frequently experiences strong storms and possible power outages, it’s a good idea to have a whole-house generator for backup in case the lights go out for an extended period of time. What you do not want, though, is to go turn on that generator and find out that it’s not running right (or won’t start at all). That’s why, just like everything else in your house, your whole-house generator needs maintenance and upkeep on a regular basis.

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