5 Reasons To Install A Home Generator

Are you considering if you should get a home generator, but not sure if it's a good investment? You should definitely consider some of the reasons why a generator can be a great addition to your home.

Uninterrupted Power

The main reason to have a generator is for uninterrupted power during a power outage. The generator should kick on automatically when it senses a disruption in electricity, which means that you do not have to do anything to get the power working again. Uninterrupted doesn't mean that it will be seamless, but you'll likely only go a minute or two without power when the time comes. It works well enough so that you'll have your essential household items working again, such as a refrigerator, lights, and sump pump.


Many home security systems become inoperable during a power outage, since they require power for everything to remain working. A generator means that your security system will always have power, and your home will continue to be monitored automatically. This means that if the power goes out while you are away from home, you'll still have the security that you need to check in on your property and alert the police if there is a problem. 


Generators come in all sizes based on your needs. If one of those needs is comfort, then you'll definitely want a generator that is powerful enough to run your air conditioning. This helps ensure that everyone in your home is not too hot when a power outage comes during the summer months, since at the very least you'll be able to create some cool air to cool down your home.

Prevent Spoiled Food

A huge concern when losing power is if all the food in your home will go bad. When you consider the contents of a deep freezer, it can sometimes be thousands of dollars of food that have to be thrown away because it sat in the heat for too long. A generator can help keep your refrigerators and freezers running to prevent food from spoiling, which saves you money during each power outage. 

Maintain A Business

Do you own your business or work out of your home? A power outage may mean that you're unable to get online and do the work that you need to do, which looks bad on you and the company as a whole. A generator can give you the peace of mind that working from home will not be a problem when an unexpected power outage happens. 

Contact Seltec Electrical Services for generator installation.

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