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Why You Should Choose a Permanently Installed Residential Generator
By: Patti Dinneen
When homeowners decide to obtain standby power for their residence, they are quickly faced with an important decision—whether or not they should opt for a portable or permanently installed unit. Portable generators are useful in certain situations, but they don’t stack up well against permanent standby power options, especially in storm conditions. Portable units are noisier and more dangerous than permanent sets, but this is often overlooked, as portable units are the cheaper option. So, what do homeowners stand to gain by choosing a permanent standby generator? This post covers the advantages of purchasing a permanent residential generator.
Generators that are specifically created for residential use can provide many years of protection. Here are some of the exclusive benefits associated with residential generator sets.
The Downside to Portables
Portable generators are widely available and cost-effective. However, they do have some problems that could make them less than ideal for the homeowner, include:
Why a Whole Home Generator?
Nothing can beat an automatic standby generator for backing up your home, while portables can be a good option in a pinch, an installed system has clear advantages:
Access To Dealer Resources Helps Make the Decision Easier
A reputable and authorized local generator dealer will be able to offer you invaluable resources. For instance, a dealer can help to ensure that you select the correct kW size for your residential set to make sure you have adequate electrical power to meet your needs during a power outage. In addition to that, you will have professional assistance with the complete installation, fuel hook-up and start-up. Finally, you can rest assured knowing that you have a factory warranty from the manufacturer. Essentially, by investing in a permanent set, you are also forming a strategic relationship with your dealer to make sure your home is prepared at all times.
Kinsley Power Systems
Kinsley Power Systems has sold, serviced and rented emergency power systems throughout the Northeastern United States for nearly 50 years. A repeat KOHLER Power Systems “Distributor of the Year,” Kinsley serves both residential and industrial generator markets with products ranging from 8.5kW residential systems to multiple megawatt commercial packages.
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