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Top 5 Benefits of Installing a Home Standby Generator in the DC Metro

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Power outages are stressful, inconvenient, and often dangerous. The DC Metro area is subject to coastal storms and northeast winters, so you should always be prepared for power outages and the challenges that come with them.

The most reliable way to protect your home and ensure your safety during a power outage is with a standby generator.

The benefits of installing a whole-home backup power supply system include:

Power for Your Essentials

One of the primary benefits of a whole-home generator is that it provides an uninterrupted power supply to your entire home during a blackout. This means you won’t experience disruptions in essentials, such as:

  • Medical devices and equipment
  • Lighting
  • Refrigeration
  • Phone charging
  • And more

A generator ensures that you can continue your daily activities without major inconveniences.

Safety & Security

Power outages can compromise the safety and security of your home.

Critical systems such as security alarms, surveillance cameras, and automatic locks can operate normally with a whole-home generator.

This ensures the safety of your family and property.

Sustained Comfort

Standby generators can maintain the operation of systems like air conditioners, heating systems, water heaters, and more, ensuring your comfort and convenience during power outages.

This is especially crucial during extreme weather conditions when maintaining a comfortable indoor environment is essential.

Protection for Electronics & Appliances

Power fluctuations and surges can damage sensitive electronics such as televisions, computers, dishwashers, and more.

A whole-home generator with built-in surge protection helps safeguard your devices and appliances, preventing potential damage and the need for expensive repairs or replacements.

Automatic Power

Power outages happen unexpectedly, making accessing and setting up a portable generator difficult and unsafe.

Whole-home generators are on the ready. When the power goes out, a transfer switch turns your generator on so there’s no interruption in power, even for an extended period.

Contact United Air Temp for Whole-Home Generator Installation

United Air Temp recommends installing a standby generator to protect your home during a power outage and avoid untimely disruptions to your routine.

The peace of mind and reliability of a whole-home unit make it a worthwhile investment for DC Metro Area homes.

Professional installation is required to ensure safety and proper function. United Air Temp can help with all your generator and electrical service needs to ensure your home has the power it needs.

Request a generator installation for your DC Metro home by calling (877) 552-8919 now.

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