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Generator Safety from Your Flushing, MI Electrician

backup generator safety flushing mi electricianWith the most intense part of winter in Genesee County upon us, you may be concerned about losing power in a winter storm. Having a portable generator on hand in case of a power outage can alleviate some of those concerns, but portable generators bring their own set of issues. If used improperly, portable generators can be a real safety hazard. Here are four tips on generator safety from your Flushing Electrician: [Read more…]

What Type of Backup Generator You Should Choose for Your Home, According to a Grand Blanc Electrician

grand blanc electrician backup generatorsIs your home prepared for a power outage? A short-term power outage can be very inconvenient, but a long power outage can be dangerous if it happens during the freezing cold winter months. [Read more…]

Preparing for Future Power Outages: Backup Generators from Your Genesee County Electrician

genesee county mi wind storm power outage electricianLast month, Michigan experienced one of the worst windstorms in recent memory. When all was said and done, more than 850,000 people were without power, with Genesee County being one of the most impacted counties in Michigan. In a press briefing, the governor of Michigan called the storm “the largest combined statewide event in history.” Many residents were forced to find refuge in warming shelters as temperatures dropped. [Read more…]

Back-up Generators for Power Outages in Grand Blanc and Genesee County

Having a Power Outage Plan

It is easy to take for granted the items that work with electricity in our homes and businesses. When there is a power outage the reality hits us.

Over the past 40 years, we have become more dependent on electricity. The ice storm Michigan experienced in December 2013 left many residents scrambling for a means to keep their homes livable and safe from freezing pipes and over-flowing sump pumps. This disaster crippled many that Christmas Eve.  A back-up power generator, professionally installed by an electrical contractor, is a good item to have to ensure that your essentials will keep running in case of a power outage.

As a Genesee County electrician, we recommend you consider one of these two options when it comes to back-up generators: [Read more…]