If you live on the coast of North Carolina and have been looking to install a generator, Coastal Home Services in Morehead City can help! We have been servicing the area for over ten years and our expert technicians are ready to help.
While the possibility of a power outage is relevant in most areas, this is especially true for those living by the coast. Many homes are susceptible to power outages thanks to bad weather, such as hurricanes. It is important to keep your home secure in all kinds of weather, and a generator is key to keeping your home running properly even in the worst of storms.
Installing a Generator in your Home
You may be thinking you don’t need a generator in your home. Despite the hot summers, if you lose power you can simply open your windows – right? This may actually cause more harm than good in your home. With how humid the summers get, opening your windows may increase the moisture in your home. This is one of the reasons why your home may get so stuffy. Sure, a fan can help circulate that heavy air. However, how can you run a fan if you lose power?
Another thing to consider when deciding if you would like a backup generator is the fact that sometimes homes lose their power for days on end. Twenty four hours without power may seem doable, but what about when the power is out for three or four days? When you do not have power in your home, you lose most of the function of your home. You can’t turn on the lights, cook meals on electric stoves, or run the air conditioning or heat. All of the food in your fridge spoils, which forces you to restock your food.
Owning a backup generator for your home provides a ton of benefits for you and your family.
Benefits of a Backup Generator
The backup generator comes in handy in many situations. The possibility of losing power is not only relevant to the summertime – you can lose power during any season. Because of this, a generator can be beneficial all year long.
Some Can Start Automatically
Bad weather is one of the most common causes of losing power in your home. Because of this, you often lose power at a time when you do not want to go outside. One of the nice things about a residential backup generator is that it will automatically notice if you have lost power in your home. When this happens, it will turn on to restore your power and allow you to continue life as normal. When a large amount of power resumes after being off, this can cause a power surge. Your automatic backup generator can help diminish the likelihood of electrical damage to your home.
Can Power Your Whole Home
Some generators, while they work well, only provide power to specific areas of your home at a time. You may be able to use your stove and fridge, but not the lights or hot water. This happens often with older generators or ones that are simply not powerful enough to run everything in your home.
Luckily, here at Coastal Home Services, we can make sure that the generator installed in your home is powerful enough to restore your home’s functionality. It will feel like the power never even went out!
Adds Value and Lowers Insurance
Do you plan on moving at some point? No problem! Adding a generator can actually increase the value of your home. When it comes time to sell, this will become a great perk that you may have otherwise forgotten. And while you reap the benefits of increased home value, the future residents of the house will enjoy being prepared for the future with the generator.
Did you know that having a backup generator installed on your property can actually lower your insurance premium? Some insurance companies will actually provide a discounted rate if you have a generator installed. If you already own a homeowners insurance policy and decide to invest in a generator after you obtain your policy, talk to your insurance provider. You may still be able to lower your rate!
Invest in a Generator from your Local Morehead City HVAC Company!
If you are looking to protect your home from power outages during any season, especially in the Morehead City, North Carolina area, allow Coastal Home Services, Inc. to help install your new backup generator! Depending on the size of your generator, it will cost roughly the same price – or less – than a new A/C unit. Contact us using the form below or give us a call at 252-222-0026 and we can help get you a quote on a generator, as well as set up a time to install the generator. We look forward to hearing from you soon and helping keep your home’s power running during any weather situation!