Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Generators’ Category

Make Sure Your Generator Is Ready for Winter!

Monday, October 8th, 2018

generator-residentialIf you have a whole-house generator as a power backup for your home, the time when you may need it the most is coming up soon—winter! With the extra strain placed on the power grid and the danger from storms, your house might suffer from an extended power outage this winter season. You want to make sure your backup generator can turn on and supply you with the electricity you need—otherwise, what good is it?

But please don’t just trust the generator will work. If you’ve already had your current backup generator for a few years, it’s important you take steps to make sure it’s in good shape. Should you find anything wrong, you can call us for generator repair and we’ll see the system is ready to take on any power loss. We’ll also replace an old generator that’s no longer reliable.

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Generator Installation Tips This Spring

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Spring is here, and with it comes increased thunderstorms and other inclement weather. We have excellent civic electrical grids in the area, but Mother Nature always has the final word. A whole-house generator could be the perfect way to protect your home: providing power to vital appliances like your refrigerator and helping you stay connected to the world until the crisis has passed. Now is an excellent time to get one installed in your home, before the spring goes too much farther. Before you do, however, here’s a quick list of tips to help the process go smoothly.

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Keep Your Generator Ready to Go

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Here in Wayne, PA, Mother Nature always has the final word, and with this winter looking to be colder than ever, it pays to have a generator on-hand to provide power and heat for your households. Generators can be invaluable tools, but sizing and installing them are only part of the overall process. Once your generator is placed, you need to keep it ready to go and ensure that it can do the job the minute you need it to. The last thing you want to do in the middle of a crisis is deal with a problem with your electrical power. The more you can practice these simple tips, the better your generator will respond in a crisis. 

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What to Look for When Buying a New Generator

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Our civic electrical grid is solid and reliable, but with another cold winter on its way, Mother Nature always has the last word. We recommend whole-house generators for any home concerned about keeping the lights on when the snow falls, and if you’re in the market for one, we can help. The first thing to do is evaluate several specific needs for your home, which will affect which type of generator matches your needs best. Here are a few general guidelines to help you with your early decision-making.

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How to Keep Your Generator Ready to Go

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

A generator is a smart purchase for homeowners in Wayne, PA. You never know what Mother Nature is going to throw at you, and with another winter just around the corner, it’s always best to be prepared. But preparation means more than just having the system properly installed. You should schedule a maintenance session once or twice a year from a trained technician, allowing him or her to look for any trouble and ensure that you don’t get any nasty surprises when the time comes to turn on your system.

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