Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Generators’

Helping Generators in Spring with Repair and Maintenance

Monday, April 9th, 2018

A home generator that provides electricity during a power outage. It is connected to a propane gas supply.

You may need to have your generator working for you at any time of the year. Most people think of generators leaping in to help because stormy weather has caused a disruption in power. However, even summer can present grid failures when the demand for power (usually from air conditioners) rises too high. You can never be too careful when it comes to a generator, because you want to be able to place your trust in it. Peace of mind is one of the great benefits of a whole-house generator, and that’s all spoiled if you don’t think you can trust it to work when you actually need it to.

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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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Why Is Sizing a New Generator so Important?

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

We see our share of the unexpected in Bryn Mawr, PA, from hurricanes to winter storms, and while our civic electrical grid is as good as anyone’s, Mother Nature still has the final word on those kinds of services. A whole-house generator could be the perfect way to keep your family safe and comfortable during a crisis: powering your home while the winds blow outside and making sure you have the things you need. We can install and maintain generators for your home, including those for homes off of the electrical grid, which need to function day in and day out. Before we can do that, however, we need to discuss sizing your generator: the first step towards finding the right model for you.

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3 Ways to Keep Your Generator Prepared

Monday, March 28th, 2016

No matter what the time of year, there’s always the chance of inclement weather or a similar disaster cutting off the power to your home. Wynnewood, PA has terrific civic electrical services, but Pennsylvania is no stranger to bad weather, and even the best system will go down when Mother Nature vents her fury. A whole-house generator makes an ideal defense against that possibility. But you need to do more than simply install it. You need to be prepared and keep your generator ready to go, because trouble often strikes without warning. Here are 3 ways to do so, ensuring that you won’t be caught flat-footed when trouble arises.

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3 Considerations When Installing a New Generator

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Our civic electrical systems are as good as they come here in Havertown and Springfield, PA, but no system is perfect, and our local weather can get pretty brutal, especially in the winter. The solution may be a generator for your home, able to power vital systems and keep you safe and comfortable when trouble hits. A reliable service professional can discuss your options with you and perform a first-rate installation service. But before you pull the trigger, you need to make sure your system is set up right. Here are 3 consideration when installing a new generator.

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