Generator Sales, Repair & Maintenace - FAQs
What Does Generator “Maintenance” Include?
To help you avoid inconvenient and expensive repairs during the life of your backup generator, our preventative maintenance plans ensure smooth and consistent operation. These plans, based on the manufacturer’s recommendations, include semi-annual check-ups, factory service, and cleaning by a qualified professional. During the check-up, your generator will be tested and individual parts of the system are inspected to ensure they continue to function properly when you need them.
Why Do I Need a Back-Up Generator?
Dependable: Generators are critical for individuals that depend on electricity to operate their medical equipment
Increase Home Value: Generators and solar add value to your home at the time of sale. Also security to you and your family.
Failing Infrastructure: Our electrical grid is in great need of renovations and upgrades, and frequent power outages are becoming commonplace. Even with growth in the sector of renewable power sources, “our aging electrical grid isn’t capable of integrating them into our energy use.” (NPR).
Natural Disasters & Severe Weather: The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season was the fourth consecutive year of above-average and damaging seasons dating back to 2016. It is tied with 1969 as the fourth-most active Atlantic hurricane season on record in terms of named storms,[nb 1] with 18 named storms and 20 tropical cyclones in total.. Wiki
Power Grid Attacks: Security firm Symantec has confirmed that at hackers were able to gain “control of the interfaces power company engineers use to send actual commands to equipment like circuit breakers, giving them the ability to stop the flow of electricity into US homes and businesses” at several US Power Companies.
What Kind of Generators Can You Work With?
- Natural gas generators
- Propane gas generators
- Diesel backup generators
- Generac generators
- Kohler generators
- Cummins generators
- Briggs & Stratton generators
- Portable gas generators
- Generac home generator systems
- Residential standby generators
- Commercial & industrial standby generators of all types
What size generator do I need for my home?
What would happen if your home lost power for a few hours? What about a few days? Some power outages can even last weeks! With some basic information, you can determine an estimated size by using Generac’s Generator Sizing Calculator.
Pickett Generators is here to explain your options and find a solution for you that is within your budget. Contact us today for a FREE in-home consultation.