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    Jan 06, 2017

    posted by: McCall's Supply, Inc.

    4 Reasons to Get a Home Generator for the Winter

    4 Reasons to Get a Home Generator for the Winter

    With winter settling in, you have already conducted the necessary inspection on your HVAC unit. However, that might not be enough to ensure smooth sailing this winter. There is one more ingredient to make your winter stress-free. You need to purchase a backup generator.

    It is a Heating Backup

    If you lose power in the winter, the blankets and warm clothes can only take you so far. You will require having the heating in your home soon. Buy a generator to ensure your family is never without a source of heat in the cold winter.

    It is an Effective Way to Avoid Water Damage

    During winter, if your power shuts off, it will also mean that your sump pump shuts off. In the middle of an unusually bad winter, it could mean that your entire house becomes flooded. On top of not having power inside the home, the basement will become flooded. The result is extensive water damage that can cost a lot.

    It Keeps the Appliances Running

    If the power shuts off for more than 12 hours, you could be having to toss out the food in your refrigerator. The result is that you would have to contend with a trip to the food store, which is quite difficult in the cold of winter.

    Life Can Go On

    Millions of people work from home. If the power goes out, even for just a few hours, it will cause huge losses. Another result of losing power is the safety of a home security system could be compromised by power loss. Not every security system has backup power, so a generator could solve that. Internet services are also lost when the power goes out, along with television, and other vital electronics for staying aware of what could be going on with the weather or the outside world in general. Having a backup method of power

    Contact McCall's Supply, Inc. For Any Questions

    If you want to learn more about how to use a generator as a backup HVAC option, contact McCall’s supply. We have many experts who can break down the information so that you can understand it. Contact us today for quick and reliable services!

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