Home Standby Generators Burlington VT

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Chittenden Builders and Remodelers
8023105284
rte 7
charlotte, VT

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Energy Alternatives
(802) 660-8698
76 Hayward St
Burlington, VT
 
Celtic Roofing Inc
(802) 860-2043
195 Flynn Ave
Burlington, VT
 
North County Construction
8024533457
196 Main St
Burlington, VT
Services
Home Renovation, Interior Painting, Drainage Systems, Foundation Repair, General Contractor
Years in Business
1981

Kitchen Crafters Inc The
(802) 879-9444
25 Cascade Ct
Essex Junction, VT
 
Planet Hardwood
8024824404
401 Barber Rd.
St. George, VT

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Abode Contracting LLC
(802) 865-0697
41 Charlotte St
Burlington, VT
 
Job Well Done, LLC
(413) 687-7913
366 Manhattan Dr.
Burlington, VT
 
Master Built Construction
(802) 872-9500
1 Market Pl
Essex Junction, VT
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
160 Boyer Circle
WILLISTON, VT

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Home Standby Generators: A Basic Buying Guide

The next time your power goes out because of a thunderstorm, downed power line or another natural or man-made disaster, you don’t have to live by candlelight until the utility company rectifies the problem. A home generators with theory own separate power supply, keeping your food frozen and your lights shining until the power grid returns to normal.

A home power generator turns mechanical energy into electricity. A small engine (often an automotive engine), creates electro-magnetic force that provides power to run appliances. Home generators run on gasoline, natural gas or liquid propane. Stationary generators are affixed to the property, much like outdoor air conditioning unit. Cheaper models can be noisy, and gasoline can turn stale if stored more than a month. Other than that, a power generator has few drawbacks.

A basic seven to ten-kilowatt generator fuels selected necessities- lights, sump pump, furnace fan, refrigerator and the like. When shopping for a generator, note a model’s total wattage and then compare that to the watts need to run all of your vital household appliances. An air conditioner, clothes dryer and electric range head the list at 5,000 watts per appliance. TVs and computers hover near the bottom of the list at around 300 watts each.

Briggs and Stratton, the world’s largest manufacturer of outdoor generators, offers units that can power everything from a few lights to a 6,000-square foot home. Their 7KW Home Generator System (around $2,000, depending on supplier) provides mid-sized stationary unit to power your lights and other small appliances. The 20 KW Home Generator System contains a V-twin commercial engine inside a rust-proof casing. It can keep most lights and appliances running in a small house. It will set you back around $4,500.

A 22 to 48 kilowatt whole house generator will set you back between $8,500 and $14,000. The Generac Quiet Source 22 KW Standby Generator can power an entire a whole house, even one...

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