Home Standby Generators Carson City NV

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John L'Etoile
JLLA Landscape Architecture
775-750-0258
14475 Huron Trail
Reno, NV
 
Brown Fred William General Contractor
(775) 882-4162
3795 Timberline Dr
Carson City, NV
 
Cruz Construction
(775) 883-6161
19 Cygnet Dr
Carson City, NV
 
Bartosz David Construction
(775) 883-2792
510 Stafford Way
Carson City, NV
 
Brown Brothers Construction
(775) 883-1244
5990 Morgan Mill Rd
Carson City, NV
 
Steve Dillon
Steve Dillon's Water Damage
530-542-3556
PO Box 7534
So Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Coursey Custom Builders Inc
(775) 884-4855
911 W King St
Carson City, NV
 
Brooks Construction
(775) 882-8050
5225 Grumman Dr
Carson City, NV
 
Builders Carpet Supply, Inc.
(775) 882-4450
4949 Highway 50 East
Carson City, NV
 
Anchorage Construction Managment Inc
(775) 841-7546
3832 Sweetland Dr
Carson City, NV
 

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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