Home Standby Generators Great Falls MT

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Darryl Barker
SERVO TERRA, LLC
866-958-7711/406-590-3003
1321 Smelter Ave NE, Box 167
Black Eagle, MT
 
Dearborn Designs
(406) 453-0390
605 5th Ave Nw
Great Falls, MT
 
Ed Zeier Construction Inc
(406) 761-6462
309 16th St N
Great Falls, MT
 
Dick Olson Construction Inc
(406) 452-4772
1124 24th St S
Great Falls, MT
 
Austin & Young Builders LLC
(406) 781-7029
1018 3rd Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Eklund Enterprises LLC Construction
(406) 727-8555
70 Dick Rd
Great Falls, MT
 
Brandt's Roofing & Construction
(406) 771-7054
525 22nd Ave Ne
Great Falls, MT
 
A Classic By Design
(406) 453-6940
1200 6th Ave N
Great Falls, MT
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
1200 10TH AVE S
GREAT FALLS, MT

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Grosvold Paul Contracting
(406) 788-2627
PO Box 1882
Great Falls, MT
 
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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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