Home Standby Generators West Fargo ND

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Rodney Jones
All Phase Painting
(701) 297-5178
PO Box 8012
Fargo, ND
 
Accent Contracting
(701) 293-6000
3151 Main Av
Fargo, ND
 
TimsHandywork
701-730-2264
2218 59th Ave. S.
Fargo, ND
Licenses / Certifications
contractors

Northern Valley Construction Inc.
701-799-0512
16328 22nd St SE
Gardner, ND
Services
free estimates
Licenses / Certifications
General Contractor
Years in Business
19 years

Michael Raymond
Mikes Exteriors, LLC
701-317-2060
1103 5th Ave N
Grand Forks, ND
 
Duval Rick Construction
(701) 293-7688
2710 5th Ave SW
Fargo, ND
 
Noel Home Improvements Inc.
(701) 361-5184
PO Box 10453
Fargo, ND
 
Paragon Renovations
701.361.0562
1327 34th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN
 
Rodney Jones
All Phase Painting
(701) 297-5178
PO Box 8012
Fargo, ND
 
Bergquist Bros
(701) 471-1736
2019 E Sweet Ave
Bismarck, ND
 

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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