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Because Texas is known for its extreme storms that can blast rain, wind, hail, and even snow at the most unexpected times, it is important to be prepared for a sudden blackout by having a dedicated generator at your home. 

There are multiple kinds of generators that you can opt to have installed at your house to provide security for all your appliances. Fortunately, with our skilled experts by your side, you never need to feel anxious about which system is right for you.

We are proud to say that Cravens Electric is an authorized Kohler Dealer, and our team of knowledgeable technicians specializes in the selection and installation of high-quality Kohler Power Generators for your home. Whichever generator you choose, you can be confident that it will supply you with reliable power during the darkest nights.

Talk to us now at (713) 489-5793 about scheduling our technicians’ trustworthy Houston generator services.

Staying Safe in Houston by Fixing Your Generator

Houston has some wild weather and it can be problematic and dangerous due to the electrical outages. With a well maintained generator, however, you can have confidence that your family will remain safe and sound. 

Whether the year is met with extreme temperatures, tornados, floods, or any other natural issue, we can help ensure that your generator is prepared. Give us a call to take a look at your generator to to ensure that it is running well when it is needed the most.

The Differences Between Standby & Portable Generators

Although there are many specific distinctions between individual brands, models, and makes of generators, the first step you will need to undertake during the installation process is choosing whether a standby generator or a portable generator would be better for supplying power after an outage. A standby generator is highly beneficial because it is permanently installed in a single, convenient location, and because it is automatic, it will start instantaneously when power is interrupted. 

Portable generators, on the other hand, actually need to be started manually directly after a blackout has taken place. Portable generators are quite convenient, but cannot supply as much power, particularly large appliances. Instead, select devices will be protected by being plugged into an extension cord. Since there are pros and cons for each system, speaking to a knowledgeable technician will help you make a fully informed decision.

What Is Involved in a Whole Home Generator Hookup

A whole-home generator is a great method of keeping all the appliances in your house safe during a blackout. Whenever they begin to set up your whole house generator, a team of professionals will carefully undertake a step-by-step process to ensure that everything is safely installed.

This hookup will involve:

  • A team of qualified electricians will begin setting up a special sub-panel with its own transfer switch, directly by the main panel of your home.
  • After redirecting the required circuit to this sub-panel, technicians will ensure the generator is securely set up on a flat, sturdy base. 
  • All electrical components will be carefully connected, from the generator to the house and from the transfer switch to the generator.
  • Finally, the generator will be properly attached to its fuel source. 

Because this installation process involves a lot of hazardous parts, it is important that only experienced electricians are involved, like our team members at Cravens Electric.

Reach out to us today at (713) 489-5793 or talk to us online, and we would be happy to provide more information about our wide range of Houston generator services.

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