What Can I Put on My Generator?

Having a permanently mounted backup generator connected to your home. These generators run on natural gas or propane so that when the electricity goes out, you are not left in the dark. The power is delivered directly to the home or business’s electrical system, backing up the most important circuits or the entire structure.

The moment the power goes out, the generator is engaged and it doesn’t take it long to begin running. It can then power what you need it to power, such as:

  • Air conditioning or fans in the summer so you can stay cool.
  • Furnace in the winter so you can stay warm.
  • Kitchen appliances so that you can keep food fresh and cook without a problem.
  • Lights to the most frequently used rooms, such as the kitchen and bathroom, so that you don’t have to walk around with candles.
  • Outlets to powered rooms can be used to power mobile phones and other devices.
  • If you work at home, you can keep your modem and computer running so that you can keep working despite the outage.
  • Medical equipment.

It is good to know what you will be powering with our generator so you know how powerful your generator needs to be. Fortunately, you can run practically anything on the powered circuits, but you have to ensure that you don’t plug in more than your generator can handle. That is why it is good to consider the most essential items when buying your generator. Nonetheless, you can opt for a very powerful generator that powers the entire structure and almost everything in it. What you choose depends on what is important to you and your budget.

If you have any questions at all, your standby generator company can answer any questions you may have. There are many homeowners and business owners throughout the Twin Cities that only power the areas that are critical and others choose to power the entire structure so they can carry out their everyday activities without hesitation.