Michigan weather is unpredictable. Your power can go out at any time, but finding peace of mind doesn’t have to be a headache. Stay ahead of the storm and safeguard against power failures with a home standby generator.
Learn more about the common power outage causes
Snow, ice and wind from seasonal storms are the most common cause of widespread power outages. During these storms, power can be out for days even weeks.
Damage from high winds, construction equipment or vehicle accidents can cause broken utility poles, downed power lines and equipment damage. Power outages can span from hours to days.
When lightening strikes electrical equipment, transmission towers, wires or poles, outages can occur.
When construction occurs at or near your home, underground cables can be disturbed while digging.
When a power outage strikes, most people aren’t prepared. Know the potential cost of a power outage.
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One essential tool is a whole home generator. However, it’s not as easy as picking one up from a local hardware store and plugging it in. You need a well-respected company to find the right-size model for your home.
Michigan weather is becoming more and more unpredictable. But is investing in a whole home generator worth it? Here are some factors to consider.
The number, and severity, of storms are increasing. We can’t control the weather and outages can happen at the most inconvenient times.
Without power, the well pump won’t be able to provide fresh, safe drinking water to your family.
If you have a sump pump in your basement or crawl space, a power outage could cause it to fail. Damaging both the space and any possessions in that area.
If you or a loved one requires a medical device that runs on electricity, a power outage could be deadly. A whole home generator can keep those devices running.
If you work at home, every minute counts. Outages lasting even an hour can be a major pain—maybe even a major risk—to you and your business.
The FDA recommends perishable foods be thrown out in as little as 4 hours if left in a fridge without power.
Maybe you travel for the winter, or travel for work. Having a whole home generator will provide peace of mind, regardless if you’re home or not.
If your transportation relies on power, having a back up system to allow for reliable transportation is a must.
Cummins QuietConnect™ Series by FSM is power when you need it! When power fails it automatically connects, enabling power to your home!
For more than 10 years FSM has focused on putting Michigan homeowners first. We’ve built our reputation one job at a time and we work hard every day to maintain it. Our on staff Master Electrician oversees each job, ensuring a level of professionalism unheard of in the electrical industry. In the end, we’re not just fixing a problem—we’re protecting you and your home.
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