Brilliant Home Services Blog : Archive for the ‘Generators’ Category

Is a Standby Generator a Good Idea?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Major storms during the past few years have made generators into an option that more and more homeowners are looking into. We aren’t subject to hurricanes here in Chicago, obviously—but we’re no stranger to storms that can knock out the power in areas for hours or even days at a time. Grid-disabling disasters have been on the rise since 2011.

Although many people lined up at big-box stores to purchase portable gasoline-powered generators to handle blackouts, these are not ideal solutions to the problem. Portable generators have limited power, and they can also present exhaust dangers. But is it a wise idea to invest in a whole-house standby generator?

The short answer is: yes. These devices offer numerous benefits, some you may not even have thought of before.

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A Generator Needs Fuel—What’s the Best One to Use?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

We strongly recommend that homeowners in Chicagoland invest in a whole-house generator before the winter arrives. There is no better way to defend your comfort over the season than with a back-up for electricity in your home. You can contact our generator professionals to find the ideal whole-house generator to meet your needs.

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