residential generators

What Size Residential Generator Do I Need?

Gone are the days of relying on candles and flashlights to light the way during a power outage. Say goodbye to spoiled food and frozen pipes throughout your home. A residential generator can save the day by giving power back to your home. You will be able to power necessary appliances throughout your home with a quiet generator and a long extension cord.

The demand for residential generators is expected to increase over the next few years. This is based on the rise in outages caused by natural disasters. Continue reading to learn how to pick the right generator so that you will have access to electricity in your home during a power outage.

 

What Generators Are Available for Residential?


At Paramount Power Systems, we offer many services, including the selling, servicing, and maintaining of Paramount and Kohler generators. Our residential generators vary in capacity. They range from 8 kW to 2000 kW, depending on the amount of power you may need. There is a wide range of power options available: natural gas, diesel, and propane.

Our generators are made to keep the power on through any situation. It can save the day during planned projects and expected and unexpected power outages. These generators can automatically kick in when the power goes to keep your home up and to run during blackouts. 

To make your generator last longer, make sure that you have service and maintenance performed regularly by a professional.  Check out our sister company Ronnie's Generator Service Ltd. You will also want to take preventative measures to guarantee a longer lifespan.

 

How to Choose the Right Size Generator


We know that it can be difficult to determine which generator is the right one to meet all of your needs just by looking at them. Use a sizing calculator to help you feel more confident in your decision. The calculator takes the square footage of your home and the power of specific appliances that you would like to run during a power outage and estimate which generator can handle it.

Make sure you check the wattage of each appliance that you would like to power with the generator. Putting too much pressure on a generator can have catastrophic results.

Once you have your generator size figured out, you need to look into transfer switches. This device allows for the shift of power from your home's electricity source to the generator within seconds of losing power. 

 

Purchase a Residential Generator Today


Be prepared for anything. When you purchase a generator for your home, you will have peace of mind, and when something does happen, you will not have to stress about anything other than keeping it filled up with oil.

Rely on Paramount Power Systems in Ontario for any of your buying and maintenance needs. We offer dependable power on-demand to most residential and commercial properties, wherever and whenever it may be needed. They are an ideal source of backup power.

Contact Paramount Power Systems today with any questions you may have about selecting your residential generator.

 

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