Expert Generator Installation Services in Peterborough and the Surrounding Areas
There is almost nothing worse than having the power go out unexpectedly. Not only does this set a timer on things like the contents of your fridge or freezer but can also knock out important elements of your home like your furnace, sump pump or water heater. Having a generator ready to go and expertly connected can be the difference between throwing out hundreds of dollars of food, a flooded basement or even a warm shower.
Quality Generator Services
Generators can have many reasons for being used. Generators come in different sizes depending on your needs. Some generators can be used just to keep the lights on while other generators can power your home's refrigerator, washer, dryer, and any other appliance found in your home. Our Peterborough generator installation team meet with you to provide discuss what your needs are and provide an estimate on your options. From there we do all the necessary work so you can rest assured that we will complete the job correctly and efficiently.
4 Signs It's Time For A New Generator
Generators have a lifespan just like everything else. There are certain things to look out for when a generator is getting older. Some signs it's time for a new generator are:
- Problems Starting Up - The first and most common sign of a generators age is difficulty starting up. Generators are designed to automatically start up when a home loses power. If your generator does not turn on immediately, or is slow to the start, it's possible your generator is at the end of the line.
- Faltering Appliances - When the generator is running, if you notice the appliances or lights fixed to it aren't getting a steady flow of electricity this is another sign of a generators age. If you notice your lights flickering or appliances having a hard time staying on, your generator can no longer run at full capacity.
- Lots of Fuel Usage - If your generator is burning more fuel than usual to work properly, then it is past it's prime and time for an upgrade. Similar to a vehicle, a generator's efficiency diminishes over time and eats up more fuel to function at normal levels. By continuing to let it run at this point is just costing you more money in fuel in the long run.
- Constant Repairs - If a generator is constantly breaking down and needs regular repairs, it's probably time to invest in a brand new one. In the long run a new generator installation would be cheaper than keeping an old generator alive with constant repairs.
Why Choose Cardinal Plumbing & Electric?
Call on Cardinal Plumbing & Electric if you would like to discuss how to protect your home with a generator or even have temporary power during a reno or remodel. We’re always here to help and with our expert team of electricians on staff you know the job will be done right every time.
“I couldn't have asked for more friendly and prompt service. They completed a ton of work quickly and left the area cleaner than before! I will definitely be calling on Cardinal Plumbing & Electric again.”- Nicole M.
“Technicians were both very knowledgeable and clearly explained our options, with estimates, before starting. Kevin and Jaden were very professional, courteous, respectful and friendly. We were so happy to have all our repairs done in one afternoon.”- Janette F.
“Kevin is our new favorite person. He came out at the end of his day on a Friday and figured out how to fix our water issue so many other people couldn’t fix. We are beyond impressed at how knowledgeable, helpful and friendly the guys were. Thank you.”- Tom F.