Electric generators can help you in many ways during a power outage. That’s good news in winter when the potential for ice- and snow-related outages rises. Generators can run a refrigerator, keeping food from spoiling, operate life-sustaining equipment, run a small heater and allow you to have some lights.
Overcoming Mother Nature’s wrath with such a machine is nice, but it’s crucial to hook up the generator correctly and handle it with care.
Keep these safety tips in mind if you will be installing a generator:
During high winds, electric lines can be torn down by limbs and trees. Any dangling line or lines on the ground can be deadly. All downed lines should be considered live. Call GreyStone’s office at 1-866-GREYSTONE (473.9786) to report a downed line, outage or any hazardous situation. GreyStone crews will be on the job 24 hours a day.