Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Generators’ Category

A New Homeowner’s Guide to Generators

Monday, March 11th, 2024

Tennessee is a beautiful place to live. In Nashville, you’ve got all the culture and music you could ask for, with gorgeous countryside a short distance away. Sadly, though, Tennessee is ranked pretty poorly for safety, and one of the major reasons for this has to do with the weather. Tornadoes in the spring and summer and hail and ice storms in the winter can cause major hazards… and power outages. 

When you rent your home, your landlord is responsible for making sure your building stays safe. Purchasing a home means that anything that happens to or in your home is your responsibility. What can new homeowners do to stay safe and prepare for emergencies? We recommend a generator, and there are some things you should know before purchasing one.

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Why Your House Needs A Whole House Generator

Monday, April 24th, 2023

Many homeowners wonder if home generators in Nashville, TN are worth it. The fact is, power outages in Tennessee are happening more and more frequently. If you’ve ever had to throw away an entire refrigerator’s worth of food, you’ve probably figured out that whole house generators are worth it just for the convenience factor. They have the power to keep your whole house powered on during a major outage as if nothing has happened. 

Sure, you can try and make do with a portable generator. But do you really want to have to worry about starting it up and keeping it fueled up during a major storm or during an extended outage that lasts several days?

Aside from the fact that a standby generator is completely worth it for the safety and convenience it provides, some homeowners would like to know if investing in a whole house generator is worth it as a financial investment in their home. We understand this completely and the answer is a resounding yes. Let’s discuss how a whole house generator is a sound investment and should increase the value of your home.

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Everything You Should Know About Whole-House Generators

Monday, April 11th, 2022

If you’re considering a generator for your home, you have two choices: A stand-alone portable generator or a whole-house generator. Portable generators may seem like a simple choice, but they can be costly and potentially dangerous to operate. The alternative is a whole-house generator that is ready to switch on automatically whenever the need arises.

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