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Home Generators FAQs

Customers looking for home generators frequently ask questions about safety, reliability and cost, so they are not caught unprepared. At Assurance Power Systems, we want to make sure homeowners feel confident in their homes, by offering the best in backup power systems. If you’re ready to buy a generator, reach out to us today at (561) 886-0470. If you’re considering a home generator, FAQs like this can help clear some common roadblocks in trying to figure out your power needs.   FAQ: What...
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Losing Power and Money - Why a Power Outage Could Cost You

With a record number of stronger storms across the United States, a power outage can have a costly impact. Power outages can also happen due to equipment failure, from a power pole being hit to an animal getting caught on the power line. A simple solution is purchasing a generator for your home or business. However, many brush off backup power as a luxurious expense. While a generator’s cost can be intimidating, many people may not consider how a power outage will impact your wallet. According t...
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Your Generator Does Not Start – Now What?

 A power outage is the worst time to discover that your generator will not start. No one wants their backup plan to malfunction when it’s needed most. Luckily, there are common issues to check for when it comes to generator problems. There are also some preventative measures you can take to ensure your generator is always ready for the next storm. Don’t get left in the dark with a generator that does not start. The experts at Assurance Power Systems offer generator repair and maintenance t...
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Standby Power – Natural Gas Versus Diesel Generators

For decades, standby generators have been the standard for providing reliable backup power to homes and businesses in the event of an outage. Diesel generators have been the traditional power house, yet newer technology has made natural gas a viable contender for the generator crown. Here are some important features to consider when deciding on which standby power system you need.    Assurance Power Systems are the experts in providing standby generators to residential and commercial ...
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Choosing the Best Fuel Option for Your Generator

    It just takes one excruciating power outage to see the benefits of having a power backup. Generators provide the assurance of self-sufficiency when facing down emergencies. While it is easy to say yes to owning a generator, the next step is to consider which fuel option is best for your generator needs.       Here are the best fuel options for generators, along with the pros and cons of each fuel.       Before we start getting into the best generator f...
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A Review of Kohler Generators

Are you prepared for a natural disaster or extreme weather event? Unfortunately, the majority of people are ill-prepared. In 2017, the United States was pummeled with one of the worst hurricane seasons on record. Six months after Hurricane Maria, there are still 100,000 people without power. Investing in a generator is the solution for your family. Kohler is one of the best and most reliable brands in the industry. Read on for a review of Kohler generators. Learn what's important when shopping f...
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A Review of Guardian Generators

Anyone who has lived through the aftermath of a brutal hurricane understands the importance of electricity, and just how scarce a commodity it becomes after a big storm. As of February, 25% of Puerto Rico is still without power following Hurricane Maria. To mitigate the stress and damage of a hurricane or, really anything that causes power failure, you're going to want a contingency plan. That plan involves the use of a generator. But which generator should you buy? Which ones are the best? It's...
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Why Should I Buy an Automatic Standby Generator Instead of a Portable Generator?

Are you covered in case of a natural disaster or emergency situation that leaves you without power? It's a sobering thought, but life without electricity can be pretty grim - impossible, even, for some. The answer is to have a generator on standby that you can use when the power goes out. But why should you buy a standby generator instead of a portable one? Keep reading to find out. The Lowdown on Standby Generators A standby generator is a permanent fixture outside your home and does what it sa...
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How Long Can You Run Whole House Generators?

Are you prepared? This question strikes fear into the hearts of almost every adult. In fact, FEMA estimates that 60% of Americans do not know what to do in an emergency situation. One important aspect of emergency preparedness is what you will do when the power is out. Power is one thing we don't realize how much we rely on until it's gone. Lights, refrigerators, and medical equipment all require some sort of power source to keep them going. This is where a generator comes in. House generators c...
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How to Find the Best Tankless Water Heater

As energy costs continue to rise in the United States, both homeowners and business owners are looking for ways to decrease costs. The best tankless water heater products are a great way to get dependable hot water and lower utility bills at the same time.   All tankless hot water heaters are not created equal, though. With gas and electric options, and different sizes and models available, the choice can be confusing.   Make sure you have the facts before you buy.   Follow this g...
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