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The APS Generator Blog publishes news stories, press releases, helpful tips, how-to videos, and more to educate and inform our Generator customers.

Got Gas? Fuel to Power Your Standby Generator

For those people who have invested in or are thinking about investing in a power generator for back-up power needs, extra electrical needs, or live in an area susceptible an important factor to think about should be the type of fuel that is used. There are many sources of fuel for providing electrical energy from the generator including gasoline, natural gas, diesel, solar, wind, and a few other fuel sources as well. The type of fuel selected for a generator can have big impacts on everything fr...
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The Importance of Commercial Generator Maintenance

Suppliers and partners. Customers. Employees. These are all the people your company is most concerned about when a disaster strikes.   Dealing with electrical outages can be frightening for anyone. When you have so many depending on you to provide them with services and goods, it can get stressful.   In cases such as these, you want to have regular a generator maintenance plan.   Today, we're exploring some of the benefits of having such a plan, and why every business should have ...
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Surviving Hurricane Season 2021

Tips For Older Adults and Seniors in South Florida The population of South Florida has always been characterized by seniors and older adults. The overall population of the country is getting older and this trend in Hurricane prone areas such as Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm beach counties is not expected to change anytime soon. Emergency preparedness for older adults and senior citizens from Cooper City to Coral Springs requires a bit more thought as their needs and abilities necessitate ...
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Generator Service and Installation for West Palm Beach Florida

Generators are important for residents of West Palm Beach, Florida, because of the susceptibility that this area is to hurricanes and natural disasters. Residents often use their generators in the event the power goes out during storms, so it is important to keep them in working order. There are often things that can go wrong with a generator that sits idle for too long, and professionals often recommend maintenance in order to prevent generator failure in an emergency. Professionals ...
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A Buyers Guide to a Standby Home Generator

What is an automatic standby home generator? An automatic standby generator is a back-up electrical system that operates whether you are home or away. Within seconds of an outage, it automatically supplies power directly to your home’s electrical circuit breaker box. After utility power returns, the generator shuts itself off and waits for the next outage. It operates on natural gas, diesel, or liquid propane gas and sits outside just like a central air conditioning unit. Why should I ...
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Premier Generator Service Offers Top-Notch Commercial Generator Installation

Premier Generator Service Offers Top-Notch Commercial Generator Installation The beginning of hurricane season in South Florida — the six months from June 1-Nov. 30 — is just around the corner. If you’re a business owner, you know how important it is to make your preparations early. We all depend on electricity to live our daily lives. But it only takes one major storm to lose power completely. A long-term power outage can be devastating for a business, affecting you and your employees for many...
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Why Back-Up Electrical Power Is so Important

Electricity is the gateway to a knowledgeable society. We depend on it to keep us informed through the information highway. It has given us a quick means of communication to breaking news across the globe. It is incomprehensible that we would not be informed of world events even by means of a newspaper. How would a printing press work without electricity? Practically all businesses would come to a complete halt if they did not have the use computers. Think of all the information stored on disks ...
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Sizing Your Standby Generator

What size generator do we need? I want to power my whole house but I don't want to spend a fortune! What options are there for whole and partial house automatic back-up generators? This article will address those questions and get you started towards better understanding the issues surrounding standby generator sizing. Our approach is based upon the National Electric Code and local municipalities may vary - ask an expert to help size your generator system!Sizing a generator can be a daunting and...
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Enjoy Peace of Mind from Your Generator through the Holidays and Every Year After

Assurance Power Systems offers Mobile Link™ Remote Generator Monitoring to ensure your nights remain bright…and warm Everyone living is South Florida is well versed on the importance of having a residential or commercial backup generator during hurricane season. Those resistant to the notion might not be taking a sober look at the increased frequency of outages in the other months of the year, especially around the holidays as there continues to be more and more strain put on our power grids. T...
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APS Offers 4 Reasons Why Owning Your Own Backup Generator Saves You Money

Assurance Power Systems breaks down the reasons you need backup   As of this writing, it is mid-November, and Hurricane Iota has strengthened to a Category 5 storm as it nears landfall in Central America. Folks there are still recovering from Hurricane Eta just 2 weeks ago, as are the over 350,000 South Florida residents who lost power from that haphazard storm. Granted, most Florida folks are accustomed to the occasional short, hour-long outages. But if they have spent more than one or two...
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3 Keys to Using a Portable Generator Safely

Emergency generators are essential to have when the power goes out during a storm or power outage here in South Florida. Both portable and residential stand alone emergency standby generators are now more affordable than ever, and some South Floridians take the less expensive option and place portable generators in their garage as a quick fix option. While using a inexpensive generator can be a real lifesaver for you, your family and neighbors, you should be aware that there are three key things...
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Why You Need a Power Generator

   We all take the little things for granted like the use of power running the refrigerator, microwave, TV, and other appliances or electronics in our homes. Why? Because power is usually on without even the slightest problem most of the time. But what about those times when there are power outages? In South Florida with an aging power grid and the constant threat of hurricanes and severe weather power outages are more "when" than "if". That is when we realize that electrical power is ...
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Assurance Power Systems, We’re on the Job for You!

Our Crew is Powering Through Hurricane Season 2020 and The Pandemic The concerns of our Dade, Broward and Palm Beach communities during this difficult time of Covid-19 affect all of us. We want to make sure that our friends and family are safe and that our essential businesses continue to function. It may often seem as of late that many things we take for granted are now a bit beyond our control, and to some extent that statement might not be all that far off, but for the folks here at Assurance...
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GET CONNECTED WITH MOBILE LINK 4G LTE

 If you have a Generac generator and have ever wanted to know "when was the last time it was serviced?" "When does it do its weekly test?" "Why is it running right now?" Or even "did the generator turn on when the power went off during the night?" Keep reading and you could have the answers to these questions and many more anytime and anywhere through your phone, tablet or desktop! Through the amazing technology of the Mobile Link Cellular LTE monitor you can instantly get the status of you...
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Your Generator Checklist for When Your Generator Doesn’t Start

 You are a pre-planner, you have your generator maintenance schedule, you are up-to-date on your Genstar monitoring service, you stay informed when the maintenance tests are run on your standby power system, and most importantly, you feel at the top of your game for keeping your family safe, comfortable and secure….even so…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, ther...
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Hurricane Precautions For Your Pet

Hurricane season is in full force and it’s only a matter of time before we get hit with one of those storms that turns a bad situation into a nightmare, and although we humans are often prepared with a standby generator and a secure location, we often forget that fur babies and other loved pets may be at significant risk or at least incredibly stressed. We at Assurance Power Systems want to remind you that pets may have some special needs that we often overlook, so here are some helpful hints to...
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A letter From The Owner

Dear Customers, Affiliates, and Friends, On behalf of the entire APS team, I thank you for being a part of our family and hope to continue our relationship for many years to come.  Family Matters This is to formally announce that APS recently re-structured the organization to sole ownership. My name is Mitchell Dinnerman, and I am the President of APS after being the co-owner since inception. Craig Douglas, is our new Vice President and has decades of experience and expertise. Will Ferrigno...
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Things to Consider for a Building’s Generator Pad Design

  The purchase of a generator comes with necessary decisions that go beyond choosing a model based on needed capacity and size. Indeed, when purchasing a generator, you must also consider the contracting side of things, such as the pad that will support the generator and all its details. Before all the aspects of commercial generator installation are finalized, make sure the mounting pad design specifications are fitted to meet the needs of your generator, and vice versa. To enlist the help...
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When Should I Replace My Backup Power Generator?

  Owning a generator is vital when it comes to being a Floridian and we always have to be ready for the next bad storm or hurricane. However, what would you do if your generator didn’t work when you needed it to? Generators aren’t forever, and it’s important to make sure the one you have is maintained and up to par so it’s available when disaster strikes and you need it most. Here at Assurance Power Systems, there are several factors regarding generator fitness that we look at. Below are a ...
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What To Do After A Hurricane

We are right in the middle of hurricane season in South Florida. It’s important to take certain precautions before a storm hits to ensure personal safety and minimize damage to your property. Experiencing a hurricane can be emotionally traumatic. After a hurricane hits there are a few important rules you should follow to keep both you and your family safe. We at Assurance Power Systems have compiled a list of safety tips and considerations for your well-being. Read through these carefully and st...
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