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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.

Standby Generators vs Portable Generators

Home standby generators and portable generators are two different types of generators that serve different purposes for South Florida homeowners. A home standby generator ( whole house ) such as the ones installed and serviced by Assurance Power Systems is a type of back-up generator that is permanently installed outside of a home or building. It is connected to the home's natural gas or propane supply and automatically turns on in the event of a power outage, hurricane ...
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Assurance Power Installs EV Chargers

Assurance Power Systems, in addition to being a premier Standby Generator sales and installation company also has a long history of providing high quality electrical services to residential and commercial clients. One area in which we have seen tremendous growth in recent years is the installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers.

As more and more people switch to electric vehicles, the demand for convenient and reliable charging stations has increased. That's where we come in. At Assurance Power Systems our team of highly trained and certified electricians are experts in the installation of EV chargers and can help you get set up with a charging station that meets your needs.

Whether you are a homeowner looking to install an EV charger in your garage, or a business owner looking to offer charging options for your customers, we have the skills and experience to get the job done right. We offer a variety of charging station options to choose from, including Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 chargers, so you can find the perfect fit for your needs and budget.

In addition to installation, Assurance Power also offers maintenance and repair services to ensure that your EV charger is always in top working condition. We understand the importance of having a reliable charging station, and we are committed to providing top-notch service to all our customers.

Installing an EV charger not only benefits the environment, but it can also save you money on fuel costs in the long run. Plus, with more and more places offering incentives for EV owners, it's a smart investment for both your wallet and the planet.

So if you're ready to make the switch to electric and need a reliable charging station, look no further. Our team of expert electricians is here to help make the process as smooth and seamless as possible.

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The Importance of Getting and Maintaining a Generator Prior to a Hurricane

Hurricanes are a way of life in South Florida and we need to be prepared. When it’s ‘our turn’, we will undoubtedly experience challenges like the loss of power, as we recently saw with Hurricane Ian and to a lesser extent with Hurricane Nicole. Ian caused extensive damage and many residents in Southwest Florida were left without power. It took 10 days to fully restore the power in several parts of Fort Myers and Lee County. Broward, Palm Beach and Martin County will be no different, when it’s o...
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5 Reasons to Have a Gas Line Installed in Your Home

Your home is your castle, and you should be able to enjoy all the modern amenities that make life easier. If you don't have a gas line installed in your home, you're missing out on some serious advantages. Here are five reasons to get a gas line in as soon as possible. It Is More Efficient If you're using an electric stovetop, oven, or dryer, you're not getting the most efficient use of your energy. These options require a lot of energy to run, which means your energy bill will be higher than it...
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6 Big Benefits of Using Propane in the home

Are you looking for a way to save on your energy bills? If so, consider using propane services in Delray Beach, FL. Propane is a great alternative to traditional fuels like natural gas and electricity, and it comes with several benefits that can save you time and money. Propane is a versatile fuel for various purposes, including heating your home, cooking your food, and powering your appliances. Here are six benefits of using propane in your home. 1. You'll Save Money on Your Energy Bills The fu...
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Dealing With Hurricane Season’s Final 3 Months!

It’s September, and it’s nail biting time if you are a home or business owner in Palm Beach, Broward or St. Lucie County as we enter the final 3 months of hurricane season. As a South Floridian, you’ve likely become accustomed to keeping the corner of your eye looking at the weather to make sure no tropical depressions are forming that we have to suddenly monitor. From early September onwards, our eyes are trained towards the west coast of Africa, waiting for tropical waves to form before t...
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Benefits of a Commercial Standby Generator for Businesses

Your business can be left in the dark when a power outage hits. It's essential to ensure that your equipment is protected from the elements and any damage that can occur during a power outage. That's why having a commercial standby generator is so important. Commercial standby generators provide power for critical loads like medical devices, computers, and even air conditioning units. Affordable standby generator system Florida units have been specially designed to maintain optimal efficiency le...
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The Top 5 Standby Generators for Home Use

A standby generator is a backup electrical system that provides power to a home or business during a power outage. Standby residential generators can detect a power outage and turn on automatically, providing you with backup power for your home until the power is restored. There are many different types and sizes of standby generators available on the market, so choosing the right one for your home can be a daunting task. Residential generator installation is a complex process, so it is importan...
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Commercial Generators Installed and Maintained by the Experts

Whether you're a contractor or homeowner, there are many reasons to install a commercial generator. Unlike other products and services, qualified professionals should install generators to ensure their safety. They can power the small home business or even large commercial buildings. They can also provide reliable power when the electrical grid and power lines are out. Let's find out more about generators near me.   What is a Commercial Generator? These are devices that supply power to comm...
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Top Reasons to Buy a Generac Generator

Even though sometimes predictable, bad weather is simply unavoidable. You never know how adversely a seemingly regular thunderstorm could affect the energy lines in your area. To avoid the inconvenience caused by blackouts and long power cuts, having a generator is really important. However, choosing one from an array of generators available can be a bit overwhelming. Which is why we have shortlisted the best for you - Generac Generators. Generac is a global leader in providing the best commerci...
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Which Causes More Damage? Storm Surge or Heavy Rain?

Rains and storms are two of the most common natural disasters caused by natural forces such as hurricanes or cyclones. Surges and heavy rainfall can occur just about anywhere. They are typically more common in areas with coastal regions and river deltas. We have had many hits recorded Delray Beach main office in South Florida in the past few years. With each one, there have been different amounts of property damage. The amount of damage from a storm isn't just caused by wind speeds. It's also de...
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How Long Can a Generator Run After a Storm?

With Florida experiencing an average of at least one hurricane per year, it is really only a matter of time before you’re stuck facing a prolonged period without power. Having a generator installed as part of your home’s electrical system is the best way to prepare for this eventuality and ensure that you always have power even after a major storm. Still, many people are concerned that their generator might not be able to run for long enough, and we’re here to show you why with a Generac generat...
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The 2022 Hurricane Season is 2 Months Away - Here's a Quick Checklist

The 2022 hurricane season is only two months away, which means now is the time to start planning and preparing for it before it’s too late. South Florida is a great place to live, but it means living with the potential threat of hurricanes for nearly half the year. In fact, Florida has averaged at least one tropical storm or hurricane every year since data started being recorded in 1851. This makes it essential that you prepare ahead of time so that you’re ready for anything that could happen if...
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Precautions to Take When Installing a Commercial Generator

For businesses in Delray Beach and the rest of South Florida, commercial generators are incredibly important. They provide power backup and even act as the sole power source for businesses that cannot afford any downtime without hurting their bottom line. This makes these generators a crucial piece of machinery for most businesses to keep their production or services running smoothly. Commercial generator installation, maintenance, and repairs are all part of setting up and keeping these machine...
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Proper Installation of Commercial Generator

The Importance of Properly Installing Commercial Generator Constant power outages are becoming an increasing worry for business firms in the United States. The minor power problem might have severe implications and impede your business operations. It doesn't matter how many precautions you might have taken to avoid unforeseen mishaps. Sometimes things are beyond your control. Power cuts in commercial setups can result in monetary losses and lead to safety concerns, security hazards, communicatio...
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Benefits of Propane Tank Monitoring in the Digital Age

Propane tanks are a key component for various industrial and consumer activities. You use them for heating and cooking fuel and other residential, commercial, and agricultural needs. With the ongoing digital revolution, gas tank monitoring has become a necessity. As technology becomes more advanced and your reliance on gas increases, it is important to have the ability to monitor these tanks digitally to prevent any safety issues. Discussed below are the benefits of propane tank monitoring and h...
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The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will be more active than usual

Taken from an NPR article dated April 7, 2022 Scientists at Colorado State University (CSU) are predicting another above-average hurricane season in 2022. They say there will be at least 19 named storms and nine hurricanes — four of which will be Category 3 or higher. An average season normally has 14 named storms, around seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes. This increased prediction continues a trend that researchers have seen for some time. Last season, CSU scientists predicted 17 name...
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Are you protecting you underground propane tank from corrosion?

Let’s face it, tanks are expensive.  And in order for them to last a long time, propane tanks and metallic piping need protection . . . Cathodic Protection.  Corrosion can be defined as a disease of steel. Coating the steel tank is the first line of defense against corrosion however Cathodic Protection will make a steel propane tank and its piping immune to the disease of corrosion.  APS installs a connected Magnesium Anode Bag with every underground tank that will provide a curre...
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How Secure is America's Power Grid?

We have become oddly familiar with the possibility of a hurricane or other natural event that can, for a short period of time, knock out power to an area and leave us without electricity for several days to a week or more. But what only a few have thought about (at least until recently), is how vulnerable our power grid is to sabotage in the form of cyber-attacks or even physical attacks that can knock out electricity for extended periods of time. The recent cyber-attacks on our oil pipeline and...
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The Benefits of Directional Boring

Directional boring, also known as Horizontal Directional Drilling or HDD, is the process of drilling underground to install electrical and other services. These services are essential to residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. It's safer than digging a trench because it doesn't disrupt traffic or carry the risk of collapsing. High-tech, custom-built maxi rigs, and drilling fluid are used to drive a drill bit through the ground to make room for the needed pipes, cables, and conduit. Dr...
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