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Benefits of Having a Generator

There are many homeowners that have generators for their home. You may be wondering if its really worth the purchase. Buying one is a pretty penny, so you want to make sure that it is worth it to you. Not to mention, you want to know what you are getting into when it comes to the maintenance and the setup of it. Montano Homes will go through some of the reasons you may want to get one with living in the beautiful Colorado State. Building homes in the Rockies is no small task with so many moving in. There are a lot of perks when it comes to moving into this beautiful state but also things that you have to be mindful of. Snowstorms and lightening are among the many. How do these have a baring on a home generator though?

Storms

Although it is unlikely that a snowstorm will cause your power to go out it is not unheard of. There are times where you get blizzards that effect your power. You are more likely to lose your power when the hailstorms come and lightning strikes. Most homes in Colorado do not have traditional fireplaces or gas stoves which means that you will be in a little bit of a pickle relying so much on electricity. The great thing is that with a generator you not only will be able to heat your home by suppling power to your furnace. You can also save what is in your fridge and cook food still.

Play

If you are moving into Colorado, one of the biggest perks is being able to camp in the beautiful Rockies. However, there are different levels of camping. Whether you are someone who is all about the tent life, a backpacker, or someone who needs hookups, the mountains have it all. There is a special type that likes to be off grid and 4-wheel back with a generator and a little camper. This would mean that a generator would be able to serve a two-fold purpose, both practical and for fun!

Maintenance

Note that if you are getting a generator for your home that it will need to be able to put out sufficient power. This means that it is going to be heavy and you will need to make sure that you can maneuver it appropriately. There is also going to be a certain runtime that is needed before it can even be used. Not to mention the specific type of gas and the oil needed to ensure it will run properly. There are certain safety guidelines that must be adhered to as well. There are a number of deaths each year because the generator is not placed properly around the home while running, and carbon monoxide gets into the house without anyone realizing it.

Colorado is a great place to live when it comes to having it all. A beautiful home, while just an hour from the base of the mountains. This makes quick trips and scenic drive to get away easy. Give us a call if you would like to find a home out in Colorado today! Montano Homes is all about good quality homes that suit your family!

By Montano Homes | 1-29-2021