Did you know that May 3rd to May 9th is national hurricane week? The biggest question, then, is: are you prepared? If the power went out tomorrow, would you know what to do? Would you have all the supplies needed to get through it?  Well, if you’re unsure, then you’re lucky you found us.  Here’s a few things you should have on hand at all times

A Standby Generator

Standby generators bring power back to your house in the event of an outage. As soon as the power goes out, the generator starts up. When shopping for generators, make sure to get a standby generator, and not a backup generator. The difference is that standby generators start up automatically; by contrast, backup generators need to be started manually. Since it is dangerous to manually start a generator in inclement weather, a backup generator could actually leave you without power until it’s safe to turn it on.

If you don’t have a generator, then you’re going to need…

Non Perishable Foods

If you don’t have a generator, then you’re going to need a way to sustain yourself during an outage. Once your refrigerator turns off, the food inside will only last so long; therefore, it’s best to keep dry, non perishable foods on hand.  

Flashlights, Batteries, and Lighters

Without a generator, you’ll need a flashlight to find your way around in the dark. In addition, to power other electronics, it’s a good idea to keep some batteries around. If it’s particularly cold, then you may want to start a fire for warmth. The quickest way to get a fire going is to use a lighter.  

Get a Generator From CT Generator Service

We sell, install, and fix Geenrac, Kholer, and Briggs & Stratton brand generators. Don’t be unprepared for hurricane season–contact us today!