Having a generator is important , even a small generator can be beneficial, as it can power four to six appliances – this will allow you to run your refrigerator, window air conditioner, television, and phones. The location of the generator is important, because it can create carbon monoxide – it should be placed at least 20 feet from your house.
- If you experience severe weather it’s good to have a generator.
- More than 1 million people lose power after a severe storm.
- Consumer Reports recommends having a licensed electrician install the generator.
“Having a backup generator is a good idea in general.”