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Never get caught in the dark again with our professional installation of generators and transfer switches. We offer a seamless integration of backup power solutions tailored to your specific needs. From portable generators to automatic transfer switches, our experienced technicians ensure safety, reliability, and continuous power. Request a consultation today to secure uninterrupted power for your property.


    First Choice Electric is your go-to solution for power restoration. Our standby whole-home generators ensure power is restored within minutes, and our GFCI breakers and dedicated surge protection help mitigate power surge issues. Let us handle all your power restoration needs.


    A standby generator is a reliable, permanent solution for power outages, providing peace of mind and essential support for sensitive equipment. Trust First Choice Electric's professional electricians for load assessments, installation, and maintenance of your standby generator.


    Standby generators offer a seamless transition of power, thanks to their automatic connection to your home's electrical system and natural gas or propane fuel source. Portable generators, on the other hand, require manual setup and frequent refueling, posing potential safety hazards. Choose standby generators for reliable power when you need it most.

What is a generator, and how does it work?

A generator is a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. It works by forcing electric charges to move through an external electrical circuit, providing power to your home or business during a power outage.

What types of generators are available?

There are various types of generators, including standby generators, portable generators, and inverter generators. Each type serves different purposes and has its unique features.

How do I choose the right generator for my needs?

Consider factors such as power requirements, budget, size, noise level, and fuel type when choosing a generator. Consulting with a professional can help you determine the best option for your specific needs.

How do I maintain my generator?

Regular maintenance, such as checking oil levels, inspecting air filters, and running the generator periodically, will ensure optimal performance and longevity. It's advisable to follow the manufacturer's guidelines or hire a professional for maintenance.

Can I install a generator myself?

While some portable generators are user-friendly, installing a standby or whole-house generator can be complex. It involves electrical and plumbing work that should be done by a certified professional to ensure safety and compliance with local regulations.

How much fuel does a generator use?

Fuel consumption depends on the generator's size, load, and fuel type. It's essential to consult the user manual or a professional to understand the fuel efficiency of your specific model.

What safety precautions should I take when using a generator?

Safety measures include proper installation, regular maintenance, using appropriate extension cords, keeping the generator dry, and ensuring proper ventilation to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.

How does an automatic transfer switch work with a generator?

An automatic transfer switch (ATS) detects a power outage and automatically starts the generator. When the power returns, the ATS switches back to the utility power, shutting down the generator. It ensures seamless power transition and is typically used with standby generators.

Can a generator power my entire house?

The capability to power your entire house depends on the generator's size and your power needs. Standby generators can be sized to power an entire home, while portable generators may only power essential appliances.

Where can I purchase a generator?

Generators can be purchased from various retailers, both online and in physical stores. It may be beneficial to consult with a professional who specializes in generators to ensure you select the appropriate model for your needs.

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