September is National Preparedness Month: Are You Ready

NOTE: This home tip is provided by Mike Diehl, Electrical Department Manager at JK Mechanical

September is notorious for bring severe weather to our area, so it is important to have a game plan in place in case of an emergency helps to ensure your family is safe and secure during a weather event. In addition to preparing an emergency kit, you can also protect your home, food and water from prolonged power outages with an automatic standby generator.

A Standby Generator automatically turns on to restore power to a home within seconds of a power outage, protecting food, water, and necessary medical and business equipment. When power is restored, the generator automatically shuts off. It even works when you’re not home.