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.

sign that reads september and has various fall decor clip art 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.