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Has Your Whole Home Generator Been Maintained for Winter?

Hopefully you haven’t had to use your whole-home generator in Fairfield, OH for quite a while. However, when your generator sits for long periods of time, it accrues dirt and dust, and possibly small pieces of debris, that can interfere with operation should you need your generator to run. The whole purpose of having a generator is to supply your home with the power it needs during an outage. One of the best ways to ensure your generator is up to the task is to schedule regular maintenance, and now is the perfect time to do it before the harshest winter weather comes.

Why Maintenance Is Important

When you hire the pros from Bartels Heating & Cooling to perform maintenance on your whole-home generator, multiple tasks are performed to ensure that your generator is ready to work when you need it. The first step taken is a thorough inspection of the entire unit. This allows our technician to detect any issues that may be present with your generator, including repair issues. The second step is to change the oil, change the spark plugs, change the air filter and clean any debris from the unit. The third and last step is to test the unit for performance and make sure that its connection to your home’s electrical box is working well. All of these tasks not only ensure that your generator is ready to go when needed, they also ensure that your generator will work as efficiently as possible as well as extend the life of the components in your generator. Maintenance puts your generator in good working order so that it is ready to work when you need it.

The generator professionals from Bartels Heating & Cooling are ready to help you maintain your generator in Fairfield – all you have to do is give us a call!

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