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Generator Services in Birmingham, AL
Think of what you could lose during a major power outage. After several hours, the food in your refrigerator spoils. You might not be able to stay at home without any air or heat, which means spending money finding alternative housing accommodations and traveling unexpectedly. If you have a sump pump in a lower level of your home, this could fail and your home may be at risk of a major flood. And a power outage may happen when you least expect it.
We recommend whole-house generators to homeowners worried about this possibility, or those who have experienced issues in the past. Never again will you have to search for a place to stay or huddle for warmth after a power outage, since your new generator switches on within seconds of a power failure. Call Douglas Cooling & Heating to learn more and to get the quality work and excellent customer service our clients in and around Birmingham, AL have experienced for decades.
For quality generator services and installation, call Douglas Cooling & Heating, serving Birmingham and the surrounding areas since 1972.
What’s Involved with Generator Installation
Qualified electricians can help you to find the best generator for your home. You’ll need to decide on the right fuel source and pick a generator that is the proper size for your needs, and we do not recommend attempting this on your own.
The total time for installing an automatic standby generator is typically about 1–2 days. First, the technicians install the transfer switch. Then, they secure the generator. They’ll install the electrical lines and see that the gas lines are in place. Many generators have self–test features, which mean you won’t have to worry much about your generator again until it comes time to schedule routine maintenance services.
We Install and Service Whole–House Generators
Call us today for generator services in the Birmingham area. We can come take a look at a generator if it appears damaged or if you suspect faulty operation. We recommend scheduling annual maintenance visits as well so that you always feel confident your investment is there when you need it. Whether you’re scheduling routine maintenance or a brand new installation, Douglas Cooling & Heating is happy to help. We want to see that our customers are always able to use the systems most important to them. Take a look at the details of our automatic standby generator services.
Automatic Standby Generator Services
An automatic standby generator automatically switches over to generator power when there is no longer an electrical circuit detected in the home. You’ll need a qualified electrician for installation, repair, or maintenance, so give us a call to learn more. We want to make sure that you always have power for your most important systems when you need them.
Gas Piping Services
You cannot install a natural gas generator without gas piping. As long as you have natural gas service to your home, we are happy to help. We have the proper qualifications and the right level of experience to work on gas lines and to connect your natural gas generator to the pipes.
Transfer Switch Services
The transfer switch is the brain of your generator, monitoring your power at all times and automatically switching to generator power as needed when there is no electricity. But as soon as you get power back to your home, it switches over to the grid again. We can install, replace, repair or maintain this component.