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Jackson, Mississippi can get some nasty weather, from summer squalls and heat waves to hurricanes. These weather conditions often lead to power outages, whether from an overloaded power grid or downed power lines. Having a backup generator can help keep you and your family comfortable during long outages. Here are three reasons you need a backup generator:

Keep Comfortable

When your power goes out, your home can become uncomfortable quickly. Having a backup generator can help you run the equipment you need to keep your home and family comfortable until the power comes back.

The size of the generator you get will dictate how many appliances you can run off of it. A smaller generator should be enough to run a fan or two, while a full-sized generator can power your central climate control system for a few days. Regardless of what size you get, it’s better to invest in a quality generator than getting a cheaper alternative.

Stay Connected

No power means its difficult to charge electronic devices. A small generator can help you keep phones and laptops charged so that you can check in on loved ones and stay connected to the world. Having a charged phone is also important for safety, especially if you’re facing a big storm.

Save Money

One of the biggest bummers about long power outages is that you end up losing a lot of money. Even if it’s just for a few hours, you may lose the food in your fridge or other temperature-sensitive items like medication. Plus, it takes a lot of energy to get your home back to comfortable temperatures after it gets hot and humid.

A backup generator may have a significant upfront cost. But over time, it can help you save money as well as help you avoid frustration and discomfort.

If you’re interested in learning more about backup generators or want to purchase one, call Dent Air Conditioning at 601-912-0535. We’re standing by to make sure you stay safe and comfortable, no matter the conditions outside.

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