When you decide on purchasing a home backup generator, it can be a very troubling issue to try and find the perfect unit for the job, especially if you have a unique home layout that may not be very easy to calculate the normal requirements for backup power.
At Pleavin Power, we are experts in all kinds of backup power generators that can be used in a multitude of different ways to ensure that you never run out of power.
We supply a vast array of different generators of all kinds and are specialists in the field with expertise and knowledge of generator maintenance, repairs and much more.
Throughout this blog post, we are going to be discussing some of our picks for the best types of generators to use for home backup power.
Some of the most common types of generators that you are likely to encounter in most walks of life is a standby generator which is a larger unit that will turn on whenever the mains power cuts out, hence its name.
Standby generators are incredibly useful tools for use in the event of an emergency power outage in your area, whether this is planned for maintenance or due to some extreme weather events.
Most of these generators are more than capable of supplying power to your entire home and will be perfect for use around your household.
A portable generator is exactly what you might think, it is a generator that is used for much smaller jobs and is required to be a much smaller unit than that of a normal standby or diesel generator.
One of the greatest advantages of using a portable generator besides their ease of use is that they are primarily fuelled by gasoline, solar power or propane which makes the generator much cheaper to keep operational.
They are incredibly versatile and compatible with all sorts of power arrangements and will be perfect for use on a campsite due to their quiet and subtle operations as well as being able to power individual household appliances.
Diesel Generators are some of the most popular and reliable units on the market – they are some of the best home power generators that money can buy and are an invaluable asset when in an area experiencing extreme weather conditions.
Diesel generators will work much more efficiently than that of a petrol-powered generator and will be sure to give you much longer operations in between filling sessions which means that you will need to store much less fuel and will save you lots of money in the long term.
These generators are, however, still prone to emitting some harmful gases and noise pollution meaning that they will not be eligible to be used in indoor spaces like some generators may be able to.
The gasoline generator is one of the most widely used and commonly found power generators found in both the US and the UK and there is good reason for this.
The popularity of gasoline generators has been due to a mixture of the reliability, ease of access and ease of use of the fuel which allows for them to be manufactured at a relatively low price compared to the other generators we have mentioned.
One of the major drawbacks, however, is the fact that storing gasoline in an airtight container can be rather challenging and expensive in the long term.
Another disadvantage would be that, much like diesel, gasoline produces a lot of greenhouse gases and harmful emissions which may be a reason for people to look elsewhere when looking for a backup power source.
Solar generators are rapidly growing in popularity in recent years due to their increased efficiency and their ability to produce completely clean energy for an entire household.
Solar power is widely regarded as the future of electrical power generation as the UK looks to become much more efficient and carbon neutral as soon as possible.
These generators produce zero emissions making them excellent for the environment however have been notorious for not producing much electricity compared to that of diesel and petrol.
In recent years, however, many advancements have been made in the solar power industry that have allowed for solar panels to be much more efficient in their power generation figures.
Inverter generators work in a completely different way to that of the above generators in that they operate on the basis that they adjust the speed of their engine to match the number of appliances to which it is connected to.
Because of this, these generators are incredibly energy efficient and produce very little noise pollution which is something that most other kinds of generators can not boast of themselves.
Just like portable generators, these types of power generators are very easy to manoeuvre around and are very easy to maintain, this is a service that we are more than happy to provide if necessary.
If you are in the market for a brand new generator for backup power, Pleavin Power has a team of qualified experts in this field who are more than willing to provide you with high-quality services in order to keep your units operating adequately.
We have a selection of various different types of generators that our team has in-depth expertise in everything to do with generators including engine reconditioning, diesel fuel polishing, maintenance and repairs.
The wide array of services that we provide are ensured to make your generator-owning experience as enjoyable as possible without the need to worry about it breaking down or being improperly maintained, these are all things we will take care of.
If you are interested in enlisting the help of our expert team of engineers, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at 0151 832 5007 or email us at [email protected] and we will be sure to answer any of the questions or queries you may have.
Jack is the owner of Pleavin Power which was founded in 2017. He has worked in the power industry for over a decade and has an extreme focus on providing a quality service to clients across the UK. This has led Pleavin Power to becoming the market leader in the Critical, Prime & Standby Power markets.