If you’re here- you’re most likely in the market for a backup generator. You might even be considering just buying the generator and installing it yourself. With the popularity of YouTube videos and the power of Google, you might think that it’ll be easy to figure out how to install your own backup generator for your business. Businesses are always looking for ways to save on expenses. We don’t blame you! There are plenty of other ways that you can save money when it comes to business expenses. Here are some reasons that you should consider other areas to cut costs rather than your backup generator.

Correct Load Allowance

One of the most important aspects of choosing, and installing, a new generator is to insure you have the correct load allowance. Sure- you could do your own research to find out what size generator you need for your business. You might even get the right option, but there are multiple things to consider before making that investment. Generators can be liquid or air-cooled. They can be enclosed in steel or aluminum. Do you know the differences and which fits your needs? Most likely you don’t. Instead of wasting your precious time searching Google for the answers, choose a professional that knows the answers to these questions quickly. As a business owner, you don’t have time to waste- time is money after all.

Rules and Regulations

Like most everything else with your business, generators have their own set of rules and regulations to adhere to. There are limits to how loud a system can be, what kind of hook ups are allowed, and even how far away from structures it needs to be. All of these are regulations, if not followed, could result in fines and additional costs to make the necessary adjustments. Instead of trying to research all of the stipulations that come with installing a generator, you should trust the local professionals to install it correctly the first time.  

Leave Electrical Work to the Pros

Most people agree that when it comes to DIY improvements, plumbing and electrical are two areas that are shaky ground. Mistakes in these areas can cause damages that will cost a pretty penny. Electrical mistakes can be very costly in the event that a fire is started. What’s frightening is that electrical fires can start seemingly out of nowhere. Fires can start within walls and be almost unmanageable by the time they are detected. You definitely don’t want to be responsible for the bill if this happens, nor the loss of time and income while repairs are made.

Talk to Our Team at Industrial Engine Company

Call Industrial Engine Co. today to schedule one of our technicians to go over what options would be best for your business. Leave the DIY projects for another day and go with the pros. They have the knowledge and experience to get the job done safely, quickly, and within local regulations. Choosing our team will save you the headache that comes with DIY projects. We all know these seemingly “simple” projects end up being more difficult than we expected, so let us do it for you!