Generator Tips and Tricks to Keep it Running Through Winter

Winter is right around the corner and there is a good chance that you will need to use your generator. While the cold temperatures can take a toll on machinery, there are some tips and tricks you can use to make sure that your generator is running when you need it most.  Clear the Are […]

Blog | November 8, 2022 | 

Why You Need a Generator in Virginia before Winter Comes

In Virginia, temperatures will be in the 90s well into the fall, so you may not be thinking about winter. However, now is the time to start preparing and make sure that you are ready for winter storms and potential power outages. Learn more about why you need a generator now rather than later. Keep […]

Blog | October 10, 2022 | 

4 Reasons You Need a Generator in Virginia and North Carolina

Learn more about the benefits of upgrading your home with the addition of a generator, especially if you live in North Carolina or Virginia. Manage Extreme Weather Conditions Virginia and North Carolina are situated in a unique part of the country. Both states have coastal regions, which means hurricanes and tropical storms are a part […]

Blog | September 20, 2022 | 

Everything You Need to Know about Generac Generators

If you have been thinking about purchasing a generator, but have been hesitant to make the investment, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about Generac generators so that you can make an informed decision. Why Generac? First and foremost, Generac is the most trusted name in generators. They have been in business […]

Blog | September 7, 2022 | 

The Home Appliances that Consume the Most Energy 

Different appliances throughout your home all consume different amounts of energy. Understanding which appliances have the biggest draw on your power can help you make more energy-efficient choices and reduce your monthly bills. Refrigerator In most homes, the refrigerator is responsible for 30% of your home’s energy consumption. It is always running and has to […]

Blog | August 28, 2022 | 

Generac Mobile Link Plans and Why You Need One

All Protector and Guardian model generators from Generac come with their Mobile Link Wi-Fi feature and mobile app. This allows you to monitor and control your generator from any Wi-Fi-connected device, including your smartphone, home computer, tablet, and more. No matter where you are in the world, you can stay connected with your home. There […]

Blog | August 19, 2022 | 

Why Alternative Power is the #1 Generac Dealer in Virginia

Generac is the leader in cutting-edge and affordable generators that help homeowners weather storms and continue to have access to reliable power. That is exactly why Alternative Power is proud to partner with Generac and part of the reason why we are the #1 dealer in Virginia. Here are just a few other reasons why […]

Blog | July 7, 2022 |