At Wagner, we install peace of mind. That’s what a standby generator brings to your home. With a backup system from our team, you’ll know your home is ready for anything that lies ahead. Our electricians are generator installation experts. We help Albuquerque and Santa Fe homeowners prepare for the power outages that accompany both our summer thunderstorms and winter blizzards.
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If you lost power tonight, would your home be ready? With a backup generator installed by Wagner, you will be. Our standby generators are capable of keeping your home moving when the grid goes down.
Here in Albuquerque, we’re no stranger to thunderstorms—and the rolling blackouts they can cause. All it takes is one fallen tree to knock down a power line, leaving your home without power for hours or even days.
In that time, the food in your fridge and freezer will spoil. Lights and security systems no longer work. In summer, your home will rapidly heat up; in winter, your pipes are at risk of freezing at night. Life in your home comes to a sudden, screeching halt, and you’re at the mercy of the utility company. With a standby generator, you can ensure your home’s safety and security when there’s a power outage, severe winter storm, or other adverse event.
In an emergency, you at least need enough power to keep essential appliances (your fridge, freezer, range, and water heater) running, along with your HVAC systems. Talk to our team about the output of different generator models. While some are only capable of providing basic backup power, other, more powerful systems can generate additional power for your home. This is especially useful if multiple people work from home, and will need uninterrupted power for computer and internet use.
Most home generators are connected to the property’s natural gas line—the same line you use to power your water heater and range. Because of this, they do not need to be refueled, and they’re capable of running for as long as there is natural gas flowing to your home. If your home does not have a gas line connection, there are also diesel generators available. These systems would require refilling before an emergency. Gas generators also exist, but are less common for standby generators.
We install both standby (automatic) and manual backup generators. As their name implies, standby generators are designed to power on when the system detects the loss of grid power. Manual generators, on the other hand, must be turned on when there’s an outage. While standby generators often cost more to install, most homeowners prefer them, since they ensure your home receives power even if you’re away from your home when the outage happens. Talk to our team—we’d be happy to review your options.
Most in-home generators are built to last, and designed to run in relatively short spurts. After all, a vast majority of blackouts only last about 24-48 hours. Under these conditions, good backup generators should last 20-40 years. If you would like a generator that can reach this lifespan, purchase a high-quality generator with a water-cooled engine, and make sure you get it maintained by a generator electrician every year. Our team is happy to perform this service.
Ready to install a backup generator? Smart choice! Talk to our team. We install a variety of generators in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. We’ll review your options with you and answer your questions.
Once we’ve found the right generator for your home, our licensed and experienced electricians will come out to your property. We handle everything and ensure your new system is working as it should.
Keep your standby generator ready for whatever’s next by calling our team for generator maintenance every 12 months. If you ran your generator this year, it’s a good idea to have us look at it.
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You can count on Wagner. When you search for ‘generator contractors near me’ online, we should be your first and only choice for electrical services. Here’s why: we do great work and then back it up with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Since 1928, Wagner has been your trusted, local team for all your home service needs. We’re proud to serve the Albuquerque and Santa Fe metro areas, including the communities of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, Bernalillo, and Belen.
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