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After helping thousands of customers prepare for what’s next, we have a collection of inspiring stories and helpful articles to help you get there.

How a Canter Generator Powers a Higher Calling for one Texas Family

For many Texans, preparing for the unexpected is part and parcel of living in the state they love. Hurricanes, flooding rains, strong summer storms, extreme heat, and drought aren’t uncommon.  Increasingly, however, residents in the nation’s second-largest state must also prepare for unexpected power outages and crippling bouts of freezing rain and ice.  Last February, a blast of Arctic cold […]

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Understanding Electrical Power Drops

Installing a backup generator is more complex than having an appliance delivered to your home because it is connected directly to your home’s electrical system.  In order to safely connect your generator, there will be a temporary loss of power to your home.  What type of power disconnect will be required? Sometimes this is a local disconnect that can be […]

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How One Canter Customer Weathered the Texas Winter Storm of 2021

With spring in full swing in Texas and hot weather only a month away, it is still difficult for residents there to forget just how challenging the winter of 2021 was.  In February, temperatures dipped into single digits, while back-to-back snow and ice storms crippled a large swath of America. In Texas, the Arctic cold left a trail of sleet, […]

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Choosing the Right Generator

Your Most Important Decision: Generator selection Canter Power understands that customers who make their first appointment with a Canter Power Generator Specialist expert will expect expert guidance through a complicated process.  During that first appointment, your specialist will focus on how important choosing the right generator is for the safety and security of your home. With your input about details […]

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Planning your project

After Choosing the Right Generator, it is time to start planning your project. This step is one of the most important steps outlined in our Free Buyer’s Guide, because project planning is key to a smooth installation. Project planning and local permitting Once your Generator Specialist has determined the correct generator size for your home, the next step in installation […]

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Choosing and Preparing a Location

After Planning your project, you are ready to choose and prepare the location for the installation. If you haven’t already done so, make sure to checkout our Buyer’s Guide for extensive detail on having a generator installed. Before your generator arrives Another important step in completing installation is preparation for the delivery of your new generator. Since most generators weigh […]

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Coordinating Gas and Electric Utilities

After Choosing and Preparing a Location, you need to coordinate gas and electric utilities for your new generator installation. Utility connections: gas choices, connections, and electrical installation In Step 4, we’ll share some specifics to help you better understand why utility connections are such an important part of the installation of your new standby generator.  Also, please note that the […]

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Final inspection and maintenance

You’re in the home stretch now. Finally, all of the preliminary work has been completed for the installation of your new standby generator and you have finished Coordinating Gas and Electric Utilities.  We are now at the 5th and final step of the installation process of your permanently connected appliance: final inspection and a startup-test.  At this point, you have […]

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