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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 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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Generac to Meet National Generator Demand With South Carolina Plant

The national demand for home backup generators continues to surge and has created a demand far exceeding our nation’s inventory stock. Generac, in its recent Q1 earnings report, indicated that the inventory demand will be manageable by 2022 with the addition of a newly planned Generac manufacturing facility in Trenton SC.  So many homeowners are ordering backup generators that getting […]

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Canter Power Systems: Buyer’s Guide

If you live in the Southeastern United States, or just about any place in the country that has weather, you have probably experienced a power outage.  As a homeowner, you need the peace of mind that comes from knowing that you have a reliable back up source of power to keep essential functions running when that happens. Acquiring a backup […]

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Hurricane Season 2017 Is Here – Above Normal Season Predicted

The 2017 hurricane season has made it’s grand entrance this year and forecasters are expecting it to be an above normal season. Hurricane season began on June 1 and runs through the end of November each year. On average, 12 named storms occur each season, with an average of 6 becoming hurricanes and 3 becoming major hurricanes. This year’s hurricane […]

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What is a Standby Generator?

Standby generator, backup generator, or backup power generator: No matter what you call it, a standby generator comes on when the grid goes down. Within seconds of a power outage, the standby generator automatically comes on and sends power to appliances and light sockets in the home. Depending on your budget or your needs, a standby generator can power a […]

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Why You Should Buy A Standby Generator

We can think of at least 5 good reasons why you should buy a standby generator. A standby generator powers critical appliances during a power outage. You can also purchase a generator with enough wattage to power luxury appliances too – like a washer and dryer and a whirlpool bathtub – but let’s talk about what’s critical. Two lighting circuits, […]

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Tips to Keep Your Generator Operating at Peak Efficiency

Like a car, your generator requires regular maintenance to keep it operating at peak efficiency. The air filter, oil filter, and spark plugs need to be replaced. Regularly maintaining your generator according to the owner’s manual for your model means it will supply the necessary power to your residence in an emergency. Here are a few general tips to keep […]

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How Does a Generator System Work?

By now you’re probably well informed on why having a power generator is important but what you may be asking yourself is, “How does a generator system actually work?” It’s important to know the basis for what makes a power generator tick so you are aware of potential maintenance issues before it’s too late. Your generator monitors the incoming voltage […]

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