A standby generator can prevent loss when the power goes out due to extreme weather (heat, cold, or rain), or if there is a power outage in your home for any other reason.

Standby generators are very reliable and may be a once-in-a-lifetime investment. But to ensure your backup generator lasts for many years to come, it needs to be properly maintained.  Without proper maintenance, the standby generator may fail.  Additionally, not keeping it maintained could invalidate the warranty.

There are some things you can do yourself, but there are other things you may need a professional electrician to perform.

Things You Can Do to Maintain Your Standby Generator

On a weekly basis:

On a monthly basis, or after extended use:

Professional Generator Maintenance

Annually or better yet, semi-annually, have a professional maintain your residential standby generator. These regular maintenance plans can include the following:

Contact Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating & Electric for Standby Generator Maintenance

Ravinia Plumbing offers three standby generator maintenance programs. We’ve been in business since 1928, and we’ve made a name for ourselves as one of the most trusted and reliable plumbing, sewer, HVAC, and electrical companies in Chicagoland. Contact Ravinia Plumbing today to schedule an appointment.