Generator for the Whole House in Houston, TX

Don't Let the Next Power Outage Bring You and Your Home Down. Request Your Free Estimate From a Licensed Abacus Electrician.

A standby backup generator installed by one of our licensed electricians provides you with a reliable, worry-free backup power solution to keep you and your family safe.

At Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning, and Electrical, we excel in the installation of top-tier generators for the whole house that ensures a seamless, automatic switch to backup power during outages. Our gas generators for houses are designed to maintain the operation of your home's air conditioning, refrigeration, security systems, and business operations without interruption. These generators for the whole house offer the reliability and peace of mind that Houston families deserve. Count on us, like many Houston homeowners, to fortify your home against unexpected power interruptions.

Why Choose a Generator for the Whole House?

Houston's weather can be as unpredictable as it is harsh, and power outages are a frequent challenge. These outages, while often brief, can disrupt daily life and result in substantial financial losses. Without power, your home loses lights, heating, and cooling; food spoils; devices remain uncharged, and access to essential online and media resources for news can be cut off. For home business owners, the stakes are even higher as operational downtime directly translates to revenue loss.

Exploring the Benefits of a Generator for the Whole House:

Reliability and Peace of Mind:

In Houston, where storms and erratic power fluctuations are common, a reliable generator for the whole house becomes an indispensable part of home infrastructure. Our standby generators activate automatically when the power cuts out, ensuring that your home remains comfortable and operational.

Safety for Your Family:

Certified electricians install our generators for the whole house and provide a dependable power backup solution. This ensures your essential devices, such as medical equipment and home security systems, continue to function without interruption. This continuous operation during power outages means that you can rest assured knowing your family and property are safe and secure.

Economic Benefits:

Power interruptions can lead to significant economic losses, especially for those who work from home or manage a home-based business. Our generators for the whole house are designed to minimize downtime and prevent costly damage to appliances and systems, helping you avoid financial setbacks.

Comfort and Convenience:

Experience the comfort of knowing that your heating and cooling systems will operate uninterrupted during a power outage. Our whole house generator installation process not only protects temperature-sensitive medications but also ensures that your daily routines can continue without disruption, creating a safe and comfortable environment for your family during severe weather conditions.

Uninterrupted Connectivity:

Maintain your connection to the internet, phones, and television during power outages, ensuring that you stay informed and connected to the outside world.

Understanding Generators for the Whole House:

Continuous Power with Generac:

Generac is a premier brand in the backup power industry, renowned for its reliability and user-friendly operation. Our Generac backup generators automatically detect power outages and activate within seconds, ensuring that your home’s electrical systems continue to run smoothly.

Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS):

An ATS is essential for the operation of our generators for the whole house. It continuously monitors your utility power and, upon detecting an outage, safely disconnects your house from the grid and activates the standby generator. This automated process means that during a power outage, there is no need for manual intervention. The generator operates autonomously, and you can monitor its status from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet.

Fuel Options and Efficiency:

Our home generators can run on either Propane or Natural Gas, both of which are energy-efficient and feature automatic operation. Seconds after a power failure occurs, the generator activates, supplying your home with essential electrical power, and then it shuts off automatically once utility power has been restored. We recommend a complete electrical inspection by our licensed electricians before selecting the right backup generator for your needs.

Benefits of Installing a Generac Generator:

  • Unwavering Reliability: Generac generators are built to endure and come equipped with advanced technology to handle unexpected power interruptions smoothly.
  • Enhanced Home Value: Installing a generator can significantly boost your home's marketability and value, particularly in regions like Houston that are prone to frequent power outages.
  • Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings: Generac generators are designed to optimize fuel consumption by adjusting their output based on the electrical load, thus reducing operational costs.
  • Quiet Operation: Modern standby generators from Generac operate at low noise levels, suitable for residential areas without disturbing the peace.
  • Safety and Peace of Mind: Our generators, equipped with robust safety features and automatic self-testing functions, ensure that your home is always protected against power interruptions.

Our Home Whole House Generator Installation Process:

  1. Initial Consultation: Our certified Abacus Electrical Installers conduct a comprehensive assessment of your power requirements and property layout to ensure optimal placement and function.
  2. Custom Installation Plan: We develop a tailored installation plan that addresses all safety, noise, and compliance concerns with local Houston regulations.
  3. Professional Installation: Our skilled technicians ensure that your generator is correctly installed and seamlessly integrated with your home’s existing fuel supply and electrical systems.
  4. Testing and Verification: We perform rigorous testing to verify that the generator functions as expected under various conditions.
  5. Customer Education: We provide detailed instructions on managing your new system and offer ongoing support to ensure your confidence in using and maintaining your generator.

Choosing the Right Emergency Generator for your Home:

 Standard Backup Power
(ideal for small homes or essential/critical circuits)
Advanced Backup Power
(ideal for large homes above 2,000 sq.ft.)
* Consult your certified Abacus Electrical Installer for actual load calculations and proper local codes.
** Consult with Abacus about how our AMP Electrical Agreement can extend the warranty of your backup generator.
Most Common Generator Power Output Sizes
(kw = kilowatts)
8, 11, and 16kw16, 20, and 22kw
Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) TypeStandard or Generator-ready Loadcenter*GREEN Type*
Fuel TypeNatural Gas or Liquid PropaneNatural Gas or Liquid Propane
Voltage120 / 240V120 / 240V
EnclosureCorrosion-resistant or Corrosion-proofCorrosion-proof
Approx. Dimensions
(L x W x H)
48in x 25in x 29in48in x 25in x 29in
Mounting PadIncludedIncluded
Limited Warranty5 Years**5 Years**

Why Choose Abacus?

Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning, and Electrical is renowned across Texas for our expertise in providing dependable power solutions. We are committed to delivering exceptional service and creating lasting relationships with our clients through trust, quality, and unmatched support.

Prepare for any weather with a generator for the whole house from Abacus. Contact us today or call us at 713-766-3833 to schedule a consultation and ensure your Houston home remains powered, safe, and secure.

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