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Having a backup generator in your home isn't a luxury, it's a necessity.

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From heating and cooling your home to cooking, lighting and more you depend on power to make sure life goes on as normal -- even when power goes off. Whether it's caused by a freak storm, hurricane or downed wire, power outages can last from a few hours to days – or even weeks! That's just one great reason why having a generator in your home is so important and there are many others.

Count on Petro to help you stay up and running even during a power outage, with our range of Briggs and Stratton whole house standby generators and services

  • Expert guidance and advice to ensure that you make the right decision in choosing the best generator options that are right for you, your budget and your home

  • Propane and gas powered generators — whole house options with automatic transfer switches

  • Attractive financing options for qualified customers*

  • Professional installation and service of your backup generators

  • Reliable, 24/7 customer service and support in any weather

Briggs and Stratton generators

We have all the whole house standby generator systems that you need. With ground-breaking technology we have generators for every budget and can assist you in choosing the best option for your home. Our partnership with Briggs and Stratton enables us to offer you the best systems with the most options.

The effects of power outages:

  • 3.5 million people experience a power outage each week.
  • You can lose over $200 in food due to spoilage from powerless freezers and refrigerators.
  • Basement flooding due to unpowered sump pumps can cost over $20,000 in repair and replacements costs.
  • It can cost over $150 a night to stay at a hotel for you and your family.

Whole house, standby generator tune-ups/service plans

Finding out that your standby generator isn't working after a storm or power outage is too late. Be smart, plan ahead and schedule one of our tune-ups to ensure that your generator is always ready to keep you safe and comfortable anytime power goes off.
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12kW generator

Our new 12kW Generator will give you peace of mind knowing that if the power goes out, your lights will still be on.

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20kW generator

Our new 20kW generators are our smartest generators yet. Find out more information.

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Generator transfer switches

Keep your power up and running with this affordable solution —  let us install a transfer switch for your portable generator.

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Generator Videos

 



How a Briggs & Stratton Home Generator System Works
Learn how a home standby generator system works with this Briggs & Stratton guide.


Home Generators 101: Generator Safety & Tips from Briggs
Watch Briggs & Stratton product experts discuss Home Standby & Portable Generator saftey & tips during a power outage!


Why Briggs & Stratton?
Learn why choosing Briggs & Stratton for your backup power needs can give you and your family peace of mind.


Briggs and Stratton: History of Engine Innovation
Learn how we at the Briggs & Stratton Corporation make small engines for innovative products like lawn mowers, generators, snow blowers & pressure washers!

 
Contact us today to learn more about our generator options at 1.888.735.5651!


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