Home Standby Generators

Home Backup Generators in Austin, TX

Expert Standby Generator Upgrades Throughout Houston & Beyond

A home backup generator is an investment in peace of mind. Living in the Greater Austin or Houston area, we know all too well how stormy weather can lead to power outages. A backup generator protects your home by ensuring you are never left in the dark or without essential appliances during these times. Whether it's keeping your refrigerator running to prevent food spoilage, or powering critical medical devices, backup generators are indispensable.

At Storm Guardian Generators, we exclusively install Generac brand generators, a name synonymous with reliability and innovation in the power industry. Generac is a leading supplier of backup power solutions, and their products are renowned for their quality, durability, and ease of use. When you choose us, you're not just getting a generator; you're getting the assurance of a top-tier brand combined with our professional, local service. 

Take control and ensure your home's safety and comfort. Contact us today at (281) 982-4932 for a free estimate and equip your home with a Generac backup generator. Se habla español.

How Does A Backup Generator Work?

A backup generator is a marvel of modern technology designed to safeguard your home during power outages. Backup generators are designed to automatically detect a power outage and provide electricity within seconds. But you might be wondering, how exactly does a backup generator work? 

Here's a simplified explanation of the process:

  • Step 1 - Power loss detection: The generator's automatic transfer switch quickly identifies a power outage. This switch serves as the system's 'brain,' monitoring electricity flow from your utility 24/7.
  • Step 2 - Generator activation: Once an outage is detected, the transfer switch disconnects your home from the grid and signals the generator to start. This process happens within a matter of seconds.
  • Step 3 - Power supply: The generator begins supplying power to your home's electrical circuit directly. You can prioritize which appliances or rooms get power to manage the load effectively.
  • Step 4 - Restoration of utility power: As soon as utility power is restored, the automatic transfer switch will switch your home back to grid power. The generator then goes back to standby mode, ready for the next outage.

Understanding how a backup generator works emphasizes its value as an essential component of any modern home, especially in the Austin and Greater Houston area, which is prone to power outages. With Storm Guardian Generators and Generac, you have a reliable and efficient power solution at your fingertips.

Hear From Our Happy Customers

At Storm Guardian Generators, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our customers have to say about working with us.

  • "Incredible!"

    Storm Guardian in Pearland helped me transition the whole house generator maintenance and warranty from previous owner to me when we purchased our new home.

    - Jinna B.
  • "Very Satisfied!"

    True to his word, the whole process occurred where, how, and when it was promised. That doesn't happen often and should be recognized when it does. Thank you Jeff.

    - Barney J.
  • "Easily Recommend!"

    Jeffrey Weisell at Storm Guardian Generators did an excellent job in explaining all the generator options for our home.

    - William F.
  • "Definitely Recommend!"

    Very glad I got our generator from Storm Guardian Generators. Jeff took care of everything and made sure we had a great installation and operations experience.

    - Lee M.
  • "The Best!"

    On completion Jason Hatfield walked us through operation of the Unit. He was very knowledgeable an informative. Would highly recommend.

    - Myra B.
  • "Highly Recommend!"

    I would recommend Storm Guardians & Tucker to anyone looking to purchase a while home generator.

    - J N.
  • "Just Awesome!"

    I highly recommend Storm Guardian Generators.

    - Lance T.
  • "Great Customer Service!"

    The experience with Storm Guardian was really good from my initial phone call all the way through installation.

    - Brent K.

Everything You Need to Know About Home Backup Generators

A home backup generator is much more than an appliance; it's an investment in security, normalcy, and peace. It is a deterrent against the unpredictable and a safeguard for your home and family. Let's delve deeper into what makes this big investment worthwhile and address frequently asked questions.

Cost and Value

While it's true that a home backup generator comes with a significant cost, it is important to consider its long-term benefits. You are investing in a resilient energy solution that ensures uninterrupted power during outages. This means no spoiled food, no disruption to your work or entertainment, and no risk to appliances due to sudden power surges. And if you have crucial medical equipment that relies on electricity, a backup generator is invaluable.

Size and Installation

When it comes to size, you need to consider both physical dimensions and power output. Collaborate with a professional service like Storm Guardian Generators to establish the right size for your home based on your power needs and available space. Installation should ideally be done by certified professionals to ensure safety and adherence to local building codes.


Regular maintenance is key to keeping your generator running efficiently. This might include changing the oil, replacing air filters, and periodically running the generator to keep its parts in good working order. At Storm Guardian Generators, we offer comprehensive maintenance services to ensure your generator is always ready when you need it.

Continue Reading Read Less

Contact Us Today

At Storm Guardian Generators, we're always ready to take your calls! Give us a call or fill out the form below to contact one of our team members.

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please lookup your address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.
  • By submitting, you agree to be contacted about your request & other information using automated technology. Message frequency varies. Msg & data rates may apply. Text STOP to cancel. Acceptable Use Policy