You never know when a power outage might hit. A single bolt of lightening can take out the power from your area of town. Damaged electrical lines in the middle of winter or a storm can do the same. Regardless of how the power outage takes place, if you want to keep everyone inside comfortable while preventing your food from going bad, you need to look towards other ways to back up your electricity. With the help of a home generator, you can fire up the back-up generator in order to keep your home comfortable, prevent the fridge from dying on you and to allow for electronic usage.