Portable Generator Installation

Considering a portable generator installation at your home? Perfect!
We install portable generators all the time and have solutions for different budgets.

Portable Generator vs Whole House Generator

They both have their pros and cons. The biggest advantage of a portable generator setup is COST. Yes, it will cost you a fraction of what a whole house system will. Not only the upfront cost, but the maintenance cost year after year. The two biggest cons to a portable generator are first, it requires some manual effort to turn it on and plug it into your house. Second, it may not be able to power as much as a whole house generator. Regarding the second con, for most customers this is perfectly fine. Having a generator that will power their heat, frig, window AC, microwave, general lighting/outlet is all many people request. For a more in-depth review of the difference between a whole house and portable generator, click here.

How does a portable generator connect to my house?

There are two ways to do it. One is an interlock kit and the other is a generator panel. They both have some pros and cons. Which one works best for you will depend on your individual situation. Having said that, I’m a fan of the interlock kit in most cases as it’s cheaper and gives the customer more control over what the portable generator powers.

Click here for an article written comparing the interlock kit and generator panel. This article should help you decide which direction is the way to go.

I need help picking out a portable generator!

We have you covered here as well. We can either recommend a portable generator that will fit your needs or provide one for you. It’s pretty simple to size the generator and we are happy to help with this. Click here for an article written on choosing the correct portable generator for you!

Are you interested in a portable generator for your home?

Great! We can offer a free in-home estimate which you can setup by contacting us today! If you want an even faster estimate, you can fill out our remote estimate for portable generators by clicking here. In most cases we can offer remote estimates for these jobs. If we deem an in-person estimate needed based on your answers to the questions, we’ll reach out and set one up. We look forward to hearing from you!

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