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How Does a Home Backup Generator Work?

Perhaps it's a storm. Maybe it's an equipment failure. In any case, the electricity you depend on is suddenly gone.

1. Utility Power
2. Your Generac Generator

Within seconds, your generator prepares to restore your home's power.

Within a few seconds, it is up to speed and generating electricity.

3. The Generator Turns On - Automatically -
4. Your Electricity

The automatic transfer switch sends generator power to your home. And it will continue until utility power returns.

The Generac Promise

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Peace of mind.

And the power to live.

The Generac Promise means that our 8 – 22 kilowatt Guardian® Series home backup generators will give you peace of mind and the power to live. It means that we engineer and build them here in America*. It means we stand behind them with a strong 5-year limited warranty. We promise to continue to innovate, like with our new Mobile Link™ cellular monitoring system, so you’ll know the status of your generator, no matter where you are. And if you ever need to call, we’re standing by 24/7, every minute of every day, ready to pick up the phone right here in Wisconsin.

*Built in the USA using domestic and foreign parts.

We’ll back you up. We’re standing by. Count on it.

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