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What Is a Brown out Kit and How Does It Work?

July 10, 2024

Generators with a Nexus controller (discontinued): A brown-out kit provides an option for areas that regularly experience utility brownouts by increasing the threshold that the utility power must achieve before allowing the unit to drop out or pick up. Without...


Best Portable Generator for Emergencies

July 2, 2024

Power outages are more than just an inconvenience; especially for vulnerable populations, they can be downright dangerous. You may be perfectly comfortable not using electronics for hours on end, but sometimes a generator is necessary to prevent food from going...


Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

June 26, 2024

June 1 marks the first day of hurricane season. Take time to prepare your home and household for any severe weather that comes your way. Remember, hurricanes are not just a coastal problem; they can also affect inland areas with...


2024 Family Hurricane Preparedness Guide

June 18, 2024

#HurricaneStrong is part of the national hurricane resilience initiative to save lives and homes through collaboration with leading organizations in the disaster safety and resilience movement. The collaboration offers empowering hurricane safety and mitigation information for families and practitioners alike....


Hurricane Preparedness, Now is the Time to Get Ready

June 17, 2024

GET READY NOW! There are simple steps you can take to be prepared: Create an evacuation plan. Plan what to do in case you have to evacuate. Coordinate your plan with your child’s school, your work and your community’s emergency...


Above-Normal 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted by NOAA

June 13, 2024

NOAA National Weather Service forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center predict above-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin this year. NOAA’s outlook for the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, which spans from June 1 to November 30, predicts an 85% chance...


Ensuring Your Standby Generator Is Storm-Ready

June 10, 2024

Hurricane Home Readiness While hurricanes and tropical storms are inevitable, being without power is not. With early planning, you can help ensure that you, your loved ones and your home are prepared when severe weather strikes. As a leader in...


KOHLER Generators are Like Magic

June 7, 2024

What makes our customers say their KOHLER Generator is “like magic”? The fact that they automatically turn on within 10 seconds of a power outage and allow you to continue living your life as if nothing happened. Learn more at...


Power Your Home, No Matter What

June 3, 2024

When the power goes out, be Kohler ready. KOHLER generators provide automatic backup power for your home when you need it most. Learn more at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.


Reliable Home Standby Power

May 30, 2024

The KOHLER® 26 kW home generator is the quietest, most powerful generator on the market and offers reliable performance to power your home and daily life. Learn more at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.


Best Customizable Generator: Kohler 26kW Standby Generator

May 24, 2024

PROS: Available in 14 colors and patterns Customizable generators offered in three popular sizes 7- or 10-year extended warranty options available CONS: Most expensive generator on our list Additional charge for colors and patterns You may be familiar with Kohler’s...


Best for Home Generator for Standby Power: Generac Guardian 24kW Home Backup Generator

May 20, 2024

PROS: Network of Generac dealers making it easy to purchase and service CONS: Measures slightly longer than other generators on our list The contoured bottom piece shown in photos is an optional kit that must be purchased separately With more...


Generators Keep the Lights on During Hurricane Season

May 14, 2024

Plan ahead now to keep the power humming in your home A near normal hurricane season extends from June 1 to the end of November and includes 10 to 16 named storms (winds of at least 39 miles an hour);...


Take Action Today

May 11, 2024

Are you ready for hurricane season? Take action TODAY to be better prepared for when the worst happens. Understand your risk from hurricanes, and begin pre-season preparations now. Make sure you understand how to interpret forecasts and alerts, and know...


How Home KOHLER Generators Work

May 10, 2024

Learn how KOHLER generators and transfer switches provide electricity to your home when normal utility power is interrupted. Learn more at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.


Use Caution After Storms

May 10, 2024

Dangers remain even after the skies turn blue. This is NOT the time to put your guard down. Nearly half of hurricane fatalities occur after the storm. If you evacuated, only return home only when told to do so. Return home...


Stay Protected During Storms

May 9, 2024

During a storm, whether you’ve evacuated or are sheltering in place, know what to expect from the hazards you may face. Remain vigilant, stay up-to-date with the latest forecasts and alerts, and continue to listen to local officials. Read more...


Get Moving When a Storm Threatens

May 8, 2024

When a storm is forecast to impact your area, take action immediately to be ready. Ideally, longer-term preparedness actions such as having disaster supplies and an evacuation plan will have already been done before hurricane season, when the stores are...


Home Generators Hidden in Plain Sight!

May 8, 2024

The new KOHLER 26kW Home Generator is available in 10 exclusive colors and Three Mossy Oak camouflage patterns. Learn more at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.


Understand Forecast Information

May 7, 2024

National Weather Service forecast products can tell you a lot about what is expected to happen with a storm, including the storm’s paths, rainfall amounts, wind speeds, and more. There is a lot of information available days ahead of a...


Prepare Before Hurricane Season

May 6, 2024

The best time to prepare is before hurricane season begins. Avoid having to rush through potentially life-saving preparations by waiting until it’s too late. Get your disaster supplies while the shelves are still stocked, and get that insurance checkup early,...


Know Your Risk: Water & Wind

May 5, 2024

Find out today what types of wind and water hazards could happen where you live. Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Impacts from wind and water can be felt hundreds of miles inland, and significant impacts can occur regardless...


The Best Home Generators, Tested And Reviewed

April 29, 2024

When the lights go out, power and reliability matter. The Northeast is known for power outages in inclement weather, so generators are a must-have? Rachel Stotts of Jackery says, “Emergencies, grid overload, weather, and natural disasters can cause power outages....


Introducing the Generac Portable Power Station

April 25, 2024

Generac generators protect the things that power your life by providing quality, affordable power solutions. Learn more at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.


KD Series Tier 4 Certified Generators

April 19, 2024

KOHLER® KD Series generators are built to meet every emission standard on earth. No matter where you’re located. No matter what your requirements, KD Series generators will provide reliable backup power when you need it most. Learn more at South...


How to Maintain Power Generators

April 16, 2024

Electricity is an essential component of our industrial revolutions and an enabler for almost every aspect of our lives. From the lighting that brightens our homes at night to the various IoT (Internet of Things) applications powering our smart homes,...


Generac Webinar Series: Generator Sizing with Power Design ProTM

April 9, 2024

Join us for a 30 minute webinar on Generac’s next generation sizing software, Power Design Pro™. This webinar will discuss the importance of proper sizing and give a top level overview on how to use Power Design Pro™ to size...


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April 1, 2024

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Best Home Generators of 2024

March 29, 2024

Choosing the right generator is more than a simple purchase; it's an investment in comfort and peace of mind. While portable generators offer a quick fix, they often require more setup and deliver less power. On the other hand, a...


Generators For Powering a Whole House

March 27, 2024

Generac 7043 22,000W One of the most iconic names in the generator industry is Generac and they are back on my list with the 7043 22,000 watt generator. This generator is another permanently affixed whole house generator that is perfect...


Blackout Safety Guide: Why They Happen and How to Prepare

March 21, 2024

Many parts of the country are heading into storm season in the coming months. Whether it's wildfires in the West or hurricanes along the coast, summer can be a rough time for weather. And rough weather often means power outages....


Introducing the Generac 26kW Guardian Series Home Standby Generator

March 18, 2024

Generac’s 26kW home standby generator can start all of your home’s large appliances, ensuring your home remains a sanctuary for you and your family. At least 28% more motor starting power* delivers power to meet todays and tomorrows electrical needs....


Storm Safety Tips: Protecting Yourself and Your Home

March 12, 2024

Homeowners likely know the steps to take when preparing for an oncoming storm, but what safe practices should they follow in its aftermath? Any damage to your home and its surrounding infrastructure could prove hazardous, especially if your home is...


Does a Generator Work for Your Home Type?

March 5, 2024

Shopping for a home generator? Quiet, reliable backup power makes a difference during an outage. But before you make your purchase, confirm that a standby generator is right for your home. Here’s what you need to know: 1. You Must...


Generator Safety

March 1, 2024

A generator can be a great backup plan if the power goes out, but it must be used safely. Generator Safety Precautions Taking the proper precautions can help protect you, your family, your neighbors and our crews working to restore...


KOHLER® KD Series Generators For Reliable Power When You Need it Most

February 27, 2024

Built to meet every emission standard on earth. No matter where you’re located. No matter what your requirements are, KD Series generators will provide reliable backup power when you need it most. Explore generator options at South Shore Generator Sales...


NEW VIDEO: Understanding Whole Home Surge Protection

February 27, 2024

Check out this video on surge protection, contact our sales department today for more information or 508-295-7336.


Best Home Generators to Prep for an Outage

February 19, 2024

If you experience regular power outages or live somewhere that's considered high risk for disasters such as hurricanes,storms, or fires, a home generator may be something you want to invest in. Both serve the same purpose: keeping the lights on...


What are the Benefits of a Home Generator?

February 12, 2024

Having power at home through an outage isn't just about convenience, although it certainly makes riding out a storm easier. It's also about safety and security. Outages lasting for days aren't just inconvenient. They can be life-threatening. When power outages...


Generator Installation, Maintenance and Other Costs

February 6, 2024

See last week's blog for more on the cost of home generators. The largest expense by far is the cost of purchasing and installing the generator. Installation costs will vary by the type of generator you purchase. With a portable...


How Much Do Home Generators Cost and Are They Worth It?

February 2, 2024

Extreme weather is making power outages more common, but a home generator can keep your house powered up and warm in an emergency. With winter showing off its worst weather, power outages might be close behind. The average American experienced...


Making the Right Choice: Generac vs. Kohler

January 29, 2024

When it comes to choosing between Generac and Kohler generators, the decision may seem daunting. However, after a thorough analysis of their features and capabilities, it’s clear that both brands offer top-notch performance and reliability. Generac generators are known for...


Understanding Kohler Generators

January 26, 2024

To fully understand the benefits of Kohler generators, you should explore their reliability and efficiency. Kohler technology is renowned for its top-notch performance and durability. These generators are designed to provide reliable power generation in any situation, whether it’s a...


Understanding Generac Generators

January 23, 2024

If you’re looking to understand Generac generators, one interesting statistic to consider is that they’ve been the leading brand in residential backup power for over 60 years. This speaks volumes about their reliability and performance in providing power when it’s...


Introducing the 26kW KOHLER Home Generator

January 19, 2024

The most powerful, quietest and customizable generator on the market. Available in ten exclusive colors and three Mossy Oak® camouflage patterns. Complement the color of your home or stand out to make a statement. Starting at $6,520.00* MSRP Model Number:...


Winter in New England is Reason Enough to Buy a Home Generator

January 15, 2024

Have you been considering purchasing a home generator? Now may be a good time to do it now that winter has fully arrived in New England. Check out some of these recent headlines and news clips and you'll see reason...


Homeowners Stressing About Winter Power Outages More Than Ever

January 3, 2024

With winter in full swing, homeowners across the nation are suffering through seasonal bouts of freezing temperatures, snowstorms and other forms of inclement weather. For many, venturing outside is a challenge in itself. Many homeowners prefer to stay indoors as...


Season's Greetings from South Shore Generator Sales & Service

December 20, 2023

As the holiday season unfolds, we find ourselves reflecting on the joy and warmth that comes with this special time of year. At South Shore Generator Sales & Service, we want to take a moment to extend our heartfelt gratitude...


Nearly 400K without power across Northeast after storms

December 18, 2023

Nearly 400,000 businesses and homes across the Northeast lost power by Monday morning after the region was walloped with a mix of heavy rain and strong winds. Massachusetts had the most outages with more than 121,100 customers in the dark...


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