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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...

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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...

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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 sales@ssgen.com or 508-295-7336.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Is a Standby Generator Right for Your Home?

December 13, 2023

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...

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4 Features of Generators that Keep Life Moving

December 8, 2023

Outages, including temporary ones, can disrupt daily life. They make it hard to connect, cook, stream and even celebrate. But with innovative technology designed to keep your home powered through outage after outage, your KOHLER home generator makes it easy...

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Generac Mobile Generators for Power Where and When You Need It

December 4, 2023

Generac Mobile generators are manufactured to deliver the reliable power you need, when and where you need it. Watch the video and see how easy it is! Explore mobile generator options at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.

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The best generators for homes in 2023

November 29, 2023

A home generator can fall anywhere between useful and downright essential for any number of reasons. The Northeast is plagued by frequent winter storms and their resulting blackouts, and you need to be able to keep the lights on and...

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Happy Thanksgiving From South Shore Generator Sales & Service

November 21, 2023

Greetings all from the blog team here at South Shore Generator Sales & Service. Thanksgiving, 2023 is just around the corner. We thought it would be appreciated to craft a Thanksgiving-focused blog a bit earlier than usual to give all...

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Quiet, Easy Power with Generac Mobile Diesel Generators

November 17, 2023

Quiet, easy power - the MMG55DF4 Diesel Generator The Generac Mobile Products MMG55DF4 delivers a lot of power in an innovative, easy to use and easy to maintain package. The unit was specifically designed with a cabinet that has the...

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Why You Need a Standby Generator

November 10, 2023

Now more than ever, a standby generator is one of the smartest investments you can make in your home. Severe weather, brownouts, and aging power grids continue to cause outages that leave millions without power every year, and losing power...

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Briggs & Stratton QuietPower Series Inverter Generator

November 7, 2023

Q6500 QuietPower™ Series Inverter Generator is designed to give you quiet confidence during power outages. Explore the home generator options at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.

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2023 Best Places To Work Sponsored By Brabo

November 6, 2023

South Shore Generator Sales & Service 2696A Cranberry Hwy, Wareham 508-295-7336 www.ssgen.com Company culture. At South Shore Generator, we have some of the most caring and dedicated employees. Our team is full of awesome individuals who are willing to help...

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How a Standby Generator Works

October 30, 2023

Electrical power is an integral part of our everyday lives; when your power is disrupted, your life is disrupted. This video explains the basics of what a home standby generator is, how it functions, and why it can provide peace-of-mind...

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How to Buy a Home Standby Generators: What you Need to Know

October 30, 2023

From purchasing your generator to installation to general maintenance, Briggs & Stratton is there for you every step of the way. Explore the home generator options at South Shore Generator Sales & Service, contact us.

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Benefits of Owning a Home Generator

October 23, 2023

Owning a standby generator provides security and confidence that your family's life will continue uninterrupted, no matter the weather conditions outside. Comfort During a Power Outage Keep cool or stay warm, watch your favorite show and enjoy a hot meal...

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How Much Does A Power Outage Cost You?

October 17, 2023

Getting caught in a power outage is never a fun experience, but even beyond the general inconvenience, a power outage can have other, more serious repercussions. When your home is deprived of electricity, there can be ripple effects that range...

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Protecting Your Home Office From A Power Outage

October 17, 2023

With more people to work from home, home power outages have become a real problem for productivity. Beyond that, they've actually proven to be quite costly, too, as outages can lead to lost data, damaged equipment, and more. Read on...

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What You Need To Know Before Buying A Standby Generator

October 11, 2023

Q: How do I know if a standby generator is right for me? A: If you're at risk of losing your personal property if the power fails, you'll want to consider standby power. We've had people tell us about terrible...

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Home Generator Installation Costs - Aren't They All The Same?

October 9, 2023

The simple answer to that question is no. Since standby generators are custom fit and permanently installed into your home, no two installations are alike. A site visit must be made by your generator dealer to inspect your property and...

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How Much Does Home Standby Generator Installation Typically Cost?

October 4, 2023

Every home is different, and so is every installation. These items often vary widely and will heavily influence cost: The generator size (kW) required to meet the home's power needs The placement of the generator on the property The amount...

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Generac CEO Talks Demand for Generators Amid Natural Disasters and Power Outages

September 26, 2023

Aaron Jagdfeld, Generac CEO, joins ‘Closing Bell Overtime’ to talk demand for generators amidst uptick in natural disasters. Explore your options by contacting South Shore Generator Sales & Service.

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Plan Ahead for Power Outages During National Preparedness Month

September 20, 2023

Rising number of severe weather events driving need for power outage plans Generac Power Systems is observing National Preparedness Month in September by reminding people to plan ahead for power outages, as nationwide weather trends indicate a rising threat of...

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Why You Need An Automatic Transfer Switch For Your Generator

September 11, 2023

Installing a standby generator means that you’ll have a reliable source of backup power should your power grid go down. However, the generator itself is only one part of the power source. Your generator also has to know when to...

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Meet The Generators That Install Only 18" Away

September 8, 2023

Have you ever considered getting a standby generator, but never committed because of how far out from the house it had to be installed? Well, you’re in luck. KOHLER recently expanded its line of home generators with new liquid-cooled units...

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Buying a Standby Home Generator: What to Know

September 6, 2023

How they work Instead of electricity, backup generators run on natural gas or liquid propane, so your home needs access to one or the other. The generators have a transfer switch connecting them to the electrical panel that tells the...

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What to know before investing in a standby home generator

September 1, 2023

After Hurricane Ike knocked out electricity to most of Houston in 2008, my 83-year-old father fired up his portable generator, running extension cords through an open kitchen window to a handful of lights, a fan and the refrigerator. He dutifully...

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Types of Generac Generators

August 29, 2023

With so many options to choose from, finding the right Generac generator can be daunting. Generac offers four main types of generators: portable, home standby, commercial, and industrial generators. Portable generators Portable generators are the most affordable and convenient. They’re...

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Choosing the Right Generac Generator

August 25, 2023

Are you looking to purchase a reliable and powerful Generac generator? Choosing the right generator for your needs can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. All Generac generators meet strict quality standards, so as long as you know...

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Commercial and Industrial Generac generator

August 23, 2023

Commercial and industrial Generac generators provide reliable power for large spaces, such as hospitals, factories, and schools. No matter which type of Generac generator you choose, all models come with easy-to-follow user manuals and 24/7 customer service. They also offer...

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Overview of the Generac RG04524ANAX Generator

August 18, 2023

Introducing Generac’s RG04524ANAX generator—the perfect combination of power and subtlety. This generator provides plenty of juice to run a single phase of your home or business—45 kW per hour, to be exact—but it’s designed to run quietly and efficiently, so...

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Stay Safe Around Natural Gas

August 16, 2023

In its natural state, natural gas is colorless, tasteless, and odorless. To make it easier to detect in the event of a leak, we add a harmless, non-toxic (but unpleasant) odorant called mercaptan which smells like rotten eggs or sulfur....

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How To Make Emergency Preparedness Kid-Friendly

August 15, 2023

We all know how important emergency preparedness is, but it can be tricky to talk about something so serious with children. But talking about it is almost as important as the preparedness itself, since it can help reduce fear and...

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What Will My Kohler Standby Generator Run During A Power Outage?

August 7, 2023

The number of appliances a Kohler standby generator can power at one time depends on the generator's output capacity and the amount of power each appliance uses. During a power outage, your first priorities are most likely personal safety and...

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Brownouts vs. Blackouts: Why Is Your Power Out?

July 31, 2023

Power outages, no matter their cause, are an inconvenience. But some may be more significant than others, depending on where you live and what measures your utility company employs to provide more consistent power. Let’s discuss the differences between blackouts...

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Field Service Technician (SE MA & RI)

July 31, 2023

Compensation: Negotiable based on relevant experience Employment type: Full-time SSG is currently seeking full time qualified EMERGENCY GENERATOR TECHNICIANS for immediate openings. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to grow and learn in a growing, steady, and secure industry that is always...

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During Extreme Weather Power Outages Hit Hard

July 25, 2023

Extreme weather events are expected to become more frequent and more severe. What could this mean for electric grids in cities and towns across the country, and what about vulnerable people who rely on electricity for medical needs or otherwise?...

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What to Do before a Workplace Power Outage

July 19, 2023

When the lights go out, a power outage emergency response plan (like the small business emergency plan) will not only keep your employees and customers safe but also protect your appliances and equipment from damage. Make sure your employees (and...

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Generator Products

Whether your need is to power your business to keep on your production schedule or your home to keep your family safe and sound;.South Shore Generator has the product diversity to meet all of your generator requirements. We are proud to sell and service generators from 2kW to 2000kW single set units and up to as large as 100MW utilizing Generac's innovative Modular Power Systems (MPS).

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