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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...


Generac Sales Event FREE 7-Year Warranty

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...


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...


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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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...


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.


2023 Best Places To Work Sponsored By Brabo

November 6, 2023

South Shore Generator Sales & Service 2696A Cranberry Hwy, Wareham 508-295-7336 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...


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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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.


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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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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