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The Home Depot’s generator installation professionals are local, licensed, insured, and undergo a thorough background-screening process.

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Trusted Installers

Our team consists of licensed Home Depot Installers who have passed background checks, so you can be confident in their reputation and the quality of their work.

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Standby Generators Keep the Lights On

Let us help ensure that you are never in the dark by installing a quality whole-house standby generator that manages your home's emergency power needs with a low-cost and customizable system.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common standby generator installation questions.

Standby Generator Installation Process

1 Understand the Benefits of Home Depot’s Install Program

If you are not sure whether or not you need a professional installer, consider:

  •  Your confidence that you’ve selected an adequately-sized system for your needs
  • The weight of the generator, and equipment needed to transport it
  • Local codes
  • Your comfort level working with electrical wiring, grounding, voltage, amperage and gas line hookup

2 Call for a FREE In-Home Consultation

Call 1-800-HOMEDEPOT (466-3337) to schedule an appointment with a trained home backup power system consultant. They will assess your backup power needs, help you select the right system and schedule installation.

3 The in-home consultation

A qualified local installer will visit your home and:

  • Assess your backup power needs
  • Review important installation details, including sizing and site evaluation
  • Identification of any non-typical issues that may arise

You will receive a system recommendation and installation estimate. Also noted are any additional installation services, custom electrical work and associated costs that you may incur.

4 Purchase Generator

Using the recommendation from your in-home consultation, you can now confidently purchase your standby generator system.

5 Professional Installation

A team of courteous, trained installation specialists will install your Generac backup power system and:

  •  Review the work completed
  • Clean up the installation site
  • Perform a walk-thru demonstration
  • Coordinate inspections to validate code compliance and obtain the necessary approvals

6 Enjoy Peace of Mind

Rest easy knowing your backup power comes from Generac, the market leader, with installation backed by The Home Depot

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Request a FREE in-home consultation with a licensed Home Depot Installer.

Call 1-800-HOME DEPOT (1-800-466-3337), visit a store, or request a consultation online.