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Don’t let your weekend at the cottage be ruined by a power outage.

You work all week, head to the lake, cut the grass, sit down to relax and …  the power is out..  Or worse, you’re away in the winter and a power outage results in frozen pipes and a big insurance claim.  These are all problems of the past when you install a standby generator.

A permanently installed standby generator protects your cottage automatically. These generators run on natural gas, propane or diesel and sit outside your cottage just like a central air conditioning unit. Within seconds of the power going out your generator kicks in restoring power to all the vital components inside your cottage – furnace, fridge, lights and sensitive electronics like computers and televisions.

Award Winning Customer Experience

We have been recognized as a Consumers Choice Award Winner 3 years in a row, and when you combine our amazing customer service with the industries best generators from Cummins, Briggs & Stratton, and Kohler, you’ve got a great combination.  Each manufacturer offers a few unique product benefits that may be right for you our team can help you pick the right size from the right company for your home. 

How do I choose the right generator for me?

With different manufacturers to choose from and a whole bunch of different models, there are two easy ways to choose your generator.  You can use our online sizing tool by clicking here.  It will collect some information about your cabin and the critical components for you and give you a suggested generator size.  You can also reach out to our team, we will walk you through selecting your generator and answering any questions you may have.

The Installation Process.

Your Shordee Technician arrives at your home with your generator and everything needed to install and commission your generator. Once the generator is installed and connected to your homes power system, we run a load bank test to ensure that your generator is running at factory specifications.  If it doesn’t pass this test, it probably won’t pass the test when the power goes out either.  If you are talking to your local contractor about a generator, make sure to ask them if they do a factory authorized commissioning of your generator and if that includes a load bank test.

How much does a standby generator cost?

The cost of your generator will vary depending on the size of the system and which features we specify.  The best way to price out a home standby generator is to use our online sizing tool and we can give you a price quote on the generator that fits your needs.

Don't worry about the cottage when you go away.

A standby generator is an investment in your cottage ,which will bring you peace of mind and security knowing your home away from home and your lifestyle are protected and that a power outage won’t cause frozen water lines or spoiled food.

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Standby Generators ensure your home has a 24/7 uninterrupted power supply.