Generators

Your Trusted Source for Generators in Moncton

Our Selection of Reliable
Backup Generators

Be prepared for Moncton’s next power outage with a  portable generator that fits your building’s requirements. At MacLeod’s, we proudly offer a wide range of reliable backup generators for any property, residential and commercial.

Portable Generators

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Portable generators are a reliable backup power source to protect your home or power your campsite.

Standby Generators

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Standby generators are perfect for electrical emergencies, capable of powering your whole house.

Light Commercial Generators

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Reduce downtime and potential loss of revenue at your commercial property with a light commercial generator.

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Full Service Backup Power Solutions

Moncton's Trusted Generator Distributors and Electrical Contractors

MacLeod’s Electric is a licensed distributor of portable generators, whole-home generators and light commercial generators.
We also deliver top-notch generator installation, repair and maintenance solutions for both commercial and residential properties.

We recognize your need for a reliable backup power source, we are here to help with generator solutions for years to come.

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a man trying to get electricity running during a power outage

Don't Have a Back-up or Portable Generator?

The Benefits of Having a Backup Generator For Your Home

Having a backup or portable generator in your home is important to help prevent  damage and other complications during a power outage. Some key benefits of having a backup generator in your home include:

  • Instant Backup Power – you can have an effective solution to keep the power running in your home during a power outage.
  • No Need to Leave Your Home – A backup generator can provide days worth of power to keep your family safe during a power outage.
  • Climate Control – You can keep your HVAC system running to keep a comfortable temperature inside your home.
  • Keep Your Sump Pump Working – One of the biggest concerns during a power outage is the possibility of flooding.
  • Save Your Food – Keep your refrigerator running with a backup generator to not spoil any of your food.

Be prepared for the next power outage with a backup generator. Contact our team to find a generator that fits your needs!

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Generator FAQs

Standby generators are used in the case of a power outage. They are quite literally standing by with their systems always ready to kick in immediately should there be a power failure.

Backup generators, otherwise known as portable generators are not permanent installations. They are only used to provide temporary backup power as needed. A backup generator needs to be started manually in the case of a power outage.

Some generators have a voltage select switch that allows varied voltage selection without the need for changing hardwire configurations. The certified electricians at MacLeod’s Electric can help change the generator output voltage should you need it!
Yes. All portable or backup generators need to be grounded. Modern portable generators are designed with a metal frame around the generator that acts as a path of least electrical resistance.
Portable and backup generators should be tested at least once a month within 30-50% of their maximum load and for at least a 30-minute duration. For home generators, you should hire an electrician to perform a detailed inspection every 6-12 months.
Portable generators can range in volume from 60-90 decibels – measured from an industry standard of 7 metres from the generator. It’s equivalent to the noise level of a common dishwasher or household vacuum cleaner. Cheaper generators will typically be noisier than more expensive models.

In order to determine what size of generator you would need for your home, follow these 3 simple steps:

  1. Make a list of every appliance that you want to power.
  2. Determine the starting and running wattage of every electrical item on your list.
  3. Add all of the values together and this number should help provide a rough estimate for what size of generator you’ll need for your home.

 

If you’re still unsure, you can call on the certified and licensed electricians at MacLeod’s Electric. We’ll help give you a more accurate estimate and provide you with a free quote for your generator!