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How To Choose The Right Size Generator for Your Jobsite


Typically construction sites are not fully equipped with power outlets to run the tools and appliances needed to get your project completed. Having a generator on site can solve this issue in a snap, but how do you know what size you’re going to need? Here are some things to consider.

Why Choosing the Right Size Generator is Critical

Choosing a generator isn’t difficult, but there are a few things you should take note of before making a final decision. Since there are many different size generators, you’ll need to know the type of tools that you’ll be hooking up to your generator as well as how much wattage you will need.

It’s critical to ensure that the generator you rent can handle the wattage required to power your appliances and tools. For example, medium-sized generators can power between 6,000 and 9,000 watts were extra-large generators can power 10,000 watts or higher.

What is Your Budget?

Understanding your budget beforehand can help you work with your rental equipment company to find the right-sized generator that will also meet your budgeting needs for your construction project .

What to Look For When Renting a Generator

When it comes to renting a generator, you want to ensure that you are getting the best value possible from your construction equipment rental company. Here’s what to look out for:

  • The generator is well-maintained and in good working condition.
  • The rental company policies and procedures on the rental time frame.
  • Type of fuel needed as well as fuel costs.
  • Will you be supplied with accessories such as cables and breakers.

From generators to excavation equipment, we’ve got everything you need to get your construction projects underway. Our professionals will ask the right questions to ensure you have the proper equipment to get your jobs done right. Contact Calgrove Equipment Rentals today at (818) 805-1617 to learn more about how we can help.

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