A residential home generator outside a house

Residential (Home) Generators

Home generators vary considerably in the quality of parts and engineering they are made with, the amount of fuel they consume, and the speed at which they age. This is why it is important to do your research before selecting a residential generator.

If you want a home generator that lasts much longer, please watch this video. Chuck Guisgand, a generator dealer from Michigan, discusses the value and longevity of KOHLER® generators based on what he has seen during his many years of repairing generators.

Why Kohler? – :55

3 Important Reasons To Use KOHLER® Generators


KOHLER® generators are the most efficient and cost-effective generators on the market. The FAA chose KOHLER® generators to protect the 1.7 million passengers in its care on any given day because of their superior quality and cost effectiveness. Kohler puts that same quality, consistency and care in their residential generators.

How KOHLER® Generators Are Different – 1:24

KOHLER’s Quality Parts Difference – :56


KOHLER® dealers are certified and knowledgeable on a level that other professionals simply aren’t. They undergo strict training and are required to re-certify every two years. A company willing to invest in maintaining this level of technical skill has invested in giving you true quality service.

Why KOHLER® Dealers? – 1:04


Kohler delivers the best ownership experience we’ve found. Besides outstanding maintenance and emergency support through their Dealer network, Kohler gives you cutting edge resources.

OnCue® System: Track Your Power – :45

Remotely monitor and manage your home generator from your computer or mobile phone.

Favorite Features of KOHLER® Residential Generators

5-year, 2,000 hour Premium Warranty
Each residential generator is built to last, long-term, in extreme conditions. Kohler offers a premium warranty to ensure your product lasts if something goes wrong.

Total Reliability
Every generator is tested during each step of the engineering process before passing inspection and moving to production.

Industrial-Grade Engines
Get maximum performance from Kohler with fuel efficient, industrial-grade engines.

No Refueling Necessary
You won’t need to worry about refueling your generator, which runs on either natural gas or propane.

Near Instant Action
KOHLER® generators can automatically revive your major appliances in a matter of seconds.

Mobile OnCue® Plus Generator Management System (Optional)
You’re always connected to your generator with the mobile app. Track real-time power status, view the last time it ran, turn on/off circuits from anywhere (additional option), and more.

Sound Silencers
Equipped with critical sound silencers, KOHLER® generators won’t be noisy or disruptive when they kick on.

UL Listed
KOHLER® generators are UL listed, CSA certified & meet worldwide emissions regulations with clean-burning engines.

To learn more about KOHLER® residential generators, please call us, or visit this page on the Kohler website.

Why Call Power Systems West?

Besides our 24/7 service team and fleet, customers value our extensive money-saving “product fit” knowledge. We examine all the details and give you sizing considerations, associated install costs, budgeting considerations, possible field issues and maintenance concerns. You will know everything you need to make an informed decision that keeps your home safe for years to come.

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