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Portable Electric Generators Ashburn VA

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The Home Depot
(703)726-2883
21421 Shellhorn Road
Ashburn, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)327-3517
25000 Riding Plaza
Chantilly, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)737-0255
280 Fort Evans Rd
Leesburg, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)368-4900
7486 Stream Walk Ln
Manassas, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)205-1245
2815 Merrilee Drive
Fairfax, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)444-2900
46261 Cranston Way
Sterling, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)435-0778
1651 Reston Parkway
Reston, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(703)591-6808
3201 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(301)330-4900
15740 Shady Grove Road
Gaithersburg, MD
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(301)515-7944
21010 Frederick Rd
Germantown, MD
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Electric Generator Safety


Portable electric generators can be a huge money saver and even a life saver during a power outage. But it is extremely important to follow these safety guidelines when using one:
  • First and foremost, NEVER run the generator indoors, or in an inclosed space where the Carbon Monoxide will build up to dangerous levels. Run the generator on a dry surface, under an open structure.
  • Never connect a generator directly to your home's wiring unless your home has been wired for generator use. This can cause backfeeding power down the power lines and can electrocute anyone coming in contact with them, includeing the line workers making repairs. Have a licensed electrician install the equipment necessary to safely connect a generator to your home.
  • If your generator and home aren't wired to allow direct connection, then always plug appliances directly to the generator.
  • Use heavy duty, outdoor rated extension cords. Make sure the extension cords are free from cuts, tears and the plug has 3 prongs. Remember, an overloaded cord can cause a fire or damage to your appliance.
  • Ensure your generator is properly grounded.
  • Never overload the generator. Only power essential equipment or appliances, and only for the length of time it is needed.
  • Turn off all the equipment powered by the generator before shutting it down.
  • Always keep a fully charged fire extinguisher nearby.
  • Never refuel the generator while it is running.
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