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Portable Electric Generators Gresham OR

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The Home Depot
(503)674-3944
25101 SE Stark Street
Troutdale, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(503)252-0188
11633 NE Glen Widing Dr
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(503)723-3181
2002 Washington Street
Oregon City, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(503)639-3500
14800 SW Sequoia Parkway
Tigard, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(503)469-4242
4401 Southwest 110th Ave
Beaverton, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(503)261-8543
10120 SE Washington St
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(360)254-6289
330 SE 192nd Ave
Vancouver, WA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(503)289-9200
1728 N Jantzen Beach Ctr
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(360)253-3993
8601 NE Andresen Rd
Vancouver, WA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(503)289-9200
1728 N Jantzen Beach Ctr
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-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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