We know how important it is to be connected and up to date with the world today. When storms hit, standby back up generators can help you do just that. This is why Captain Electric is proud to partner with a few of the largest supplies of generators. We want to provide American Fork with expert generator installation, repair, and maintenance services.

Our partnership with Generac and Honeywell means we are able to offer services like so other electrician in American Fork. When you hire us for your generator services, you know you are getting a technician who has gone through proper training provided straight from the source. Our work must pass certain quality checks before we can leave the job site.

Professional Generator Installation Near American Fork

Why does a family need a generator installed in their home? No one likes to be left in the dark — physically or otherwise. When the power goes out for an extended amount of time, you are risking a lot. You could be missing out on important news as well as you will literally be in the dark. Plus, with the power out for a long time, all of your grocery could go bad causing more in expenses. With generator installation, you are getting peace of mind and an added layer of safety for your family.

How does a generator work?

When a storm hits or a surge happens and takes your power out, a generator will switch on and get your power back up and running. With an automatic transfer switch, it will detect the issue and turn on by itself, providing you with power in seconds. You can be home or on the road, this will happen without you needing to lift a finger.

Once the power has been restored by the American Fork utility company, the generator will switch back off and allow power to flow from the provider.

How is an American Fork generator installed?

generator installation in american forkWe make the whole process easy and we’re definitely not new to the process. As a preferred Generac and Honeywell vender, we’ve done this quite a bit of times.

  1. Location.
    First we choose the location. The best location will be where there is enough room for maintenance. If it’s close to a natural gas line, this may help to save some money.
  2. Installation.
    After a location has been selected, we will lay a concreate slab or pea gravel for the foundation. The generator will be placed on top of this.
  3. Connection.
    Once placed, the generator will be connected to the fuel line and a transfer switch so it can turn on automatically.
  4. Testing.
    When everything is finalized, we will simulate an outage to make sure everything is running properly.

American Fork Generator Savings

Since Captain Electric is a preferred vendor, we are able to pass along some savings to you. Right now, we’re offering two warranties:

Generac Generator Warranty
7 year warranty on Generac Generators through Generac. $700 value — free to all Captain Electric of Utah customers. This warranty covers parts and labor up to 7 years from installation date.

Honeywell Generator Warranty
5 year comprehensive warranty on air-cooled emergency generators.

If you are looking to have a generator installed in American Fork, look no further! Give us a call to see what we can do for you!

American Fork Generator Repair Services

generator repairs american forkOnce you have your generator installed, you must take good care of it. Maintenance should be done yearly but if you find yourself needing a repair, you can give us a call! Don’t wait until a storm hits and you’re left with a generator that doesn’t work.

Signs Your Generator Needs Repairs


Every once in a while your should physically examine your generator. If you notice any signs of damage, be sure to report that to us. Loose debris nearby could’ve fallen on the generator. Make sure to take a good look around!

Starting Issues

Start up your generator every once in a while to make sure it’s still working properly. If you need help with this, we can show you how. If you notice that the generator is starting slowly, this may be a sign that it’s time for a repair.

Electrical Damage

When looking for physical damage to the generator itself, it’s a good idea to check for any damage to the electrical components. Pay close attention to the wiring, buttons, and connectors. Please make sure the generator is powered off before touching anything. If you see frayed wires or missing elements, get in touch — it’s time for a repair.


Leakage is a good sign it’s time for are repair. Fuel and coolant are the most common forms of liqud that help to power your generator. Call our office if you see or smell anything out of the ordinary.

No matter what the issue is, if you think something is wrong with your generator, just give us a call. We will gladly send someone out to help.

Yearly American Fork Generator Maintenance

In order to make sure your generator runs smoothly when you need it, it’s important to keep the generator properly maintained. A trained technician can take a look and make sure everything is working as expected as well as spot out issues before they become a bigger problem.

Over time, like all appliances, your generator will begin to deteriorate. With regular maintenance, you can be sure to get the most out of your generator. This is the best way to be sure your generator will be ready when you need it to be.

During yearly maintenance provided by Captain Electric of Utah, you get a lot. Many things need to be inspected, cleaned, added, or replaced. You can find a full list of generator maintenance items listed on this page.

Our team is proud to provide comprehensive yearly generator maintenance in Alpine. Be sure to call us today to see when we can stop by!

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Generator Services in American Fork was last modified: July 1st, 2021 by Brian Hortin