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Generator Installation in Beaverton, Oregon

Poor weather, human interference, and system overloads are not uncommon ways that the power in Beaverton, Oregon can unexpectedly shut off. When the power disappears in the blink of an eye, you don’t just lose lighting, but essentials for safety and comfort, such as temperature control and refrigeration, can also become inaccessible. Restoring power isn’t always quick, and an extended time without it can move from annoying to disruptive. When your home stops having normal access to power, you need to be able to rely on a backup source to keep your household functioning as smoothly as possible.

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Beaver Electric offers backup generator installation and maintenance to ensure that an outage or natural disaster doesn’t leave you in the dark. Installing a generator gives you continued access to power even when the grid is down, and if you drive an electric vehicle, you’ll have the assurance that you have transportation available with a functioning EV charger. When you trust the experienced professionals at Beaver Electric to install an emergency backup generator system, you can rest easily knowing your system is up to code with the correct wiring and wattage. We make it so easy that you might hardly notice the transition to backup power!

Types of Generators

Portable – Often pictured when you hear the phrase “backup generators”, portable generators have to ability to be moved to different locations as needed. They typically run off gasoline, propane, natural gas, or diesel.

Inverter – Inverter generators utilize an electronic alternator, making them portable and efficient in most cases. They are particularly popular for RVs and campers and must be used outdoors. Inverter generators run off gasoline.

Standby – Our specialty standby generators turn on automatically when the power fails and are installed permanently outside a home or business. We highly recommend installing a standby generator, as they are the best defense against an outage, are extremely reliable systems, and make transitioning to backup power easy.

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The Installation Process

If you are picturing a small, portable generator, you may think that the generator installation process is a breeze. However, permanent systems such as standby generators can be a lengthy process to install correctly. It is best to hire a Beaver Electric professional to ensure everything works correctly and safely. Our experts will help you obtain the correct permit, make certain that the area of installation is level, and verify that all your home wiring is up to code. Our electricians can also walk you through choosing the best system for your home factors, such as the size and power needed, the number of rooms and appliances you need to run, and the optimal location. Once a system is chosen and there is a level area, our team will connect fuel lines and attach your new generator to your home’s electrical system.

Generator Maintenance in Beaverton

Like most home systems and appliances, your generator may face problems stemming from lack of use, wear and tear, or other unseen issues. Regardless of the type of generator you have on hand for emergencies, yearly maintenance can go a long way to keep your generator running when you need it most.

Common Generator Problems

When a power outage hits your Beaverton, Oregon home, having a backup generator installed on your property can make all the difference. Contact us today for generator installation services, as well as all your other electrical needs, including electric repairs, remodeling, energy-efficient upgrades, and more!

Beaverton Electricians Frequently Asked Questions

This is a very common question! When we perform electrical work, we pull the permits and if a check is required by a city or county, we take care to schedule it immediately after a job is completed.

Differing types of jobs may dictate the timing of our work. If the job is not dependent on other work being completed first, then we are free to schedule anytime that works for you. When the electrical work is done, we will then coordinate with you to time our work based off the schedules and the completed work of other contractors.

All of our electricians at Beaver Electric are not only regulated through the state of Oregon to ensure proper training but are also trained in appropriate etiquette. Our electricians will show up with a fully stocked truck, a clean uniform, and will always leave an area cleaner than what it previously was. Our workers are background checked and always friendly, kind, and respectful.

About Beaverton, Oregon

Beaverton, located in Washington County, is one of the main cities that make up the Portland Metro area. The Portland downtown area is easily accessible to Beaverton residents thanks to the MAX Light Rail system, with both the Red and Blue lines running between the two cities.
Elevation: 190’
Area: 19.58 mi2
Top Things to Do in Beaverton:
Tualatin Hills Nature Center
Jenkins Estate
Hiking Trails

Tualatin Hills
Nature Center



Noted as the #12 Best Suburbs to Live in Oregon, Beaverton is considered a great place to live. There is a seemingly endless amount of cafes, bars, restaurants, and parks for you to enjoy with friends and family. The public schools are highly rated and it has easy access to the Portland downtown area. 

Beaverton is well-known for being the popular neighbor of Portland. Its many wineries, restaurants, parks, and shopping options make it a hot spot for people in the Portland Metro area. It is also well-known for being the location of Nike’s global headquarters. 

Beaverton is located 7 miles west of Portland.

Driving Directions from Beaverton, OR

Our office is located at 669 S. 1st #150, Hillsboro, OR 97123

  1. Head west on OR-8 W/SW Canyon Rd toward SW Lombard Ave
  2. Continue straight to stay on OR-8 W
  3. Turn left onto SE Walnut St
  4. Turn left onto S 1st Ave
  5. Destination will be on the right

Beaver Electric – Electricians, Electrical Services, Emergency Electricians, Residential Electrician
669 S 1st Ave, #150, Hillsboro, OR 97123