Real Stories

Spring Weather Can Bring on a Flood of Problems

Spring is here and even with the mild winter in many areas of the country, most of us look forward to this time of year. Before you get too excited, I just want to remind homeowners that Spring weather can also bring along basement flooding in many areas of the country. […]

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The Rookie's Guide to Portable Generators

These beasts can back up your home in the midst of a power outage, power a campsite or weld a house without breaking a sweat. If you’re thinking of buying one, we’re sure you have questions. So, let’s break it down for you. What is a portable generator? Portable generators provide instant power virtually anywhere. So, whether […]

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7 Winter Weather Power Outage Safety Tips

With major snowstorms like Winter Storm Jonas, homeowners are reminded to keep preparedness top of mind. KOHLER Generators�has put together a list of expert tips to help homeowners prepare for possible power outages. Power Outage Safety Tips Turn off major appliances such as water heaters, stoves and air conditioning units. Unplug other appliances such as […]

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FAQ: Winter Weather Generator Care

At this time of year, winter storms can bring strong, possibly damaging winds, heavy snowfall, significant icing and coastal flooding. We’ve put together a list of FAQs to help homeowners ensure their KOHLER generators are ready for severe winter weather and impending power outages. Q: Do I need to clear the snow from the intake and exhaust vents? […][…]

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5 Tips to Stay Safe During Extended Power Outages

When severe summer storms come rolling in, power outages pose a likely threat to your home.�In addition to considering backup power, the experts at KOHLER Generators have developed a list of important things you can do to ensure the safety and security of your family in the event of a power outage. 5 Tips: Candles […]

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3 Home Improvements to Withstand Severe Summer Weather

Mother Nature can be hard on your home, especially during the summer months. Thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes can cause extensive damage to houses and entire communities. Some preparation, however, can help homeowners defend their homes against severe-weather damage. Here are some home improvements you can undertake to help protect your home from summer storm damage: […]

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Hurricane Matthew: We Didn't Sit in the Dark

Hurricane Matthew devastated hundreds of thousands of individuals, leaving many without power when they needed it the most. KOHLER gave John Zarrella a generator last year and this was his experience with it during Hurricane Matthew

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We Should Have Bought a Kohler Years Ago

“Sometimes a power outage can mean family fun -- board games by flashlight. But after one evening, when the kids want TV and you don’t have Internet and your cell phones need charging, it’s not so much fun. And when you’re huddled around a propane heater – one that’s supposedly safe indoors – it’s definitely not fun at all. You walk into a dark bedroom and out of habit flip on the light switch and … nothing. That kind of sums it up. ...

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A Tale of Two Outages

Like many folks, John Donaldson was on the fence about buying backup power for his home. After all, a backup generator is a significant investment, and he had lived in his house for years, with the longest power outage lasting just five hours. Until October 29, 2011.

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A Tale of Two Outages

Like many folks, John Donaldson was on the fence about buying backup power for his home. After all, a backup generator is a significant investment, and he had lived in his house for years, with the longest power outage lasting just five hours. Until October 29, 2011.

It was the worst of times. 

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