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Expert Generator Installation for Richmond Homes

At Michael & Son, we understand the unique challenges of Richmond’s diverse weather, including hurricanes, thunderstorms, and snowstorms, which frequently cause power outages. Our expert generator installation services ensure Richmond homeowners are always prepared for any power disruption. During your personalized consultation, we assess your energy needs and recommend the ideal generator that provides continuous power and protects your home from common risks like burst pipes and spoiled food. This is particularly crucial for homes with older electrical infrastructures prone to failures. Contact us today to schedule your generator installation consultation and experience the peace of mind only Michael & Son can provide.

  • Financing options with approved credit
  • Experienced, licensed electricians
  • Compliance with local codes

Service Details

Why choose Michael & Son for your generator installation?

At Michael & Son, we understand the critical importance of having a reliable generator in your home, especially during unexpected power outages. Here’s why you should consider us for your generator installation needs in Richmond, VA:

  • Licensed Expertise: Our team consists of experienced, licensed electricians who specialize in complex generator installations. We ensure that every installation is performed with the highest level of professionalism and adherence to local codes.
  • Flexible Financing and Great Savings: Financial considerations shouldn't be a barrier to ensuring your home's safety and comfort. We offer flexible financing options for approved credit. Please visit our coupons page for the most up-to-date specials and promotions on generator installations.
  • Seamless Installation Process: We prioritize your convenience and peace of mind from start to finish. Our process includes a courtesy call the day before your appointment, a selection of top-quality generators to suit your specific needs, and a swift, efficient installation. Our electricians arrive with fully stocked trucks to complete most installations in less than a day, ensuring everything operates perfectly before they leave.
  • Dedicated Customer Support and Maintenance: Your satisfaction is paramount to us. After installation, we seek your feedback to ensure our service meets your expectations. If not, we are committed to making it right. Additionally, our Home Care Program offers extensive annual savings and protects your entire home, covering HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.
  • Reputation for Excellence: With strong positive feedback and high ratings on major platforms like Facebook and Google, our reputation speaks for itself. The Richmond community has trusted us for years thanks to our unwavering commitment to quality service and customer satisfaction.


What's the cost of a generator installation in Richmond?

A generator installation in Richmond typically falls within this price range:

  • Low $10,000
  • Our Average $14,000
  • High $22,000

How Michael & Son Calculates Your Generator Installation Quote in Richmond

  • Size and Capacity: The size of the generator, usually measured in kilowatts (kW), is a primary factor. Larger generators that can power more appliances or an entire home will cost more than smaller, more limited models.
  • Fuel Type: Generators run on various fuels, including gasoline, diesel, propane, and natural gas. The type of fuel can affect the installation cost due to the need for appropriate storage tanks or connections to existing gas lines.
  • Additional Features: Some generators have features like automatic transfer switches, remote monitoring, and noise reduction technology, which can add to the cost.
  • Installation Complexity: The complexity of the installation process can significantly impact costs. This includes the need for any electrical upgrades to your home's panel, the installation of a transfer switch, the placement of the generator, and the need to comply with local codes and regulations.
  • Permits and Regulations: Local building codes and regulations may require permits before installation. The cost and requirements for permits can vary widely depending on your location.


Enjoy a 5‑star generator installation in Richmond in 5 steps

  1. Book Your Generator Service

    Schedule generator service with Michael & Son by calling our team seven days a week at (804) 465-6453. You can also schedule online and a team member will reach out to you directly to confirm your appointment.

  2. Introduction to Your Licensed Electrician

    The day before your appointment, we'll give you a quick courtesy phone call to remind you of your scheduled service. We'll also email you your technician's name, a photo, and a few fun facts about their background.

  3. Choose the Right Generator

    If you're considering installing a new generator, we'll start by discussing various models and options to find the best fit for your needs. Additionally, we'll review local regulations to determine if any preparatory tasks, like installing a concrete slab, are necessary before the installation can proceed.

  4. Installation Day

    Our electricians arrive in fully-stocked trucks, ready to tackle even the toughest generator installations. Most jobs take under a day to complete, and your electricians will always test to make sure everything is working in perfect order before they leave.

  5. Feedback and Follow-Up

    Once we're confident that your system is working, we'll request your feedback for the job. Your opinion sincerely matters to us. And if the job wasn't up to your standards, we promise we'll do everything in our power to make it right.

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