Generac Installation

This undated photo provided by Generac shows a Guardian Series built-in generator available for homeowners. Although built-ins are more expensive and require professional installation, they turn on automatically in power outages. Portables are powered by gasoline and need to be manually started.  (AP Photo/Generac)



Why Choose us

Professional Generac Installation

Crown Wheele aligns itself with an educated customer. We believe it’s significantly important to answer your questions with transparency. Two common questions frequently asked related to Generac Installation are:

What to Expect from Your Free Home Assessment?

What is included in the Cost of Generac Installations and what differentiates Crown Wheel from typical Generac installations?

Generac Installation-What to Expect from Your Free Home Assessment

If you’re considering a Generac installation for your home, you’ll want a licensed, bonded, and insured Generac dealer to provide a home assessment. This consulting service will help you determine the right generator. For residents in Northwest Indiana, Crown Wheele provides this inspection, evaluation, and consultation at no cost. This evaluation will save you lots of time and money!

Crown Wheele was hand-picked by Generac for its impeccable reputation in NWI. For over 75 years, Crown Wheele has helped folks in Valparaiso and Chesterton with mechanical and electrical solutions.

As a licensed, bonded, and insured Generac installation dealership, Crown Wheele is uniquely qualified to recommend the best and safest method of installing your generator.

To ensure you get the Most from your Generac Home Assessment, follow these tips…

Make sure all decision-makers are present for the assessment. This is a large investment with many options to fit your unique needs.

Be ready to discuss why you want a Generac generator. Write a list of electrical devices and electrical loads you want to back up.

Crown Wheele will use this info to calculate and determine your standby power needs and which Generac will fit your requirements.

Think about where you want to position your Generac generator. The generator will need to be 18″ from your home and a safe distance from doors, windows and open-air intakes.

Take into consideration home associations and local restrictions when positioning your Generac. Crown Wheele is experienced and familiar with local guidelines, rules, and policies and can assure you are compliant.


More Power. More Protection. More Peace of Mind.

Home Assessment Walk-Thru

Crown Wheele will assess your power needs followed by a walk around your home with you to discuss which electric loads you wish to back up, your budget and best location for your generator and transfer switch.

The Generac Generator cost is looked at when it includes installation, permits, and all other fees
  • Once carefully assessed, Crown Wheele will calculate the total load to determine which generator will fit your needs and optimize your budget. A generator too small won’t power all your appliances and it’s wasteful to spend more money on a system that is more than you need.
  • Crown Wheele will use an iPad with an interactive app to help support your questions with useful tables. videos and tools. Your questions and goals are valued and significant in determining best practice solutions.
  • Crown Wheele will offer you a site survey and discuss with you local permit requirements and outline the installation process and talk to you about the next steps if you decide to move forward.
  • Crown Wheele assessment will include good- better- best options, accessories options, and maintenance plan offerings. You’ll also have online shopping options for added convenience.
  • Questions. Make sure you ask questions about the proposal. Ask about payment and Financing options, and tax incentives.
  • This free assessment makes it easy to discover which generac generator will fit your needs.

Why Generac Generator Installation Matters

Expertise and Knowledge

As Valparaiso’s Certified Generac Dealers, Crown Wheele’s technicians undergo specialized training and have in-depth knowledge about Generac generators. They are familiar with the product specifications, installation requirements, and best practices. Their expertise ensures that the generator is installed correctly and functions are optimized.

Warranty and Support

Generac provides warranties for their generators, but often, these warranties require professional installation by a certified dealer. By having Crown Wheele install the Generac generator, you ensure that the warranty remains valid. Additionally, if any issues arise during or after the installation, Crown Wheele can provide reliable support and assistance.

Compliance with Local Codes and Regulations

Electrical installations, including generators, must comply with local building codes and regulations for safety reasons. Crown Wheele is knowledgeable about these codes and regulations and can ensure that the generator installation meets all the necessary requirements. This compliance helps avoid potential safety hazards and legal issues.

Safety and Reliability

A generator installation involves working with electrical systems, fuel connections, and potentially complex wiring. Improper installation can lead to safety hazards such as electrocution, fires, or damage to the generator or property. As a Certified dealer, Crown Wheele will follow standardized installation procedures, ensuring that the generator is installed safely and operates reliably.

Customized Solutions and Load Calculations

As a Certified Generac dealer, Crown Wheele can assess your specific power needs and provide customized solutions. They can perform load calculations to determine the appropriate generator size for your home or business. Choosing the right generator size is crucial to ensure that it can handle the electrical load and prevent overloading or underutilization.

Maintenance and Servicing

Generac generators require regular maintenance to keep them in optimal condition. With 24/7 services, Crown Wheele offers maintenance services and can provide scheduled servicing to keep your generator running smoothly. Crown Wheele stocks every genuine Generac part and is trained in diagnosing and resolving any issues that may arise.