Home Generators in Des Moines, IA



If you’re considering a home generator in Des Moines, IA, Golden Rule can help you decide on the best one for your home needs.

Heavy storms and other natural disasters can result in unpredictable power outages that leave you in the dark. While most outages resolve themselves in a few hours, some can last much longer, which can be inconvenient. Generac portable generators are one name you can trust if you’re looking to provide uninterrupted power to your home.

Estimates the Golden Rule way

At Golden Rule, our goal is to give each customer the kind of estimate that we’d want for ourselves—one that’s transparent, honest, and free from sales pressure. And that’s exactly what you’ll get when you call us for your whole-home generator estimate.

Cost of your estimate: FREE

How much does it cost to install a whole-home generator in Des Moines?

Our Average$13,000

Reasons to Install Home Generators in Des Moines

We live in an age where everyone wants to stay connected at all times to the internet and to each other. A power outage can interrupt that flow. If you have home medical equipment that relies on electricity, a power outage can also be dangerous.

A whole-house generator can prevent all of this from happening. A generator works by converting mechanical energy or energy from a motor to electrical energy.

When you install a home generator, you can choose which appliances and outlets you want it to run. A generator usually provides power to just the necessary appliances, like your refrigerator, hot water heater and heating and cooling system.

It may also supply power to emergency lights to keep your home illuminated for increased safety. Generators come in different sizes and types. If you’re unsure which one would best suit your home, a professional electrician can offer advice.


There are many benefits home generators can bring to your home: 

Keep necessary equipment running in an outage
Prevent food spoilage
Improved safety and security
Increased comfort
Reduced damage to appliances

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Golden Rule operates a fleet of 50+ vehicles servicing the Des Moines, IA, and Salt Lake City, UT, metro areas. This means our technicians are always nearby, ready to assist you with your repair or consultation.

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Generator FAQs

Trusted Generac Generators

Generac generators are one of the best-selling brands of generators for your home. At Golden Rule, we provide service to all Generac generators and other top brands. Our electricians are fully licensed and insured and can install a new generator in your home, so you’re prepared for the next outage.

In addition to electrical work, we also offer additional services to take care of your home. We provide plumbing services, including installing new appliances, hot water services and drain cleaning.

We can assist with your heating and cooling needs and also help you address your indoor air quality. Our family-run business have provided services to Des Moines and the surrounding area for more than 20 years.

Contact us to learn more about what we have to offer in Des Moines and to schedule an appointment for service.

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and are now extending our trusted services to the Salt Lake City metro area.
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