Key Questions To Ask When Selecting a Mobile Generator Rental
Not all generators are created equal, and no two mobile generator rental companies offer the same service. When selecting a company, there are some key questions you want to ask before making your decision. At Gen-Tech Power Generation Specialists, the following are questions we recommend you ask before signing the rental agreement.
1. Will this generator work for my operations?
Every mobile generator is different, and you need one with sufficient power and reliability for your operations. Make sure that you clearly explain your intended use, the work environment, and the expected duration of the rental. You will also want to know if they have a history of providing rental services to your industry. In fact, a reliable rental provider will usually ask you these questions before you even bring it up.
2. What’s included in the rental?
Does the rental include spider boxes? What about cable ramps and cold weather kits? Some rentals are bare-bones, while others include the works. Some providers put together packages, while others offer accessories piece by piece. Always know what’s included in your rental and what equipment the rental provider recommends for your specific power generator.
3. Who is responsible for installation and removal?
Do you have to pick the generator up at the rental provider’s facility, or will they deliver it to your site? Do you have to set it up and break it down when the rental period comes to an end? Make sure you know who will be responsible for these critical details, otherwise you could find yourself waiting around for a generator that you were supposed to pick up yesterday.
4. Is maintenance and support included?
Always verify whether you are responsible for maintaining the generator or whether the rental provider will include maintenance services in the rental agreement. The more you know about the support services the mobile generator rental provider offers, the more you can prepare for the road ahead. Likewise, you want to ask whether the generator’s operations are guaranteed and whether the rental provider will replace it should it fail before the rental period is over.
5. Where will the fuel come from?
Ask whether the mobile generator rental provider will provide fuel as part of the agreement or whether you are responsible for sourcing your own fuel. Many times, generator rental companies will have agreements with fuel companies that make it easier for you to fill up your tanks and keep the power flowing.
Finally, we recommend that you move on to the next option if you are uncomfortable with any of the questions you are asked or the answers you receive.
We know you have many questions about the mobile generator rentals we offer, and we invite you to contact Gen-Tech Power Generation Specialists at (800) 625-8324 for more information about the generators we offer. We are happy to answer your questions and help you select the right system for your operational requirements.