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How to Quiet a Generator

Generators make great cabin power sources, but they can also be loud. Thankfully, there are options for reducing the volume.
By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: April 1, 2012
Generac generator
NOT SO NOISY – When it’s not in use, a generator with idle-control technology is quiet enough to keep the cabin peace.
Photo by Generac Power Systems
We recently purchased a new generator to power our cabin. It runs great, but it is very loud. We built a shed for it, but it gets too hot inside to close the door. Any suggestions?
– Stanley, via email
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