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We are pleased with nearly one thousand 5-star customer reviews! There are many cases where our customers come back to review after using the product, sometimes in the most severe wet weather. How does GenTent perform? See the list below!

We also have several videos of the GenTent performing live. GenTent remains stable in winds that can topple trees, stays waterproof in the most severe precipitation and always allows the generator to cool itself. Portable generator makers have taken notice as endorsements come in and we are now manufacturing custom logo'd GenTents.

The detailed Independent Test Lab report confirms what customers report below - GenTent is the premier, no compromise, well engineered generator tent solution for running portable and inverter generators in nearly any wet weather event.

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GenTent Testimonials, Usage Reports and Reviews

Consumer Reports November, 2016
Portable Generators Would Become Safer Under Proposed New Rules

"Never run a generator in a garage or shed even with the doors open. Don’t let it run in the rain unless it’s covered by a model-specific tent, designed to shield the unit from the elements while still allowing it to vent properly." Paul Hope, Consumer Reports

GenTent's the Bomb!
June 29, 2017
Reviewer: Wendy from Pittsburgh, PA

Used my GenTent during a rainy stay at no-hookups Asseteague National Seashore campground. Used the clear skirt to add greater protection for my model of generator (Champion 75531i). Perfect performance! Worry free running in storm. No need to stow it away. Saw another GenTent in the campground, so word is spreading! Great innovation for our camping equipment list. Fabulous customer service, too.

These guys rock!!
June 9, 2017
Reviewer: Rodolfo from Johnson City, TN

This is a fantastic product. I've used it twice already in a storm and it worked perfectly. Their customer service is outstanding as well. I ordered the wrong tent as I have an inverted Honda eu 7000 and they shipped the correct hardware for my tent and had me ship them back the hardware I accidentally ordered! This is a great product and really awesome group of guys who run this company! I would recommend this for anyone who loves camping or anyone with a mobile food truck business like me!!

tent for Champion 3500W
May 25, 2017
Reviewer: from Brandon, FL

Product is very well made and fit my generator perfectly.As luck would have it we had rain and gusting wind [20 to35 mph] and it held up just as advertised.Living in Florida makes having a back up genny a must and not having to shut it down and cover it up for every little bit of rain is a great idea. Hopefully I'll never have to use it but chances are I will eventually.I've already told my friends and neighbors about the gen tent and recommend it for anyone who has a generator.

Everything it promises
March 16, 2017
Reviewer: RBH from West Barnstable, MA

I ordered my Stormbracer 10k, and it arriveded in a few days. The materials were well packed and free of any damage. The printed installation instructions were very concise, and the GenTent videos from their site were extremely helpful as well. A couple of weeks after I installed the Stormbracer, we had a major snow storm, with over 12 inches of snow and winds gusts up to 60 mph. The Stormbracer and generator performed perfectly with no issues. The Stormbacer is worth every penny!

Didn't bother it a bit
March 15, 2017
Reviewer: Paul from Atkinson, NH

Fifteen inches of snow and 60 mph winds didn't bother it a bit.

Well designed and manufactured
January 16, 2017
Reviewer: Nick from Marstons Mills, MA

This product was very thoughtfully designed, easy to install, and works great. We just went through blizzard conditions with well over a foot of snow and the Stormbracer was completely unaffected by the accumulated snow. Glad we had it!

Excellent product and customer service
September 6, 2016
Reviewer: Wayne from Virginia Beach, VA

I purchased my Gent Tent shortly before Tropical Storm Hermine decided to head our way. It withstood rain and wind gusts over 50 miles per hour. I purchased the product made in the U.S. and the optional transparent skirt which made access to the electrical outlets easier. I was also very impressed by the excellent customer service I received from the Gen Tent staff. I received emails and phone calls to answer my questions and make sure my Gen Tent was assembled and working properly.

Product Proved its Worth
July 29, 2016
Reviewer: Howard from Bethlehem, PA

Had the Gen Tent in service last week during a 6 hour power outage due to severe thunderstorms running through my area in Bethlehem, PA. Your product proved its worth as my Generac XG8000 kept our home operating despite the storms. See attached pic. Side skirts were placed after I took the pic. My neighbors were jealous!!

Great Product!
July 13, 2016
Reviewer: Richard from Washington State

Used the gen tent Xki for the first time dry camping for two weeks at Ocean Shores Washington. We used it on a Honda 2000. The 2nd day we went through a storm with 60mph plus winds and sideways buckets of rain.We ran the generator during the storm and the electronics stayed totally dry! You can't ask more of it than that. Thanks gen tent.

Product Performed Flawlessly
June 16, 2016
Reviewer: Daniel from Central Ohio

Your product performed flawlessly. We had major winds (50-60) mph and torrential rain. Was a lot of property damage in and around Central Ohio and thousands without power. Thanks so much for your help and patience with the order process. I will tell every one I now not to buy any product other than the GenTent!

Great Customer Service
February 24, 2016
Reviewer: Dogs On the Farm from Atlantic Heights, NJ

My family and I own a kennel so we always have pets staying with us and we cannot afford to not have power. With the GenTents we have we can run our generators in the toughest NJ snowstorms. When we had an issue with a part on one of our tents, GenTent sent us out a new one right away. Product works as advertised.

Home Owner
February 10, 2016
Reviewer: John from Ashaway, RI

Last Week We had a major snow Storm, In Rhode Island 40 mph wind gusts, blowing wet snow. I set Generator Outside of Garage in Driveway. this was the first time ,I used the Gen Tent. I was a little nervous , because of the high wind, and wet snow. I purchased the electrical skirt clear Vinyl. for maximum protection. It worked great! ran generator for a total of 11 hours, no problems at all. Generator was dry.

GenTent worked awesome!
February 6, 2016
Reviewer: Dan from Billerica, MA

I finally had the opportunity to use my generator yesterday after having it for 3 or 4 years! The gentent worked awesome! The snow was falling and the wind was blowing, and my gen stayed nice and dry! Great product – so glad I purchased!

Works Perfectly
November 2, 2015
Reviewer: Heather from Good Life BBQ in Texas

GenTent 10k XKi Stormbracer Honda parallel dual EU2000is running in rain

[Note: Dual Honda EU2000is under a single GenTent XKi] We chose to cook during one of the rain systems…the GenTent was put to WORK!! These pics are from 2 weeks ago during the remnants of hurricane Patricia, a cold front and a gulf front colliding all at the same time. When that happens you get 7 ½ inches of rain in a short period of time and have flooding. Shortly after the flooding pic was taken we were told the cook-off was off and the park was being evacuated or we would’ve taken more pics of it in its elements – no pun intended.We never lost power and the generators ran smoothly throughout the storm. In my opinion it worked perfectly!

Superior product and service
October 30, 2015
Reviewer: Ed from Union, ME

I installed my GenTent just in time for a gusty and wet New England fall storm. My GenTent was carefully boxed, but what really impressed me was how good the instructions were. They were extremely clear and easy to follow. Additionally, there are four corner pieces. One of them is pre-assembled so even if you struggle with written directions, you can copy the one that is already completed. My GenTent performed as advertised during the storm we got. My generator was dry, and the tent stayed firmly in place.

10K XKi Stormbracer
August 18, 2015
Reviewer: Art from Sharon, WI

Excellent product. It did what it was advertised to do. Keep my generator dry and protected. Instructions were well laid out and accurate. I may have to get another for my Generac XL 5500.

Very good investment
August 18, 2015
Reviewer: John from Vicksburg, MS

It has turned out to be a very good investment for me. It has been through two rains now and my generator is well protected. This is a very good product.

Great Product!!
July 13, 2015
Reviewer: RZ from Media, PA

We were without power for 4 days after horrible storm! You product preformed perfectly in the heavy weather and protected our new Generac from the elements! All the neighbors want one!

Awesome
June 16, 2015
Reviewer: Kim Wagner from Roy, UT

The GenTent worked perfectly during our recent mountain camping trip when a summer band of T-storms rolled in for the entire evening. GenTent allowed us to use our two Yamaha EF2000iS generators connected in parallel with Yamaha Sidewinder cable to power our trailer safely and kept both generators dry.

Protects my nearly $4,000 investment
April 14, 2015
Reviewer: Larry from Murrysville, Pennsylvania

Recently, I trusted my Gen Tent to protect my nearly $4000 investment in a Honda inverter type generator in a rain storm with winds so strong that they brought a tree down on the main power feed to our subdivision. After four hours of operation, line power was finally restored and I could power down my generator. Plenty of water was beaded up on the tent, but not one drop of water reached my generator! Thanks Mark for enabling operation in the rain to be both feasible and safe.

Impressed, high quality, exactly as advertised!
January 27, 2015
Reviewer: Carl from Pennsylvania

I waited for 2 nor'easters with snow, an ice storm and a little snowstorm before rating. Glad I bought it works perfectly

GenTent did great!
December 22, 2014
Reviewer: Tracey from Facebook

Had a 9 hr. power outage today with constant rain, and the GenTent did great! The generator stays so much cooler than if it were enclosed and vented.

Does what it claims
December 10, 2014
Reviewer: Don Ross from Delaware

I bought the GenTent 2-3 years ago. The product does what it claims, kept water out of the outlets and protected the outlets. We then purchased the GenSkirt so we can leave it plugged in where we need it. The GenTent and the GenSkirt together create a high level of protection for the unit. The Customer Service has been great, very responsive to emails, even on weekends, and willing to quickly replace parts. A need arose for this due to roofers losing a part when they moved it, and we received it in a couple days. Excellent merchant, highly recommend. Owner takes pride in his business, and it shows.

Relieved Stress
December 1, 2014
Reviewer: Frank from New Hampshire

I am very pleased with how GenTent protected my generator during this past Thanksgiving storm. I have actually owned the GenTent for almost two years. This recent storm was the first long term outage I have had since purchasing GenTent. We lost power at about 7 PM on Wednesday evening. We were on generator until about Noon on Saturday. The generator sat out all that time protected by GenTent. During that time we had some nasty wet snow fall. Being on generator power can be stressful. Seeing that the generator is covered and protected from the elements went a long way, for me to relieve some of that stress. The generator came out of the storm clean and dry and ready for more bad weather.

Awesome!!!
October 21, 2014
Reviewer: Andrew from California

I've been using my GenTent on my ranch where there is no power except for generators & a little solar. I also bought the GenSkirt for complete coverage while not using the generator. It works great in the rain, wind, & snow. Actually, since I installed it, I haven't had a need to remove the GenTent at all. Works great all the time. You can really tell this product is made in the USA! I intend to purchase a GenTent & GenSkirt for all my generators. Thanks for the awesome product.

Flawless through Gonzalo
October 14, 2014
Reviewer: Bruce Robson from St. Croix, Virgin Isands

Hurricane Gonzalo visited us yesterday on St. Croix and Tuesday morning brought a power failure around 5 AM. Although there was not a lot of wind, the rain sure did fall and continues today. Our GenTent has given us the ability to safely keep our home comfortable and my insulin at the proper temperature. The generator is hooked into our electric via a switch installed by an electrician. It is sitting in an open courtyard behind our condo where the door allows good air circulation. We can't thank Mark and the GenTent staff as well as our friends here on the island for all the support they gave us while working around a few "quirks." I also want to thank the folks who posted videos on YouTube which helped convince me this was the solution for safely operating our generator in wet conditions.

Great product!
September 8, 2014
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Northbrook, IL United States

I purchased my Gen Tent in late 2013 and have not had the opportunity to use my generator until this last weekend. As is typically the case with adverse weather, it continued to rain for 4-6 hours after our power was knocked out. The product performed great and kept my generator dry throughout.

On the set-up side, the product was relatively easy to set up and the on-line videos were very helpful. The owner even offered to review pictures of my initial set-up and suggested a few adjustments to ensure the fit was perfect.

Great product and great customer service. You won't be disappointed.

Used for first time
July 16, 2014
Reviewer: Norman D Willover from Exton, PA United States

I used Gen Tent for the first time last week and it worked as advertised. It was worth the money.

Gen 10K
April 14, 2014
Reviewer: Victor Trembley from Linden, MI United States

Have used it twice already and it worked fine. Came with a frame extender for my particular unit, but I did not need it because I was able to fit the clamp sleeve around the frame with a little persuasion. Easy to assemble. The only drawback I noticed was that the skirt tends to ride up when the handles are raised to move the generator. No bid deal though.

Great Product
February 25, 2014
Reviewer: Len from Little Egg Harbor, NJ United States

Fortunately,I haven't had the opportunity to use the generator yet, but I did set up the GenTent on my genset and put it out during a driving nor'easter with 40-45mph winds. After several hours, the area around the outlets was bone dry, as was the rest of the unit. Mark was also very responsive to en sure I was totally satisfied with my GenTent, which I am. I highly recommend it.

Really protects the EU6500 from blowing rain
January 11, 2014
Reviewer: Robert from SAMMAMISH, WA United States

I bought this Gen Tent last year and got to use it today during a rainy wind blown day for 9 hours. It worked well and kept my investment dry.

The tent is heavy duty material and assembles easily. I keep the pole mounts on all the time and this make for faster set up and keep the tent and pole packed away in the box it came in.

I looked for a rain protection set up for this generator for quite some time and found the Gen Tent. I am glad I bought it.

Good so far
January 6, 2014
Reviewer: Joseph Morin from Mashpee, MA United States

Purchased the Gen Tent last summer (2013)and found it very easy to assemble. Did not put it to a test until January 3, 2014 when we had a moderate nor'easter with 12 inches of snow. The Tent help up well but bigger tests are yet to come (let's hope not). So far, am very impressed with quality and performance of this product.

Built tough!
November 5, 2013
Reviewer: Joe Corsetto from Flanders, NJ United States

Out of the box the Gentent assembled with ease and as advertised. The instructions were clearly written and easy to follow. Hardware parts have a solid, quality feel; the tent materials have clean stitching and feels boat cover quality. I used the Gentent a week after purchase during a blowing rainstorm without power for 6+ hours and was amazed how the cover didn't even move or wobble around. After the storm and power restored, at least the entire top half of my generator was clean and dry especially on the electric panel side. It's good to know "Made in the USA"™ is taken seriously by the Gentent company. I highly recommend this product.

Gen Tent 10k
November 4, 2013
Reviewer: Joe from Norwell, MA United States

The Gen Tent 10k is perfect for providing my generator protection from rain and snow. It takes only minutes to install and the process is so intuitive I didn't need the enclosed instructions.

I had my first chance to use the Gen Tent on 11/1/13 when we had a rain and wind storm that caused a 5 hour power outage. The Gen Tent kept my generator dry and protected throughout the storm. I highly recommend this product.

What I've been looking for
November 18, 2012
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Bethesda, MD United States

I had searched far and wide for a way to cover my generator during a storm. I found/ordered this product the Thursday before Sandy hit and received it on Monday while in the midst of the storm. Communication with seller is extraordinary and videos were SUPER helpful. Thank you so much. No other product in the market like this. WELL WORTH IT.

Fantastic product
November 9, 2012
Reviewer: Anthony from Fairfeld County, CT United States

We live in Connecticut and were hit very hard by Sandy. I was fortunate enough to have ordered a GenTent before the hurricane arrived, and it worked flawlessly with my 5,000 watt portable generator. We were able to use it throughout the storm without a problem, as well as during the rainy days that followed. The thoughtfulness of the design and the quality of the manufacturing are superb. I can't recommend this product highly enough. Well done!

GenTent performs as advertised
November 5, 2012
Reviewer: William S. from Millstone Township, NJ United States

I purchased my GenTent in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. Mark was kind enough to expedite my shipment ahead of the storm, this was just the first example of how GenTent exceeded my expectations. After a fairly simple installation process my generator was ready to go. My generator been running for the last 160 hours (stopping only for oil changes). We received over 7 inches of rain and sustained winds over 40mph (gusts up to 70mph) and through it all the GenTent held up and kept my generator dry, and subsequently my home with electricity. I can't say enough about the product or the superior service

GenTent
November 4, 2012
Reviewer: M. Tal from Princeton, NJ United States

We used the GenTent during Hurricane Sandy, in which wind gusts of up to 82 mph were reported in our town. It performed very well. This product is strong and well made. The instructions were clear, and customer service was exceptional. The only problem (and it wasn't a major issue) is that it was difficult to empty the gas cans completely when the tent was on. Nonetheless, we recommend this product.

GenTen Cover
November 3, 2012
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Silver Spring, MD United States

The videos were great for showing how to install the GenTent Cover. We are very pleased with the purchase and the Tent held perfect during Hurricane Sandy. We were blessed not to need the generator during the storm, so we have not had the opportunity to use the generator with the Tent,and for now will give a GOOD rating. This appears to to be a perfect product for covering your generator outside.

Gentent during Sandy
November 1, 2012
Reviewer: William Arnold from Cabins, WV United States

When Sandy hit West Virginia, we had wind gust @ 70+ mile per hour and over 5 inches of rain. Power was off for 21 hours. Gentent never budged. I wish I could say the same for my 50 yr. architectural roof shingles (lost several). I am super impressed with the product.

My review
November 1, 2012
Reviewer: Jason Vetter from Sandown, NH United States

I ordered the tent right before hurricane Sandy hit us. The owner, Mark, was gracious enough to let me pick up the product in person as I did not have time to have it shipped.

The design of the tent is simple yet elegant. The instructions that were provided were clear and concise and I had mine installed in about 20 minutes.

Having to accommodate many different makes and models of generators, attaching the tent was very easy.

During the hurricane, we experienced steady winds for about 12 hours in the 50-60 mph range plus quite a bit of rain and the tent performed flawlessly.

My only negative comment would be the price. Looking at the materials I would say the price is a bit on the high side. That being said, the parts appear to be very high quality and if you base the cost on the value provided then it is well worth it. I guess the big question is whether or not I would it again based on my experience and the answer is YES!

Saved my bacon!
November 1, 2012
Reviewer: Mark Rosengarten from Wallkill, NY United States

I installed my GenTent on my Honeywell genny and last week we had a severe storm come through and knock out power. Despite rain and wind, my Gen-Tent protected generator chugged along without a hitch and got me through the outage. We had another severe system come through today and I was lucky enough (so far) to keep power... but one of my colleagues got knocked out. I recommended GenTent to him... maybe you'll get another customer soon. It works beautifully and maybe you'll get a rash of orders from here in the Hudson Valley.

GenTent did the job
October 30, 2012
Reviewer: Brian W from Bristow, VA United States

I just used my Gen 2 Gentent for the first time on my Generac GP7500E when I lost power due to Hurricane Sandy. My Gentent was actually still in the box, but I was able to install it in about ten minutes with the well-written directions. The directions stated do not use in a hurricane, but of course I did anyway. The Gentent worked perfectly, withstood the record breaking windgusts, and kept the protected areas of my generator dry. Thank you for your excellent and affordable creation.