Switching to Generator
Hook up the generator to the transfer switch using the cord provided.
Move your transfer switch to the off position and shut off all breakers.
Start your generator and bring it up to speed. If it has an output switch, turn it on.
Turn your transfer switch to the generator position.
Turn on breakers for everything you want to power in your house. Be sure not to overload your generator.
Shut off all breakers to prevent damage from surging.
Move your transfer switch to the normal position to connect your house to commercial power. Turn on breakers for normal power.
Shut down your generator.
Remove the cord and store it with the generator.