What kind of generator do I need to use with a Chief Steamer? Knowledge Base Usage Questions What kind of generator do I need to use with a Chief Steamer? The generator should be at least 3000 watts and have at least a 15 amp dedicated circuit to properly run a Chief Steamer. 2 0 Related Articles What if I keep tripping a circuit breaker using my steamer? How many minutes can I use a steamer without stopping? Can I adjust the pressure higher on my steamer? Can you clean with steam only and no chemicals? Can I use distilled water in a Chief Steamer? Do I need hot water injection on my steam cleaner?