Our extensive work history within your community has allowed us to solve a substantial variety of electrical problems that can occur in a home. Whether you have an older home, a newly built addition, or a newly constructed home; you can be assured that we will work with you to design a properly coded electrical system that fits your needs and keeps you, your family and your guests safe at all times.
Can I Identify If My Home's Electrical System Has Problems?
A home's electrical system is invisible so you need to be observant. Here are some simple, tell-tale signs that your home's electrical system has problems:
- flickering lights
- breakers switching off on their own
- switch plates feel warm
- power receptacles feel warm
- plugs spark when used
If your home was built before 1990, chances are there are problems lurking that you haven't yet seen. So to be safe, we recommend that you have an Oakwood Electrical Specialist come to your home and thoroughly test your electrical system.
Remodeling a kitchen, bathroom or family room usually requires a list of electrical improvements including:
- a new electrical service panel
- wiring upgrades
- installation of new breakers in your old panel.
For example, a new entertainment center in the family room may require significant changes to your current electrical service in that room. Not sure what your new setup requires? No problem - Oakwood Electric will help you evaluate all your home's power needs.
Sometimes after you redecorate a room the transformation is still lacking something. Often, it comes down to choosing the correct lighting:
- accent lighting
- indirect lighting
- under-the-cabinet lighting
- inner cabinet lighting
- improved lighting inside closets
- ceiling can lights
Electrical Panel Service
Today every household has electrical needs that simply did not exist 20 or 30 years ago. Often, such older homes have outdated electrical panels and wiring that are simply unable to handle the new electrical loads.
Such out-of-date systems create hidden panel and wiring hazards that will eventually cause fires deep within the home's infrastructure. Simply put, older electrical systems cannot handle your modern power demands.
It's Easy To Get Us To Contact You To Discuss Your Electrical Needs.
We strive to make things easy for you. By filling out and sending this simple Electrical Installation Request Form, we will be in touch with you and can discuss the issues at hand.
"They're an excellent company to deal with. The service and promptness made it the most outstanding to me. They were there when they said they were going to be, and the just gave me excellent service. They did electrical work for me overlall. I don't have any complaints at all. I give them an "A". I would recommend them."
"They put in a generator for us and they were extremely prompt, did great service, and excellent follow-up. I give them an "A" for being very personable and very professional."
Today you can automate your home safety with the amazing products from Nest. Oakwood Electric & Generator, Inc is a Nest Pro Installer. We are trained and experienced in installing all of the Nest products.
How amazing are these products?
Well let’s say you are looking for a new smoke detector. Consider the Nest Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm. This device has you really protected because it looks for fast-burning fires, smoldering fires and carbon monoxide. What’s really nice about the new Nest Smoke Alarm is that it will tell you where the danger is and alerts your phone in case you are not home.
(see Nest Protect Video)
Security System for the Whole House
From your front door to your back door Nest provides great technology for your home security system. Designed with Google Assistant built-in you can control your Nest security system from anywhere.
Want a great outdoor security camera that works in all kinds of weather? Then you want the Nest Cam Outdoor security camera. It gives you 24/7 live streaming. You get alerts when there is activity. It even knows a person from a thing with Nest Aware.
The Nest Thermostat
The Nest Learning Thermostat actually programs itself and automatically helps save energy when you are away. Fully controllable using your phone, tablet or laptop. Call us at (630) 964-0541 to learn more.
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