Special Winter Offers from Oak Electric

Posted on January 26, 2012
With over 30 years experience ranging from simple maintenance to new installation, Oak Electric Service can solve your residential and commercial electrical problems promptly, efficiently, and at a fair price. Take advantage of some of our current offers below and visit our website for more offers:  Oak Electric Service is one of southeast Michigan’s leading electrical contractors. We are standing by to answer all of your residential and commercial electrical questions. Give us a call at... Read more

Be Prepared for Winter Power Outages

Posted on January 16, 2012
Winter is a great time to enjoy your home indoors—unless a snow, wind or ice storm has left you without electricity. Winter outages can be more than just inconvenient. In addition to being without heat and light, there is always the potential for pipes to freeze. In addition to the difficulty winter power outages can cause for people and pets, they can be extremely life-threatening for people who rely on electricity to power life-sustaining medical equipment.   Here are some suggestions if... Read more

Lighting Changes in Store for Americans

Posted on January 6, 2012
Lighting technology in the U.S. is changing dramatically. In fact, there will be more changes in the world of electric lighting in the next few years than there were in the past 100 years.  The current incandescent light bulb invented by Thomas Edison is notoriously inefficient. It wastes 90% of its energy as heat rather than light, which is why it is so hot when in use. In 2007, Congress passed the bipartisan Energy Independence and Security Act, requiring light bulbs to use at least 25%... Read more