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3 Considerations When Deciding Between a Diesel and Gas Generator

A standby generator for your home or business is a great way to ensure uninterrupted power year-round. In uncertain times, a standby back-up generator can provide peace of mind. Since these generators can be significant purchases, you need to make the right equipment choices before installation. […]

By |2020-07-20T15:15:50+00:00July 20th, 2020|0 Comments

3 Steps to Plan for a New Generator

Michigan residents are no strangers to inclement weather. From flooding rainstorms to heavy snows, a variety of weather events can potentially leave your family in the dark. While losing power is never fun or convenient, a generator is a great option to help smooth over those dark days. Planning for a new generator doesn't have [...]

By |2020-02-13T23:33:32+00:00February 13th, 2020|0 Comments

4 Incredible Features of a Standby Generator That Simplify Your Life

A home generator is a wise investment that supplies your home and family with essential power if electricity is unavailable. The unique characteristics of a standby generator, in particular, can dramatically enhance your life and remove worry and stress associated with a power outage. Take a closer look at standby generators and four incredible features [...]

By |2019-12-18T22:45:37+00:00December 18th, 2019|0 Comments

4 Reasons to Install a Home Backup Generator

It’s common for businesses to rely on backup generators during power outages, but power outages can cause problems for households too. At best, power outages are minorly inconvenient, but at worst, they can be dangerous or even life-threatening. Here are four reasons you can benefit from installing a backup generator for your home. […]

By |2017-07-06T16:11:30+00:00July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Choosing the Right Generator

In the past, it was rare for a homeowner to have a backup generator to keep things running when a power outage occurred. But growing demand, cheaper technology and affordable pricing have put the purchase of residential generators more within reach for homeowners. For example, Generac recently debuted a baseline built-in generator that costs less [...]

By |2014-11-09T15:11:55+00:00November 9th, 2014|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Generator

Oak Electric Offers Savings On Services

With over 30 years experience ranging from simple maintenance to new installation, Oak Electric Service is committed to solving our customers’ problems promptly, efficiently, and at a fair price. Here are some of the cost-savings benefits you get as our customer: Quick response by one of our skilled service technicians will save you money in [...]

By |2014-09-23T18:11:45+00:00September 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Oak Electric Offers Savings On Services

Some Facts About the U.S. Electrical Grid

The U.S. electric grid delivers electricity to more than 144 million end-use customers in the United States. Construction of the grid was started in the late 1880s and continues today. About 70 percent of the grid’s transmission lines and power transformers are now over 25 years old; the average age of power plants is over [...]

By |2014-04-09T19:34:59+00:00April 9th, 2014|Comments Off on Some Facts About the U.S. Electrical Grid

Carbon Monoxide and Portable Generator Use

If you have a home or small business portable generator, a primary hazard to avoid when using it is carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, tasteless and poisonous gas that weakens the blood’s ability to carry oxygen to organs and body tissues. People often don’t know [...]

By |2014-03-09T15:22:19+00:00March 9th, 2014|Comments Off on Carbon Monoxide and Portable Generator Use

What You Need to Know About Your Generator

Okay, you’ve got your standby generator installed and up and running. To keep your peace of mind intact over time, there are a few things you should know about living with your generator. As with any major appliance, simple maintenance is required. All generators require periodic oil and filter changes to ensure maximum performance for [...]

By |2014-02-09T14:47:34+00:00February 9th, 2014|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Your Generator