Storms knock out your power? A portable generator can provide you with temporary power. Make sure you follow these safety tips to make sure everyone is safe from electric shock and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Extension cords are commonly used in our homes and places of business, but many are used improperly and can become potential fire hazards. Follow these safety tips to keep everyone safe.
Renovating your home? Make sure you have the proper electrical devices installed to keep your home electrically safe.
May was National Electrical Safety Month. Yes, May has come and gone, but it’s really never too late to review things we can do to use electricity safely in our homes. Oak Electric Service is so focused on safety that we will provide a “Free Safety Inspection” while we are at your home or business [...]
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) recommends that you always contact a qualified, licensed electrician to perform any electrical work in your home. It’s critical to recognize and distinguish between those repairs that you are qualified to undertake and those that only a professional electrician should handle. If you decide to undertake even a simple [...]
The holidays are a magical time for children and adults to enjoy family traditions and create fond memories. Decorating your home with lights is a major part of the fun and enjoyment of this time of year. Make safety a priority, especially if you have children or will have children visiting your home for the [...]
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,500 are injured in house fires in the U.S. Direct property loss due to house fires is estimated at $7.3 billion annually. At Oak Electric, we offer customers a Free Electrical Safety Inspection while we are on the job. [...]
The electrical systems at your industrial plant or business require ongoing maintenance and inspections to ensure their safe and efficient operation. Over time, electrical connections can loosen, resulting in a non-continuous path for the electricity to follow, which eventually causes arcing, breakdown and fire. According to the Electrical Power Research Institute, the number one cause [...]
Keep Your Family Safe...Use a Licensed Electrician. Call Oak Electric 800-964-7070. When you have a problem with your business or residential electrical system, it is best not to attempt to fix it yourself. Small mistakes and the best intentions can result in big fire hazards or even electrocutions. Be on the safe side and call [...]
It’s that time of year when we go all out with the holiday lighting and electrical decorations as part of how we celebrate the season. Did you know that more than 80% of Americans decorate their homes as part of their winter holiday celebrations? Almost two-thirds of respondents use electric lights in their indoor decorating [...]