Oak Electric—One-Stop Electrical Services and More!

When it comes to comprehensive electrical services—industrial, commercial and residential—we want you to “Think Oak Electric.” We provide all of the typical electrical services, such as: general troubleshooting and repair work; circuit breaker panel upgrades; installation of electric appliances and ceiling fans; remodel wiring and new construction; electrical work for swimming pools and hot tubs; [...]

By |2013-01-08T13:30:58+00:00January 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Thank You for Being an Oak Electric Customer

Well, 2012 is almost behind us and as we look back on the year, we feel compelled to extend a warm “thank you” to all of the residential and commercial customers who chose Oak Electric as their electrical services provider this past year. Locally owned and operated, Oak Electric serves metro Detroit and all of [...]

By |2012-12-22T15:47:25+00:00December 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

Holiday Electrical Safety Reminder

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 [...]

By |2012-12-15T15:02:33+00:00December 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Give the Gift of Power This Holiday

Sometimes the most thoughtful gifts we can give are those that will make someone’s life a little easier. This season, why not give loved ones the "gift of power"? Following are some gift suggestions sure to “brighten” someone’s day. Pay a portion of someone’s utility bill. DTE Energy’s Gift of Energy Program is a great [...]

By |2012-12-05T14:48:05+00:00December 5th, 2012|0 Comments

Call Oak Electric for All of Your Electrical Projects

Whether you are experiencing an electrical issue or just want to check out your electrical system and whether you are a residential or commercial customer, Oak Electric Service can help. A preferred vendor for DTE Energy, we have been providing comprehensive electrical services for the industrial, commercial and residential markets in Metro Detroit and Southeast [...]

By |2012-09-22T17:11:32+00:00September 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

“White” Light Comes in Many Shades

Did you know that compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are available in a wide variety of shades of white light? You can actually choose from a wide range of shades, ranging from yellowish to white to bluish white light, which allows you to customize the mood of your space. Many CFLs come in "warm" colors [...]

By |2012-07-07T17:07:08+00:00July 7th, 2012|0 Comments

Our Use of Power Is Slowing Down

Ever since Edison invented the light bulb, Americans use of electric power has trended upward. And with American homes increasingly plugging in technology that requires power—cell phones, iPads, DVRs, to name a few—you would think the opposite would be true. But according to experts, over the next decade, residential power use is expected to fall. [...]

By |2020-06-19T05:04:23+00:00June 26th, 2012|0 Comments

The Real Story on Light Bulb Legislation

Many consumers think the incandescent light bulb will no longer be available or manufactured. Not so. Here’s the real story. In 2007, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) was passed in the U.S. As a result, over the next three years, the minimum efficiency standards for incandescent light bulbs will be raised [...]

By |2012-06-08T22:15:53+00:00June 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Lighting Changes in Store for Americans

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 [...]

By |2020-06-19T04:33:55+00:00January 6th, 2012|0 Comments