Welcome to Cook Electric
Established in 1988, Cook Electric has grown to become a leader in all aspects of electrical contracting. We have developed a reputation throughout Central Maryland for fast, dependable service at a fair price. Our satisfied customers include builders, developers, realtors, bankers, landlords, restaurant owner, stores, offices and homeowners. We are professionals at providing information on lighting, generators, code issues and electrical safety. All this plus competitively priced estimates – FREE!
About employing people who not only have the knowledge and skills, but are
polite and respectful.
We work hard to maintain our schedules, and to show up on the job within the
promised time frame.
By attending trade shows and electrical code classes as well as safety meetings.
We have a fleet of fully equipped trucks and well-trained employees, ready to service your electrical needs.
Cook Electric Provides Electrical Repair Service to the Following Areas:
- Annapolis, MD
- Anne Arundel County, MD
- Crofton, MD
- Edgewater, MD
- Glen Burnie, MD
- Kent Island, MD
- Severna Park, MD
- Stevensville, MD
I have been employing Cook Electric’s services for at least 15 years, and I have always found them to be dependable and professional to deal with. They have consistently provided my projects with courteous, well trained electricians, that work hard to bring my projects in on schedule.
We have found Cook Electric’s Senior Service Tech, Norman to be “Fantastic!” He has been the person who primarily looks after the electrical service issues at the various properties we manage. He is always helpful and pleasant to deal with.
Cook Electric has been wiring New Homes and Providing Service work at my commercial properties for years now. I have always found them to be Professional. They show up when they say they are going to, which is important to me, in keeping my schedule.
Fall is coming soon, and now is a good time to schedule an electrical safety inspection to help ensure the safety of your home before the holiday season brings the greatest risk of electrical fire. Licensed electricians will inspect each room and space in your house and perform electrical repairs wherever they find something unsafe or not up to code. At the end of this thorough process, you and your family will have electrical peace of mind. The following are eight tips for electrical safety for your indoor and outdoor areas this fall.
Flammable objects must be kept a safe distance away from indoor and outdoor electrical fixtures. Outlets being used may generate sparks that will ignite items like clothing, papers, or curtains, resulting in a fire. Fixtures that are located outdoors may be surrounded by branches, leaves, and trash carried by wind in the fall.
A regular electrical safety inspection of wiring is even more crucial in older homes. Years of wear and tear lead to wire coating becoming brittle and broken, becoming fire hazards. Older homes have a greater chance of having faulty wiring, and an examination of the electrical system by a licensed electrician is essential for your safety.
An outdoor DIY project that will use electrical lines and extension cords will require more caution during the fall, especially in regions where there is a change of seasons. Leaves and branches lying on the ground are a fire hazard, and wiring should be kept clear of these flammable items.
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI)
Automatically shutting off electricity, GFCIs decrease the chances of electrical shock and fires. A ground fault circuit interrupter is typically installed in rooms where electricity and water may make contact, such as kitchens and bathrooms. A licensed electrician can test that your GFCIs are working properly or install them where they are needed to keep your family safe.
Part 2 will discuss four more home electrical safety tips for fall.
Electrical Peace of Mind
Providing professional electricians since 1988 in Maryland, Cook Electric is the company you can rely on for all your electrical service needs, including:
- Commercial & Residential Electrical Installations
- Marina & Residential Pier Wiring
- Electrical Service & Repair
- Specialty Electrical Services
For knowledgeable, fair, honest, reliable, and conscientious service, call Cook Electric today at (410) 266-9040. We will be very glad to help you.
The search for a commercial electrical contractor for your business may seem daunting if you are doing it for the first time. Your project has certain requirements, and you want to hire an electrician who is reputable, qualified, and experienced. The following are five factors for finding the right commercial electrical contractor for the job.
You might need a heavy-up if your home was built more than 30 years ago. Basically, a heavy-up will raise amperage entering the home through its electrical service panel to allow its system to manage a greater load. Some older homes will also need an electrical system upgrade to meet modern demands. When older homes were constructed, many devices did not yet exist, appliances were smaller, and homes consumed much less electricity.
Now that fall is just around the corner, it is time to think about heating a chilly room or new spaces added by a remodel project before temperatures hit freezing. There are a lot of options in the market, but electric heating is generally a good choice for the majority of homes. Electric heating provides three benefits to the homeowner: affordability, easy installation, and efficiency.