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.
Warning you of deadly hazards, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are essential devices that help keep you and your family safe at home. As colder weather is approaching and people will be spending more time indoors, it would be wise to take the opportunity to make sure they are working properly.
Research has found that fatalities often result from home fires that start late at night or early morning when residents are deep asleep. Noxious gases, such as carbon monoxide, can swiftly weaken a victim’s ability to concentrate, resulting in disorientation, confusion, and eventually death.
7) Transfer Switches
Emergency standby systems are usually equipped with automatic transfer switches. Manual transfer switches are available for certain systems, but downgrading to this won’t save much money. Your electrician will determine the transfer switch’s size (amperage rating) and its location. They will be guided by whether the standby generator will need to power the entire facility or only emergency loads.
As discussed in Part 1, you have made the decision to purchase a standby generator for your home or business to prevent problems caused by power outages. Part 2 will discuss Installation Team, Generator Location, Outdoor Enclosure, and Voltage Requirement. Consult with a reputable and experienced licensed electrician for your safety and the best results.
You have decided to buy a standby generator for your home or business because power outages have caused problems in the past. The following discusses 10 key considerations for purchasing a system that is right for you. Remember to consult with a reputable and experienced licensed electrician for your safety and the best results.
Failures of electrical panels can result in dangerous electrical arcing between the circuit breaker and buss bar or from a circuit breaker’s failure to trip because of an overload. Either can lead to a build up of high temperatures and eventually a fire.
Many houses that were constructed from 1950 to 1980 typically had one of the following three brands of electrical panels: ITE Pushmatic, Zinsco and the most notorious, Federal Pacific Electric. Call an experienced and licensed electrician if your home has one of these still installed and replace it with a modern model to protect your home and family.