2017 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Oakwood Electric & Generator

2nd year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

"Founded in 1955, Oakwood Electric & Generator is a third-generation, customer-focused contractor doing quality, custom electrical work. We pride ourselves on good communication, professionalism, and customer service. We offer value to our customers by providing excellent-quality electrical services at a reasonable price."

Robert Rheintgen | Owner

Areas Served:

Southwest Chicago Suburbs

  • Services Offered
    Oakwood Electric & Generator offers electrical services for residential and commercial customers. The company specializes in residential electrical service calls, new construction, additions, and home standby generator installation and servicing.
  • Warranty
    Oakwood Electric offers a 100 percent customer satisfaction guarantee.
  • Distinctions
    Oakwood Electric is an EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm and a Generac PowerPro Elite Dealer. Owner Robert Rheintgen is certified in Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting and is a Qualified Gastite Installer. The company is a member of the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, which awarded Oakwood Electric the Community Improvement Award in 2014.
  • Company History
    The local, third-generation, family-owned-and-operated company was founded in 1955.

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 81 homeowner reviews:


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Oakwood Electric showed up on time, and they did the job that they were supposed to do. Overall, I'd give them an A+. They had good office manners and good management. I'm going to have them come out and do work again.
The technician who did my work was very good. I would rate them as an A+, and I would recommend them very highly.
Everything was very positive. They had really good service, and they explained everything well. I'd highly recommend Oakwood. They were very knowledgeable.
The overall experience was extremely positive. It was great. I had no complaints, and I'd recommend them highly.
They were very fast, and they were very thorough. I'd say they're an A+ company.
There wasn't anything not to like. I'd give the experience an A+. I can't think of anything that was wrong.
Their guys are very easy to communicate with and spot on with their estimate. When they did have a couple of issues, they stopped and let me know before they proceeded instead of going ahead and doing it. The guys were professional and they were definitely on time as far as their timelines. I'd recommend them without a doubt.
They were very professional. I'd give them an A grade for the experience. They did a nice job.
They did good work. They earned an A. I was satisfied.
It was fine. I had no complaints at all and I'd recommend them.

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