It’s a tricky thing when wires get crossed in conversation, but it’s even trickier when they’re crossed in your home or business. Electricians on the East End provide indispensable services that keep everything running smoothly behind the scenes—well, walls. Dan’s Best of the Best has the list of winners for the East End’s top electricians and electrical companies.
Billy Baldwin, the renowned Manhattan-based decorator whose clients included John F. Kennedy, William S. Paley and Diana Vreeland, said,“There is one fundamental fact about lighting: Where there is no light, there is no beauty.”
Ocean Electric (631-287-6060) in Southampton has earned a top spot for their full-service electrical contracting. Ocean Electric specializes in custom homes, renovations, underground fault detection and repair, electrical repairs, non-invasive directional drilling, landscape lighting and lighting design for residential and commercial clients.
Ben Doroski (631-734-7523) of Custom Lighting of Suffolk is focused on illuminating the beauty of East End properties during the nighttime. Doroski uses an array of lighting techniques to thoughtfully produce any desired effect, whether it be dramatic and sweeping or subtile and serene. Not only does outdoor lighting enhance landscape design and architecture, it is also an added safety feature. Doroski’s experience working in Manhattan at the Trump Tower and upscale boutiques such as Armani and Saint Laurent has given him the ability to combine functionality with artistry.
The electrical needs of East Enders are wide-ranging. GJS Electric of Mattituck meets these unique concerns by providing audio and video for home theaters. Professionals can design, build and install home theater systems. GJS can also work with pre-existing wiring and existing construction to install plasma and big screen TVs and front and rear projection systems. GJS Electric (631-298-4545) also provides electrical services for automatic lighting control systems, telephone and security systems, acoustic design, theater seating, and custom or pre-manufactured entertainment centers.
Electrical emergencies can happen at any time, regardless of party or vacation plans. William J. Shea Electric (631-668-1600) offers 24-hour emergency service. The Southampton company conducts landscape and security lighting and installation for generators, computer wiring, phone and cable lines, handicap accessories and energy saving products. Clients include the Melville Marriott, Montauk Chamber of Commerce, a number of beach resorts, Sagtikos Manor, and the East Hampton Historical Society.
Another South Fork Best of the Best winner is D.A.Z. Electrical in Amagansett. D.A.Z.(631-329-9590) also sells generators for homes and businesses. D.A.Z. is a direct dealer for Zon Whole House Digital Audio for custom stereo systems throughout homes or in theater rooms. Along with electrical for audio and visual technology, D.A.Z. also rents portable generators to keep everything humming along.
In Hampton Bays, V. Allegretta Electrical Contracting Corp. (631-723-3030), has served the East End by specializing in lighting and full home automation. The family of companies provides residential and electrical troubleshooting, electrical panel upgrades, generator installation and services, and energy-saving light control technology.