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McKeever and Niekamp Electric is an incorporated merit shop electrical contractor providing complete commercial electrical services throughout central Ohio, with headquarters in Beavercreek and a full service office and team in Columbus.

At McKeever and Niekamp, our goal is to give our client a facility they can be proud of, a quality product constructed on time and within budget. MNE believes this can be accomplished only when our entire team is committed to this outcome. In order to create this type of teamwork, MNE hires, trains, and maintains some of the best electricians, managers and office staff in the business.

Commercial Services

For 30 years, McKeever & Niekamp Electric has been known for our outstanding quality of work

Site Work | Excavation

An experienced team and equipment dedicated to site improvements.

Fire Alarm

An experienced team in nearly every type and manufacturer of fire alarm systems.

Cell Towers

We partner with cell tower providers to provide reliable energy to cell towers across Ohio

Facilities Maintenance

Full service maintenance, repair and replacement of your electrical system and equipment.

Access Controls

Turn-key installation of complete access control systems,  including card readers, cameras and monitoring

Project Portfolio

Our portfolio includes projects
ranging from small retail spaces
to large multi-family buildings

With an experienced team of project managers, superintendents, journeymen and apprentices, McKeever & Niekamp Electric can put together the right team to complete any project size.

Over the past 30 years, we have completed projects ranging from small retail stores and restaurants to large multi-family and multi-use developments.  At McKeever & Niekamp Electric we believe in putting the right experience on the right project.  We have project managers and field team members that will meet and exceed your expectations for your next project.

Residential Services

After 3 decades of servicing the buildings of our community, we are bringing our attention to detail to Your home!

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What is GFCI protection and where do I need it?2022-09-15T15:51:18+00:00

Ground Fault Circuit Interruption is an electrical safety feature required by the NEC (National Electric
Code) in certain areas in and around your home to prevent protentional shock hazards. GFCI protection
is required near areas of water and unfinished areas of your home like kitchens, bathrooms, basements,
and your home's exterior. GFCI protection devices measure an imbalance between your power and
neutral (return path) wires. If it senses an imbalance, the device will trip to prevent the potential of an
individual being shocked.

What is AFCI protection and where do I need it?2022-09-15T15:51:41+00:00

Arc Fault Circuit Interruption is an electrical safety device meant to protect the circuit and
components from potential fires by sensing arcs of electricity in your wiring or defective devices. These
arcs can come from loose connections or damaged wiring and components that you may not realize are
compromised. AFCI protection is required on all new circuitry in your home’s dwelling area. A few
examples are bedrooms, living rooms, lighting circuits, etc.

I have a light fixture but want a ceiling fan. Can you just replace it for me?2022-09-15T15:52:04+00:00

Ceiling fans and even heavy light fixtures require special ceiling boxes. If your existing ceiling box is
not listed, we will replace it when installing your new ceiling fan. Often times it can be accomplished
without damage to the ceiling.

I have the old 2 prong outlets. Can you just install 3 prong ones?2022-09-15T15:52:23+00:00

It really depends on your home’s electrical wiring. The majority of 2 prong receptacles are fed by
older ungrounded wiring. The simplest solution is to install GFCI protection at the beginning of the
circuit which allows the installation of 3 prong receptacles downstream. While this doesn’t necessarily
turn your electrical system into a grounded circuit, it is a code compliant method.

My lights flicker. What’s the cause?2022-09-15T15:52:40+00:00

There are several possibilities why issues like this happen inside your home. It is best to consult a
locally licensed electrician to help find and fix your problem.

Is our home’s knob and tube wiring safe?2022-09-15T15:53:30+00:00

Knob and Tube wiring was the original method of wiring homes built up to around 1930. Although it was a sufficient means to wire a home, that doesn’t mean that 100 years later it is still in proper working condition. The rubber insulation can turn brittle and break leaving exposed wiring in your walls, basement, or attic space. Covering K&T wiring with insulation can cause the wires to overheat and possibly melt as well. Homes originally wired in K&T lacked the electrical demand that we need to run a typical home today. If you live in a home with K&T wiring, please call for an electrical assessment.

Why do my cords fall out of my sockets?2022-09-15T15:53:59+00:00

Over years, your receptacles can lose their ability to retain devices plugged into them. It simply means that it is time to have them replaced. A bad connection can cause an arcing situation that potentially could become a fire hazard if not corrected in a timely manner.

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