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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does a licensed electrician cost per hour?

An electrician’s average hourly rate is $75, but this price can range from $45-$120, depending on the complexity of the job and the materials needed. The total cost will also vary depending on how long your job takes and if the electrician charges for travel time.

Your location may also be a factor in determining the hourly rate of performing electrical work on your home. To get an accurate estimate of how much electrical work will cost you, contact the best electricians near you to receive free quotes.

What do I need an electrician for?

Electricians can help with a variety of electricity-related jobs around your home. If you have a new home, they can install new wiring throughout. Or if you have an old home, they can help with wiring repair. 

If your lights keep flickering, circuit breakers seem to be faulty, or outlets don’t have any power, electricians can assist in sorting out the problem. Your house is full of electrical circuits, wiring and sockets that may need repair or updating. These tasks can be safely completed by electricians in your area.

Contact the best electricians near you today to start receiving free estimates for your project(s).

Do electricians do free estimates?

Yes, they do. Whether you’re looking for new electrical work or wiring repair, the electrician should offer you a free estimate. 

Go online to find the best electricians near you. After researching and finding a few pros who seem qualified for your job, go ahead and request a quote to find out how much those electricians will charge you.

How do I hire an electrician?

Go online to find a list of the best electricians in your area. View each individual electrician’s profile and learn more about their services and expertise. Then, read reviews from satisfied customers as well as any issues they may have encountered. This will help you find one with the right experience to work safely in your home.

You should also spend some time researching what qualifications and credentials they have. You might find information about their license on their profile, or you might need to check your local and state government’s website to verify their license. 

Once you’ve done a bit of research, ask to receive free estimates from several electricians in your area. Ultimately, hire the most qualified electrician who can complete your project at a reasonable price.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with an electrician during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up an appointment or consultation with an electrician during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensure that you are performing as much of the process digitally as possible. The best way to begin is by conducting an online search for local electricians. Ask if they can perform consultations over a phone or video call to comply with social distancing mandates. You should also discuss a strategy for how to complete the project during social distancing or whether the project should be completed once the pandemic has ended.

Is it worth it to hire an electrician?

Yes, it's usually worth it to hire an electrician instead of doing the work yourself.

Electrical work can be very dangerous. The pros spend many years working and studying before they become licensed and certified. That knowledge and training can help them work safely and perform the job without harming themselves or your home. 

Even a small wiring repair job can be unsafe if not done correctly. Hiring someone that has specialized training on how to do each specific job is the safest choice.

Get free estimates from the best electricians near you today.

What questions should I ask an electrician?

Here are a few questions you should ask any electrician you’re considering hiring:

  • Are you licensed or certified? A professional electrician should have this information ready and up to date. 
  • Do you have any references? Ask for references to learn about their work history from previous customers. You may be able to look online at reviews, but it’s also good to speak to someone to find out their experience with this electrician. 
  • What types of services do you offer? Whether you need repairs or installation services, make sure the electrician can perform the work you need.
  • How long will the job take? This will help you set expectations and rearrange your schedule (if needed).
  • Can you send me free estimates? Request a job quote or estimate. This will help with comparing different electricians. The numbers may vary, but be sure to factor in the experience of each person, as well as the scope of electrical work you’re asking about.

Contact the best electricians near you today to start receiving free estimates for your project.

How can I find out if an electrician is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Guidelines are available from both local and federal government agencies to clarify which services qualify as essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. To determine whether an electrician is considered an essential service provider in your area, check your city or state’s government websites.

For federal guidelines, consult CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 page, which outlines 16 critical infrastructure sectors. But not that some, not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire an electrician when social distancing?

If you decide to hire an electrician, choose virtual platforms for consultations like calling or video chats. Avoid any physical contact with the electrician, wave instead of shaking hands, stay 6 feet away, sanitize shared surfaces and use digital payment apps instead of cash.

Can I use digital payments to pay for electrical and wiring repair?

These days, many electricians will accept digital payments for electrical work and wiring repair instead of traditional cash or check. The COVID-19 pandemic has helped speed up the adoption of platforms like PayPal, Zelle, Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay and others as a means of complying with social distancing guidelines.

As you search for electricians online, ask whether they’ll accept digital payment and set up a strategy for staying safe. 

Reviews for Gilbert electricians
Neil R.
Mike was on time and responsive. The specific work ended requiring a licensed electrician however Mike offered a referral
Mike MaddoxMike Maddox
Anne K.
Woody is an outstanding electrician! He is thorough and extremely knowledgeable! He installed two fans and helped with our electrical outlet issues. Best experience ever!
Woody's ElectricalWoody's Electrical
Tom G.
Luis was on time, professional and thorough. We discussed options and after a few decisions were made he was off and runnin! Found my new go-to electrician!
Luis ExigaLuis Exiga
James H.
The D&D electrician was very responsive, courteous and had great attention to detail . He removed an old chandelier, moved its jbox and hung a new heavier 50 pound chandelier on an angled ceiling. It involved crawling in a tight attic in the heat of summer to move wires. He even patched up the old hole in the ceiling with fresh dry wall which is something not every electrician will do. You can’t go wrong with him.
D&D Electrician ServiceD&D Electrician Service
Valerie C.
Was so happy with my service, Arthur really did send his “A” team and he didn’t give up till he solved the issue. Something two other electricians from Thumb tack couldn’t solve. Highly recommend this team!!
Arthur's A-Team Electric LLCArthur's A-Team Electric LLC
Lisa J.
Alen and Brian were really great. I've never hired an electrician before so I had no idea what to expect. They arrived on time and did everything we were hoping they could do and more. Our new lighting looks fantastic!
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
Richard R.
Dave is very knowledgeable. He answered all of my questions and worked quickly, completing the job in timing manner. I will use Dave for future electrical jobs big and small. I recommend Dave to anyone in need of an electrician. Richard in Gilbert Az.
Alan M.
If you are looking for an honest and affordable electrician that will still do things by the book then look no further. I am beyond satisfied with the work and services performed. I was so pleased with the work he did that I have already hired him to do another larger job.
Woody's ElectricalWoody's Electrical
Thumbtack Customer
Branden was GREAT! He was super fast, very polite, easy to schedule with and I would absolutely recommend him. His fee was very reasonable, he was friendly and he did the work quick and clean. I will use him again if I have a future electrician need.
Eric J.
Look no further for an Electrician...Isaac is the one to choose. Isaac did a great job installing an outlet for a 40 Amp level 2 car charger. He responded fast, was very knowledgeable and was able to come the very next day to complete the work. His pricing is very fair and he answered all my questions.
Isaac ElectricIsaac Electric
Kathy C.
His work was quality and he repaired the walls afterwards when other electricians I hired just left the drywall for me to deal with. I had a special event that I needed to have some work at my house done for and he stayed until 1130 pm getting it done. That was impressive! I will use him again.
D.C incD.C inc
Rodney M.
Jason knows his stuff and worked with us on a price. He came in better than some other electrical companies. He had answered our Thumbtack inquiry immediately. We would use him again. We did not have an electrician as we like to do with other tradesmen. You need someone you trust and we felt this with Jason.
JM ElectricalJM Electrical
Erick B.
Action Electric knocked it out of the park. Joel and Jesse were fantastic. Joel is very courteous, knowledgeable, and overall a complete professional. He arrived on time, diagnosed my problem, and suggested a detailed plan of action with reasonable yet affordable rates. Truly a master at his craft. I will share my experience with friends & family and recommend him as my go to electrician going forward.
Action Electric LLCAction Electric LLC
Vee D.
I am grateful that I chose Steve. I only needed one issue done and he finished it on time. After which he asked if I need other stuff and he proceeded to fix some electrical issues I had in my house that was previously not done right by a diff. electrician. He is easy to talk to, very professional and fair in his fee. Highly recommended. 👍🏼👍🏼
Mastermind Electric, LLCMastermind Electric, LLC
Nathaniel E.
Hector did an absolutely amazing job with our project! We had a large list of electrical features we wanted in our kitchen and he was able to execute all our wishes effortlessly (dimmer switches, recessed lighting, usb outlets, ceiling fans, under and upper cabinet lighting...). Great communication, and he stands by his work. He is my go to electrician from now on! Thank you Hector
Giles and SonsGiles and Sons
Richard T.
Eduardo provided me a fair quote to redo a foyer light install that I tried to DIY. He was responsive to all questions. He did the job fast and ensured a clean space after. I ended up getting two other quotes for future jobs will definitely be using him and D&D for all future electrical jobs. We were looking for an electrician after moving from CA, glad we found him!! Highly recommend!
D&D Electrician ServiceD&D Electrician Service
Corrinne W.
Vincent and his team did a wonderful job for us! He was quick to respond to my initial message and came over to assess the work. He returned within a week with his guys. We had them move a 20amp socket to another room for our sauna. They went up in the attic and took care of everything in about an hour. While he was here, he also changed our porch light for us which was way out of reach without a tall ladder or long stick used to change bulbs placed up high. We got 4 quotes on this project and each electrician had a different way and different price on how to complete the project. Vincent's was the most efficient and cost effective and our sauna is working exactly as we need!! I am very pleased with the level of professionalism, knowledge, communication and attention to detail. Thanks Vincent! I would definitely hire you again!
Perfection Electric LLCPerfection Electric LLC
Christine W.
Great communication and prompt responses to inquiries. Showed up right on time and got the ceiling fans replaced quickly and efficiently at the previously agreed to pricing. However, later discovered the new fan had been connected to the existing wall switch backwards so the individual labeled controls for the light and fan ended up controlling the opposite feature (fan for light and vice versa) - not an issue that will cause any problems except maybe confusion but also not something I’d expect when hiring specialists like electricians for the work. Has yet to be fixed since they were waiting for our decision on if we were going to proceed on another project for which they provided an estimate (ultimately we decided not to move forward). The primary reason for a 4-star instead of 5-star review is that rather than first providing an estimate for rewiring a switched outlet to be always hot, the work was simply performed (a quick job of rewiring the switch, no more than 5 minutes) and then billed at $155, which I failed to initially notice until the full receipt came via email - not sure why that very simple job was so expensive and probably would not have had it done at that price. Great people to work with, very thorough and dedicated, but I also received a fairly expensive lesson in getting the pricing settled before the work begins.
Ghost Electrical Contractors, incGhost Electrical Contractors, inc
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