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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 Tempe electricians
Pia A.
Both Jesus and Johnny knew what they were doing. They pointed out issues with installation by anothet electrician.
Tim H.
Pedro is awesome! You cannot go wrong with this wonderful Electrician. I ended up getting same-day service and did not expect that. Wow very impressed, I will be calling him back next time I need service.
Don Paydro's ElectricDon Paydro's Electric
Angela S.
Leo was very knowledgable about what he was doing and completed the project quickly, cleaning up after himself along the way. I will definitely use him again and refer him to people in need of electrician services! Thank you Leo!
Copper Point Electric, LLCCopper Point Electric, LLC
Cedric D.
The electrician was punctual and arrived on time knowing that I set my appointment at 6AM. He completed the job superbly and professionally. He was doing above and beyond by checking my other outlets. I highly recommend this company and definitely would hire them again for future electrical work.
Action Electric LLCAction Electric LLC
DJOneDer I.
I needed to get “a low voltage electrician”, according to COX Communications in order to install a fiber optic cable. Contacted this company and Jesus came out, estimated it, and did an amazing job! Very professional and personable. No wonder they’re on top of the list for this type of work. Definitely going to use them for any future work. Thanks again!
Karen G.
I had some issues with some outlets that stopped working, and wanted to bring in an electrician to diagnose and help fix. Adrian was very responsive on the app and was a great communicator throughout the process! He helped assess everything carefully, purchased the parts that were needed, and was very considerate while doing his work in my home. Would definitely recommend! Thanks Adrian! :)
Adrian SimonAdrian Simon
Daniel M.
Michael and his team are top-notch professionals. This job included wiring 7 led lights, running two 3-phase outlets from the box, some switches, and setting up wiring with disconnect for a walk-in cooler. They are punctual, practice safety protocols, the work is precise, and left everything neat and clean. There are a lot of electricians out there, but what you'll get with Taylor Electric will go beyond your expectations.
Taylor Electric LLCTaylor Electric LLC
Aki K.
Jason did an amazing job on our electrical repairs inside and outside of the house. He was knowledgeable and answered all of our questions, and explained things along the way so we understood. He gave us all options he would recommend without pushing products or pressuring us to work on more projects now. We are now looking forward to completing some house projects now that we found an honest, reliable, and fair priced electrician!
JM ElectricalJM Electrical
Shalonda l.
Jason is knowledgeable, and I was hoping to leave him a great review; he's a nice guy. He was hired to replace a kitchen light and several outlets in our kitchen. He did a good job replacing the kitchen outlets and replacing the kitchen light. The problem is that a ceiling fan in the adjacent room stopped working after he replaced the kitchen switch. We notified him that there was an issue, and he agreed to come back, initially at the end of the day, then it became the next day. I reached out to him again after all of this and didn't get anywhere. I ultimately have to hire another electrician to fix what was working before we hired Jason. Skillset is pretty essential, but reliability matters as well.
JM ElectricalJM Electrical
Thumbtack Customer
I need to wire a new breaker for a portable AC unit in the west facing bedroom that is really warm and Alen was the first electrician contacted me. He came to the house to give me a detailed description of the project and a reasonable estimate on Friday when I submitted the job request on Thumbtack and worked from 8 to 4 next day which was a Saturday to get it done. The job turned out to be taking much longer than he originally anticipated but he didn't complain or charged me any extra than he quoted me for. He was very professional and did a great job getting everything done beautifully. He cleaned up well after the job was finished and I had nothing to worry. He is a hard working guy and I would definitely hire him again!
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I was looking for an electrician because I the electricity in one-half of my house shut off completely and the breaker would not reset. I suspected the problem would be extremely difficult to solve and very expensive to fix, as mine is an older home. I am happy to say that Mr. Topcic lives up to his excellent reviews; he was not only able to patiently and diligently trouble-shoot the problem; he was able to solve it in a short amount of time and at a very reasonable price. I could not be more pleased with the outcome. His work is top-notch; his ability to trouble-shoot and fix electrical issues is outstanding—he does not give up when faced with challenges; this sets him apart from most. He cares about delivering high-quality work and customer satisfaction is clearly his top priority. He does not leave a mess; he keeps the work area clean. If you want a pro that can deliver excellent results reasonably, I highly recommend calling Mr. Topcic. I will recommend him to all of my friends.
Farris Electric LLCFarris Electric LLC
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