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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Does an electrician need to enter my home?

Whether an electrician needs to enter your home depends on the type of work that needs to be completed. Any work on receptacles, lights and more located on the inside or outside of your house will likely require an electrician to enter your home.

Ask electricians in your area to perform a video consultation instead of a traditional walk-through to assess the project. During the consultation, they should be able to tell you if they’ll need to enter your home or not. 

Reviews for La Canada Flintridge electricians
Daniel K.
Luis went above and beyond for my project. He was very punctual and made it very easy to make an appointment. He installed a new transformer, chime, and smart doorbell. Luis was very patient and worked through all the issues that my old house was giving him during the install. He even helped with another small project around the house. I can’t say enough good thinks about Luis. He will now be my go-to electrician. Thanks again Luis!
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Gloria R.
Garik was great! He friendly and very professional! He was the first one to reply to my request. He responded quickly to my replies. I explained the project and right away we scheduled an appointment. He was punctual. I told him I needed lights and cameras installed. When he came He explained exactly what he was going to do and gave me great ideas that were better than mine and I am a very picky person. He did an excellent job in the installation. Was neat and professional in his work. Outstanding service. I highly recommend him. His price was very reasonable. Now I have my “go to” electrician.
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Nick p.
I have worked with many of electricians BUT never any TEAM like WATT ELECTRIC. For context, I have built over a dozen homes, and my company manages over 35 properties and 300+ suites. I say this so you understand my perspective and the authenticity of this review. A well known Hollywood client of mine was staying at my place with her son and needed a charger for their TESLA and power restored to the garage. I was out of state and all of our previous electricians could not deliver any solution short of breaking concrete and destroying landscaping to feed new power to the detached garage. WATT ELECTRIC took the time to review all options, and find the next possible solution at a very reasonable price. All my communication with them was professional, and honest. They never changed their price or complained when the job become much more difficult and advanced then what they anticipated. They are talented and skilled. The final result delivers in just two days was truly a miracle. I paid many others for service calls and estimates (some charge) and ultimately NEVER came close to WATT ELECTRIC. I would never hesitate to recommend them for any repair, large or small. Truly a rare company and group of people who can pipe wire, route wire and provide a high level of polished work. It is the details and concealing of wires that impressed me most. The rise to the challenge and deliver extraordinary work beyond the basics. Don’t waste time calling others if you want the TOP team in the area right now. To me, it is WATT electric all the way.
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