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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 Los Angeles electricians
Nathan S.
He's our new electrician.
Coast electric company. 6269237004 lic# 591562Coast electric company. 6269237004 lic# 591562
Andrea K.
My #1 electrician jay! Look no further then him.
Jay DangJay Dang
Brett W.
A very kind, resourceful, experienced, and fair electrician. Great work!
Coast electric company. 6269237004 lic# 591562Coast electric company. 6269237004 lic# 591562
Thumbtack Customer
I scheduled for an electrician to come. Then I was rescheduled to a week later, and they called me 5 minutes before my scheduled appointment to tell me that they couldn't get hold of the electrician. At least call me the morning of the appointment to confirm, I had to take time off of work and now will have to take more time off of work to have another electrician come.
Serviz - Los AngelesServiz - Los Angeles
Stephen B.
Came as requested. Competitive quote. Diligent hardworking electrician did a great job.
Kingdom Electric ServicesKingdom Electric Services
Thumbtack Customer
Rene was very professional and very flexible, would recommend for sure and we have found out electrician
All Services ElectricalAll Services Electrical
Kermit C.
Rami is a excellent electrician. I highly recommend his work. Prices are fair and quality of work and professional is wonderful!
Madan ElectricMadan Electric
Nikolas R.
Gabriel was everything you want in an electrician: skilled, communicative and on-time. He’ll be my first call from now on.
Mayorga Electric & sonMayorga Electric & son
Thumbtack Customer
Omg! I am traumatized! When the 'electrician' from serviz showed up he struck me as unprofessional. He came in a toyota corolla and that just seemed a bit strange to me... The other electricians that provided me quotes took around five minutes looking at the issue and giving me a quote. This gentleman took forever. Taking apart my electrical box causing a light in my closet to go out. Of course I have him come in and fix it. Then he drops the lightbulb which breaks and glass is everywhere. As if that wasn't enough; then he tells me to have another electrician for the job since he don't want to get in the crawl space saying 'its to hard for me.' Really?! Isn't thst what electricians do? I was, still am, FLABBERGASTED. What a joke! Never, ever dealing with these guys again.
Serviz - Los AngelesServiz - Los Angeles
Summer W.
Excellent job! The service was amazing and the guys were the sweetest. Very informational on/with the process of hanging my light fixture. If you need an electrician, this is the place to go!
Electrical 562Electrical 562
Mark M.
Hiring Madan Electric ended up being an excellent experience. The electrician was professional, hard-working, an excellent problem solver and charged a fair and reasonable price. I had him replace 25 electrical outlets/wall switches, install 2 light fixtures, repair 2 electrical outlets and install one complicated ceiling fan. I was looking for a good electrician for an ongoing relationship and hit the jackpot.
Madan ElectricMadan Electric
Brenda M.
Jay is very professional and timely. I have been needing a reliable and reasonable electrician for some time. I don’t have to look no further - thanks to Jay!
Jay DangJay Dang
Tanner J.
I would highly recommend! Franco was quick, efficient, and took his time to troubleshoot my electrical problems. I will definitely use him again as my electrician.
FS. Electrical SolutionsFS. Electrical Solutions
Lisa W.
Ted responded right away to an immediate electrical concern I had. He was efficient and professional. I will definitely call him the next time I need an electrician.
Tesla ElectricTesla Electric
Helen P.
Edward did an incredible job with our switches. He is professional and knows his job very well. I will 💯 be contacting Edward for any more electrician work that’s needed.
EC ElectricEC Electric
Alison K.
I needed an electrician on an emergency call over Labor Day Weekend. They sent someone out within the hour and fixed the issue right away and for a reasonable price! Couldn’t recommend more!
American B General ContractorAmerican B General Contractor
Carter A.
The electrician was very knowledgeable and explained things clearly. He investigated everything thoroughly and we feel like our whole electrical system is safer after his visit. Great work.
Black Bull ServicesBlack Bull Services
Barbara C.
I needed two outlets repaired at my house and two electricians came out the same day and fixed the issues in under 20min. Courteous, punctual, quick, tidy service. Thanks!
Watt ElectricWatt Electric
Steven S.
Wow! Another electrician came and couldn't figure out any of my issues, and Ruben fixed all 3 in like 10 minutes. Amazing! I would give him 6 stars if I could.
Mr. Electric ServicesMr. Electric Services
Thumbtack Customer
I had 3 different types of lights repaired/replaced by Edward in 1 day, and he provided the most cost-effective, streamlined experience I have ever had working with an electrician. USE THIS CONTRACTOR!
Torres ElectricTorres Electric
Bill C.
Alex knew exactly how to to do what I needed done. Not only that his recommendation saved me money! I would gladly contract him to to do any of my future electrician needs. :-)
AR Electric ⚡️AR Electric ⚡️
Kyle H l.
I was extremely happy with the work that I received from Michael Lawrence electricians. I got a very quick reply to my inquiry and it was scheduled right away and completed in a professional manner. Thank you very much
Michael Lawrence Electric, Inc.Michael Lawrence Electric, Inc.
Brandon H.
I had 3 other electricians promise to show and wanted to charge much more. But, Caesar was on time and provided a solution that was cost effective and with a clean positive work manner. I look forward to hiring him again.
Cmm ElectricCmm Electric
Bryan B.
Franco did an excellent job installing a plug for my EV charger. He arrived on time, was extremely responsive, and charged less than any other electrician I quoted. The job was clean and well-done. Highly recommend.
FS. Electrical SolutionsFS. Electrical Solutions
Thumbtack Customer
He was on time, efficient, and solved a problem two other electricians could not. Also a very nice guy. He even picked up lights for me ahead of time and didn't even charge me for that before coming over.
Mayorga Electric & sonMayorga Electric & son
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