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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 Torrance electricians
Rajiv S.
Aaron is very professional and great electrician!
Electrician on a missionElectrician on a mission
Alex G.
Mr. Cabrera did a very clean, neat and extremely professional job. He will be my go to electrician moving forward.
Cabrera's Electrical Service 24/7Cabrera's Electrical Service 24/7
Cindy k.
Overall great all around. Really responsive and easy to communicate. Price, work ethics and professionalism is all there. So glad to find an awesome electrician :)
Power ConceptsPower Concepts
Thumbtack Customer
Isaac was a great electrician! He was very professional in installing our new ceiling fan and light fixture. He also gave us the quoted price for the work done. We definitely will be requesting new services from him.
Electrical Services Integrated LLCElectrical Services Integrated LLC
Elita A.
Alex did great work and was very knowledgeable as an electrician. He was responsive and arrived right away. He even was able to do other work for us and also found that we had additional problems. We look forward to working with him again.
Alex OlivaresAlex Olivares
Charles N.
Thumbs Up!! Jessy and his team was very responsive, responsible, reasonable price, flexible and complete their task very efficiently and timely manner. I have another projects coming up in next a couple months, and I'm not even going to look for another Electrician but calling Jessy and his team (Harbor Electrical Service) again for sure!!!
Harbor Electrical ServicesHarbor Electrical Services
Michael L.
What a great experience having an electrician the caliber of Ashwin with Sattvic Energy provide such expert electrical installation services! Everything about his work (and courtesy communication, timeliness, etc.) was absolutely first-rate. I couldn’t be happier with the job he did and would recommend him enthusiastically to anyone looking for reasonably-priced, skillful electrical services!
Sattvic EnergySattvic Energy
Maria L.
Very reasonable price. Had called out another electrician that didn't have the correct swith for the circuit breaker and said the whole box needed to be replaced. He gave an estimate of 600 to 1,200 dollars. Went on the site and answered some questions,and John responded. He came and he actually had an old swith to replace the broke ones and saved me awhole lot of money. I am thankful that he responded . John is an awesome person his is honest and cares about people. He doesn't gaucho people like someone else would. I am going to use his services again. I even have his number on my phone now. I highly recommend him to my friends and family. Anyone need an honest and very reasonable electrician call John.
John Robert Aguirre ElectricJohn Robert Aguirre Electric
Gary N.
We used Leo to run 220 for a new spa. He came out and gave us fair quote for the job to be done. He came out as we agreed, on time. He did the job exactly as expected. He needed to come back to finalize the wiring when the spa was delivered. That ended up to be on a Saturday. We really wanted to use our new toy and Leo agreed to come out and complete the job, definitely above and beyond what he had to do. We were so pleased with his communication, punctuality, and value, not to mention he is a great guy, that he will be our go to electrician in the future.
Kirk Star ElectricalKirk Star Electrical
Krishna S.
I was looking for a contractor to install ceiling fans. Obviously you can get other reviews I had a similar experience did it show up two hours late. The install the fans and he ended up stepping on the dry wall on the roof and it ended up protruding. For the other inclined ceiling he cut the drywall, he made like 6 holes and installed the fan. He did not even bother to patch the holes saying he is just an electrician and not a handy man. He advised me to hire a contractor to patch the ceiling. I never had a more horrible experience than this before with any other contractors in the past. Last but not least they did not even clean up I have to be at work. I ended up vacuuming the floor mopping them and removing the trash in the boxes which I expected them to do it. Do not hire this guy.
LA electrical services corpLA electrical services corp
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