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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.

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.

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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.

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 Delray Beach electricians
Linda H.
I am extremely pleased with the work. I know who to call if I ever need an electrician again.
Perfect Connection Electrical Service LLCPerfect Connection Electrical Service LLC
John A.
Chris was on time. He was a real professional and explained what the problem was and how he was going to fix it and how long it would take. His hourly rate is very competitive. He has been an electrician all his life. I would not hesitate to recommend him. Now I have found an electrician that I can trust.
J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062
Erin E.
Chris was a pleasure to work with. He was very thorough, kind, and went above and beyond to make sure the job was done perfectly. We will definitely be using him for our future electrician projects!
J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062
Mark e.
The electrician the company sent karl was very professional. he explained what was being done and what needed to be completed for the best operation of my generator Would recommend this company to everyone who needed service. Thank you Karl is a great asset to this company
Perfect Connection Electrical Service LLCPerfect Connection Electrical Service LLC
Asif A.
Installed all additional lights onto one circuit and of course, they don’t work. I don’t think they’re electricians or have done this kind of work in the past. Just wanted to send them the payment after nothing worked. I will have to redo the whole installation.
PGL Holiday & Landscape Lighting LLCPGL Holiday & Landscape Lighting LLC
Kathleen H.
Jorge put up a very complicated chandelier; one other electricians didn't want to deal with, in record time and was very courteous and an absolute pleasure to work with. And as an added bonus no mess at all to clean up when he was finished and very reasonable. I will use him again.
Jorge Garcia-ArabehetyJorge Garcia-Arabehety
Marilyn V.
Earlando is the consummate professional and did an awesome job. He was punctual and kept me updated with a reminder the day before he came. Cleaned up the work area as if no one had ever been there. If you need an excellent electrician who is honest and very good at what he does, then Earlando is your guy!!
E.M Electrical ServicesE.M Electrical Services
Zibbie N.
Xavier, his brother, and the crew are incredible. I had a rough situation and had to completely rewire the house and I’m glad I chose the standard electric. They are highly responsive, punctual, and fair. The work was very clean . My best friend is an electrician in California and he confirmed the pricing was good and the job was thorough. I am going to recommend the standard electric to my friends in town and my realtor.
The Standard Electric LLCThe Standard Electric LLC
Audrey L.
I am 100% impressed with Carlos and the electrical work he completed on my electrical panel and ceiling fan. I was negotiating with another electrician on Thumbtack and was very frustrated. Contacted Carlos yesterday and the Double tapping of breakers has been corrected at the most reasonable price. He also advised me on the need to upgrade the panel in the future. I have spoken to my sister who needs him as soon as possible. THE REAL DEAL. Thank you Carlos.
Carlos high voltage servicesCarlos high voltage services
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