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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 Miami Lakes electricians
Hank y.
He knows his stuff. show up on time. Best electrician I ever hired. Will keep using him.
B.gil Services CorporationB.gil Services Corporation
Sobeida C.
The work was done on time and he was amazing and accurate and clean worker I just found my NEW electrician for life..
Electrical Evolution LLCElectrical Evolution LLC
Abelardo V.
Very professional and quality driven electrician. They arrived on time. The technician worked clean and organized. They finished the job in a timely manner and cleaned after. Would highly recommend and I will use them again in the future.
Karen D.
Triforce did an awesome job. After the job was complete, Saul removed all trash and left the area clean. Great work quality, great value. Very pleased with the outcome. Officially my electrician from now forward.
Triforce ElectricTriforce Electric
Julia A.
Alex of Electric US re-did all the electrical boxes for a 12 unit apartment rental building for a 40-year re-certification. It was a very large job and he gave us a very good and fair price. He worked quickly and did a great job. All of the tenants raved about how very happy they were with him. We had hired another electrician a month before and he was was taking much longer and the engineer inspector was not passing his work. Alex came in and re-did everything. He was there the day of re-inspection and opened all the boxes for the engineer and engineer couldn't have been happier with his work. Everything was perfect and done as it should be and up to code. I would highly recommend Alex for any electrical job small or large. He is professional and provides quality work at a good price. He was always very communicative and responsive throughout the work process and afterwards for inspection. Thank goodness for thumbtack for helping us find him. He will be our go-to electrician for our business and personal homes from now on.
Team Electric USTeam Electric US
Carlos F.
I have nothing but good things to say about Angel and his partner which happens to be his Dad. He arrived early and went right to work. He replaced my bathroom light fixture with a new one that I had purchased. He installed it effortlessly and removed all the debris and left the area clean. I am very happy with the way he provided his services and I will definitely hire him again for future projects. It is not easy to find a good electrician, I am very glad to have found Angel. I highly recommend him, he is very professional, polite and a very good worker. Thank you Angel !!!
Ángel Electric Fl CorpÁngel Electric Fl Corp
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