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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Can I use digital payments to pay for electrical and wiring repair?

These days, many electricians will accept digital payments for electrical work and wiring repair instead of traditional cash or check. The COVID-19 pandemic has helped speed up the adoption of platforms like PayPal, Zelle, Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay and others as a means of complying with social distancing guidelines.

As you search for electricians online, ask whether they’ll accept digital payment and set up a strategy for staying safe. 

Reviews for West Palm Beach electricians
Wendy E.
The quality of the work is in one word professional; done correctly, looks above and beyond other electrician's work compared to the previous electricians and you know that they are licensed and insured.
Perfect Connection Electrical Service LLCPerfect Connection Electrical Service LLC
Steven R.
He did a great job diagnosing an electrical issue that a previous electrician could not fix.
Doors ProDoors Pro
Lindsey F.
Amazing!! My new electrician and would recommend to everyone. Great job and reasonable price.
E.M Electrical ServicesE.M Electrical Services
Nicole C.
I would hire Orlando again and recommend him as an electrician. He is efficient, professional and knowledgeable.
E.M Electrical ServicesE.M Electrical Services
Chris p.
Alex did a great job for me! I will definitely use him again if I need an electrician.
Mari J.
Chris was awesome and squeezed me in for an emergency on a moments notice! He has definitely become my preferred electrician.
J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062
Sergey z.
showed up on time and did great work at a reasonable price!!!!would definetly refer and use this electrician again
J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062
Thomas D.
Anthony not only did the work requested, but he fixed a couple of other items. He was excellent as an electrician and was very reasonable.
Anthony Cavallaro- Electric & Audio VideoAnthony Cavallaro- Electric & Audio Video
Sara H.
J & J was wonderful. Same day service and very knowledgeable and professional. I’ve definitely found my new go-to electrician!
J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062
Steven C.
Mike went out of his way to replace a breaker panel for me. He did a fantastic job if you need an electrician this is the man you want to hire.
Mike ElectricMike Electric
Joann M.
Earlando is a real honest, no nonsense electrician. He came into an incomplete home improvement job and not once criticized the previous electrician. In fact, he gave me some advice about my antiquated light fixtures and gave me direction regarding another incomplete project. Stay as you are Earlando, and you will get more clients than you can handle just by word of mouth. He should be your first call!
E.M Electrical ServicesE.M Electrical Services
Chris H.
Had an amazing experience with iSmart Solutions!! Stayed in communication with me until install day. Showed up on time. Clean, professional, courteous. Highly recommend him to anyone looking for an electrician. I appreciate the quality.
iSmart Solutions LLCiSmart Solutions LLC
Wendy E.
Excellent knowledge excellent customer service the most personable personality wonderful to work with and I highly recommend him the work was done and the prices were so reasonable I couldn't believe it compared to other electricians on Thumbtack.
Carlos high voltage servicesCarlos high voltage services
Bryce M.
I highly recommend hiring Sitelite. They'll walk you through your project, share new ideas, complete quality work quickly and all why staying on budget. They've become my go electricians.
Sitellight Landscape LightingSitellight Landscape Lighting
Pegi L.
Company was great at first responding. Then I spoke to the electrician and made an appointment for 1 PM. Went to my rental property (45 minutes away) and waited for over an hour. I tried calling him and sent a few texts to no avail. Finally at 4 PM the electrician reached out and said he had a tire blowout. I would’ve completely understood if he would’ve at least called or sent me a quick text explaining why he can’t be there at the agreed time. Everybody carries a phone on them these days, so no communication is unacceptable. Wasted my time. Very disappointed. Hired someone else.
Solo SolutionsSolo Solutions
John S.
Chris and his team do excellent work. He's willing to go the extra mile to make sure its done right (unlike many other contractors). I've used him twice and I will make continue to do so anytime I need an electrician.
J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062J&J Telecom and electric/liscence#EC13006062
Kristina F.
He was wonderful. I know nothing about electricity but he was kind to explain the options. I was very happy with his work. Electricians are usually very expensive. He was kind and charged me a very fair price. I am 100% satisfied and would recommend this company to anyone!
Perfect Connection Electrical Service LLCPerfect Connection Electrical Service LLC
Dana T.
I added two outlets- one for above cabinet lighting and another for a security camera. Electrician Technicians responded quickly, made an appointment the same week and arrived on time. They even provided suggestions and expertise on placement and type of outlet. Would absolutely recommend and hire again for any electrical needs!
Benitez Electrical SolutionBenitez Electrical Solution
Laurie S.
Looking for an electrician!! Anthony is your guy!! Anthony responded immediately and showed up exactly when he said he would. I showed him my concerns and within the hour all problems were solved! A Bonus… ! His extensive knowledge in Audio Visual! We need someone and he’s coming back to do what we need! I highly recommend him!
Anthony Cavallaro- Electric & Audio VideoAnthony Cavallaro- Electric & Audio Video
Wendy E.
Eliquis electrician came to my house to look at 3 Outlets that weren't working he did not ground the outlets to the metal box which is very dangerous I found out later after he left and I tried calling him I left him a message and he just ignore me I wanted him to know about his dangerous mistake
E.M Electrical ServicesE.M Electrical Services
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