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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Reviews for Douglasville electricians
Thumbtack Customer
Couldn't ask for a better electrician - very friendly and helpful, plus super fast. Thanks Robie... Def adding to address book for future!
Robie's Handy Man ServicesRobie's Handy Man Services
Joie C.
Nathan responded quickly, showed up on time the next day, diagnosed the problem correctly and repaired it at a fair price. This great guy is now my official go to electrician. Thank you Nathan!
Safe Systems Electrical Contractors LLCSafe Systems Electrical Contractors LLC
John I.
Look no further, Josh is by far the most professional, hardworking, and honest electrician I have ever worked with. He takes pride in the work that he does and does not cut corners. If you are looking for quality work, Josh is your guy.
All Grounded ElectricAll Grounded Electric
Tiffany K.
Electrician Diego was available the very next day from initial contact. Quote was reasonable. He was very personable and polite. We had a 6' wide ceiling fan installed from an 18' ceiling as well as a pendant light in the entry at the same height. He was meticulous enough to make sure he placed the pattern on the entry light so it was square with the walls. My ocd appreciated this. Very happy that these two items are checked off my list prior to the holidays. Thank you!
Lex PowerLex Power
Philip J.
YOU WANT TO HIRE THIS GUY!!!!! Contacted Kent and told him I needed 2 ring flood lights, 2 exterior wall light and a ring door bell installed and requested a quote. Kenny indicated that he would have to come and assess the job and give me the quote. All the other pros gave quotes without even assessing the job and they were 2x more. Kenny arrived as agreed explained what needed to be done and gave me the quote for doing the complete job. At first I was shock at the price quoted because I couldn’t believed it was that low. I ask if it was for the complete job and Kenny stated again yes. Kenny indicated that he was just starting to branch out on his own and that’s why he only had 2 reviews. I decided to take a chance even though he only had 2 reviews and give him the job. I’m so glad I did! He arrived at the agreed time and completed the entire job, cleaned up and made sure everything was working prior to leaving. Once again if your looking for an Electrician, YOU WANT TO HIRE THIS GUY!!!!! I was so please that I gave him extra for the job because I thought the price quoted was too low for what I wanted done. Will hire Kenny again for any electrical job that I have...
KRW Electrical ServicesKRW Electrical Services
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