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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).

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.

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 East Point electricians
Zach C.
Great electrician
Dexworks Repairs & Handyman Services.Dexworks Repairs & Handyman Services.
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent electrician. Flexible and reasonable.
Taylor Lance ElectricTaylor Lance Electric
Sophia W.
Great experience. My new electrician!
Icon Electrical Service LLCIcon Electrical Service LLC
Anthony D.
Carlos is the best electrician I ever hired .
Telenergo ServiceTelenergo Service
Mark F.
Awesome electrician. I would definitely hire again!
Yara ElectricYara Electric
Christopher F.
Exp was good the electrician was very polite and did a good job
Satur ElectricalSatur Electrical
Jai B.
Me Young , is a very awesome electrician; very patient and just took a great effort to find out what the problem was. I recommend Mr Young to anyone needing a good electrician. Thanks Mr Young
Young Res ServicesYoung Res Services
Katherine H.
Electricians showed up on time and worked quickly. They were in and out in 30 min!
Aria Electrical CoAria Electrical Co
Thumbtack Customer
very efficient, methodical and kind & courteous electrician. very reasonable, no nonsense prices!
Tinashe N.
Best electrician in the city would definitely refer him to any one I know.
DaSilva's Electrical ServicesDaSilva's Electrical Services
Laura H.
Incredible experience. Great work, timely, knowledgable, reliable. We finally found an Electrician!
IDM Properties LLCIDM Properties LLC
Natasha G.
Arrived on time and despite a misunderstanding on the quote the electrician was professional and worked with me to complete the job.
Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.
Rs D.
Third electrician to work on my issue and things seem to be working well. Thank you.
JW ElectricJW Electric
Reshard S.
Did an awesome job. I am using Angelo or all of my electrician needs.
Taylor Lance ElectricTaylor Lance Electric
Thumbtack Customer
Abe the electrician has a winsome personality while providing us with excellent work, knowledge and precision.
a2z installers LLCa2z installers LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Jamaal got to the house quickly and fixed the breaker problem. A friendly and professional electrician. Highly recommend 👍🏼
Bright Idea Atlanta ElectriciansBright Idea Atlanta Electricians
Tiffany N.
Excellent customer service, knowledgeable electrician and did the job quickly. Highly recommend Dawson & Davison
Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Best electrician I've worked with. Very personable and with very fair prices. I received quotes from other electricians which were extremely high for no reason. Jobs were expressed as being more complicated than they truly turned out to be and there I strongly recommend this company.
Haynes & Son ElectricHaynes & Son Electric
Rob H.
I think i just found my new electrician. Happy with the whole process, thank you!!
Boswell Electric LLCBoswell Electric LLC
Alyse W.
Daniel was excellent, he was efficient, and early for the appointment! He will definitely be my go-to electrician for my other properties!
D&E Electrical ServicesD&E Electrical Services
Stephen C.
Excellent electrician. A+ Job, will definitely hire again. Carlos diagnosed and fixed the issue perfectly. Value and Professionalism at it highest!
Telenergo ServiceTelenergo Service
Thumbtack Customer
Great electrician Jamaal was on time and had all the materials he needed on hand. I Will definitely use him in the future.
Bright Idea Atlanta ElectriciansBright Idea Atlanta Electricians
David S.
People please be sure to hire a licensed electrician!!! Mr Pass is your guy. He is very responsive and works fast.
Pass Electric & HVAC, Inc.Pass Electric & HVAC, Inc.
Mandy T.
Mike was fantastic. Was very fast and professional. Fixed what other electrician screwed up. Will definitely use him again!!
Yara ElectricYara Electric
Renae M.
Gerald The Electrician was very responsive, punctual and work quality was excellent. In the quote process, Gerald specifically stated his fee whereas other electricians were ambiguous or provided a wide range. The only criticism is that he didn’t wear a mask. Overall, I would absolutely hire him again and I recommend him.
Gerald the ElectricianGerald the Electrician
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