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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to install a light fixture?

If you want to have a light fixture installed, the cost will likely be between $90 to $250 per fixture. The actual cost will depend on a number of factors, the first of which is the professional you hire. To find out how much you can expect to spend, contact several lighting installation professionals near you and ask for free estimates.

The type of fixture can also impact costs. For example, traditional ceiling mounts are usually less expensive than recessed lighting. The number of lights that need to be installed is another cost factor. 

Learn more about lighting costs by reading “How much does it cost to install light fixtures?

Do you need an electrician to install a light fixture?

Whether you need to hire a lighting installation service or an electrician to install a light fixture depends on the type of fixture, the complexity of your electrical wiring, and most of all, your experience and comfort. Depending on the location of the fixture, you may need to run wiring and install switches. If you don’t have any previous electrical experience, it’s quite possible to make a mistake that could create a hazard. However, if you know what you’re doing, installing a light fixture is fairly trivial.

Do light fixtures need to be grounded?

Grounding your light fixtures is important to protecting your household from dangerous shocks. If you’re unsure if your light fixture can be grounded, or if you don’t know how to ground it yourself, contact a lighting electrician near you

How do you install a ceiling light fixture?

Some of the steps involved in installing a ceiling or hanging light fixture including removing the old fixture, inspecting your wiring, turning off the power at the breaker box, connecting wires and attaching the fixture. Some of the tools, equipment and materials you might need include a step ladder, screwdrivers, screws, wire strippers, wire connectors, a power drill, pliers or more.

If you don’t have the necessary equipment or don’t feel comfortable installing your ceiling light on your own, contact a lighting professional instead. 

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.

Reviews for Fairburn lighting electricians
Donna R.
Andre arrived during given window and was able to replace the foyer lighting within that window of time. The light was short a couple of nuts but he figured it out and got it up. Will be contacting for future projects. Thanks Andre
Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.
Anika P.
Luis worked quickly to install my lights. I am pleased with the install.
Luis MontanoLuis Montano
Maria H.
I was very please with my light installation. I would definitely recommend and I would personally use him again.
D&E Electrical ServicesD&E Electrical Services
Michele S.
Mike was great and was reasonable and did a wonderful job in changing my ceiling fan and my lights. Will definitely reach out to him again.
Mike's Services Inc.Mike's Services Inc.
Denita J.
I’ve hired Jamal for several ceiling fan and light fixtures installation. He does a wonderful job each time and is always prompt.
Young Res ServicesYoung Res Services
Hazel A.
He did an AMAZING job installing my chandelier & light fixture in my kitchen, so fast , knowledgeable & did a really clean job!! 12/12 recommend.
Beverly Lightning SolutionsBeverly Lightning Solutions
Jalesa B.
Daniel did a great job troubleshooting and installing new light fixtures in my home, on top of me reaching out on short notice. I will be recommending him to other friends and family!
Daniel FreemanDaniel Freeman
Burson D.
Michael did an awesome job. He was very polite and accommodating. The instructions to the lighting was written in German and didnt come with all the necessary hardware. The job was a super difficult one but he stuck with the project and saw it to the end. Im over the moon with the results.
Best AV SolutionsBest AV Solutions
Mike W.
I had three light fixtures installed.....I am pleased with the promptness and excellent service provided by this young man....he went above and beyond with my projects. I have already scheduled him too return for another project this weekend. Great Job!!
D&E Electrical ServicesD&E Electrical Services
This was the best experience I have had in years. I spoke to Mike yesterday and he came over today and fixed my ceiling fan to work with my recessed lights. Professional, reliable and awesome work. We hire again for all my electrical projects.☆☆☆☆☆
Mike's Services Inc.Mike's Services Inc.
Chivaria C.
Kalil was wonderful, he was available same day and installed both my upgraded lights as requested. He is very professional and replies back quickly. I would recommend him for any of your needs. I will definitely be using his services again. Thank you again.
Kalil's T.V Mounting & ElectricalKalil's T.V Mounting & Electrical
Sandra P.
Denton and his assistant did a great job installing my kitchen reset and pendant lights. I received a great pricing quote from them as well. They were very detail oriented and cleaned up after completing the job. I would definitely recommend Diodes LLC for all electrical services.
Diodes LlcDiodes Llc
I Totally agree with all the great reviews! He responded to my message quickly, arrived earlier than I expected, very professional and very nice! Identified and Resolved my issue quickly, then agreed to go to my moms house the same day and install her new outdoor lights. I highly recommend and I will use his services again.
Guess Handyman ServiceGuess Handyman Service
Morgan G.
They did an awesome job on short notice and at a great price. Mr. Armstrong arrived early, explained the process, and set expectations prior to starting the job. He was professional, quick, and efficient. I had recessed lighting installed in my kitchen and he completed the job in approximately 1 hour and fifteen minutes. I will definitely recommend this pro and will be using him in the future for all my electrical needs.
Armstrong Lighting solutions LLC  & Als cleaningArmstrong Lighting solutions LLC & Als cleaning
Mark S.
Jhonnathan has fantastic people skills. He was such a pleasure to work with. He has such a positive upbeat attitude. My wife also liked him a lot. He ran to Home Depot twice to do the job the right way. Jhonnathan installed a bright LED light on the ceiling of our living room. He attached a dimmer and he work was very clean. We are thrilled that we finally have a great electrician. If I could give him six stars I would.
Jay’s Maintenance and MoreJay’s Maintenance and More
Yolanda P.
This review is based on Matthew's weird and insulting message after he left. His attitude was so bad, I don't care about the work product. I'm going to hire someone else to redo everything asap and for a few more jobs. Mr. McCaffrey sent me a very rude, weird message. He chastised me for accidentally misspelling his name. When I took the time to correct the check he become agitated and weird He was supposed to be here at 8am, but rescheduled twice and got here at 1pm. No problem. I told him a flooring crew would be here. After he left, he sent me a message complaining. He was late. I was working with him. I explained the job provided a picture of the new light fixture. He didn't ask any follow up questions. After he left, he blamed me. What! This was a extremely bizarre and rude experience.
MM ElectricalMM Electrical
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