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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.

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.

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 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.

Get free estimates from the best electricians near you today.

Reviews for Mechanicsville lighting electricians
Michelle C.
Same day service! Replaced dimmer switch on light fixture and got the light fixture working again. Thank you!
Pass Electric & HVAC, Inc.Pass Electric & HVAC, Inc.
Michael D.
Excellent job installing recessed lights in the living room, under cabinet lights in the kitchen, installing two ceiling fans, and changing out a light fixture. Dawan worked two very long days but the final product is great. Would hire again!
Eminent Electrical ServiceEminent Electrical Service
Leticia A.
Fast, affordable and professional! Carlos replaced a couple of lights in no time. His price was competitive. Will definitely hire him again for other light fixture replacements.
Telenergo ServiceTelenergo Service
Greg G.
Hung difficult light and switched outlets
Aria Electrical & Home ImprovementAria Electrical & Home Improvement
Thumbtack Customer
Great job, was able to install and complete my bedroom and living room lighting fixtures and was quick, professional, def would use again for lighting or electrical needs.
James N.
Taylor Lance did an excellent job installing my recessed lighting. He thoroughly explained the job that he'd be doing and the end result was exactly what he explained. The lights look amazing and I will be using Taylor Lance again in the near future to install additional lighting/fixtures
Taylor Lance ElectricTaylor Lance Electric
Gera M.
Great experience, installed light quickly and easily
Marks Electric CompanyMarks Electric Company
Courtney H.
Exterior light put up. GreAt experience.
Young Res ServicesYoung Res Services
Chad C.
Fred came by and mounted my Ring flood light, mounted by tv, and installed some LED recess light in my home and did a great job definitely a great electrician.
Rodgers electricRodgers electric
Mallory T.
Jay was professional and reasonably priced. He replaced a pendant light in our dining room. He was in and out in a timely manner and we plan to use him for future lighting projects.
Marks Electric CompanyMarks Electric Company
Jia W.
Excellent work quality with light installation. Reasonable price.
Luis MontanoLuis Montano
Caroline V.
Had such a great experience getting a light installed in my living room. It took 30 min. He was very efficient and kind. The light was perfectly installed. Will definitely hire again for another electrical project.
Mortimer CompanyMortimer Company
Brenda C.
Amazing Work! treats your light fixtures as if they are his own. Showed up on time, installed 6 light fixtures within an hour and cleaned up. Very professional and great conversation. Makes sure you are happy with his work before he leaves and also reasonably priced. Will definitely be using his services again for my next 3 light fixtures.
Telenergo ServiceTelenergo Service
Thumbtack Customer
Luis was on time and did the lighting project perfectly and quickly. Definitely recommend!
Luis MontanoLuis Montano
Thumbtack Customer
He was great! Came on time and fixed the light! Would recommend them. :)
Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.
Ashley M.
Luis did a great job changing out several light fixtures!
Luis MontanoLuis Montano
Martin M.
We had our old fluorescent lights changed for can lighting as well as new fixtures put up. He was an excellent communicator, did the job perfectly, and was both pleasant and professional. Will definitely be a repeat customer for future projects!
All Grounded ElectricAll Grounded Electric
Molly R.
Luis was great! Got my light fixture hung quickly and it looks great!
Luis MontanoLuis Montano
Kristin k.
Shaun was very friendly and professionalism. He took the time to explain the answers to my questions and even switched out a light and a fan that I had not originally asked him to do. I will definitely be hiring him for the rest of the lights in our home
S & L HandymanS & L Handyman
Ananya S.
Fred Rodgers and his son have done some astonishing work in our new apartment. This is an apartment built in 1985 which was slightly dark with old wiring and panels, as pointed out by the home inspector. Fred came in on Friday to gauge the entire project which included 18 recess lights, changing of all outlets, installing track lights, bathroom fans with lights, chandeliers just to name a few. He gave us good suggestions and gave us a better price than our handyman. They completed the project within the weekend and provided us with abundant lighting throughout the apartment. They are a pleasure to work with and their price is unbeatable!
Rodgers electricRodgers electric
Marck D.
Great job putting up all of my smart light switches. Thanks again!
Pass Electric & HVAC, Inc.Pass Electric & HVAC, Inc.
Anna N.
Ike responded quickly and was able to be at our home same day to install light fixtures and hang a very heavy mirror. Great work ethic, pleasant and he problem solved several issues with one light fixture. We will definitely use Ike again!
Ik Home ImprovementIk Home Improvement
Neil O.
Great working with Thomas. Very responsive and good work installing 6 can lights
24/7 Electric24/7 Electric
Reginald A.
He was great, and did exactly what was requested. I had 4 recess lights installed in an office room. He walked me through how he would install the recess lights. It looks great, professionally done. Plan on hiring him again.
KRW Electrical ServicesKRW Electrical Services
Bibi H.
Christian did a wonderful job installing recessed lighting in our loft. He was able to match other lighting in our home. He worked extremely clean and got the job done quickly. Thanks so much. I will call you again for future needs!!
C&C Electric.C&C Electric.
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