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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. 

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.

Reviews for Smyrna lighting electricians
Kevin T.
Responsive to messages and does great work. Installed three pendant lights, a chandelier, and 9 recessed lights.
Diodes LlcDiodes Llc
Onyinye G.
Awesome job with the lighting he was amazing !!
Geovani electricalGeovani electrical
Linda Z.
Steven installed a small light fixture in my half-bath and a motion-sensor light switch in my foyer. He was friendly and communicative and happy to explain the process to me.
Mortimer CompanyMortimer Company
Rohan R.
Excellent job setting up our light fixtures
Aria Electrical CoAria Electrical Co
Rachel F.
He did a great job on our lights. Super knowledgeable.
Byron M.
Nehemiah is professional and did a great job with the installation of my light fixture.
Nehemiah Home ImprovementNehemiah Home Improvement
Schmila M.
Great job! It was a difficult light to install but he got the job done. Thank you!
MM ElectricalMM Electrical
Victor s.
Very professional and thorough. He was able to get all of our chandeliers and lights up.
Cathy s.
Ernie did a great job installing lights for me. Great quality and professionalism. Would recommend!
Hand it OverHand it Over
Suzie H.
Carlo installed five down lights in our office. He did a beautiful job and was easy to work with.
Telenergo ServiceTelenergo Service
Megan S.
They hung our light fixture for us and it looks beautiful. They did a great job and were able to come on short notice.
Power Up Electrical ContractorsPower Up Electrical Contractors
Elizabeth C.
Highly recommend! The technician was on time and did a great job. Our light fixtures work and look great! Thank you!
Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.Dawson & Davison Enterprises, Inc.
Brendan W.
Al did an awesome job uninstalling our old light fixtures and installing our new ones. When I sent my request, Al responded within minutes and was able to come within a few days of the request to do the light installation. He was so fast! We will definitely be using Al again in the future!!!
Nationwide Interiors LLCNationwide Interiors LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Fred was punctual and did a great job! He installed two kitchen light fixtures and hung two pictures. All look great!
Ace Handyman ServiceAce Handyman Service
Andy C.
Andrew took care of my light fixture installation in short order. Good work at good prices, I’d definitely recommend Andrew!
Hawklight Handyman ServicesHawklight Handyman Services
Karen c.
Quick response and fair price. Did a great job installing several recessed led lights. Natalie works in the office and was super friendly and helpful.
Gerald the ElectricianGerald the Electrician
Daniel S.
Carlos was very professional. He was able to get my new smart light switches installed with no hassle. On time and very professional. Highly recommended!
Telenergo ServiceTelenergo Service
Mallory T.
Replaced 9 different light fixtures for me and removed a bunch of old wiring all in one day and did an excellent job - highly recommend!
Guess Handyman ServiceGuess Handyman Service
April J.
Excellent work. Very professional courteous responsive all of my questions were answered my job was small probably compared to the work he does but he made it so big for me! I absolutely love the track lighting he installed in my kitchen. I will be booking to replace the remaining light fixtures throughout my home. awesome totally made my day.
Compass ElectricCompass Electric
Maria A.
Carlos did a fantastic job placing our new contemporary light above our dining room table. We will definitely be bring him again !
Telenergo ServiceTelenergo Service
Megan T.
Troubleshooting on light fixtures and security system not working. Gilbert was able to come out same day and resolve all my issues. He was quick and efficient.
DaSilva's Electrical ServicesDaSilva's Electrical Services
Jamie L.
This guy is AWESOME! We needed light fixtures hung and he knew exactly what to do. Highly, highly recommended - you will not be disappointed! Not to mention that he responded quickly and was timely!
DC's Custom Installs & PC Repair, LLCDC's Custom Installs & PC Repair, LLC
Kristine M.
So punctual and communicative which I can't express how valuable it is to have! Quick and helpful with solutions, was able to make my kitchen lights get to the exact place I wanted!
Sarang P.
Sam was great. Installed 4 recessed lights and an outlet in my finished basement ceiling and only made one extra small hole to fish the wires. Will definitely use him again!
Tere'Ence N.
Seunda was amazing, he installed a new light fixture very quickly and the work is seamless and high grade quality work!! I definitely recommend him 10's across the board.
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