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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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Can I use digital payments to pay for electrical and wiring repair?

These days, many electricians will accept digital payments for electrical work and wiring repair instead of traditional cash or check. The COVID-19 pandemic has helped speed up the adoption of platforms like PayPal, Zelle, Square Cash, Venmo, Google Pay and others as a means of complying with social distancing guidelines.

As you search for electricians online, ask whether they’ll accept digital payment and set up a strategy for staying safe. 

Reviews for Brockton electricians
Mckenzy D.
Antonio is great. Fairly priced and very knowledgeable in what he is doing. He is now my go to electrician for any issues. I will definitely be working with him again.
Antonio lopesAntonio lopes
Thumbtack Customer
Danny was on time ~very polite ~ installed ceiling fan ~bath light/fan combo & light in kitchen ~ will use as my electrician from now on !!!!! Highly recommend ~honest and reasonable ~
DKiska electricDKiska electric
Thumbtack Customer
Carlos was awesome! I needed an electrician very quickly and Carlos was able to meet my needs. He was responsive, on-time and very personable. I will definitely call on his services again and refer him to others!
C .Camargo ElectricC .Camargo Electric
Jerold L.
This company is great! They installed my Ring Brand security components in a timely manner, and I liked them so much, I'm having them come back to do more jobs at my home. Thank God I finally have a reliable and efficient Electrician.
Leap Home ServicesLeap Home Services
Lyvia B.
Great price. Great communication. Great work. I am totally satisfied. He put all of the individual crystals up perfectly. When I turn the fan on it does not rock at all. I will definitely save his contact information for my electrician when I need one in the future.
Matthew S. Bento Electrical ContractingMatthew S. Bento Electrical Contracting
Barbara o.
Very professional came out and gave me a free estimate. Came back to complete the work in a timely manner. Took time to explain different options to fix the problems. The price was very reasonable. I have already recommended them. I believe I have found my go to electrician. Thanks Fix3C.
Thumbtack Customer
We hired DKiska electric to fixed wrong wiring. Danny was friendly, patient and professional. He kept his promised of what he would do and the price was very reasonable. We were more than happy of his services and will definitely use his services again in the future. I highly recommend him if you need a electrician. Job well done! Excellent!!! Kevin
DKiska electricDKiska electric
Reggie W.
Antonio, From Lopes Electrical. Very Professional / Curteous / Polite & Responsive, Quoted Great Price. Service Extremely Well Always Got Back to me. And Keep me Informed about Project & Different Directions. He had to Run Line From Panel. In a Difficult Direction. But he Made it Look Easy and like Nothing was ever Disturbed. He Installed Electrical Outlet For Sump Pump by Back Stairs. Highly Recommend. My go to Electrician Guy Now. R. White
Antonio lopesAntonio lopes
Sharon G.
I reached out to a few electricians on Thumbtack as advised by the app and Ryan was the first to respond to my inquiry. After explaining my electrical issue, Ryan felt the problem needed to be addressed as soon as possible and offered to come by and take a look at it that same day! When he arrived, Ryan got straight to work and was able to address both of my concerns! Ryan, thank you for coming out as quickly as you did and for the awesome job! I look forward to using you again for any future projects!
Ryan BaughRyan Baugh
Cathy D.
Omega Electric did an outstanding job for me. They rewired my entire house, added lights, made the lighting more efficient and put up new lights as well. They cleaned up each day after their work. I found the electricians friendly and very accommodating. They arrived on time and kept me informed of their schedule and work areas. I cannot say enough about the excellent service I received. I would highly recommend Omega Electric to anyone needing electrical services.
Omega ElectricOmega Electric
Andria B.
After searching on line for an electrician to complete multiple electrical projects, and calling several contractors who did not respond to my messages, I took a chance on Thumbtack since they kept popping up in my on line search. I can’t say enough about Matt and Rocco from Beantown Electric; they tackled each of my projects with professionalism. They were very friendly and cleaned up after each job. I was very impressed with their workmanship and care they took while completing each job. I am very happy with the work they did and will definitely consider hiring Beantown Electric in the future.
Beantown Electric, Inc.Beantown Electric, Inc.
Yasmine V.
Chadi was phenomenal. I removed a couple of walls in my Condo to create an open-concept and needed the electrical panel relocated from the center of the unit to the utility closet. I spent months looking for an electrician to do the work but no one wanted touch it because it was labor-intensive. Then Chadi came along, he was a lifesaver. Although he was busy with other work, he managed to fit me in his schedule. He was very punctual (showed up at 8 am on the dot on a Holiday nonetheless). He completed the work in a few hours and went above and beyond and even upgraded my wiring and electrical panel. He cleaned up everything and took the time to review his work and labeled all of my breakers for. He was totally worth the wait. I will definitely be using him again in the future!
CS Electrical ContractorCS Electrical Contractor
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