Derek Correa Electric, LLC

Brockton, MA

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About this pro

As a licensed electrician, I have over 15 years in the electrical trade with experience in both residential and commercial settings.I am fully insured and specialize in re-wiring residential homes as well as additions, basement fit outs and smaller projects including installation of recess lighting, paddle fans, bathroom exhaust fans, electric services and panel changes, hard-wired smoke detectors, etc.

As a sole proprietor, I have little to no overhead costs, and am able to be competitive in my pricing and hourly rates. I'm known to be honest and straightforward in my business with customers.

Location

Brockton, MA 02301

Background check

Complete

Times hired on Thumbtack

113

Reviews

102 Reviews
  • Jessica A. Sep 17, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Excellent service!!! Prompt reply to inquiry and efficient assessment/quote for project. Dereck is extremely knowledgeable, fair, and honest. He's a great electrician and very down to earth good business man!! I highly recommend Dereck as an electrician. He is prompt, professional and excellent at what he does!! Highly Recommended!!!!
  • Elizabeth M. Sep 14, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was professional and efficient. Will hire again.
  • Donald S. Sep 14, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
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  • Claudie J. Sep 9, 2017
    Fan Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek came on time.and did an excellent job.
  • Carol D. Sep 3, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    We needed atention on a tenact complaint. Derek was thorough and professional
  • Jayelani H. Aug 17, 2017
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    He did a great job installing an outlet behind my tv so that I can hid my cords.
  • Janice C. Aug 9, 2017
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was great. He arrived on time, he did everything he told me he would do. He ran some wires for me and put up a ceiling fan and a beautiful fixture in the living room. He also changed some existing fixtures. He cleaned up well after himself. His price was very fair. I would highly recommend him
  • Renee L. Aug 7, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek was quick and flexible with the project.
  • Dave Z. Aug 3, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    We had 6 small projects for Derek to work on. Replacing light fixtures and updating outlets. We had a call with him before hand to talk about the work and the fixtures that we needed to buy. He arrived on time, completed the work in a expected time and cleaned up each of the areas that he worked in. We would hire him again.
  • Kathy K. Jul 26, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Excellent Electrician! Don't hesitate to hire Derek. He showed up on time, worked hard getting done all the lighting projects I had, plus some. All the work was perfect. To the women out there who get nervous about having unfamiliar people in your home - I was your Guinea pig and can say that he was professional, friendly and you have nothing to worry about. He's honest and trustworthy. I feel lucky to have found a new electrician for our family! Great meeting you Derek. Thanks again-kids are still loving "disco ball" light!
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  • Kay J. Jul 15, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Fixed every light in the house and explained why the switches weren't working
  • Elizabeth S. Jun 26, 2017
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    Amazing!! I would recommend him to everyone and he is now our go to electrician
  • Thumbtack Customer Jun 19, 2017
    Derek did more work than we originally talked about, didn't charge extra, and was done in half the time he estimated. A year or two later, and everything is perfect. Will hire again for sure! Thanks again Derek!
  • Joanne M. Jun 12, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek was amazing! He had the best prices. He also gave amazing advise and completed the job. Highly recommended/
  • Jay J. Jun 8, 2017
    Circuit Breaker Panel or Fuse Box Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was very professional from his 1st visit assessing the scope of the job through the completion of the job. Derek did a great job and takes great pride in his work. I was also quite impressed with his honesty as he was able to reduce his rate voluntarily after finding out he wouldn't have to do as much as was initially quoted which we wouldn't have known if he didn't inform us. I would highly recommend Derek .
  • Michelle D. Jun 5, 2017
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was great from his professionalism of work to actually caring about the customer. Thank you so much Derek.
  • Rob O. Jun 3, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek was great, I would highly recommend to anyone. He was very quick to respond to texts/calls, he was very accommodating and was able to squeeze my small job in on a Saturday morning, and was right on time. The new light fixture he installed looks great and he was also able to fix another fixture while he was there, all for a very fair price.
  • Mary L. May 31, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek was great. We had him install outdoor speakers & fix a light on our deck. He came on time and did great work. His prices were very reasonable and matched the estimate he gave us ahead of time.
  • Tina M. May 30, 2017
    Circuit Breaker Panel or Fuse Box Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was absolutely fabulous. He was prompt, communicative, and fair with pricing. He was utterly professional and efficient. Most importantly, he took pride in his work and didn't leave until it was all done. His schedule was flexible and we just found it so easy to work with him. We would highly recommend Derek!
  • John D. May 26, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek is great, we are already hiring him for a second job. I highly recommend him to anyone on Thumbtack!
  • Bryan W. May 23, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Very professional, timely and knowledgeable
  • Jennifer H. May 23, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was professional, affordable, and prompt.
  • Sabrina S. May 20, 2017
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    We hired Derek to wire 18 new recessed lights throughout the home, along with a few pendant lights, fire alarm wiring, 2 bathroom exhaust fans, and the rewiring of several plug outlets and light switches from walls that were removed. He showed up when promised and did an excellent job. He is extremely hard-working and worked non-stop over two days to complete this extensive work, and was meticulous. I had to leave a few times and had no hesitation trusting him inside the home or leaving him a key to return the following day. In addition to his excellent work, he was a pleasure to have around and we would recommend and rehire him again in a heartbeat!
  • Gary H. May 15, 2017
    Circuit Breaker Panel or Fuse Box Repair
    Verified Review
    Great professional timely work done, at reasonable pricing.
  • Jim T. May 2, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    job well done
    there on time job finished in the time stated work was very good would glady use him again
  • Cheryl P. Apr 1, 2017
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    So far so good. Derek came in and completed the rough work. He was very professional and personable. He will come back and complete once we are ready.
  • Michael C. Mar 24, 2017
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    He was born to be an electrician - we're very happy with the work!
    Derek was prompt, professional and personable. I was at home while he was doing the work, and I could tell right away he was a true professional. He got right to work and knew exactly how to tackle the project. It's obvious that electrical work is his passion as it appears to come easy to him. We had him do one other project while he was here, and we're both happy with all the work he delivered. Oh, and we'll be hiring him again down the road! Thank you, Derek!
  • Keith J. Mar 19, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    good work for a fair price
    Derek was great. Showed up on time, listened to what I wanted to have done.... made his recommendations, and then did the work in a quick, professional manner.
  • Delroy T. Feb 28, 2017
    Recess Lights and Ceiling Fan Installation
    As an homeowner one of the greatest fear is not hiring the right person to do a job at your house but it's a joy when you do get the right person and Derek was most definitely the right person for the job. The project was the installation of recess lights in 3 bedrooms and a ceiling fan in each room. Derek was very prompt in his response to my request for his services. He came on time for the assessment and was very professional. He provided me with a good quote and was willing to provide me with answers to my question. Derek exhibited a great deal of professionalism in how he went about the project as he 1. Came on time each day and finished the project on time as well 2. Excellent at cleaning up after each days work to the point that you would never knew that he was there 3. Most importantly he did a fantastic job Look no further if you need an excellent electrician, then Derek is your person. By providing this review it might be hard to schedule Derek again in the future as I'm sure he will be in great demand. I will be hiring Derek again as I have a few more projects to get done this year.
  • Laticia A. Feb 27, 2017
    Ceiling Fan Installation or Replacement
    Verified Review
    Derek was very professional, prompt and informative. Highly recommended!
  • Frank C. Feb 24, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Top notch.
    Derek is prompt, professional, communicative, and did great work. He's also just a very nice guy but his work is solid and I'd hire him again in a heartbeat.
  • TIEG B. Feb 24, 2017
    Circuit Breaker Panel or Fuse Box Repair
    Verified Review
    highly reccomend
    great work, good clean up, nice and quick
  • Loraine C. Feb 22, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Good work but quote was misleading
    He was friendly, came on time, fixed the problem quickly in under an hour. The problem was a broken a pull chain switch needed replacement. I was, however, displeased with the cost - he quoted an $55 hourly rate on the phone, but charged me $100 - I won't be using him again.
    Derek C. Feb 22, 2017

    Hi Loraine. I think you may have misunderstood what I said during our initial conversation on the phone. I mentioned that I charge $55 an hour with a two hour minimum for service calls. I wish would you would have mentioned your concern while I was still there I could have clarified the issue and even adjusted the price for the call. None the less I apologize for any miscommunication that may have been my fault. Thanks again for having me out.... Derek

  • Eddie R. Feb 21, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Incredibly Efficient!
    Derek was quick to reply and came right over. He went above and beyond, and totally recommend him!
  • Beth B. Jan 31, 2017
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Very happy!
    Derek came on short notice and completed what could have been a very complicated light installation with efficiently and perfection. He was a pleasure to work with and would highly recommend him.
  • Chris C. Jan 30, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Great Company - Great Work
    Derek is professional on time and friendly. Well priced, organized and meticulous . We have been wanting to do this for a while and he made the process well worth the wait
  • Ashley W. Jan 29, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Great electrician, friendly person, hard worker
    He came early and spent a whole day knocking off items on my list. Fantastic job and nice guy.
  • Seif C. Jan 24, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Excellent service
    Excellent service! Derek was on time, did the job perfectly, and was very respectful.
  • Florence O. Jan 23, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Electrical work
    Reviews were right. Derek Correa is excellent. Came on time, did the work very nice and knows what he's doing. Will not lose his number.
  • Joe S. Jan 16, 2017
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek came to fix the electrical mess I'd made within an hour of hiring him. He did the job perfectly and did extra work asking for no additional payment. Derek is a true professional who cares about the quality of his work. I recommend him highly.
  • Wilson M. Jan 4, 2017
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Trustworthy, knowledgeable and experienced!
    Derek replaced two ceiling fans with LED lighting. He was knowledgeable, efficient, approachable and neat. The job was well-priced too! We finally found a trustworthy and experienced electrician!
  • Cynthia M. Jan 2, 2017
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Great!
    Derek was great! I asked him to install cable wiring in my kitchen, a corner that isn't easy to get to. He did an awesome job, exactly what I was looking for. He was also friendly and easy to talk to. I'll definitely call Derek again for more electrical needs!
  • Tamika F. Dec 23, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Recommended
    Derek, was in and out in only a few minutes and resolved the issue. He was not just on time, but early and extremely competent.
  • Michael M. Dec 15, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Great job
    Excellent job. Completed multiple projects we had on our to do list for the house. Worked clean. Efficient. Easy to schedule. Would definitely call Derek again.
  • Real I. Dec 9, 2016
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Electric heat installed in the basement mancave.
    Great job, reliable and very professional! I will definitely use him again!
  • Chris R. Dec 8, 2016
    Ceiling Fan Installation or Replacement
    Verified Review
    Great service
    Quick, efficient and knowledgeable. I'll recommend Derek to anyone looking for an electrician
  • Margaret G. Nov 22, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Amazing
    Very satisfied with his work never mind his politeness and personality! Very prompt and cleans after job is done amazing! Will be using Derek in the future thank you again Derek job well done!
  • Yuki I. Nov 4, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek is great !
    Great service , professional , great electrician ! Derek responded me quickly , had work done . Very satisfied and I will definitely hire him again. Highly recommended!
  • Erin K. Oct 27, 2016
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Would hire again!
    Derek was easy to communicate with, worked with our schedule and budget and he and Chris did a great job on wiring our whole house during a renovation. Very pleased with their work and have already called them back for additional help.
  • Garrett B. Oct 21, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    If you're looking for an electrician look no further
    Hired Derek to install a celing fan he explained clearly what he was going to do and it came out great! Also, Derek was on time, professional and cleaned up throughly after his work.
  • Wendy D. Oct 10, 2016
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Friendly and Professional
    Derek replaced our electric panel. He responds promptly to emails/phone calls, is polite, and professional. Pricing is competitive. We are happy with his work and will hire him again!
  • C. M. Oct 8, 2016
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Prompt and Professional
    Derek installed my LED recessed lights and he was professional and very personable. His fee was reasonable and I would certainly use him again in the future.
  • Sylvia R. Oct 8, 2016
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Thank you Derek!
    I am very happy I hired Derek to replace 3 old light fixtures and one very old ceiling fan with light. He was very friendly, on time, and he cleaned up after himself. He was very efficient in getting everything done right and in a timely fashion. I will hire him again as I have another project in mind. Thank you Derek!
  • Jacqueline E. Oct 7, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek was great!
    Great fair price. He was there when he said he'd be. He was incredibly polite. He solved our problem quickly. Very happy and will use him again as well as refer him to friends.
  • Paul D. Oct 2, 2016
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    I recommend this electrician.
    Derek scheduled the work quickly, showed up on time and did a great job at a reasonable price. I will definitely hire him again when I need an electrician.
  • Alvaro C. Sep 15, 2016
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Wired Workshop
    Awesome, although he didn't do the installation himself, its a true testament of his expansion and success in the business. Prices are fair and I would definitely recommend.
  • Silvino A. Sep 15, 2016
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    Skilled Professional!
    Very punctual and polite. The job ended up being a little more difficult than anticipated, but he got it done. I'll hire again if needed.
  • David D. Sep 9, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Highly recommend
    Hired him and he came the next morning. Finished the job efficiently and did a great job. Reasonable price. Can't ask for more than that. Would definitely hire again with no hesitation.
  • Jane B. Aug 31, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Work was done quickly. No problems.
  • Meghna L. Aug 22, 2016
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was very professional and knowledgeable. He was prompt and easy to communicate with. He fixed the wiring in one of the outdoor sconces. He also installed two light fixtures and grounded some outlets in the house. He made sure to get the entire project done before leaving and we are very happy with the results! We'll be sure to hire him again in the future should we need lights installed or any electrical work done.
  • Dan M. Aug 18, 2016
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek snaked a cable from my basement to a second floor bedroom. He was quick and neat. Will hire again.
  • Jeffrey C. Aug 4, 2016
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    Install a new socket & change a light fixture.
  • Les M. Jul 31, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek did a great job assessing my electrical problem and then fixing it quicker than I thought possible. Also gave me some good advice for future repairs needed.
  • Tanya P. Jul 25, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    What a pleasure to hire. He came and got the job done on the spot. Easy to communicate with. Hire him and you won't be disappointed!
  • Declan H. Jun 22, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
  • Carol M. Jun 10, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    About an hour after i Posted the service needed Mr. Correa was at my house and did a wonderful job. He was polite and very efficient.
  • Donald B. Jun 9, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Very quick...great job done.very personable..would hire again
  • Shirley A. Jun 8, 2016
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek put in a receptacle above my counter to the left of the sink. He was very professional, competent, and had a friendly manner.
  • Nicole B. May 19, 2016
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was very responsive and his schedule was right on time for our need.
  • Jeff S. May 17, 2016
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek was phenomenal. He quickly freed up time in his schedule to scope the project and then followed up with excellent work. Derek worked both quickly and efficiently, was kind, professional, and ensured that we were happy with the results by offering alternatives and suggestions. It's with great pleasure that I recommend Derek. It's very comforting knowing that we have both a talented & dependable electrician for future projects to come.
  • Supo K. May 6, 2016
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    He was on time, reasonably priced, workmanship was very professional and he cleaned up after himself. I would definitely hire him again.
  • Kathy D. May 3, 2016
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek installed an outside light for me. He was extremely punctual, very professional and fixed a problem that I was told could not be done. I would hire him again for other jobs and recommend him highly.
  • Shupo K. May 3, 2016
    Fan Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek made my first experience using Thumbtack a good one. I needed to have an outlet installed for a stove and Derek contacted me promptly and visited the property as scheduled to give a quote. What stood out to me the most was that he was able to do the job the same time as he had all the necessary tools. It just showed how meticulous he was with his business. He was also reasonably priced
  • Nicole F. Apr 30, 2016
    Hired Derek to repair outlet and replace light fixture in kitchen. He showed up on time and completed work as needed in no time. I would hire Derek again.
  • Joe B. Apr 29, 2016
    I would highly recommend Derek. He showed up on time, and did what he say he would. Personable and reasonable. Easy to deal with. What you want when you hire someone to do work in your home.
  • Rich V. Apr 28, 2016
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    All jobs went well no problems
  • Joel W. Mar 30, 2016
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    He was very professional and got the job on time and at a fair price.
  • Otto P. Mar 3, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    I think Derek is one the most professional person I have ever met I will recommend him to any body who got any kind of electrical problems. I'm very satisfied with the job that he did at my house.
  • Cynthia M. Feb 16, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Came immediately and worked diligently I had electric service the same day. Thank you Derek. Also reasonable price
  • Christos D. Feb 11, 2016
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    On time, great job, and very easy to talk to. What more can you ask for. Derek did an excellent job and will definitely use again in the future and will recommend to my clients.
  • Fran C. Dec 19, 2015
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    Excellent job will hire him again in the near future.
  • Chris K. Nov 18, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Great work, great guy
  • Hyeryun K. Nov 13, 2015
    Lighting Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek came out to install recessed lights in our kitchen and rewire a number of outlets and install a new light switch plus took care of other issues including checking all our outlets. Communication with Derek was very easy, nice guy and kept us up to date with progress. He even stepped to assist when one of our water lines burst in the basement due to an old pipe connection. Would happily work with Derek in the future.
  • Renee M. Nov 11, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    He showed up on time, did a magnificent job in a tricky, complicated situation and he solved lots of the electrical issues in my very old building. I have hired him 3 more times (so far) and would highly recommend him. He also left the place cleaner than he found it - BONUS! Nice guy, hard worker, very fair prices.
  • L. T. Nov 10, 2015
    Derek was very responsive, and worked quickly to root cause our electrical issue. He's also a nice person, and I'd recommend him to friends as well as use him again.
  • Aman A. Nov 10, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
  • Marie T. Nov 4, 2015
    Fan Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek installed a ceiling ventilation system in our tiny IT server closet. It pushed air out into the ceiling, and looks great, exceeding my expectations!
  • Harry K. Oct 23, 2015
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    He moved 2 outlets that were in the wrong location. He hung one of the lights and we need to have the other one rewired. He was very precise in his measurements and knowledgeable on the work performed. He was courteous, professional and very neat.
  • Justin S. Oct 23, 2015
    Ceiling Fan Installation or Replacement
    Verified Review
    Derek came out the next day and he did and amazing job he was able to install a new exhaust fan in my bathroom a new outlet in my bathroom and replaced my old light fixture with a ceiling fan and removed old knob and tube wiring all within a day and he has prices that can't be matched I highly recommend him for your next project
  • Anderson M. Oct 23, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek was very easy to work with and extremely professional. He completed the job very well and gave a fair quote. Will hire again!
  • Wendell P. Oct 20, 2015
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    I tried thumbtack for the first time to have some electrical work done within a couple of hours Derek called and we discussed what I needed done. Derek came the next day and did the job,I would highly recommend Derek great job. The cost for the work was highly competitive.
  • Jami K. Oct 16, 2015
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
    Derek responded right away to my request for a quote and came in at a very reasonable rate! He completed the work quickly and correctly. Very impressed with his professionalism! We already have more work coming his way! Thank you Derek!
  • Derek G. Oct 8, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek installed electrical above our fireplace for mounting a television. He also ran new electric, coax and HDMI so we could hide our cable box and have everything connect from behind the TV. I recommend him highly.
  • FRANCISCO Mario A. Oct 6, 2015
    Wiring Installation
    Verified Review
  • Kimberly M. Sep 29, 2015
    Switch and Outlet Installation
    Verified Review
  • Meghan C. Aug 25, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek came by to replace a vent fan and install two timer switches that I had purchased. During the process, he let me know about any issues or options I might have with the equipment, and was sure to ask me before he had to cut in to the ceiling because the new vent was different from the old. He was great at communicating from start to finish, and was meticulous in cleaning up. Definitely a good experience and I would recommend him.
  • Tom S. Aug 18, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Fixed a non-functioning motion sensor for our front door entry light - quick, easy and very professional
  • Marc G. Aug 17, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Exceptionally polite, courteous, and prompt. He was even early! I will certainly work with him again.
  • Adam K. Aug 10, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek was excellent! Very easy to communicate and accommodating to my schedule Came right on time, fixed my stove and was very professional and friendly. Highly recommended.
  • Anne M. Jul 23, 2015
    Ceiling Fan Installation or Replacement
    Verified Review
    Derek installed three ceiling fans in our home and did a fantastic job! He showed up exactly on time was very professional.
  • John A. Jul 18, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Derek responded to our urgent plea to change over a house full of outdate smoke detectors. Prompt, courteous, knew his Stuff, reasonably priced.
  • Howard V. Jul 11, 2015
    Electrical and Wiring Repair
    Verified Review
    Great communication. Extremely professional. He definitely knows what he is doing and is very reasonably priced. Planning to have him back for more work soon.

Q&A

What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Not necessarily. But my labor rate is $55.00 an hour. The pricing varies according to the job at hand. Sometimes a set quote will make more sense than doing a job on an hourly basis. It really does depend on the job itself. Either way I aim to be very reasonable and competitive in my pricing...
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I normally try to communicate clearly any questions I may have as well as trying to get a good understanding of the job so that I am able to complete the job as efficiently and professionally as possible. Communication is key to getting a job done well....
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I graduated a technical high school and have continued to complete continuing education classes since becoming a journeyman electrician. I completed a 4 year apprenticeship before becoming a licensed electrician. I've worked for 3 different companies in both the residential and commercial sides of the trade before I started to work independently...
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I saw an electrician doing some work at my mother's house when I was about 13 years old and was fascinated by what he was doing and I knew from then on that I wanted to be an electrician. So I went a technical high school and then completed an apprenticeship while working full time for an electrical contractor...
What types of customers have you worked with?
I've worked with all kinds of people, from different nationalities to different economic statuses to different attitudes. I tend to be able to adapt to the situation and needs of the customers...
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I just finished re-wiring a 2 floor apartment in somerville. I like this type of project because it's challenging while at the same time rewarding to know that someone will be living in a place where I designed the electrical layout and brought their electrical system up to date so that they feel safe and have peace of mind because of that...
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Just recently I gave a person a quote and he was interested in hiring me but he did something no one else ever had, he asked for references for people I had done work for recently. I thought that was very wise. I would encourage anyone to do the same, especially for a bigger project....
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Think about exactly what you're trying to accomplish. Think about how much money you're able to spend before you start anything...