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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).

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.

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 Gahanna electricians
Thumbtack Customer
He did a great job for a great price. Showed up on time and stuck to his estimates. No surprises which is a good thing with an electrician.
Ladson Remodeling ElectricalLadson Remodeling Electrical
Thumbtack Customer
panel replaced, mistakes of past electricians corrected, switch and outlet for garbage disposal installed. very necessary to correct mistakes. professional, timely, appropriate cost
Ladson Remodeling ElectricalLadson Remodeling Electrical
Caleb H.
Shane did an excellent job at a great price. He'll be the first electrician I call when I need something electrical to be done, be it home wiring, upgrading a panel, or adding new outlets.
Simple Solutions ElectricSimple Solutions Electric
Thumbtack Customer
They were very professional and quick replacing electrical panel. I would use them again definitely. They were knowledgeable and save me some bucks verses other electricians I called.
Advance Tech ElectricAdvance Tech Electric
Mary C.
What a great experience. He fixed a job not done right by another electrician. Great communication, professional, and honest work. Value was also a plus for the work done! Will definitely reach out for future projects.
Pierce ElectricPierce Electric
Joshua G.
Mr. Russell was a true professional. We received multiple quotes for the job and he not only was he upfront and honest but also caught issues that others missed (and told us when others were trying to charge us for something we didn’t need). He finished a tedious job in a day and his prices were extremely fair! I would recommend Mr. Russell to anyone that needs a good, honest electrician and will be calling him again in the future if we ever have any electrician needs! Thank you again, Mr. Russell!
Ladson Remodeling ElectricalLadson Remodeling Electrical
Kim C.
Shane was able to come the day I called. He was prompt and courteous and explained any issues. Would definitely call Shane again and am currently referring him to friends and anyone else who needs an excellent electrician.
Simple Solutions ElectricSimple Solutions Electric
Yvette R.
Very positive experience. He came out, free quote, found out what the problem was and fix it right away. I’m so pleased with his work, I will be calling him for future services. I now have an electrician.🥺
Right Choice ElectricalRight Choice Electrical
Walter d.
Look. Their are a lot of capable people on Thumbtack. But don’t waste your time. He was on time and super flexible. My wife changed her mind multiple times and he just rolled with a laugh and a smile. He will be my go to electrician from here on out.
Pierce ElectricPierce Electric
Anita D.
I'm very happy with the quality of work! I bought a dining room light that ended up being a nightmare due to manufacture wiring issues. Justin took it in stride and used his electrician skills to finish the job. I'm so glad he had this background! Will hire again. Thanks!
Heinmiller ServicesHeinmiller Services
Thumbtack Customer
Anthony is an EXCELLENT workman and electrician who demonstrated excellent detail in his work, patience with challenges, a focus on safety and a polite demeanor. In addition his fees were reasonable and his estimates very close to the final project costs. I already plan to use him again for an upcoming project.
Ladson Remodeling ElectricalLadson Remodeling Electrical
Corey C.
Where do I start, Anthony was nothing short of amazing! I had another electrician that was not licensed and would have caused me to fail my inspection, but Anthony was able to step in and quickly analyze what needed to be corrected. His price and time frame was reasonable for the work that needed to be done and I passed my inspection with flying colors. Anthony rewired my entire condo (Clintonville), put in a new electrical box with new switches, reinstalled new outlets (17),light switches (14), new wiring for new furnace and a/c condenser, and can lights (13). He even found a way to save us money by using less expensive materials than I purchased with the previous "electrician". The result I was able to take back the unused materials totalling almost $400! Anthony, despite being very busy made me feel like I was his top priority and I would highly recommend him to anyone! I will forever use Anthony as my electrician! Thanks Thumbtack and most of all, thank you ANTHONY!
Ladson Remodeling ElectricalLadson Remodeling Electrical
Theresa M.
Ja’Quan did excellent work! We were having trouble getting a hold of electricians to help us with our project and he was very responsive and timely. His work is very detail oriented and he is always very professional. We appreciate how nice he was to work with and definitely recommend him!
Ja’Quan StephensJa’Quan Stephens
Bernice L.
An exceptional electrician. He was able to troubleshoot my problem quickly offering several solutions. I appreciate his prompt response to my request, willingness to work with my schedule, and punctuality. He is very knowledgeable and efficient. He is very fair with his pricing and exhibits strong customer care. Highly recommend.
Longs ElectricLongs Electric
Shari H.
I was hiring an electrician for my elderly father in another city. David Pierce came over to help and my dad was so happy that he could fix the problem so quickly they arranged for him to do more work. It was so nice knowing there are still trustworthy people who won’t take advantage. Thanks Mr Pierce!
Pierce ElectricPierce Electric
Thumbtack Customer
Ken installed two new, outdoor light fixtures and replaced one old one for us. He was on time for his appointments, gave us options on how to complete the job and then completed it without a hitch. He's also friendly and easy to work with. He's our new electrician and I would recommend him to anyone that asked. Couldn't be happier.
Longs ElectricLongs Electric
Thumbtack Customer
They addressed my lighting issues and fixed them in under an hour! The last electrician I hired charged me more, and didn't know how to fix the issue. I hired NWE again to install a chandelier. They installed it and even gave me the bulbs that they had on hand because mine were not the right type. Bottom line is that they care about their work, and their customers!
New Wave Electric,LLCNew Wave Electric,LLC
Wendy Y.
Josh was our first experience on thumbtack, and it was a great one! He is very responsive and worked very hard to put a 220 outlet in our garage, new doorbell, change a light fixture, and cap off an old hard-wired smoke detector. He was upfront with cost and issues related to our home situation and a great communicator. We are going to hire him again for a bigger job. He is now our "GO TO" Electrician for us! :-)
Perfix, LLCPerfix, LLC
William H.
Hes a very people person and honest. He did our work a lot faster than we expected to have it done and a great job he did. He and his wife exceeded our expectations he will be doing all of our electrical work from now on he was also.very fairly priced. Alot less than we were quoted from other electricians. He was very prompt on the time he gave us he would be here! Have nothing but good things to say!!
Longs ElectricLongs Electric
Nancy B.
David was a very flexible and professional electrician. He installed a new bathroom extractor fan in my first floor bath. He uncovered that the original fan had no venting and installed a roof extraction ducting. It was done quickly and very well. He was very focused on ensuring I was happy with the work, and being mindful of my time. Also, he suggested other helpful upgrades and researched a problem I had been experiencing in a different part of my house. David was great and I recommend him for your electrical needs!
David honeycuttDavid honeycutt
Branden G.
Dave is an excellent electrician and we were really impressed with his patience and resourcefulness with our old house (in which previous owners apparently “installed” and “updated” electrical without professional help; basically 100 years of people doing whatever they wanted). At this point, he’s now installed all of our indoor and outdoor lighting, including both replacing fixtures and installing new ones and adding new lines. He is easy going, great to work with, and we have, and will continue to hire him for repeat jobs as we continue updating our house. Highly highly recommended.
Pierce ElectricPierce Electric
Steve G.
Update 11/2018: I've had Mark and his son over on multiple occasions now to do electrical work and am continually impressed. I wish all contractors were like this. As Mark says, “there’s only One-Way to do electric work - the right way.” Mark Furry with One-Way Electric thoroughly impressed me with his work quality, knowledge, professionalism, and desire to end each project with a clean, finished job and a firm handshake. He’s an old-school, do it right the first time type of electrician, and the level of care and passion he brings to his work shows at every step. I consistently felt very confident and comfortable with Mark working on the numerous electric projects I had in my home, and after the work he’s done, I’m certain any future electric work will be completed by him as well. He gets my full recommendation.
One-Way Electric LLCOne-Way Electric LLC
Thumbtack Customer
DO NOT HIRE. Ken and his Wife are NOT Licensed Electrician. We called him because we wanted him to change the 3 Prongs ungrounded outlets that we had into 2 prongs. He told us that it was illegal and he was going to Ground them "for the same price". He asked his wife to do so. When they finished, we asked him for an official invoice with their letterhead, and we found out that they did not have, they were "starting their company" and they were not licensed yet. We open the outlets as he had a wrong feeling after they left and found out that instead of grounding the outlets they did a bootleg ground, which could create a fire, and is totally illegal. they said that it was not a problem because a House inspector would not open them and would not know.... How honest is that??? Finally we called him and asked him to give us back our money and he did so. I would open your outlets if you did hire him and his wife, as you probably have something ugly behind them...
Longs ElectricLongs Electric
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