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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).

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.

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.

Does an electrician need to enter my home?

Whether an electrician needs to enter your home depends on the type of work that needs to be completed. Any work on receptacles, lights and more located on the inside or outside of your house will likely require an electrician to enter your home.

Ask electricians in your area to perform a video consultation instead of a traditional walk-through to assess the project. During the consultation, they should be able to tell you if they’ll need to enter your home or not. 

Reviews for Franklin electricians
Jeanne B.
We’re new to the area and needed to find a good electrician, we found Rick. He installed 3 interior floor outlets and 2 outside lighting fixtures. He did a perfect job on all 5. We couldn’t be more satisfied. It’s great to know that we have found our go to electrician for life. Don’t hesitate.
Rick Lovvo ElectricRick Lovvo Electric
Thumbtack Customer
Rick was great to work with! His rate is very fair, he was quick to respond and schedule and his work was excellent! He even cleaned up after he finished. He will be my first hire every time I need an electrician.
Rick Lovvo ElectricRick Lovvo Electric
Larry J.
Nicholas is by far the best electrician I have encountered. He is very knowledgeable, prompt, courteous, and a flat out great guy to work with. He also pays close attention to detail and is very neat. I will definitely use him over and over again!
George Electric 💡George Electric 💡
Jim F.
Ryan was the most professional among the four electricians I contacted. He sent me a detailed estimate, communicated quickly, and showed up on time to begin the job. He also worked very hard to finish all of the work in the same day. I would absolutely use Ryan again.
Sound DecisionsSound Decisions
Karen T.
After being told that my bathroom lighting fixture couldn’t be fixed for a reasonable cost by another electrician, I was thankful to speak with Fred. He agreed to at least come out to my house to examine the light, which needed to be re-wired. He said that he would let me know within 20 minutes if he was able to repair it that day. Well, it only took a few minutes for him to determine the root of the problem. It was a tedious job but he did it with such a great attitude. He’s very knowledgeable and even gave me advice to fix another small problem that I had. I would highly recommend Fred to anyone wanting a responsive, highly skilled, and very personable electrician. I will definitely use him again when I move into my new house. He does fantastic work!
Safely Wired LLCSafely Wired LLC
Kelsey G.
It was taking me weeks to find an electrician that would come out to do a simple light fixture switch, so I looked on thumbtack. Charlie from Mount Up called me immediately and scheduled an appointment for the very next morning. Robert arrived on time and was professional, kind, quick, and did a great job. They also charged less than half of what Lee Company charges. I will absolutely hire Mount Up again!
Mount Up Home ServicesMount Up Home Services
David A.
In addition to quality, responsiveness and value, Added Touch was also punctual and professional. Kenwyn tackled a problem that turned out to be larger than first thought (based on another electrician's assessment). The project took about 7 hours. He worked straight through and didn't leave until the job was finished and he had cleaned up. Based on our discussion before he started, I anticipated the charge would be twice as much the actual final invoice -- very happy about that! Appreciated his service so much that we're in the process of booking him for another project.
Added Touch Electric and More LLCAdded Touch Electric and More LLC
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