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Steadfast Handyman Services, LLC
6.
Steadfast Handyman Services, LLC
Exceptional 5.0

(36)

Exceptional 5.0

(36)

Fan Installation, Switch and Outlet Installation

Offers remote services
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Friendswood, TX
Adeel A. says, "KEN COBB IS A CONSUMMATE PROFESSIONAL! I reached out to Ken off of Thumbtack not knowing what to expect. He was responsive and was knowledgeable over the phone so I took a shot. I had a full days worth of "handyman" repairs lined up. Much of it required a skilled laborer as there were plumbing issues with older fixtures. And man, I could not be more satisfied with Kens workmanship, value, communication, etc. Ken ran into a few issues while doing the repairs as some of my fixtures are difficult to get replacements for at big box stores. But he kept at it an hour past the agreed time and made sure he got it right. I am happy to be a reference for this gentleman. After 12 years of struggling with inconsistent handyman help - Im glad to have found Mr. Cobb."See more

Available for a service call Mon, Dec 5

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Available for a service call Mon, Dec 5

Adeel A. says, "KEN COBB IS A CONSUMMATE PROFESSIONAL! I reached out to Ken off of Thumbtack not knowing what to expect. He was responsive and was knowledgeable over the phone so I took a shot. I had a full days worth of "handyman" repairs lined up. Much of it required a skilled laborer as there were plumbing issues with older fixtures. And man, I could not be more satisfied with Kens workmanship, value, communication, etc. Ken ran into a few issues while doing the repairs as some of my fixtures are difficult to get replacements for at big box stores. But he kept at it an hour past the agreed time and made sure he got it right. I am happy to be a reference for this gentleman. After 12 years of struggling with inconsistent handyman help - Im glad to have found Mr. Cobb."
Avatar for Ambiance Outdoor Lighting
Avatar for Ambiance Outdoor Lighting
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Ambiance Outdoor Lighting
7.
Ambiance Outdoor Lighting
Exceptional 5.0

(22)

Exceptional 5.0

(22)

Electrical and Wiring Repair, Lighting Installation

Great value
Offers remote services
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Friendswood, TX
Sundeep K. says, "I’m so glad to have worked with Elwin on our landscape lighting project! He was helpful working with functional pieces of our old system and overlaying an entirely new fleet of fixtures and wiring. Before we started the project, Elwin came after dark one evening to “mock up” where we wanted lighting with some battery powered units. No other vendor did this and we found it very helpful! I was impressed with the quality of the fixtures he provided, and even my neighbors have commented on how nice everything looks. Installation was fast, on time, and he was considerate of our property and existing landscaping. He was even flexible during the install to making a few changes/additions along the way. I’d highly recommend Elwin and will use him for future outdoor lighting work!"See more

Available for a service call Mon, Dec 5

Free on-site estimate

Free on-site estimate

Available for a service call Mon, Dec 5

Sundeep K. says, "I’m so glad to have worked with Elwin on our landscape lighting project! He was helpful working with functional pieces of our old system and overlaying an entirely new fleet of fixtures and wiring. Before we started the project, Elwin came after dark one evening to “mock up” where we wanted lighting with some battery powered units. No other vendor did this and we found it very helpful! I was impressed with the quality of the fixtures he provided, and even my neighbors have commented on how nice everything looks. Installation was fast, on time, and he was considerate of our property and existing landscaping. He was even flexible during the install to making a few changes/additions along the way. I’d highly recommend Elwin and will use him for future outdoor lighting work!"

Q & A

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 Friendswood electricians
Thumbtack Customer
Jamie did an outstanding job at an even better price, we will be using him again in the future. He is an outstanding electrician
Jaime MorenoJaime Moreno
Thumbtack Customer
Awesome man, with great multiple skills and outstanding professionalism! Should not think twice before hiring him. He will be our handyman, electrician from now on.Got recess lighting done on very high ceiling, trouble shooting with the switches. He did everything really well, painted any defects in the wall, with fair price. He will be our handyman, electrician from now on and we will happily recommend him to anyone!
ANJ ContractorANJ Contractor
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