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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 Pflugerville electricians
John M.
The electrician who worked on my issue not only fixed the problem, but explained the process and the root cause.
Hare K.
The service was pretty to setup and the person in contact and the electrician, both were very responsive. Thank you for your wonderful service.
Blue Diamond MEP Co. LtdBlue Diamond MEP Co. Ltd
Thien V.
Great guys! Professional and solid work. Got two ring floodlight cams installed within 1.5 hours of arrival. Will be my go to electricians from now on.
Big G Assistance,LLCBig G Assistance,LLC
Cesar R.
Mike responded quickly and was professional. He was straight forward and recommended a licensed electrician for the particular project I was needing. Will definitely keep him in mind for future projects.
Handyman MikeHandyman Mike
Timothy D.
Isiah is awesome, punctual, trustworthy, knowledgeable and polite. Absolutely recommend him in every way. If you want a professional, friendly, talented electrician or handyman, hire Isiah.
Zay’s electric/ handymanZay’s electric/ handyman
Ru D.
Used Reese to replace a longer cabinet light. Great service, extremely helpful. I 100% recommend him to anyone needs an electrician. I’m also thinking to hire him to replace the other 2 lights as well.
Reese ElectricReese Electric
Jonathan A.
Junior was great to work with. Very reasonable pricing. Got here earlier than expected and finished faster than expected too. Will definitely call on him again for my next project. He is now my go-to electrician.
Big G Assistance,LLCBig G Assistance,LLC
Nathan H.
Zach installed a Ring floodlight for us and did it for 5x less than a local electrician company quoted us. His solution works well and we’d be happy to use him again if we have any additional electric work.
Zach lyonsZach lyons
Austin G.
Zach installed a new receptacle for charging an electric vehicle. He was very responsive to my initial request and all my questions. When Zach showed up, he provided some suggestions for running wires in a way that saved me money and also looked better. He will be my go-to electrician for future projects.
Zach lyonsZach lyons
Chris M.
We got quotes from 5 electricians before finding Isaiah, and I'm so glad we waited until we found the right guy for the job. He was so responsive, called right away to talk about the project, he handled everything we needed quickly and thoroughly. He communicated with us through the whole process while waiting for city permits, and he worked his butt off through the heat of the day to get the job done a full day earlier than planned. He did a full walk through to make sure everything worked, labeled our circuits for us and made himself available in case we need anything else. He goes above and beyond, we'll use him for any and all of our electrical needs in the future!
Hopper ElectricHopper Electric
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