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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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.

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 Watauga electricians
Laura P.
My husband was very happy with the electrician's knowledge, and quality of work.
Team EnochTeam Enoch
Char C.
Electrician was professional and understood my requests. The folks at Enoch Electric are always professional and ready to meet our needs.
Team EnochTeam Enoch
James B.
Work was completed in a professional manner. The electrician explained what needed to be done at ever step of project. Would hire again.
Lora W.
The main office was easy to deal with - got us scheduled right away and the electrician was efficient and knowledgeable. We’d use them again if the need arises.
Team EnochTeam Enoch
Jason W.
Jared did a great job! Most said it couldn't be done, but he did a fantastic job being creative and getting the job done! Great electrician!
Jared SinclairJared Sinclair
Vic C.
This electrician was so responsive so fast got the job done in minutes add a very competitive price would only use him in the future and highly recommend
Citywide electricCitywide electric
Lauren H.
Our electrician was so quick to respond! We had an issue and less than 24 hours later it was fixed! We are very grateful for JM Electric Co.
JM Electric Co.JM Electric Co.
Morgon D.
Grateful that the team took the time to diagnose and fix out issues. Been dealing with this issue for months and worked with other electricians that could not rectify our issue. Thanks guys!
What We Built ⚡️What We Built ⚡️
Hon M.
Excellent attention to detail, safety & customer service. What a kind, smart electrician! We are so happy to know him - Thank you for your professionalism & competence, Gorge!
Green light electric coGreen light electric co
Tamika G.
Straight to the point... The electricians were punctual, professional and didn't waste any time getting the job done. The cost of the Install was surprisingly less than I expected. 100% satisfied!!!
Arc Angel Electrical Solutions, LLCArc Angel Electrical Solutions, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Reliable, expert and punctual service. The electrician was honest and knowledgeable and considerate of our furniture and cleaned up after completion of the work. I would defiantly use and strongly recommend Enoch Electric!
Team EnochTeam Enoch
Thumbtack Customer
This company was a pleasure to deal with, from my initial phone call to the installation of light fixtures the very next day. The electrician who did the work, Garret, was professional, courteous and efficient. Highly recommended all around.
Team EnochTeam Enoch
Thumbtack Customer
Mr Ramirez and his team did an outstanding job repairing electrical work installed from a lesser qualified electrician. And pricing was beyond fair for the amount of work they did. We have made plans to continue using JAMM Construction for our upcoming projects!
JAMM ConstructionJAMM Construction
Kenneth K.
He wired a plug up for me, but only one of the plugs work. Thankfully I only needed the one. I was immediately contacted by the company and they sent the electrician back out. Turns out it was my faulty equipment. These guys are a great hire and I strongly recommend.
TopTech ElectricTopTech Electric
Trish M.
Larry did great! When he came to quote us he was very friendly, on time, sense of humor and was most reasonably priced! He installed a ceiling fan and six recessed lights. Love it! (The pictures don’t it justice) We’ll hire him again if we need an electrician!
Salinas Electrical ServicesSalinas Electrical Services
Gabriel R.
The electrician was very knowledgeable and did an excellent job running power to my Ring security camera. He made sure everything was done to code and even added an electric box covering to an existing switch I had in my attic that needed one. The price was fair, they were prompt and professional. I'll definitely be using them again!
Tesla Alarm and ElectricalTesla Alarm and Electrical
George S.
It didn't take me no time to become relaxed, confident, and know that Mr Jorge was an honest electrician who wasn't overcharging me for the requested work that I needed done. Mr Jorge is a perfectionist who did quality work and made precise measurements while performing all of the electrical installations for me. I will use him again.
Green light electric coGreen light electric co
LaTonya A.
We are thankful for his services and for keeping us on track with our outdoor project. He was very knowledgable about what type of electrical outlets we needed and his pricing was very reasonable. We’ve finally found a reliable electrician and we’ll definitely use him for all of our electrical needs moving forward. Happy Customer
Thumbtack Customer
We had a home inspection in order to sell our home. Electrician was punctual and fixed everything we asked before he left. Even went into a miserably hot attic and garage and got everything taken care of. I wish I had called years ago because he fixed like four problems with one solution.
Team EnochTeam Enoch
Dennis M.
Top Tech’s electrician Casey was professional, friendly, and efficient. He expertly diagnosed our issue as a faulty light switch, and replaced the switch in a few minutes. We contacted Top Tech late in the day, and by the next morning our issue was resolved satisfactorily at a reasonable price. We will use this company anytime we have an electrical issue. Great service!
TopTech ElectricTopTech Electric
Danae l.
unfortunately I could only pick 3 items to rate Jorge on. Excellent electrician prompt, clean work, great to deal with and helped make decisions on lighting placement. We had 7 new recessed lights done and he switched all of our old switches and outlets. Also installed GFCI for us. great work and value. Will hire again!
Green light electric coGreen light electric co
Greg H.
Jared was a pleasure to work with & communicates quickly. He came out on a Saturday which will cost you a fortune with the chain electricians. He was upfront with pricing & the services he would render & had great advice when he arrived at my home. He was very professional & courteous. I will definitely be hiring him again to do more work in the near future.
Jared SinclairJared Sinclair
Nistha t.
Highly highly recommend him . Very reasonable and very professional. Before hiring him, I talked to couple of other electrician and one of them made it sound like it, it's almost impossible to get recessed lights in my living room since its two story house. But Jared did it without any complaints and fuss. Anyone looking to any electric project, he is the guy . Thank you Jared.
Jared SinclairJared Sinclair
Thumbtack Customer
Harold Swanson and his son Greg installed switch plates in 4 walk-in closets that had pull chains. They were right on time, went right to work, did an excellent job and did a good job cleaning up the work areas. Both men were friendly and very competent, I will definitely use their services again and be happy to recommend them to anyone who wants to know if I know a good electrician.
G S MaintenanceG S Maintenance
Juan T.
LiteWork exceeded all of my expectations. LoteWork replaced my home's meter socket acter it was damaged in a storm. From the moment the permit was pulled, to the moment that Oncor reconnected my electricity, I felt like I had the right electrician for the job. LiteWork was punctual, professional, hard working, and very easy to contact. I felt that he was ALL IN on the project. He made sure the project was able to go as smoothly as possible. I'll definitely contact LiteWork for all my future elecrircal help.
LiteWork ElectriciansLiteWork Electricians
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