A note to our community regarding COVID-19. Learn more
Find an electrician near Orem, UT

Find an electrician near Orem, UT

33 near you

Find an electrician near Orem, UT

33 near you

Give us a few details and we’ll match you with the right pro.

Zip code

Top 10 Electricians near Orem, UT

Avatar for Uinta Smart Systems LLC
Avatar for Uinta Smart Systems LLC
1. Uinta Smart Systems LLC
Top Pro
Exceptional 5.0

(11)

Exceptional 5.0

(11)

Electrical and Wiring Repair

Great value
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Orem, UT
I am very very satisfied with the quality of work, timeliness and professionalism. Doug is extremely knowledgeable about home theater systems. He definitely seems to have the experience. We had a fairly complex setup with up with 3 TVs with their own set of inbuilt speakers (on ceilings and walls). All connected through a central Denon system with a ton of wiring. It all came with the house that we bought a few years back but hadn’t used it until today. Doug was able to declutter every thing and fixed all the zones and speakers. He also mounted a 75” TV into the wall and did a great job with it. The best part is he is a gentleman and it was very nice dealing with him. He was patient enough to explain me everything I was curious about. We have plans for a few more enhancements and would definitely use his service in future. This is one of the best experiences I have had through Thumbtack. (I have attached two photos - first one is before and 2nd is after)See more

$50/on-site estimate

estimated cost

$50/on-site estimate

estimated cost

I am very very satisfied with the quality of work, timeliness and professionalism. Doug is extremely knowledgeable about home theater systems. He definitely seems to have the experience. We had a fairly complex setup with up with 3 TVs with their own set of inbuilt speakers (on ceilings and walls). All connected through a central Denon system with a ton of wiring. It all came with the house that we bought a few years back but hadn’t used it until today. Doug was able to declutter every thing and fixed all the zones and speakers. He also mounted a 75” TV into the wall and did a great job with it. The best part is he is a gentleman and it was very nice dealing with him. He was patient enough to explain me everything I was curious about. We have plans for a few more enhancements and would definitely use his service in future. This is one of the best experiences I have had through Thumbtack. (I have attached two photos - first one is before and 2nd is after)
Avatar for Matt Wood Electrical Handyman
Avatar for Matt Wood Electrical Handyman
9. Matt Wood Electrical Handyman
Exceptional 5.0

(6)

Exceptional 5.0

(6)

Lighting Installation, Switch and Outlet Repair, Fan Installation

Offers remote services
Discounts available
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Serves Orem, UT
Given the global pandemic of the coronavirus, my wife and I were fortunate to work from home. However, I needed help troubleshooting electrical problems because I was experiencing power outages on only portions of the house. I contacted Matt, and he quickly responded empathically to the troubles I was experiencing. His professionalism and friendliness made the interaction that much more comforting. After explaining the issue, he promptly went to work and fixed the problem while providing some great information. I highly recommended Matt for any electrical jobs one would need. I am definitely going to keep his contact information for any future projects.See more
contact for price
Given the global pandemic of the coronavirus, my wife and I were fortunate to work from home. However, I needed help troubleshooting electrical problems because I was experiencing power outages on only portions of the house. I contacted Matt, and he quickly responded empathically to the troubles I was experiencing. His professionalism and friendliness made the interaction that much more comforting. After explaining the issue, he promptly went to work and fixed the problem while providing some great information. I highly recommended Matt for any electrical jobs one would need. I am definitely going to keep his contact information for any future projects.

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).

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. 

Why hire professionals on Thumbtack?
Free to use

You never pay to use Thumbtack: Get cost estimates, contact pros, and even book the job—all for no cost.

Compare prices side-by-side

You’ll know how much your project costs even before booking a pro.

Hire with confidence

With access to 1M+ customer reviews and the pros’ work history, you’ll have all the info you need to make a hire.