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5. Shawn on Thumbtack
Exceptional 5.0

(19)

Exceptional 5.0

(19)

Switch and Outlet Installation

In high demand
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  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Bellevue, WA
I wanted someone to install my Tv the same day and I sent 3 msgs to different workers. Shawn responded first in like 2 min.after I sent my msg, i was surprise of his quick respond! He asked me couple of question about my install and believed or not he was in my apt. in an hour! Amazing worker, quick responder, and the best of all he installed my Tv in 30min. because of his experience and technic that he is using, as well he will give you advices what is the best position of your Tv for someone who does not know anything of installing or positioning like me! I will recommend him to anyone! As well to mention that he has the lowest price of anyone on the site and his work is excellent! Thank you Shawn you did an amazing job!See more
I wanted someone to install my Tv the same day and I sent 3 msgs to different workers. Shawn responded first in like 2 min.after I sent my msg, i was surprise of his quick respond! He asked me couple of question about my install and believed or not he was in my apt. in an hour! Amazing worker, quick responder, and the best of all he installed my Tv in 30min. because of his experience and technic that he is using, as well he will give you advices what is the best position of your Tv for someone who does not know anything of installing or positioning like me! I will recommend him to anyone! As well to mention that he has the lowest price of anyone on the site and his work is excellent! Thank you Shawn you did an amazing job!

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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. 

Reviews for Bellevue electricians
Jackie N.
This Electrician did such a great job on the electrical outlets for clients of ours. I would highly recommend Yashar! He has great communication and provides great work. Hire this guy!
Yashar Electrician ⚡️Yashar Electrician ⚡️
Tanya S.
From start to finish we had a grest experience. The team reaponded quickly to our request, the electricians diagnosed the problem (complex) and fixed the issue with recommendations to mitigate for future issues. Thank you Daniel and Don for your awesome service. We will use your company again
Custom Electrical Services LLCCustom Electrical Services LLC
Gary S.
Got the job done that we were asking about. Also advised us on what we need to do for a future project when our household budget can manage it. The electrician was easy to work with and answered questions my wife and I had. We would hire him again.
Custom Electrical Services LLCCustom Electrical Services LLC
Honglin Z.
I cannot say enough how awesome Steve is. We had a really messed up wiring in one of the switch in our new home. Steve was so dedicated to solving the underlying issue and went underneath the house to get everything in the right shape. I can tell he is super experienced in his job and very efficient in troubleshooting strange problems. He is the most reliable electrician one can expect.
Forecast Solar LLCForecast Solar LLC
Naznin F.
They were on time. After 3 hrs of service the end result was one flush mount installed. They could not install my chandelier. I understand that they are not electricians and that they couldn’t figure out why the chandelier bulbs were not working. But what bothered me was the guy was visibly upset and was super rude to me. If you cannot solve it, then its still somewhat your fault, not the customers. I totally got what the other negative review was talking about.
Bixno Handy LLCBixno Handy LLC
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