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    AGA Remodeling

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    In Business Since 2000

    Family owned and operated since 1980. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the very best in quality for all of your flooring installation needs. We'll help you select the most fitting and beautiful home interiors - from a wide variety of flooring options, window treatments and more! Our distinctive service includes professional measuring, experienced installation and stylish design, all provided with a local flair since we're independently owned and operated. We're known for our quality work and the integrity of our business. We look forward to building long-term relationships with our clients, and guarantee your satisfaction.

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    Posted by Mary M.on 01/24/2023

    Rickâ s response to my request was fast and he was able to schedule my work the next day.. He was considerate of my time and called and texted me about his arrival time. Very professional, excellent work, and nice young man. I will definitely use him again and highly recommend him M. Mercer

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Frequently asked questions

  • An electrician’s cost per hour comes in between $50 and $100. It’ll vary depending on your location and the type or professional you hire. Areas with a higher cost of living can expect to pay on the higher end of that scale. Licensing level may also increase the price.
  • Usually you’ll pay a higher rate for the first hour. This covers their travel and time expense. Emergency or after-hours rates are usually higher too – expect to pay an emergency fee of up to $300 plus a higher hourly rate.

Electricians do a fair amount of larger remodeling and new construction projects but also common residential projects including:

For cost information related to the above tasks, visit our Electrical Cost Guide.

  1. Do you have a license to perform electrical work in this state?
    All states require an electrical license or work performed under a Master Electrician. You should also ask how many on the job hours of experience they have.
  2. Do you have insurance?
    Never use one who isn’t insured. You can ask to see proof of insurance.
  3. Do you have prior work references?
    You might skip this for small jobs like installing a light or outlet. For larger projects, always get references.
  4. What are your rates?
    Always ask up front. Getting a detailed quote up front is the best way to go.
  5. Who is going to do the actual work?
    Often, a Master Electrician will come out to diagnose and bid on projects, but they have their apprentice and journeyman electricians do the work. This isn’t a terrible thing, in fact it’s common practice. The Master’s license is on the line with any work he supervises.
  6. Is your work warrantied or guaranteed?
    Any reputable company or contractor warranties their work, usually for at least a year.
  7. Are you usually on time?
    Overbooking is a frequent problem with electrical work. Often, a service call goes long, and they end up showing up at your home late. This common complaint is easily remedied with an up-front and honest discussion. If they can’t be on time, make sure they’ll call.

1. Don’t Be Misled by an Electrician’s Hourly Rates

A truly skilled, well-equipped professional with a truck full of parts that charges $100 an hour can be a much wiser choice than an inexperienced hack, working with inadequate tools and no parts, but charging much less. Often, more experienced professionals get the job done quickly with warrantied work.

2. Compare Travel Charges

Rates reflect travel times. Travel charges can have a big impact on your costs and are in some ways easier to compare than hourly rates. Many electricians spend a third or more of their time navigating traffic on their way to a jobsite. Every contractor must find a way to pay for the expense of driving each day.

3. Bundle Repair Jobs Together

When you feel it’s time to call a pro, review your list and then conduct a mini-inspection of your home. Look for faulty switches and dysfunctional or crowded outlets. When the electrician comes, you’ll save money and time by getting everything taken care of at once.

4. How to Prepare & What to Know Before the Electrician Arrives
  • Be as thorough and detailed in describing your needs to your contractor. The more they know, the quicker the job will go.
  • Before they arrive, prepare a precise list of items you want serviced. Electricians have budgeted their time for a service call. They don’t have time for additional requests once they are on site.
  • Make sure the electrical panel box is accessible. You’ll pay for the time it takes to access it.
  • Clear away fragile items, knickknacks and furniture from areas where you expect the them to work.
  • If you have questions about the project, ask them before they start. Most are happy to run you through the problem and the process of fixing it.
  • Ask about potential issues after the work is complete. During a service call a professional will spot any potential hazards.
  • You’ll lose power to parts of your home while they work. Be prepared to pause anything you’re doing during the service call.
  • In most cases you’ll have the option to either pay at the time of service or have a bill sent to you. You’ll be able to pay with cash, credit and sometimes check.
5. Install Money-Saving Electrical Fixtures
  • By switching from ordinary incandescent light fixtures or bulbs to fluorescent or LED ones, you can substantially reduce energy consumption in your home.
  • Motion detector switches can help you save money on outdoor lighting while at the same time providing very cost-effective security to your home.
  • Creative landscape lighting and indoor accent lighting can make your home more appealing to you, your guests and potential buyers in the future.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Atlanta, GA

  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/29/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    After Business Hours: No
    Historical Work: No
    Covered by Insurance: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Electrical fixtures : Can or pendant lights
    Services Needed: Install a new fixture
    Comment: Installing a Single Light Geometric LED Pendant Ceiling Light
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/28/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
  • NewProject: Generator Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/28/23
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Describe Generator Use: Other
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Other
    Type of generator: Not sure
    Property Owner: No
    Location: Home/Residence
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/28/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Electrical fixtures : Outlets
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/27/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Install 4 or 5 electrical outlets, 2 indoor cameras and 2 outdoor wired security cameras.
  • NewProject: Home Addition or Remodel Electrical Installation
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/27/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Comment: Weather cap wiring needs repair
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/27/23
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
  • NewProject: Addition or Remodel Electrical Installation - For Business
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/27/23
    Electrical Devices: Switches (standard)
    Electrical Devices: Wall outlets
    Electrical Devices: Floor outlets
    Electrical Devices: Dedicated circuits
    Electrical Devices: Surge protection
    Electrical Devices: Ceiling fixtures/fans
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Location: Business
    Comment: converting one unit into 2 units apartment
  • NewProject: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Already Purchased Station: No
    Supports 220v or 240v load: I don't know
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: All outlets and ceiling light/fan not working
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: Yes
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install - For Business
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Business
    Is this an emergency?: No
    On-going: No
  • NewProject: Generator Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Describe Generator Use: Emergency back-up power
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Regular house lighting
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Refrigerator
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Water heater
    Comment: 1600 sq ft ranch style home that we no longer want to endure through power outages.
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Electrical fixtures : Switches
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for repair wiring for 3 way light switches
  • NewProject: Home Addition or Remodel Electrical Installation
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Electrical Devices: Other
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Location: Home/Residence
    Rooms Included: Other
  • NewProject: Addition or Remodel Electrical Installation - For Business
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/26/23
    Location: Business
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Comment: I have been working in electricity since I was 19 years old, today I am 46 years old, for the last 15 years I have worked as the head of a construction company in Chile, managing more than 60 people, I have studies in electricity in my country, I have carried out projects of different Works such as condominiums of houses, buildings of different heights from 4 to 25 residential floors, such as offices, factories, telephone antennas, etc. I have been working for 7 months for an electricity company in the US in industry, for office buildings, medical centers, warehouses, etc. I arrived with all the intentions of being able to progress and learn more every day about the way of working here and soon becoming a project supervisor, being a great contribution to any company that is willing to pay for my experience and proactivity, good leader, teamwork, safety for workers, good treatment in addition to the correct execution of projects.
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/25/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Update or add a few fixtures, outlets or switches
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Date: 01/25/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for technician check park light

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