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    ES

    In business since 2024

    Norcross, GA·

    Electrical

    About us: "We pride our company on reliability, great communication, integrity, and quality work. We are experts in our trade and will do our best to keep you as educated as we can on your particular task or project. We look forward to earning your business! Book with us online or feel free to give us a call today!"

    Lightning Bug Electric Logo
    Marietta, GA·

    Troubleshooting Experts, Service Upgrades, Wiring for Remodel Projects , and 1 more

    "I was very pleased with Lightning Bug Electric. Tony did such a good job that I had him do some additional work. He even pointed out a problem with my attic fan that could have been a fire hazard and made the repair. I felt Tony provided a good value for the work performed."

    Debbie B. in March 2004

    PE
    Fairburn, GA·

    Full-Service Electrical

    "Quincey contacted me immediately. Will hire for future installations and waiting on delivery of new lighting fixtures."

    Debra S. in November 2017

    Innovative Electrical Systems, Inc. Logo
    White, GA·

    Fan Install and Repairs, Generator Installation, Electrical Panel Upgrades , and 1 more

    "The owner of the company spent an hour helping me plan the best approach add electricity to our basement so we may finish it in one of 3 different configurations. They came back and did the work in one day as well as hardwire a 220 volt charger for a car in the garage. They also fixed a light that had never worked since we moved in- nice guys, services on day promised, price was fair. We had a lot of work done but because of the creative planning we were able to get both projects finished for less than a competitor. They didn't nickel and dime me- they listened and helped me ask for something better when they figured a way to give me what I wanted cheaper because of a design change - I'll use again -"

    William H. in March 2022

    Mister Sparky Electric - Atlanta Logo
    Marietta, GA·

    Preventative Maintenance Programs, Lighting, Ceiling Fans, Electrical Panels, Surge Protection , and 2 more

    "We have used this company before. I got an appointment for the early afternoon. The technician was personable and accomplished the job (replace ceiling fixture with more modern LED unit). He also checked the electrical panel and found a breaker which was causing heating on the internal bus. He had the needed part on his truck and installed it in minutes. I can not imagine a service call that could be any better!"

    John M. in February 2019

    Mr. Value Electricians Logo
    Cumming, GA·

    Basements, Additions, Commercial wiring, Landscape Lighting, Outdoor Commercial lighting, And More, Generator installations, Energy saving devices, Whole House Surge Protection, Breaker Box Replacements, Sub Panel Installations, Service up grades, , and 2 more

    "Chris was great!! He was super knowledgeable and transparent. He installed a fan in my living room. The fan came with a remote and after living with the fan and remote for about a week, I decided that I would prefer to use the light switches instead. Chris made the addition trip out to my house no questions asked and removed the remote function. Talk about customer service! I will definitely be hiring him again to install fixtures in the future."

    Lindsey O. in January 2015

    PE

    BASEMENT AND KITCHEN RENOVATIONS, COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTAL SERVICE / METER / PANEL UPGRADES

    "I first used Powersource when building out my restaurant. They handled all electrical from top to bottom on a new build. 15 years later I used them again to upgrade all the electrical in my home. They removed and replaced the panel, wiring, and receptacles, as well as installed fixtures throughout. Top notch work from top notch guys. Would recommend and I have!"

    Chris P. in October 2023

    MC
    Lawrenceville, GA·

    Home Theater Accessory, Tv or Home Theater Accessory Repair, Electrical Service and Panel Upgrades , and 7 more

    "Looking to get Tesla charger installed got a lot of quotes but MD contracting was the best. Came next day installed charger on 60amp circuit. Very profesional & courteous. Done in 2 hours & was a great job. 2 nd time having a charger installed & best to date. Highly recommend if you need any electrical work doing"

    David B. in January 2024

    CE

    "Great company to work with!!!"

    Sport Services Develpment Corp. O. in November 2023

    Kustom Electric Logo
    Acworth, GA·

    Electrical Service Calls, Outdoor Meter Replacements, Pannel Install/Upgrade , and 2 more

    "We had Jessie and Kevin upgrade our panel box. They added 4 new breakers to re-wire the basement. They also replaced 2 ceiling fans and put in double switches for them. We had 8 new outlets added in the basement. These guys were great. They explained it all and gave us an itemized breakdown of the job. We are very satisfied with this company."

    Steve B. in March 2021

    A-1 Handyman and Home Improvement, LLC Logo
    Morrow, GA·

    sheetrock repair and installation ,finishing basements, plumbing light electrical ,wall sockets ,wall switches etc, ceramictile hard wood floors , and 2 more

    "Chris was professional and personable. He had one of his workers come out to do the job fast and efficient. William was respectable and knowledgable of the work that needed to be done. The repair was better than the original installation. I could not be happier with the job that was done. Would recommend them to anyone without any hesitation. Great, great company."

    Brooke M. in May 2015

    HP
    Talking Rock, GA·

    Electrical Panel Upgrades, Electrical Switches & Outlet Fixtures, Generators Install - Repair , and 1 more

    "A great company that knows that value and service is the way to build a business. Every time I called, the phone was answered by owner Randy Hemrick. He answered every question I had about the generator and the install. I got three estimates, two from well known generator installers and also Hemrick who was listed in HomeAdvisor. Randy's estimate was more than $5000 and $7500 BELOW the two other estimates. The quality of the install was excellent with no surprises or added costs. This guy knows how to build and run a successful business. If you have an electrical project or install, get two or three estimates including Randy's, you will be glad you did."

    Monte W. in October 2020

    Hi-Five Electric, LLC Logo
    Lilburn, GA·

    Landscape Lighting, Electrical Service Upgrades, Home Rewires , and 2 more

    "We had a great experience with Hi-Five Electric. They installed a bunch of GFCI outlets, replaced some light fixtures, and problem-solved, replaced, and rewired some light switches that did not work. Jack and an apprentice came out to do an estimate and did a thorough job of investigating what the work involved. They were both very friendly and easy to work with. Elijah and an apprentice came out to do the actual work. Scheduling was easy and communication was good. The actual work turned into a bigger and more difficult job than expected because of some crazy issues with the existing wiring. Some idiot who worked on our house before we owned it apparently fancied themselves an amateur electrician and had really messed things up. But Elijah was excellent and managed to sort everything out. Even though the work was more complicated and took longer than estimated, and even though they ultimately installed a couple more GFCI outlets than we thought were needed, Hi-Five refused to add to the estimate and only charged us that amount. They also left the house clean and tidy. The whole experience was really just excellent. Highly recommend!"

    Samantha D. in December 2020

    BB
    Marietta, GA·

    Panel Upgrades, Panel Upgrade

    "Was fortunate to meet Matthew Berrie when bought our home last August. He took care of all items on the inspection list. He has completed multiple projects from installing canned and other replacement lights across our home. , outdoor motion lights, and installing a generator. I have recommended his business to family and friends. He is trustworthy and also appreciate that he teaches those who work with him."

    Lori E. in November 2022

    Masters Generator and Electrical Service Logo
    Austell, GA·

    Electrical

    "Gerald and Christian were outstanding! They did a great job repairing our electrical panel and adding some light fixtures for us, and were between one fifth and one tenth of the price of the other quotes I got - really great example of how important it is to shop around, and that not every company just wants your money. We will definitely be hiring them again!"

    Marco D. in July 2018

    Atlanta Master Electricians Logo
    Dallas, GA·

    Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade , and 2 more

    "I recently had the pleasure of having Ron provide me with truly extraordinary service. I needed 5 light fixtures installed throughout my home, so happy I called on him. Every aspect of my encounter surpassed all expectations, leaving me fully satisfied with the results. His attention to detail is remarkable and was a delight to have in my home. First time hiring, now I will forever be a loyal customer."

    Nadyah J. in June 2023

    Electrify Atlanta, LLC Logo
    Roswell, GA·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade- Business, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - For Business - Materials Not Provided by Consumer , and 1 more

    "Impressed by the courteousness, professionalism and work quality! Great company to work with and Patrick was exceptional!"

    Satish K. in November 2023

    Dependable Electric Service, LLC Logo
    Lawrenceville, GA·

    Electrical Service and installation, Electrical Design

    "I hired Dependable Electric due to the very accommodating staff, and above all, the great quote for the work done. I had an Electric Vehicle Charging station installed. I purchased my own EV charger for about $640, and I was told the install work, in some areas, could be as much as $1000 to run a 240v dedicated circuit (from the electric panel in my basement to my garage). Not even close! These guys came in under $350 and did a bang up job installing the ev charger right where I wanted it. Works like a charm on the dedicated circuit...and NO MORE PESKY TRIPPED BREAKERS! Quality work!!!"

    Jerry B. in August 2014

    JK
    Duluth, GA·

    Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade

    "Fantastic Experience! I spoke with Joel on Friday and provided project details (install car charger in garage). He was extremely kind and professional. After sending a few photos of the project area, he was able to provide a very competitive quote via email and schedule the job for Tuesday morning. His technician arrived Tuesday morning and was very pleasant and professional. To my surprise, he found an alternate route for the wiring which would leave zero drywall damage. He finished the job in about an hour, and we couldn't be happier with the outcome, fair price, and professionalism."

    Terri H. in November 2018

    RE

    In business since 2003

    Marietta, GA·

    Electrical Panel Replacements, Electrical, EV Charger Install , and 1 more

    About us: "With over 20 years of experience, RBG Electrical LLC is here to help! We offer a variety of electrical services. We are licensed electricians based out of the Marietta, GA area. Give our team a call today. We're looking forward to working with you!"

    Pro Services, LLC Logo
    Lawrenceville, GA·

    Audio Video Sales, TV Wall Mounts, Blown-In insulation - Walls, Attics and Cavities , and 2 more

    "Evan was professional and knowledgeable. The TV mantel mount was superbly installed considering it was mounted on a rough rock surface above our fireplace. This mount can be easily tilted, moved up or down this increasing the viewerâ s experience. We were so impressed that we hired him for additional work (another review pending). We would highly recommend him. Keith and Yvette"

    Keith R. in March 2021

    All Nations Electric, LLC Logo
    Oxford, GA·

    Trouble shooting, All Electrical Services, Panels, LED Lightings, Outlets, , and 6 more

    "My company hired All Nations Electric, LLC to install around 50 LED lights in our warehouse. We were impressed with the quality of the work in addition to the cost and professionalism. We have since hired All Nations Electric, LLC multiple times to install lights, swap breakers, and change forklift chargers. We 100% plan to continue utilizing All Nations Electric, LLC's services for all of our electrical needs in the future. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED"

    Orin M. in June 2022

    Mr. Dee's Electric Service, LLC Logo
    Stockbridge, GA·

    Cash / Check / All Credit Debit Cards, Electrical Work

    "I hired the company to install my electric hot water heater. Mr. Dee's Electric was knowledgeable. They were willing to answer my questions. And the price was very reasonable."

    Crystal E. in February 2012

    MP
    Marietta, GA·

    "Very prompt with good communication. Initial cost estimate was high, but the technician was able to provide a more economical solution, as well as provided a detailed cost estimate for a larger scale solution for down the road."

    Thomas J. in February 2024

    SE
    Lithonia, GA·

    Electrical Services, Emergency Services, Electrical Upgrades

    "I found Mr Sullivan through home advisors. I live in an older Buckhead condo and wanted to replace a vent good with a microwave. Since its older, there wasn't an electrical outlet. Mr. Sullivan called me right away, came out to quote the same day, and was able to get the microwave installed the next day! It looks great, charged me what he quoted, and I'm very happy. He was professional, courteous, and I felt very at ease allowing him into my home as a single female. I will definitely save his number for my next project."

    Leah D. in November 2014

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Atlanta, Georgia Average
    $328
  • Typical Range
    $162 - $524
  • Low End - High End
    $80 - $1,000

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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  • Project Location: Atlanta, GA
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    Services Needed: Install new fixture
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    Comment: Install a new switch and socket in a room with new overhead light in middle of ceiling
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    Location: Home
    Comment: I have two problems: 1. light switch in the dining room that is no longer working (likely switch panel problem) 2. Outside lights over the garage door not working despite changing light bulbs.
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    Comment: I'm doing a van conversion on a 2020 Ford Transit 250. I had someone else start the conversion and install solar panels, a TV, plumbing (with sink, shower and 10 gallon water tank), a generator that has not been installed yet, interior lights and electric bed risers with RAM's. He basically left me with all the parts and pieces and now I need an electrician to put it all together and install outlets.
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    Location: Home
    Comment: change wiring for dryer
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    Date: 02/04/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Services Needed: Troubleshoot an electrical problem
    Electrical fixtures : Other fixtures
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
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    Comment: Repair the electrical wiring to bathroom lighting

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