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    GH
    Baton Rouge, LA·

    Residential electrical, Plumbing Services, Handyman Services

    "Excellent service, on time arrival, he and his family are great at getting the job done. Very professional and fast."

    Veronica M. in June 2021

    RC
    Baton Rouge, LA·

    Outdoor Kitchens, Bathroom Remodel, Kitchen Remodel , and 1 more

    "Very dependable and do the work honoring the contract in a timely manner. Did several phases of construction in my church. Very professional and they are the best people I ever worked with."

    Donnie E. in May 2016

    Apex HVAC & Electric, LLC Logo
    Baton Rouge, LA·

    AC HVAC, Electrical

    "Newton went above & beyond. He not only fixed my a/c unit, but he cleaned it for me. I highly recommend him."

    Rebecca C. in April 2023

    JJ Matus, LLC Logo
    Baton Rouge, LA·

    Handy Man, Cleaning

    "Professional, print, polite , tidy ! A gentleman too."

    Patrick T. in July 2021

    Design One Electric LLC Logo
    Gonzales, LA·

    Installation and replacement of electrical devices, Electric wiring upgrades, Electrical for new homes and additions , and 2 more

    "Gentleman was very professional and very knowledgeable of what needed to be done."

    Robert C. in January 2022

    DC
    Addis, LA·

    Residential and Commercial Remodeling

    "Friendly and knows how to determine what is needed for repairs"

    James H. in November 2022

    Metro Roofing and Home Improvement Logo
    Baker, LA·

    Roofing and repair, Remodeling and home improvements, Electrical

    "I hired them to fix a roof leak. They found and repaired it and cleaned up well when done. It stormed the next day and it was tight and dry. I liked their work so well that I hired them to replace some soffit and fascia. They gave the same prompt, quality service on that job. I recommend them for both roofing and general repair. In addition to doing quality, timely work, they are very pleasant people to work with."

    Joe L. in July 2016

    ME
    Denham Springs, LA·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical service calls. Trouble shoot, no job too small, Wiring , and 1 more

    "I had a subpanel installed in my garage. They did a great job throughout the whole process. They were timely with the install, and did it for a great price. I will definitely hire them again."

    Michael T. in December 2018

    EE

    In business since 2019

    Port Allen, LA·

    electric installs, electric service & repair

    About us: "Essential Electric, LLC is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade, combined with ability, is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests and make their concerns the basis of our business."

    DE
    Prairieville, LA·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install , and 1 more

    "I think he is someone who has great craftsmanship, he always does the work right, he cares about his work!"

    Barry G. in November 2017

    BCM Electric, LLC Logo
    Prairieville, LA·

    Electrical, Indoor/outdoor lighting and recepticals., Remodels , and 1 more

    "Very professional, knowledgeable, and friendly. Did a great job for us. THANK YOU!!"

    susan H. in November 2021

    K&J Home Repairs Logo
    Ponchatoula, LA·

    Painting, Framing, Trim , and 1 more

    "Great job installing and external vent range hood."

    John C. in December 2020

    TNT Generators Logo
    Springfield, LA·

    Generator - Repair - For Business, Fixed Generator - Repair, Portable Generator - Repair

    "Tony went above and beyond to help us out. We had an emergency generator repair and did everything he could to take care of us. Would highly recommend."

    Nathan W. in November 2021

    River Parish Plumbing Repairs And Services, LLC Logo
    Livingston, LA·

    "Great quality and great company to work with!"

    David T. in February 2023

    GE
    Chicago, IL·

    Home Improvement

    "They did a really good job. I recommend them to anyone. They are really good people. They did a really good generator. They were quick too."

    jason P. in May 2021

    Grandin Electrical Contractors, LLC Logo

    In business since 2018

    About us: "We have years of experience in the electrical industry. We take on a wide range of electrical projects to include full installation for additions and remodels as well as wiring and panel upgrades and a variety of other jobs. We’re committed to providing a personalized service for each individual project we take on & look forward to building strong, long-term relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction."

    DC
    Baton Rouge, LA·

    Data/Ethernet lines, tv mount, Securty camera install , and 1 more

    "The owner, mr. Desmond was very prompt in answering my call and arrived on time. He measured where i wanted my tv up high on the wall and installed and leveled the bracket that would hold it on the wall woodwork, in quick time. It was a great installation. I would definitely use him again."

    Charles C. in August 2022

    Office Electrical Co., Inc. Logo
    Prairieville, LA·

    Additions and Remodels

    "He called almost immediately after I requested a quote, he came within two hours, saw the problem, fixed it and very impressed with him. They will be hired if we ever need more electrical work done."

    PATRICIA B. in May 2023

    RB

    In business since 2006

    Prairieville, LA·

    Electrical

    About us: "With over 30 years of experience Richard Bruce Singletary is your trusted choice for all of your lawn care needs. We take pride in our work and can assure your satisfaction with your project. Give us a call today for a free estimate!"

    Optimize EGS Logo
    Scott, LA·

    Solar Installation and Service, Residential Generator Sales and Service, Commercial Generator Sales and Service

    "These guys were very professional and extremely easy to work with. The installation went very well considering that my home is an older one with very tight crawl space above the second story addition. Everyone was really nice and pleasant throughout the process. Special thanks to Craig for showing up to help with some minor issues."

    Cherie T. in July 2018

    Power Cross Logo
    Hammond, LA·

    RV Generator Repairs - Name Brands, Fixed Generator Repair, Portable Generator Repair

    "Keegan was the nicest repairman that I ve ever had at my home. He was thorough, respectful and knowledgeable. He educated me on the do s and don t s of taking care of generators. I highly recommend Power Cross."

    Shirley N. in September 2019

    SAVIT Solutions Logo
    Lake Charles, LA·

    Professional Security System installation and support for Commercial and Residential, AV and Infrastructure installation and support for Commercial and Residential, Emergency Support 24/7/365 , and 2 more

    "Professional works and installation, very fast and friendly. You can tell that he actually a care about his clients."

    Steven ,. in April 2020

    JP

    In business since 2022

    Greenwell Springs, LA·

    Electrical

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumer's needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction, from the start to the completion of a project. In order to understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    The Home Depot - Generators Logo

    In business since 2003

    Atlanta, GA·

    Portable Generator - Install, Fixed Generator - Install

    About us: "Today, we’re proud to be the world’s largest home improvement retailer. In 2,300 stores across North America, we aspire to excel in service – to our customers, associates, communities and shareholders. That’s what leadership means to us. That's The Home Depot difference."

    LB
    Gonzales, LA·

    Doors & Windows

    "Andy was great. He spent half the day running around town to exchange our attic ladder for a better one/an exact fit. Very nice and did a topnotch job on the installation and trim work. Punctual and very professional!"

    Shaye S. in March 2019

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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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Baton Rouge Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 603 reviews of 603 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Baton Rouge, LA

  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/22/23
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Type of generator: Portable Generator
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/22/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Comment: Out Electrical Box with the circuit breakers front panel was loose n fell off... I'm not sure if it needs to be Fixed or Replaced... Need Estimate?
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/22/23
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/22/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    When would you like this request to be completed?: ASAP - Within 1-2 Days
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/22/23
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/21/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Type of Generator: Portable
    Comment: New carburetor installed, will not run without choke, revs from low to high RPMs
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/21/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Comment: rewire
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/21/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Comment: I need to fix my fuse box
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/21/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    When would you like this request to be completed?: Still in planning & budgeting phase
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/21/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    When would you like this request to be completed?: ASAP - Within 1-2 Days
    Electrical fixtures : Switches
    Electrical fixtures : Outlets
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/20/23
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/20/23
    Describe Generator Use: Emergency back-up power
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Regular house lighting
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Refrigerator
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Comment: Need to power my home ,that’s central air equipped
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Historical Work: No
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: 1. Install AFCI breakers for all bedroom circuits. 2. Isolate on a separate terminal on the terminal bar all neutral grounded conductors in the panel. 3. Repair outside light that not working.
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Electrical fixtures : Interior lights
    Electrical fixtures : Outlets
    When would you like this request to be completed?: Within 2 weeks
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    Location: Business
    Electrical fixtures : Exterior lights
    When would you like this request to be completed?: ASAP - Within 1-2 Days
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Electrical fixtures : Interior lights
    When would you like this request to be completed?: Still in planning & budgeting phase
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    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: Entire house
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Heating and A/C
    Comment: we want a generator to power our home in storms, etc. we have a 4000 sf home-- 2 stories--but live in approx 2500 sf downstairs. 837 Woodgate Blvd-BR 70808 225 315 0900 is my cell. Larry Roedel
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    Describe Generator Use: Emergency back-up power
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Entire house
  • Project Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    Date: 06/19/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

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