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    Pro Light Electric Logo
    South Lyon, MI·

    Electrical

    "Chris was on time and very professional. Plan to use him again on a future project. Would highly recommend him"

    Mike B. in April 2023

    AH
    Highland, MI·

    Panel Upgrades, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Portable Generator hook ups

    "He was on time and did the job when was supposed to be done. I am totally satisfied."

    Frank .. in September 2019

    GT
    Howell, MI·

    Network Wiriing, Telephone Wiring Installs, Telephone System Installs , and 2 more

    "James did a great job installing our new digital media display. Thank you for the cleanup afterwards as well!"

    Regina Z. in June 2024

    BE
    Swartz Creek, MI·

    Electrical

    "They are very friendly and professional. Felt very comfortable with them in our home. Did an excellent job! We highly recommend them and will hire them again if we need any electrical services."

    Gail G. in June 2024

    Homestead Enterprises of MI Logo
    Howell, MI·

    LED lighting, Innovative ideas, Electrical/troubleshooting , and 2 more

    "THANK YOU, Homestead Enterprises!. Charles & Joyce are 100% professional & impressive. Plus, they are just plain nice folks! I'm a fairly decent DIY electrician, but I was way over my head with two intermittent problem wiring issues. Charles is a true MASTER Electrician, just as his credentials state. He expertly diagnosed both issues, carefully tested his theories, made numerous rewiring repairs in walls & ceilings, double & triple checked his visible fixes, and expertly used circuit & voltage testers to check the invisible ones. The bill was totally reasonable. The best part is the piece of mind my wife & I now have about a fix for what could have been a dangerous situation. This man knows what he's doing. That is why Charles will be the only electrician I'll be calling from now on."

    Nancy and Stan B. in July 2018

    MI

    In business since 1991

    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."

    AT
    Tampa, FL·

    "They were able to get a technician to our office same day on a Friday . Phones were fixed and we were back in business. Excellent Service!"

    Grace P. in April 2021

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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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Overall Rating:

Brighton Electricians are rated 5.0 out of 5 based on 69 reviews of 69 pros.

The HomeAdvisor Community Rating is an overall rating based on verified reviews and feedback from our community of homeowners that have been connected with service professionals. See individual business pages for full, detailed reviews.


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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Brighton, MI

  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Change 9 lightbulbs in chandelier about 20 feet high.
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 02/05/24
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 01/26/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: 1958 Electrical panel. Needs to be switched out, as it does not have enough capacity for a a/c unit.
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 01/24/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Phone jack pulled from wall
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Looking to get a quote on having a Kohler 10k home gererator inatalled.
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I have a Generac 20kw generator that needs it's regular service work done on it.
  • Project Location: Brighton, MI
    Date: 01/15/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: we had a 14kw generic stand by generator and the stator went bad everything is there the transfer switch gas line just need a new generator unless it's alot less to fix the stator

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