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    KE
    Milton, WA·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrades *, Trouble Shooting * and Much More!!!, Electrical Switches, Outlets and Fixtures - Install *

    "I was very pleased with the service. His pricing was very fair, and he installed my new lighting fixture quickly and efficiently. I have some other electrical projects in mind for 2007 and I would definitely use him again and recommend his company."

    Lisa C. in December 2006

    SS
    Lakewood, WA·

    lighting, electrical, panel changes , and 2 more

    "Skipper & Sons installed a entryway chandelier in high ceiling 18' tall. They installed a new light and switch in an unfinished closet, and 3 new canned lights and new switch in my master bedroom. They also fixed the wiring in an existing switch in the downstairs hallway. They did professional electrical work."

    Matt E. in April 2022

    First Choice Electrical, LLC Logo
    Federal Way, WA·

    Electrical, Solar, Generators

    "After an immediate response to my HA request, I was scheduled for an estimate. The owner came out to assess to scope of work and build the estimate, which I had the next day. Jeff was also very negotiable regarding changes on the original estimate. We hired them for the lengthy project. John and his team were here right on time and left on time everyday and they cleaned up after each days work. Our project involved a 350' foot trench, installation of a street light, powering our driveway gate and adding power to both fountains (the kept the damaged to the yard minimal), AND adding 2 additional lights our our garage....thats just the outside work. Inside they added new or changed existing lights, including adding 2 pendant lights to our stairwell and 6 can lights to our front room. Everything went much smoother than I thought it would. These guys know their stuff. We were stressed for a long time about how we would run power under the concrete driveway and sidewalk and these guys did it in under an hour! They were always polite and friendly, practiced covid19 guidelines and kept us aware of everything they were doing. They were easy to communicate with and managed change orders in a breeze. I trust them with any electrical work I need. I recommend hiring these guys because their pricing is very fair and the staff is superior to other contractors I've worked with. John has returned to our home twice since work was finished, to repair issues that occurred after they left,that didn't have to do with areas they had done work in. Thats what I call EXTREME customer service at the highest level....100%! You won't regret your decision. I would have given 10 stars if I could!"

    Theresa H. in May 2020

    Integrity Home Solutions NW, LLC Logo
    Seattle, WA·

    "Worker was prompt and professional. automated texts were helpful"

    Alex N. in January 2024

    AE
    Gig Harbor, WA·

    Electrical Services, Financing Available

    "Deven installed a new heater and switch plates and switch plates with special safety features. He and Harlan came on time and were courteous and respectful. Deven performed high-calibre work. I am not often educated impressed with services and businesses but this is a business I will recommend without hesitation. I have some cards for friends and gave one to a realtor. Deven's business card is one of two cards I carry in my wallet! These gentlemen run an exceptional business. Call them for repairs; you'll be glad you did. Sincerely, Cheryl Jackson, Kent ð ¶ð µð ¶ð µ"

    Cheryl J. in March 2024

    Harts Plumbers, Electricians, & HVAC Technicians Logo
    Tacoma, WA·

    Environmentally Conscious Replacment, Trenchless Sewer Repair, Residential & Commercial Plumbing , and 7 more

    "We have recently started using Harts for all of our plumbing needs and have been very pleased with the work and professionalism! The guys are all extremely courteous, communicative, and respectful and we trust them to be in our home. Matthew came out to address a smell coming from our sump pump and identified that the lid needed to be replaced. Easy fix. While he was there he checked the pump to ensure it was operating properly and assured me that everything else looked good. He said he would promptly fix the issue and gave me his card in the event I had any further questions. We signed up for their annual maintenance plan and we love being able to call them for any concerns we have, at no charge, and with priority scheduling! We have cancelled our home service warranty now that we have the Harts plan, as they cover plumbing, electrical, and will soon have HVAC services. Yes, I know that their prices might be a tad higher than others (although our jobs have been in line with other quotes) but it pays for their extensive training, warranty, knowledge, and great and responsive customer service. You get what you pay for and we are at the point in our life where we are ready to pay for quality and peace of mind."

    Kathryn M. in October 2023

    EE
    Tacoma, WA·

    Electric

    "Very professional and conscientious, the work looks great."

    Doug L. in January 2023

    Mr. Electric of Greater Seattle Logo
    Seattle, WA·

    Whole House Fans, Knob and Tube Wiring Upgrade and Repair, Panel and Service Upgrades , and 2 more

    "Scott came in to check my diningroom light fixture which had begun blinking on and off and I was worried that it had a short in it. He checked the fixture for the suspected short and found there wasn't one. He replaced the light bulb and left without charging me anything. The fixture with the new lightbulb in it is working just fine now. Thanks to Scott and his wonderful work in checking everything out before coming to the proper conclusion. Love him! When I need electrical work, I will definitely call Mr. Electric!!!!"

    Carol W. in November 2020

    EI
    Des Moines, WA·

    Minority Business Approved, 11 yrs Experience, Speaks Direct Vietnameese

    "Jupiter did a great job installing a ceiling fan in a tough spot (very high ceiling) at a fair price. Will be using them for any of my future electrical needs."

    Joshua D. in July 2024

    EO
    Puyallup, WA·

    Electrical, Panel Upgrades

    "Joe and his crew are great."

    Lisa J. in November 2021

    Shelton Construction, LLC Logo
    Kent, WA·

    Sheetrock/drywall repair & renovation, Minor electrical, TV mounting, appliance installation etc. , and 2 more

    "We have used Shelton Construction for several commercial projects over the past few years. They have been extremely helpful with urgent after hours repairs too! Paul has always completed the job in a timely manner and left the job site cleaner than when he started. You won't be disappointed-highly recommend!"

    Allie W. in May 2020

    CV
    WENATCHEE, WA·

    EV Charger Installation, Service Upgrades, Electrical , and 2 more

    "Jeff and his team were always on time, did high quality work, and answered all of our questions and fixed any issues we found right away. Would highly recommend!"

    Nick H. in June 2024

    EH

    In business since 2019

    About us: "With multiple years of experience, David and the Expert Home Builders team can take on any project. They make sure to leave each customer with a smile."

    PE

    In business since 2023

    About us: "Pioneer Electrical 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."

    NB

    In business since 2023

    Seattle, WA·

    Additions, Decks, Remodeling

    About us: "NIRVANA BUILDERS 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"

    Systems Electric NW, LLC Logo
    Tacoma, WA·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade

    "I needed an electrical wall charger installed for my Tesla. Spotted a potential problem with main circuit breaker and after consulting with me at work, proceeded to fix it. Everything works great! Prompt and professional service at a reasonable price. Will definitely recommend!"

    Jessica S. in February 2019

    The Juice Company, Inc. Logo
    Auburn, WA·

    New Construction, Additions, Remodel Services, Electrical Specialist, Panel Upgrades , and 7 more

    "Basically rebuilding the kitchen. The old kitchen was completly gutted . We had 3 new dedicated lines installed, which were ran from the downstairs garage, to the other side of the house to the upstairs kitchen. Wires were pulled through the old kitchen to the new kitchen. 6 sloped recessed lights were installed in our vaulted ceilings. Under cabinet lighting. New range connectin & all new outlets. Ceiling fan added.Everything was done to code. Jesse & David were both very patient with changes & our concerns. I will hire them again for more work downstairs. They stuck with their bid price, with no hidden"

    June D. in October 2008

    RE
    Mercer Island, WA·

    Electrical

    "Kris has installed 2 Tesla chargers for me and I canâ t recommend him enough! He is communicative, speedy, and knows what heâ s doing."

    Bryanna B. in March 2024

    EE

    "ElectON helped us solve the electrical mess we had going on at our home. They completed a full home rewire with their amazing crew in only 2 days! Not only that, but they also relocated and installed a new outdoor panel. I would highly recommend them as they are very effective and efficient in the work they provide!"

    Andre P. in January 2024

    Prairie View Electric LLC Logo
    Yelm, WA·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation

    "Prairie View Electric is an A+ business. I did a major remodel and addition which required dealing with old electrical wires going/coming from who knows where, installing electrical both inside and outside the home and added an RV hook up. Dustin was quick, he's a clear communicator and took the time to understand my needs and explain when something needed adjusted instead of just making assumptions. I highly recommend his company and will definitely use them again in the future!"

    Molly A. in January 2022

    CE
    Lake Tapps, WA·

    Electrical

    "CEC was very professional and timely. We had a simple light fixture that needed to be installed. The problem - the fixture was in a very high and very awkward location on our ceiling. One thing to mention is that I had told him on the phone that I had another contractor coming the next morning to give me a quote. He told me that this was simple enough that he could give me a quote over the phone and install it that evening if I wanted. Same day? Awesome! I couldn't be happier with the service or the result. Thanks for the referral."

    Cindy or Aaron M. in October 2009

    DE

    In business since 2022

    Kent, WA·

    Panel Upgrades

    About us: "Denys Electric 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."

    WG

    In business since 2010

    About us: "Washington Generators 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. It can be a daunting task looking for not only the right contractor for your job, but also the right contractor for you. We completely understand what you are going through. We know every customer has different desires, different needs, and different schedules. We are not only here to turn your ideas into reality, but to make it a memorable experience every step of the way. Call us right now, no matter where you are in the planning process."

    Efficient Communication Solutions, Inc. Logo
    Auburn, WA·

    IT - Networking - Install & Service, Fiber Optic Cabling - Install & Repair, Voice & Data Cabling - Install & Repair , and 2 more

    "They provided an accurate quote, were on time and did everything we needed them to do. What more could you ask for? On top of that, they made recommendations that saved us a lot of money and spent a little extra time upgrading some of our existing wiring so that we got the best quality install. The entire experience was great and easy and I feel like we made the right choice going with them for our job. If we ever have anything like it in the future they will be the first people we call!"

    Paul D. in September 2018

    SE
    Puyallup, WA·

    Electrical, New Construction, Panel upgrade

    "Very professional and knowledgeable. Did an awesome job."

    Michelle W. in January 2024

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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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Federal Way Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1808 reviews of 1808 pros.

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  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I need two electrical outlets fixed in my home.
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/29/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: One section of lights in the garage is not working
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/26/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need to replace Federal Pacific electrical panel
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Lights out in only one room of the house
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/22/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Ceiling doesn’t have light. Install new lights fixtures to the ceiling
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
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    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need to replace Federal Pacific electrical panel
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    Date: 01/12/24
    Location: Home
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    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Tracking light installation
  • Project Location: Federal Way, WA
    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: I am interested in obtaining a quote for the installation of a ChargePoint Level 2 240V Smart Home Flex Hardwire Outdoor Charging Station and Cable suitable for a 20-80A Circuit Breaker. The charging station will be used for a 2024 Jaguar I-PACE. Please provide a detailed quote inclusive of installation costs and any necessary specifications. Your prompt response is appreciated. Thank you. Kind regards. Zhajeid Greene (206) 714-0089

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