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    LC
    Houston, TX·

    Experience 10 Years, Wiring

    "Great customer service, very professional, they hung up 2 tvs for me and did an amazing job!"

    Adali G. in March 2024

    Gladiator Electric Logo
    Richmond, TX·

    Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation *, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade *

    "Professional, courteous, clean and personable. They talked me through the process and made sure I was comfortable at each step. They were the clear choice compared to the other contractors we looked at."

    James D. in December 2020

    Carriere HVAC-Electric Logo
    Katy, TX·

    Electric, Plumbing, Generators , and 2 more

    "I called Carriere HVAC - Electric, Mike was there the very next morning and submitted a proposal to replace our 13 year old overhead lights in my office building with LED lights. He was able to start work within two days. He was professional and very courteous. Some of the light fixtures required rebuilding and this was no challenge for Mike. He was prompt and finished the job as scheduled, if not sooner. I am very pleased with Mike's work and highly recommend him."

    JACK E. in November 2018

    LE

    In business since 2021

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumers' needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship, and complete customer satisfaction from start to 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."

    Mister Sparky Logo
    Houston, TX·

    Electric Wiring and Panel Upgrades / Changeouts, Home Surge Protection, Switches / Outlets / Fixtures - Installation and Repair , and 2 more

    "About a year ago (March 2017) contracted with Mister Sparky to perform electrical evaluation of my home, as was about to engage in significant upgrading to interior, and initially needed to know how many amps I could use for a new convection cooktop. And, there were a few other issues that had been on my list of things to have done that I wanted to have addressed. The lead electrician, Nina Cleverly (seen her in television ads for this company since then), not only evaluated that need, but did a complete safety evaluation of my 38-year old home. Needless to say, there were many issues that were out of compliance with codes. Nina evaluated all recommended work and presented a proposal. Decided to accept and they got the work all done that very same day! Two electricians came out to perform the work (Sean Simmons and Carnell Lambert), and they did a fabulous job on the large range of items to be addressed, including: whole house surge protector, breaker box replacement and rewiring, replace one ceiling recessed fixture, remove/replace shower light, GFCI outlets wherever needed, fire detection system, install new outdoor motion detection lights, replace one outdoor fixture, new outdoor electrical boxes, etc. They did a fantastic job on all these issues and completed in just one day. I know that my home is in excellent shape with respect to electrical issues. The electricians were all very personable and communicated well. It was a pleasure to do business with this company, and highly recommend them for anyone needing any kind of electrician required work."

    Frances B. in March 2018

    Perez Electric Company Logo
    Rosenberg, TX·

    Electrical

    "I used Valera electrical to run 220V cable from circuit break outside the house through the attic in the garage to install fast charger. The workers were professional and they did the job on time. The quote was competitive and lot more affordable than other electricians. I also used them to replace a GFCI on a circuit breaker on another property . They are good people to work with. They do get busy but if you are patient it is worth it. -Mo"

    Moh W. in July 2021

    AP
    Houston, TX·

    HVAC Installation, Water Heaters, Drain & Sewer , and 2 more

    "Overall, I had a wonderful experience with Abacus. I had a leak in the shower in my master bathroom and needed to have it repaired quickly. The office staff was very friendly and worked to find me the earliest appointment possible. When Andres arrived, he was very courteous and professional and took the time to explain what it was he was going to do. We discovered that I needed a part that was difficult to locate, but the parts department was able to track it down and order it. When the part came in, Andres notified me and arranged to come in first thing the next morning to install it. The pricing was very reasonable and I would definitely recommend them to anyone. I do have plans to use their electrical services to install a new fixture in the house soon."

    Elizabeth R. in April 2017

    PE

    In business since 2023

    About us: "We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity in all aspects of our business. Our major focus is on the quality our work and producing outstanding results. We are committed to creating a level of value unmatched by any of our competitors. We look forward to building lasting relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction!"

    TC
    Houston, TX·

    "Excellent service, arrived on time and did high quality work for a reasonable price. I highly recommend Todd and will definitely use him again for all my electrical needs."

    Lisa S. in March 2024

    JP

    In business since 2022

    About us: "Jose Pineiro 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."

    ME
    Houston, TX·

    Exterior Building Lighting - Install or Replace, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electrical Baseboard or Wall Heater - Install

    "Our exhaust fan switch would not work and was replaced as well as fault finding a light fixture on the garage, the work was done professionally, the were very courteous."

    Phillip W. in June 2014

    TE
    Houston, TX·

    "Thank you the electric guy company for the services you provided for our home improvements. We were very pleased with the work that you guys performed and appreciate you not charging us extra for the extra work that you did do for us. Thank you"

    Luis C. in May 2023

    ProPCiT Logo
    Cypress, TX·

    Mount Television, Computer Repair, Telephone System , and 1 more

    "Very good. Understood what I needed. Explained what it would take to fix my problem. And he fixed it."

    john G. in December 2020

    PE

    In business since 2023

    Katy, TX·

    About us: "PHASOR 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."

    CP

    In business since 2019

    About us: "At CHRISTIAN POWER SERVICES LLC , 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!"

    BT

    In business since 2020

    Houston, TX·

    Electrical

    About us: "Here at Blue Tek Services US, we are locally owned and operated. No job is too big or too small. Call us today for a free estimate! We are looking forward to going above and beyond on your project soon."

    All Approved Electrical LLC Logo

    In business since 2015

    Houston, TX·

    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."

    BE

    "Bullet EV did a wonderful job installing my Tesla charger. They were responsive and very professional. Pricing is very competitive and the installation is done quickly. Would highly recommend."

    Nate F. in October 2023

    A-1 Plus Electrical Logo
    Houston, TX·

    Home Electrical Services, Commercial Electrical Services, Lighting Solutions , and 2 more

    "At this point, we have scheduled work to be done, but given the communication, the fast service, the friendly estimator, and great customer service we've received so far, I fully expect to be satisfied with the job when it's complete. We are having photocell sensors installed to replace timers for our parking lot lights and we are having new LED fixtures installed to highlight our business sign."

    Robin R. in April 2019

    LJ Technology Solutions Logo

    In business since 2022

    Houston, TX·

    Networking Support, Phone Support, IT Services , and 2 more

    About us: "Thanks for considering L&J Technology Solutions. We specialize in computer repair, virus removal, complex software installation, and computer support. For over 12 years L&J Technology Solutions has solved unique and one-of-a-kind challenges through innovative approaches. We are masters of our craft and our work product is unmatched. We can be reached us by phone at: 281-607-9324 Or by email at: [email protected] You can also review our website at: https://ljtechnologysolutions.com"

    ARS/Rescue Rooter Houston Logo

    In business since 1991

    Houston, TX·

    Fixed Generator Install, Fixed Generator Repair

    About us: "Providing mechanical repair, maintenance and replacements, services residential & small commercial customer"

    Lightning Protectors Logo
    Hutto, TX·

    lighting proctection

    "They worked very neatly, were extremely respectful of my property, their prices were amazing, and Henry and Peter were patient to explain how everything worked and the process of installation. I would highly recommend them to install lightning rods and a whole house surge protector."

    Melissa P. in November 2021

    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."

    Doctor Boom Lightning Rods Logo
    New Braunfels, TX·

    Lightning protection

    "Patrick was very understanding of all our inquiries/questions about lightning protection. Answers to our questions and much additional information provided in an educated (I want to you understand) manner. Highly Recommend and would do business with again!!!"

    Chad M. in June 2021

    CE

    In business since 2023

    Houston, TX·

    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!"

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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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Katy Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 3359 reviews of 3359 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Katy, TX

  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: 1) Exterior and garage outlets stopped working. Doesn't seem to be a circuit breaker problem but can't be sure. Need to correct issue. 2) Need two wall sconces added to front hallway where none currently exist. Also replace ceiling light fixtures with new one.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 02/04/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Three light fixtures
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 02/03/24
    Location: Home
    Supports 220v or 240v load: Yes
    Already Purchased Station: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for to install electrical charger in my garage. Its like 10 feet away from my panel. the cable to run from front to the wall
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: 220 outlet in the garage for electric car
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: we need new porch lights installed
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Chandelier Installation. Please contact me directly.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need to relocate coax cable outlet to another room and possibly add ethernet plugs to a few rooms depending on budget.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/30/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: One of the hot conductors in the breaker has a sheathing that is scorched and melted. Need to have the circuit assessed and serviced. Need rough estimation for closing of a house. If not able, please provide the charge for a service call visit. Thank you.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Type of Generator: Whole home/standby generator
    Comment: I need service on my generator, not sure how it works
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Underground electric wires are damaged.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/26/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade
  • Project Location: Katy, TX
    Date: 01/26/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Upgrade electric panel asap.

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