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    MP
    Molalla, OR·

    "Very pleased with the fan installation's and hallway light install. His crew worked fast and the job looks great! Highly recommend!"

    Jennifer S. in May 2024

    Hub City Electric, LLC Logo
    Albany, OR·

    electrical

    "Brandon was right on time, fixed the problem quickly and it cost less than expected! Would definitely use him again."

    Cheryl Y. in April 2024

    JT

    "Very friendly and knowledgeable. Got my cameras installed and helped me set them up. Would recommend and use again."

    Doug S. in May 2024

    Service Electric Northwest, Inc. Logo
    Portland, OR·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - Residential, Computer Network or Wiring - Install or Repair - For Business / Res. , and 2 more

    "Excellent. John set to work right away. He worked very fast and was very knowledgeable. He determined a baseboard heater needed replacement and gave options to choose. He had a very complex task with a porch light the had no power only to find the circuit was dead and found a light fixture that was miswired and had burned the insulation off the wire. He repaired it . finding the problem required getting into the attic crawl space to trace where the wires went. I was grateful he found and fixed it as it was dangerous."

    Chris C. in October 2023

    Oakley Electric, Inc. Logo
    Clackamas, OR·

    Home electrical inspections, 200A service upgrades, No job to small , and 2 more

    "easily scheduling, text reminders, on time, not rushed, helpful with placement suggestions of fixtures, cleaned up too! Ryan was terrific."

    shelly K. in June 2018

    AE

    In business since 2023

    Canby, OR·

    Electrician

    About us: "With 22 years of experience, Allon Electrical, LLC is committed to excellence in every aspect of this business. I uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. My distinction is the quality of service I bring to my customers. Accurate knowledge of my trade combined with ability is what makes me a true professional. Above all, I am watchful of my customers' interests and make their concerns the basis of my business."

    Pro Tech Power Corp. Logo
    Tigard, OR·

    Fixed and Portable Generators, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation

    "Very quick and knowledgeable... the office staff is on it and the staff out on the job sites. Jon wAs very good at what he does and his apprentice Ramon was great also. Enjoy Matt"

    Matthew D. in October 2019

    FC
    Fairview, OR·

    Camera Install

    "We recently moved into a home wired with Ethernet cables and needed help getting everything working as it should. There wasnâ t proper labeling in place from original install and wall jacks werenâ t functional so we decided to give Fish Cat a call based on a referral. We work from home and on the computer all day so having everything hard wired is of major benefit. Fish Cat was able to fix the infrastructure issues with cabling and wall jacks and went above and beyond to make sure our specific workstations were up and running cleanly with new cable to wall. We had a great experience and found Fish Cat to be easy to work with."

    Cameron R. in April 2024

    CE
    Portland, OR·

    Panel Upgrades, Lighting Design, Electric vehicles , and 4 more

    "Responded to our request for a quote almost immediately and was able to install our EV charger the next day! Affordable, friendly, and fast!"

    Selah B. in November 2023

    DG Communications Logo
    Canby, OR·

    Telephone System - Repair - For Business, Surveillance Cameras - Install or Repair - For Business, Telephone System - Install or Upgrade - For Business , and 2 more

    "Don and his Employees are Very Qualified and Professional! They did a Wonderful Job on the Install and welcomed my Input and Concerns! Don also followed up and kept All Promises! Way to Go Team DG Communications!!! William W."

    billy W. in October 2021

    Bright Electric S Corporation Logo
    Portland, OR·

    10 years

    "Roman was good to work with. I think at a high level he came on time he was very professional. The price seemed pretty good. And he did the car charger installation quickly and the charger works! It was put in a good place and he made it very straight. And so he was great I'd happily recommend him to other people."

    Leo P. in August 2022

    ME

    "The electrician installed an outlet and repaired a safety issue in the breaker panel. Professional and courteous."

    Ian K. in February 2024

    John's Waterproofing Co. Logo
    Silverton, OR·

    "Ideal experience with this company! They contacted me and came out to make the bid the same day I contacted them. They were super flexible and worked to accommodate my schedule. I needed to wait until my EV charger arrived from the manufacturer. They came out the day after it arrived, installed the unit in under two hours, and it's been working flawlessly ever since. Don't let their name fool you--John's Waterproofing is expert at electrical work! I will use them again."

    Jeffrey S. in September 2023

    Woodline Electric Logo
    Tigard, OR·

    Electrical wiring & panel upgrades

    "We had to replace our water main. Before it could be inspected we had to address an electrical grounding issue. It was a simple issue but preplexed us. Brandon Neustel called me shortly after receiving an alert from Angi. He assured me that he could take care of the issue and do it on my timeline. He was knowledgeable and explained what he would have to do clearly and went about doing so efficiently. We would most certainly reccomend him and will call him again should we need an electrician. Pricing was very resonable."

    Vickie L. in March 2023

    JC
    Salem, OR·

    Structural and non structural wood framing, painting, Interior & exterior trim, vinyl and laminate and tile flooring. Concrete flat work. , and 3 more

    "Confirmed appt via text day prior and showed up right on time. Very professional and patient with allowing us to make decisions during the process. He installed to chandeliers and hauled away old lights. Even went an extra step and installed a dimmer switch at no extra charge. Would use for future work."

    Megan H. in March 2024

    AT

    In business since 2000

    Lake Oswego, OR·

    Electrical Controls, Electrical, Low Voltage Electrical , and 4 more

    About us: "As commercial electrical contractors, we understand the importance of timeliness, professionalism, and thorough work. Having earned the trust of a multitude of businesses in the Lake Oswego area, we are confident that we will gladly earn your trust as well. Call us at 503-793-7432 today to schedule an appointment with a certified electrician--we know what we are doing! Applied Technical Systems, Inc. (ATS) is a privately owned company that was started and incorporated in 1993 by three friends who played college football together for four years with the Linfield Wildcats a NCAA Division III University located in McMinnville, Oregon. As they graduated together, they realized that what they learned out on the football field, teamwork, hard work and extreme dedication, was the right formulation for success in the business world!"

    EC

    In business since 2010

    Portland, OR·

    Drywall, Remodeling, Framing , and 2 more

    About us: "Enrique's Construction & Remodeling Services 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"

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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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Lake Oswego Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 537 reviews of 537 pros.

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  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Sale and installation of a natural gas generator
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    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: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/27/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Install interlock switch and 30a or 50a inlet box - panel in garage
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/26/24
    Repair Description: Not enough power
    Location: Home
    Type of Generator: Portable
    Comment: 2-1/2 year old Generac IQ3500 starts and runs, but no power output on any receptacle. Have never used it to power anything before latest power outage. Had only run the motor for a few minutes total. Guessing that if there isn't anything seriously broken that it just needs to be flashed.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/26/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Dead outdoor plug receptacle. Blown after power surge from cord in water.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: Ford Charge Station Pro unit needs to be installed at home.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Looking for a generator that would be able to support HVAC and water heating. Lighting would be a bonus. 2800 square ft footprint.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I have power from the street to the house. It appears one of the panels in the house has failed so we have no power in the residence.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: nee new breaker in electrical panel
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/14/24
    Location: Home
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/14/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need to power whole house when power is out
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/14/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for electrician , i have got a generator is connected to a transformer box to my electric panel , may be there is problem with the wiring in the transformer , need the work done as soon as possible
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Type of Generator: Whole home/standby generator
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for electrician .Backup generator is not working
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: The winter storms have turned our power off and got us with no heat or electricity. We want to have heat and the refrigerator working when the power goes out
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: We are a four building condo development with +/- 30 individual condos total. We have a garage, a private driveway and limited access to our neighborhood.
  • Project Location: Lake Oswego, OR
    Date: 01/12/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Checking and replacing outlets in a home

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