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    Albuquerque, NM·

    Electrical troubleshooting & repairs, LED Lighting upgrades, Service upgrades , and 2 more

    "The whole experience with High Desert Lighting and Electrical was fantastic!! The best customer experience I have had in a long , long time. They took on an Installation project at a 19 foot ceiling height that others would not even accept. They helped me find a solution, scheduled the work to happen the very next day, then completely knocked it out of the park on execution. I could not be any happier with the whole experience- quality, quick, thorough, and a great price. I highly recommend them and will take all my future electrical projects to them."

    Vaughn F. in April 2024

    Los Lunas, NM·

    Security Cameras, Smart Homes, Landscaping Lighting, Pole Lights, Signs., Residential, Commercial and Mobile Homes Electrical services , and 2 more

    "Javier was absolutely awesome! Very friendly and efficient in helping install the Ring security cameras and doorbell. Would definitely recommend."

    Heather K. in December 2020


    Residential, Electrical, Commercial , and 1 more

    "Rene honored his quote to the penny. No hidden charges. He was on time and got to work. He repatched and mud the drywall penetrations to my satisfaction. He cleaned up the work area and left no debris. He showed me all his work and verified that the outlets were correctly wired for 240V 50A service. I plugged charging system for my vehicle in to the outlet and everything worked."

    David D. in February 2024

    Albuquerque, NM·

    "I had four different estimates for a complete wiring in my new four-car garage/workshop, Corrales Electric came in $2000.00 less than the other companies for the same spec of work. Their work is outstanding and their employees are top notch. I recommend them very highly."

    George T. in April 2018

    Rio Rancho, NM·


    About us: "We are an ethical, honest and professional company. We are easy to communicate with. Always working with you until the job is done right and to your specifications. When working with our company you can expect integrity, prompt service and superior customer service. Always leaving the job site clean . We take pride in our services and enjoy making clients repeat clients. You can count on us to get the job done right the first time. We will meet with you at your convenience and will not keep you waiting. Call us today for your free estimate. You’ll be pleased you did. Thank you"

    Albuquerque, NM·

    Electrical Services - Residential & Commercial

    "JMG was very prompt. They arrived very quickly. Juan was super friendly and professional. They tracked down my electrical problem and fixed it straight away. The price was very reasonable and I highly recommend JMG for any electrical problems that come up. I will definitely use them again if I need some electrical work."

    Joel M. in February 2024

    Albuquerque, NM·

    Electrical, Ev chargers, Troubleshooting , and 1 more

    "Great experience using Abq Electrical Works to get my main panel upgraded and car charger installed. They were fast, friendly and had the best pricing!"

    Jayda S. in June 2024

    Schmidt Electrical Contracting Logo
    Albuquerque, NM·

    Electrical Switches, Outlets and Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical Troubleshooting and Repair - Residential or Commercial, Electrical Wiring, Remodel Work and Additions

    "Brent was attentive to our needs and quickly installed two light fixtures (a halogen-bulb vanity bar and dusk-to-dawn coach light) for us, since we were having trouble fitting them into the old outlet boxes. He also did some troubleshooting on a photocell-operated sconce."

    Charles C. in April 2015

    A.K.A Electric Logo
    Belen, NM·


    "I originally hired AKA to install 2 ceiling fans. When the electrician got to my house, I asked if they could do some additional work with a few lighting fixtures around my house. The work was completed very efficiently and they had no issues with the extra work. Pricing was fair as well. The electrician saved me some money by inspecting my existing electrical boxes where the fans were going and discovering they were already sufficient for supporting the weight of a ceiling fan. Saved me about 40 bucks on fan braces. He could have just told me he needed to replace them and charge me but he didn’t. I will use this company again when I have the need for an electrician."

    Dan S. in May 2018


    In business since 1971

    Albuquerque, NM·

    About us: "Discover B. Carlson - Albuquerque's premier destination for reliable residential and commercial HVAC and plumbing excellence since 1971. Our focus on trust and quality sets us apart, ensuring every customer receives tailored solutions and lasting satisfaction. We guarantee safe, efficient, and durable maintenance and repairs because we are not just about fixing things; we’re about building lasting relationships with our customers."


    In business since 2021

    About us: "We work extremely hard for the owner and always have the owner's best interest at heart. Our long term vision is for us to become a go to general contractor with capabilities to do multiple types of projects."

    Johnson Electric Logo

    In business since 2000

    Albuquerque, NM·

    Electrical Contracting

    About us: "We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity and treats your home as if it were our own. We offer a variety of electrical contractor services that are customizable to each individual project. You will find us to be competitively priced, paying close attention to the details of each and every project that we are involved with. We look forward to building lasting relationships and guarantee your satisfaction!"


    In business since 2023

    Albuquerque, NM·


    About us: "We are 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."

    Albuquerque, NM·

    Electrical, Furnaces, Plumbing , and 2 more

    "We hired Albuquerque Plumbing and Heating because we had used them before to replace a water heater. They replaced our dead air conditioner. Not only were they the lowest bid for the same air conditioning unit but the entire installation was nothing short of perfect. They sent out two guys who were professional, courteous and competent. They respected our wishes that they wear a mask while in the house. I recommend this company whole heartedly!"

    Cammy G. in April 2020

    Albuquerque, NM·

    Electrical Wiring,residential & commercial, Troubleshooting,additions, ref.air, hot tubs, lighting, Panel Upgrades

    "I needed a lighting assembly on my ceiling fan replaced. Instead of replacing the lighting assembly he was able to repair/rebuild mine thus saving me dollars. Very polite, very prompt. I would recommend him to anyone and will use him in the future."

    Herbert N. in April 2015

    Albuquerque, NM·

    Service And Replacment of all Heating Air Conditioning, Plumbing HVAC, Air Conditioning , and 3 more

    "I had a problem with my electrical panel. I called them and was greeted by a caring, helpful voice who immediately helped me get my service scheduled. When Levi arrived he immediately went to work diagnosing the problem. The job ultimately required a new panel and another day. Levi fixed us up, kept the lights on over night. He and the team came back the next day and installed our new panel. This company is exceptional. They could teach others about customer service."

    Richard L. in December 2020


    In business since 2023


    Electric, Remodels

    About us: "RB CONTRACTORS LLC 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 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."

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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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Rio Rancho Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 998 reviews of 998 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Rio Rancho, NM

  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 02/06/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: 2 things. 1. Doorbell stopped working with camera doorbell, no power. 2. switch out light timer switch to basic toggle switch
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 02/03/24
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 02/02/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 02/02/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for installation of new switches, fixtures and outlets. i want to get first an estimate.
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need an overhead light installed in kids room wires are already there
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Some electrical outlets in kitchen are not working. Tried flipping circuit breakers but that didn't help.
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/27/24
    Services Needed: Move switches, fixtures or outlets
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/23/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: installation of a microwave
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Business
    Services Needed: Replace old fixture
    Electrical fixtures : Interior - ceiling
    Comment: We are a dental office and would like all of our existing light bulbs to be replaced with LED bulbs.
  • Project Location: Rio Rancho, NM
    Date: 01/14/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I'm wanting to convert from a swamp cooler to AC. My house has a boiler baseboard system for heating.

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