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    VV

    In business since 2021

    Tampa, FL·

    Electrical

    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! Book with us online or feel free to give us a call today!"

    Red Royal Electric, Inc. Logo
    Clearwater, FL·

    Ceiling Fans and Recessed Lighting, Whole Home Alarm or Surge Protection, Breaker Panel Replacements and Maintenance , and 2 more

    "Had to schedule this appointment twice and wasn’t initially impressed with them but the electrician was very professional and efficient. Overall was very satisfied and would use them again. They installed two light fixtures, replaced an outlet and repaired two ceiling fans that weren’t properly grounded."

    Debbie Z. in May 2020

    YE

    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 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."

    RC
    Tampa, FL·

    Electrical for Remodels, Outdoor Lighting, Generator Installation , and 2 more

    "Red Cap Plumbing (Jon B) is absolutely outstanding and extremely knowledgeable. He came in was explanatory and insightful. Not only did he fix the valve issue I threw another job at him to install my new kitchen faucet and he did not hesitate. You know by going into ANY plumbing service it is going to be costly, so prepare accordingly. What you will get for your dollar is expert service, craftsmanship and commitment to the job completion and to your level of expectation. Due to plumbing being a costly venture I highly recommend you sign up for the annual management plan $199.99 and well worth it. You get additional service, priority booking, discounts on service. As a former service member I got a 5% discount which was very generous and appreciated on the total bill. As part of the plumbing annual membership you get a flush of your water heater to remove any sediment and prolong the life of your water heater which can be very costly, take care of it now. Couple this service with your American Home Shield Home Warranty and you will never have to pay full out of pocket for major appliances. The next part of what makes Red Cap superior, they have an AC team as well, basically a 1-Stop-Shop! As part of your annual agreement you get to AC visits to do checks on your system twice. The AC rep Shaun quite possibly is one of the smartest and intellectual contractor's I have EVER come across. He explained the AC Handler, the outside unit and how to increase air flow throughout your house and help yourself breathing wise. At the end of the day here are the high level points 1. Plumbing is costly, so get someone that is there 100% - Red Cap 2. One Stop shop with Plumbing and AC, trust in your home 3. Knowledge and ability to communicate the work is critical 4. Get the home maintenance plan for 199.99! Worth it hand down!"

    Danny R. in February 2018

    Mister Sparky of New Port Richey Logo
    New Port Richey, FL·

    Panel Upgrades - Electrical Wiring, Home Surge Protection, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations , and 2 more

    "Technician was quick, quiet and courteous. He replaced the fluorescent lights over the 3 sinks 1 in each of the 2 bathrooms and one over the kitchen sink to L.E.D."

    Raymond W. in September 2020

    Mister Sparky of Clearwater Logo
    Largo, FL·

    Home Surge Protection, Panel Upgrades - Electrical Wiring, Outdoor Lighting , and 2 more

    "I had a few outlet issues and miscellaneous electrical questions. Marc Thrush was very professional, courteous, knowledgeable and extremely patient. He actually listened to my concerns and addressed each one of them. He wasn't in a mad rush to move on to the next customer, which unfortunately seems to be the way many companies now think is an appropriate and acceptable method of treating their customers. I appreciated that he cared about making sure everything was taken care of. This is rare. Marc definitely exceeded my expectations. Mr. Sparky is fortunate to have such an exceptional employee."

    Linda L. in December 2019

    Mister Sparky of Lakeland Logo
    Lakeland, FL·

    "They are very dependable when it comes to showing up and being on time and the work was done right and very quickly. The only problem was in getting the permit. It took a long time to get finalized. But this is another contractor, found thru Home Advisor, that I will keep all the information on and will use again. In fact, I just did use them again last week on Friday, December 6th. When they came to meet the inspector regarding my new panel inspection, I asked them to give me a call because I wanted to get an estimate for another job. They called me back right away and sent someone out the following morning. I told them I wanted to go ahead and schedule the job. He told me they could do it that day. I wanted to do it but I said I couldn t because I had to leave by 3:30 for my granddaughters Christmas Pageant. He told me they would be done by then, that they would send a helper. I said ok if you really think you can be done in time. It was a lot of work. He was replacing 13 lights in the ceiling, changing out 11 outlets, adding an outlet and installing a surge protector in my recently installed panel. To my surprise, they finished at exactly 3:28. They will be my electrician from now on. I will tell you though, if you are looking for cheap, don t bother. They are a little pricey but the work gets done right away and it gets done right."

    Cindy S. in December 2019

    NE
    Tampa, FL·

    Electrical

    "Kevin is honest and trustworthy, a guy I can always count on when I need electrical work for my company"

    Lee R. in May 2020

    Mister Sparky of Tampa Logo
    Tampa, FL·

    Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Outdoor Lighting, Panel Upgrades - Electrical Wiring , and 2 more

    "Great company. They gave me an estimate of costs before any work began, and even gave me multiple choices of service to decide from, without pushing the most costly. Technicians were knowledgeable and friendly, and provided exceptional customer service. I had three fan/light fixture combos installed in locations previously set up for only lights. They took care of the whole process, from up boxing the fixtures, to taking out the "trash". They asked for my input through the whole process, and were professionals throughout. I will definitely hire them again!"

    Sherri A. in June 2017

    ARG Electric Logo

    Electrical

    "Very responsible! Quality work!"

    Laura H. in April 2023

    Captain Electrix, Inc. Logo
    Plant City, FL·

    Electrical

    "After a big storm, I only had partial electricity in my house. A/C was out, my attic fan didn't work, 75% of my outlets didn't work and only half of my lights worked. I called a couple of companies but they wanted to charge an emergency fee and were all booked up for a while so they weren't even sure they could make it out to my house. One company quoted an emergency fee of $196! I called Captain Electrix and spoke to Jim. He is excellent. He said he does not charge emergency fees and doesn't charge extra for night calls either. He doesn't think it's christian to do so and I totally agree! He came out and tested the electric company meter first and found that my house was only getting 110 so he said I needed to call TECO. They came out and fixed the problem at the power lines. I also wanted to mention that I live in Tampa and he came all the way from Plant City and was at my house quickly, considering that's a pretty long ride and the traffic was bad due to all the rain on top of being in rush hour. I am VERY impressed and will definitely turn to him next time I have a problem. In fact, I flip houses and, because of my experience with him I will be putting him at the top of my list of electricians to work with when I get started flipping in the Tampa area."

    Alisson B. in June 2015

    UE

    "Robert and his assistant, Nick really did a great job installing 5 ceiling fans with lights, getting the lights and the fans to each work with separate wall switches, installing a new light fixture in the breakfast nook, installing a back porch light and installing 3 new bathroom exhaust fans. I definitely will have Robert with his assistants back if I need anything else electrical done in our house."

    Marjory N. in October 2023

    Energy Today - Electricians Logo
    Sarasota, FL·

    Whole House Lightning Protection, Electrical Panels Repairs, Inspections and Replacements, Landscape Lighting , and 2 more

    "I had 4 items installed, ceiling fan, chandelier, light fixture and garage/yard light. All look extremely well done, are stable and this was all done on a Saturday as I have no other time. Alberto was so nice and kind! I purchased the plan so they will come if called for assistance with no service charge. Highly recommend! In fact I told my friend about them!!!"

    Melissa L. in April 2017

    Southern Integrated Systems, LLC Logo
    Tampa, FL·

    Electrical

    "James was prompt, friendly and professional. He replaced 2 breakers and fixed a third. He even texted me to make sure everything was good. Would recommend this company and use them again. Excellent customer service"

    Joe M. in February 2022

    Sunrise Electric Logo
    Palm Harbor, FL·

    Transfer Switches, Electrical for Addition or Remodel, Electrical , and 2 more

    "Technician Brett called before he came, arrived on time, found the problem quickly and fixed it. Very happy with all aspects of the repair. I will call them again in the future."

    Michael O. in November 2019

    Precision Power Systems, Inc. Logo
    Tampa, FL·

    Camera Systems, Voice and Data Sytems, Security Systems , and 2 more

    "Showed up on time and very personable and friendly. Showed us what had to be fixed before the work was done and completed the job in a timely manner. Happy with the work and would definitely recommend to anyone."

    Carmen D. in September 2018

    LD
    Zephyrhills, FL·

    Lightning Protection

    "Its really nice to meet a company that uphold honesty and integrity as their values. This company did an install on my property following a major remodel in 2011 and did a great job at a competitive price. Fast forward to 2019 and I have recently had some of my roof replaced and the roofers removed all the of lightning rods! I called John and he came straight out exactly when he had promised. We own a large property and it would have been easy for him to charge me for a full replacement system but instead John explained that it was a pretty easy fix and the charged me very little to take care of my problem. John also walked the other buildings and checked all OK while he was there. Folks , This guy is old school honest and in today's world that's a rare commodity. Overall a great business I would highly recommend. Thank you John"

    Mark S. in August 2019

    S
    Davenport, FL·

    Residential & Commercial, Lightning rods production Licensed Contractor

    "They are a local company and deserve our support"

    rodney S. in June 2020

    Lightning Defense, LLC (Kentucky) Logo
    Zephyrhills, FL·

    Lightning Protection

    "John Sherlock and his wife Corrine called within 1/2 hour of looking for Lightning Rod installers. He was available and was over to talk with us within one hour. He sent all his credentials and licenses and insurance coverages of his business and they came over the next morning and completed the installation extremely fast. He gave a fantastic offer, and lifetime warranty coverage and will even come over and take down system when we replace the roof and place back up at no charge! His wife even saw some plants we had not put in the garden still sitting in containers, and offered and planted them in the spaces we wanted, just to help out. Very friendly, helpful, professional, extremely knowledgeable and even suggested adding Lakeland Electrics Surge Protector protection they provide to go along with the Lightning rods. Yes would have them again on any home anytime."

    David and Linda G. in November 2017

    James Townsley Construction Logo
    Clermont, FL·

    LIGHTNING ROD INSTALLER, LIGHTNING PROTECTION, LIGHTNING RODS , and 4 more

    "After contacting the 3 companies provided by Home Advisor I chose to go with James Townsley and I'm very glad I did. He is very professional and did a great job. There were a few things that needed to be added to the installation, even so my cost remained the same as quoted. He was quick to respond to my emails and phone calls and did the installation on a day that should have been a day off for him to accommodate my strange work schedule. He is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions during the installation. I would and already have recommend him for lightning rod installations."

    Tim K. in August 2020

    Newgen Electric LLC Logo

    In business since 2022

    Temple Terrace, FL·

    Electrical

    About us: "We offer over 28 years of experience in the electrical industry. We take on a wide range of electrical projects to include full installation for additions and remodels as well as generator installs, wiring and panel upgrades, and a variety of other jobs. We take pride in our quality of work and our commitment to outstanding results. We’re committed to providing a personalized service for each individual project we take on. We look forward to building strong, long-term relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction."

    AM
    Pinellas Park, FL·

    Electric, Handyman

    "He troubleshoots fast, and customer service is great. Was able to simply break down what was wrong in simple terms so I was able to understand what needed to be fixed."

    Justin C. in January 2024

    Efficient Power and Controls Inc. Logo

    In business since 2021

    Parrish, FL·

    Electrical Service and Repair, Rewires, New Construction , and 2 more

    About us: "Welcome to Efficient Power and Controls Efficient Power and Controls Inc. is a premier electrician, offering top-notch services in Parrish, FL. With 15+ years' expertise, we specialize in Commercial, Industrial, and Residential electrical work, ensuring the highest standards. For new or existing projects, we cover you. From lighting systems and controls to troubleshooting and energy audits, we provide efficient solutions tailored to your needs. Stay ahead with our Level 2 and Level 3 Electric Vehicle charging stations, embracing sustainability in the green energy movement. Experience peace of mind with our backup generator installations, tailored for reliable power in any situation."

    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."

    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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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Tampa, Florida Average
    $416
  • Typical Range
    $181 - $608
  • Low End - High End
    $80 - $1,475

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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  • Project Location: Tampa, FL
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
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    Services Needed: Move switches, fixtures or outlets
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    Comment: I have a house with in in-law suite in the back of the house they are both on the same meter I'd like to put the in-law suite on a seprate meter .
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    Date: 02/04/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: I bought a Rivian L2 charger and want it installed in my garbage. I already have a 240 outlet k. The wall near main and sub panels. I have solar power with Tesla powerwall back up.. I’d like the install complete be February 23rd
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    Comment: GFCI Circuit Breaker keeps tripping and I want to replace with a regular circuit breaker for pool. Breaker box on outside
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    Comment: Need to bring Electrical Panel up to code before I can have my home insured
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    Date: 02/04/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need to bring Electrical Panel up to code before I can have my home insured
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    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: 02/02/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I need help installing a chandalier. Ceilings is 22-24 feet so we will need scaffolding. This is the chandalier: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0C4ZNWQTJ/ref=pe_386300_440135490_TE_simp_item_image?th=1
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    Comment: I have a 8 by 16 ft shed I’m turning into an office and want to add a outlet it already came with 1 plug outlet
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    Location: Home
    Comment: Hi, need to replace a 20amp breaker switch in the breaker box. Thanks
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    Date: 02/02/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Location: Home/Residence
    Supports 220v or 240v load: I haven't determined the installation site yet
    Already Purchased Station: No
    Comment: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - Materials//I want to install the EV charging station in my home// home // the location is outside home and the electrical box is 10 feet from burning
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    Date: 02/02/24
    Already Purchased Station: No

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