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    CE
    Charlotte, NC·

    Updated lighting recessed can install, Electrical Additions, Panel Upgrades

    "Efficient, professional and answered all my questions as they worked. Installed can lights in the kitchen, replaced bathroom light fixture .Friendly and easy to talk to. They cleaned up everything before they left! I will use them again"

    marcia M. in January 2017

    JB
    Monroe, NC·

    Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair

    "He is very conscientious about being thorough and conforming to the building codes."

    Larry S. in July 2020

    SP
    Charlotte, NC·

    "Smart power source did a wonderful job installing my gas line. Jason was professional and very knowledgeable when speaking to him about my specific job. He made sure to explain how his crew would complete the job and what to expect. When his crew got to my house on the day of the install they were very polite and wasted no time getting to work. They where in and out with no wasted time. Fast and professional what more could you ask for. I would recommend him for every one."

    David A. in January 2024

    SE
    Matthews, NC·

    Electrical switches, outlets, and fixtures

    "Quick response, on-time, fast, great work. Repaired a broken light fixture, and explained to me how to prevent it from happening again. Very helpful, knowledgable, and reliable."

    Ryan H. in August 2015

    Benet Electrical Logo
    Charlotte, NC·

    Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Commercial and Industrial Electrical Services, Residential Electrical Services

    "Very professional and hardworking. The tech was extremely professional and even took the time to explain the differences in fluorescent ballasts and bulbs to me. He repaired 4 lights and installed 2 ceiling fans for us. Very satisfied customer! Thank you for your help."

    Dawn S. in July 2018

    Power Source Electrical Services, Inc. Logo
    Charlotte, NC·

    Exterior Building Lighting, Generator Install, Wiring Panel Upgrade , and 1 more

    "The work was done in a totally professional and timely manner. Kept me informed during the installation and inspection process."

    Ernest P. in July 2017

    RR
    York, SC·

    Electrical

    "Andy is great! Shows up on time and works hard to get the job done and does it correctly. You are getting quality work for a great price. Highly Recommend !"

    Wesley F. in June 2024

    GE
    Kings Mountain, NC·

    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!"

    Lightning Defense, LLC (North Carolina) Logo
    Zephyrhills, FL·

    Lightning Protection, NO ELECTRICAL WORK

    "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

    Mid America Lightning Protection Logo
    Marshall, IL·

    Roof repair water proofing no electrical, Lightning Protection - Install or Repair

    "Mr. Jim Gorman who is the owner of the business called me back within a half hour of my email posting. He visited my home 3 days later, inspected things, and told me what the approximate cost would be. He and his helper then installed an entire lightning protection system on both my house and a back garage/storage area. He did things exactly as I wanted in every way. Also threw in a free weathervane which increased the beauty of my home. I would have no objection to recommending this gentleman and his company to anyone who is in need of a competently installed lightning protection system for their home/property. MID-AMERICA LIGHTNING RODS is one fine company run by a man who cares about doing good work according to the latest safety codes etc. Having lost my previous retirement home to lightning, it was very important to me to get this job done and quickly because the thunderstorm season is upon us and with the climate change, those storms are very wicked, especially here out in the country where i live!"

    Father Richard K. in May 2021

    RE

    In business since 2018

    troutman, NC·

    Solar/EV Chargers, Generators, Panel swaps/service upgrades , and 2 more

    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."

    DE

    In business since 2009

    Mint Hill, NC·

    Commercial Electrical, Residential Electrical

    About us: "DLB Electric Company is your premier choice for electrical work and advise. We have provided high quality work and friendly customer service in Charlotte for years. Call today and let us take care of all electrical needs! We specialize in both residential and commercial projects."

    SE
    Fort Mill, SC·

    Bucket Truck Service for: Shopping Centers, Malls, Dealerships, to 55 feet, Generator Installations, Electrical Services , and 2 more

    "Punctual, clearly explained issue / fix, shared helpful tips and tricks, good value for the money.. highly recommend. Used him for inspection items.. replaced GFCI outlet, tightened lighting fixtures, and told me one inspection item met code and didn't need repair - he could have charged me for something that wasn't broken, but was very honest instead!"

    Susan S. in September 2014

    WW

    In business since 2015

    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."

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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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Waxhaw Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1164 reviews of 1164 pros.

The HomeAdvisor Community Rating is an overall rating based on verified reviews and feedback from our community of homeowners that have been connected with service professionals. See individual business pages for full, detailed reviews.


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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Waxhaw, NC

  • Project Location: Waxhaw, NC
    Date: 01/31/24
    Repair Description: General maintenance
    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: Waxhaw, NC
    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: Waxhaw, NC
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: outlet
  • Project Location: Waxhaw, NC
    Date: 01/17/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Waxhaw, NC
    Date: 01/14/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: 220v install done at my home
  • Project Location: Waxhaw, NC
    Date: 01/10/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Circuit breaker tripping repeatedly
  • Project Location: Waxhaw, NC
    Date: 01/10/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: We are looking to hire someone to hang up a new light fixture in our 2 story foyer.

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