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"Skilled master electrician, with great customer service and friendly. Great analogies to help the customer understand electrical issues."

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Ashburn VA

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"Electrician arrived on time, was professional, and efficient. We liked the service!"

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Ashburn VA

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"William Bottiny, Beacon Electrical Services Techician is a highly skilled electrician. He provides excellent customer service and helpful advice in resolving issues related to electrical service as well as quality work. He certainly earned the five ratings."

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Alexandria VA

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"Great people! Had multiple small electrical issues to look at and they did everything in a professional and timely manner. Highly recommend!"

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Leesburg VA

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"The Electrician was on time, friendly, knowledgeable of his skills and very informative. The price he charged was reasonable. I am so happy I chose him...I will be calling him again in the near future. Thanks Home Advisors."

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Philadelphia PA

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"I called Got Electric to have some recessed lighting electrical work to be perform in the kitchen of my house. They were able to come out quickly (less than 2 days.) Carl came to the house and performed the work. He was very knowledgeable and got the job done quickly. The quality of his work was outstanding and going forward, we will make Got Electric our go-to electrician for all electrical work! Thanks guys for a job well done and a very happy customer!"

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Columbia MD

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"The work was for my residence in a high rise condo in Fairfax County, require permitting for electrical that meets commercial code. Franco worked with me to ensure he had all the data for successful permitting. Then he and Mike came out and did outstanding work installing recessed lights in four areas of my condo (advised options wonderfully!), created a new installation from scratch for a chandelier, installed below and above cabinet lighting for my kitchen, which I love, and he consolidated my electronics (signal and power) into one closet so I could use RF remote control for my TV, leaving a very clean "just the TV on the wall" installation - no visible cable boxes or BluRay players. BAM! Do I sound happy? I am very happy. Call Franco. He's trustworthy in your home and with your precious electrical work. Bob"

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Reston VA

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"Electrician available on short notice at reasonable rate to install fixture. Since it didn't take him long to install, he also correct another minor electrical problem within the hour."

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Leesburg VA

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"I had a great experience. The electrician, Antoine, was very knowledgeable, diagnosed my issue and fixed it immediately. I would definitely request Antoine again to handle any of my electrical projects! "

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Alexandria VA

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"Very clean installation, done on schedule. They even cleaned up some issues with the existing two 200-amp electrical panels (now sub-panels)."

5.0 star review from a homeowner in Delaplane VA

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"Chris and his partner came in and quickly fixed the issue I was having. They came during the window I was given and their pricing was reasonable. I would recommend their service to anyone looking for professionals who are fairly priced and accommodating. "

4.5 star review from Yara M. in Herndon VA

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"Professional "

5.0 star review from Dolly S. in Gainesville VA

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"They completed the work, but communication was difficult. "

4.5 star review from Kirk S. in Alexandria VA

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"Lots of little extras like hiding cables and making lengths of connectors just right for Verizon"

5.0 star review from Thomas S. in Sterling VA

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"Stinnett is a reminder of how good a business can be in an age where concern for quality and customer satisfaction is not always what it should be. I will describe them as follows: Friendly, prompt, efficient, meticulous, knowledgeable and very reasonable in their billing."

5.0 star review from John S. in Fairfax VA

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There are numerous reasons you may need the services of a skilled electrician. If you've built an addition, need upgrade outlets to include USB ports, or are looking to upgrade your electrical panel, you should get quotes from several experts to ensure the job is done safely, correctly, and for a good price. On the other hand, if you're seeing problems like flickering lights and circuits tripping frequently or you have no power to something critical like an appliance, you should find an electrician near you who can quickly get started on repairs.

In addition to being able to respond quickly in many cases, electricians familiar with the homes in your neighborhood may be able to offer advice to avoid future issues. For example, they may know that homes in your area were built at a time when households drew less power so you should upgrade your circuit breaker panel. Or they may recommend whole house surge protectors if surges are common in your area.

No matter the reason you need an electrician, here are some questions to ask before you hire.

  • Do you have a license?
  • Are you bonded and/or insured?
  • Do you offer a warranty?
  • How much will I pay for the project(s)?
  • Will you be doing the work or someone else?
  • Will you pull all necessary permits?

When comparing contractors, be sure to ask about their specialties, especially if you need help with a larger project like installing power in an addition or a commercial building or upgrading old knob and tube wiring.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does it cost to hire a skilled electrician?

Homeowners pay electricians an average of $300 for a project, or about $50 to $100 an hour.

Factors that impact the cost include your location, project complexity, the licensing level of your electrician and potential travel charges.

When should I call an electrician?

Outside of electrical emergencies, here are common projects that a licensed pro can help with:=

  • Installing a light fixture or chandelier
  • Installing a ceiling fan
  • Adding an outlet
  • Updating or replacing a circuit breaker
  • Installing or updating an outdoor panel
  • Adding outdoor lighting
  • Any other electrical feature installation or maintenance

How can I find a reputable electrician?

Knowing how to research local pros and what questions to ask when interviewing potential candidates can help ensure you're hiring a good pro. After finding potential candidates,

  • Compare several bids.
  • Discuss licensing, credentials and experience.
  • Ask about warranties and guarantees for the work.
  • Ask to see proof of insurance.

Can I do electrical work myself?

It's not recommended you ever do electrical work by yourself without a license. Even if the job seems relatively simple, the complexities and dangers inherent to electrical work could result in home or bodily injury to an inexperienced DIYer.