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    Aim High Electrical Services LLC Logo
    Aurora, CO·

    Electrical, Electrical

    "Super professional and hard-working! They were very easy to work with. We will definitely recommend them to our friends and use them again if needed!"

    Jillian D. in June 2023

    Diamond Electric Ltd. Logo
    Denver, CO·

    8 years of experience, Residential and Commercial, Residential and Commercial , and 4 more

    "Excellent service! Bought a house that needed an electric upgrade and old wiring replaced. Ethan did an outstanding job and got the project done very quickly. Everything passed inspection on the first visit and the inspector even commented "whoever did this definitely knows what they are doing". I was very happy with the cost as well. Would definitely use this company again."

    John A. in November 2023

    Brite Life Electric, LLC Logo
    Aurora, CO·

    Electrical

    "Punctual and everything was as quoted. Great communication."

    Collin H. in December 2023

    Alpha Electrical Contractors, Inc. Logo
    Lakewood, CO·

    Electrical Switches, Outlets and Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade - Residential and Commercial , and 2 more

    "Zachary was fantastic to work with. He got the job done quickly and professionally. He was honest and up front with his pricing, on time and communicates very well."

    NIlesh P. in December 2019

    The Electricians, LLC Logo
    Parker, CO·

    Master Electrician

    "I was finishing my basement and ran into problems with the electrical. I had to shut down the circuit that powered the hot water heater. I needed help quick and The Electricians came out the same day. Tony was the one who came and figured out the puzzle I had created, did it quickly, and was very pleasant to deal with. I would hire them again in the future"

    Mike T. in April 2021

    TM

    Panel Upgrades, Panel Replacement, EV Charger installation , and 2 more

    "Amazing company Very organized Very professional Very responsive"

    Stormi T. in February 2024

    JE

    In business since 2022

    About us: "With over 15 years experience in residential and commercial work, we at JD Electrical Home Solutions take pride in offering our clients the absolute best in electrical service. We strive to simplify the construction process by providing fair, upfront pricing and open communication, from start to finish. At JD, our work is backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee, so our clients can rest assured they have made the best possible choice for their home or business. Give us a call and let our friendly, expert technicians show you why JD Electrical Home Solutions is right for you."

    EE
    Aurora, CO·

    Electrical

    "Very efficient, fair of pricing, and have quality on work."

    Tito M. in August 2022

    BL

    In business since 2021

    Denver, CO·

    About us: "BFE 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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How much do electrical installation & rough-in contractors typically cost?

  • Aurora, Colorado Average
    $1,647
  • Typical Range
    $555 - $2,763
  • Low End - High End
    $150 - $5,700

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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Aurora Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 84 reviews of 84 pros.

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