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    SE
    Elk Ridge, MD·

    Electrical Repairs, Electrical Wiring, Electrical Installation

    "David arrived on time, was friendly, knew what the problem was immediately and repaired our fixture. The price was very reasonable and I would definitely recommend him and will use him again. It was a very pleasant experience."

    Howard n Helain T. in December 2013

    All In Electric, Inc. Logo
    Curtis Bay, MD·

    New Construction, Remodel & Renovation, EV charging stations , and 2 more

    "Keith was recommended by a previous customer and I am so glad I called them to do multiple projects in my home. They installed 4 outside motion lights, installed an attic fan, switched out 4 rooms of outlets and installed a ceiling fan in the living room. Keith and his team came on time, went to right to work and finished within the day! Great work, great price. Thank You All in Electric! I will be calling them again for my next project/s."

    Sharon B. in July 2016

    Meredith Electric LLC Logo
    Sparks, Glencoe, MD·

    Same Hourly Rates for Evenings and Weekends, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade , and 1 more

    "We selected Meredith Electric to assess damage from the storm. He was always on time and his charges were competitive. He is prompt, knowledgeable and did an excellent job. For any other electrical needs we have, we will call Mr. Meredith. It is a pleasure to recommend him to others."

    Thomas B. in December 2012

    CE

    About us: "Power up your projects with CMD Electric LLC! Your go-to source for top-notch electrical services. From installations to repairs, our expert team delivers quality, safety, and reliability. Experience excellence in every connection. Contact us today for all your electrical needs!"

    KE
    Baltimore, MD·

    Electrical trouble shooting of circuits, Electrical for Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures , and 1 more

    "We have not started work as of yet however they came out in a timely fashion and provided an estimate on the date promised. I would recommend them based on their professionalism."

    Raj M. in November 2014

    PG
    Ellicott City, MD·

    Remodels, Drywall/Painting, Electric , and 7 more

    "PVI came to our home to complete a job started by a different vendor. The yard looks great. I wasn't charged any hidden fees. The price quoted was the price charged. Marcos showed up on time and was completely professional. Would definitely hire again."

    Dawn M. in October 2022

    AS

    In business since 2018

    Hampstead, MD·

    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!"

    D. Moore & Associates Electrical Logo
    Baltimore, MD·

    Electrical

    "Very professional, fast and provided hight quality work. I am scheduling them for a second project and I highly recommend them if you are looking for an electrician."

    Al J. in April 2020

    A.E.S. Electrical Company Logo
    Pikesville, MD·

    Electrical

    "He was on time and communicated through the process. The install of the thermostat took longer than expect (no fault of the installer) because the type of digital device. He took his time and saw the project through. I would and will use him again. Very professional, wore booties and followed up days later to ensure the thermostat was working."

    Nico S. in July 2021

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How much do electrical panel services typically cost?

  • Baltimore, Maryland Average
    $1,134
  • Typical Range
    $593 - $1,644
  • Low End - High End
    $112 - $3,000

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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