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    Ware's Quality Air, Inc. Logo
    Madera, CA·

    Dryer Vent Cleaning, installing all types of air conditioning and heating equipment, Dryer Vent Cleaning , and 3 more

    "Wareâ s Quality Air provides friendly professional service!"

    ROBERT U. in November 2023

    TD

    "Tony is an excellent electrician."

    Mike L. in June 2024

    GE
    Clovis, CA·

    Electrical Panel Upgrade, Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures

    "Grimiens was very professional and knowledgeable. Stayed on he job til it was perfect. Reasonable priced and would definitely hire again"

    Mary G. in November 2019

    BC
    MADERA, CA·

    electric

    "They were quick clean and courteous!"

    Dan B. in July 2022

    GE Cabrera, Corp. Logo
    Fresno, CA·

    Electrical, Electrical

    "Gil was obviously very knowledgeable. He accurately estimated the time and costs which was much appreciated. He was professional and courteous. I am going to recommend him to others."

    Michelle D. in December 2018

    TM
    Fresno, CA·

    Air Conditioning Service and Repair, Air Conditioning Install

    "The owner was very polite and a honest person. My a.c was blowing hot air, he came out very quickly and was able to figure out the issue immediately. He is very reasonable with his cost of repair and very professional. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family. My a.c is now working better then ever. Thank you TM Mechanical."

    Noelle T. in May 2024

    DG
    Fresno, CA·

    "Very friendly, and prompt"

    Elena V. in May 2023

    Herzog Brothers Electric, Inc. Logo
    Clovis, CA·

    Electrical

    "let me know in advance when they would be, showed up on time and were tooled to do the work"

    Don G. in November 2019

    NP

    In business since 2020

    Clovis, CA·

    About us: "Schedule your Free Estimate: www.nexgenelectric.org Nex Gen Electric @ 559-575-9962 Email: [email protected]"

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How much do electrical outlet or switch services typically cost?

  • Fresno, California Average
    $256
  • Typical Range
    $143 - $400
  • Low End - High End
    $65 - $750

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: Fresno, CA
      Date: 02/05/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/31/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: The electric switch in the master bathroom, kitchen, and bedroom do not work.
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/31/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/31/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/30/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Outside light repair Outlet issue-fuse
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/29/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: 3 outlets don’t work
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/29/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/29/24
      Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
      Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
      Location: Home/Residence
      Is this an emergency?: No
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/25/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Need to wire an exhaust fan from the restroom to te outlet.
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/24/24
      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: 01/23/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/23/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: I would like to get an estimate for, cx is looking for the lights, What services do you need, Repair electrical problem, Move switches, fixtures or outlets
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/23/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Fix florescent lights in garage
    • Project Location: Fresno, CA
      Date: 01/23/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

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