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    BIG 2 SMALL ELECTRIC Logo

    "Juan did a great job from start to finish. The communication and information about the job was all delivered very well, and we are very pleased with the final outcome. Thank you, Juan!"

    Jonathan W. in December 2023

    SA
    Laguna Beach, CA·

    Electrical

    "Very professional and knowledgeable. Explains the process thoroughly. Works fast and clean. Would recommend 10/10"

    Ray D. in February 2024

    Solatube Home Logo
    Irvine, CA·

    Garage Ventilation, Solatube Daylighting Systems (tubular skylights), Whole House Fans , and 2 more

    "Prompt and professional service"

    Florin T. in December 2023

    TH
    Anaheim, CA·

    Heat Pumps/Air Conditioning, Indoor Air Quality, Airflow (ductwork) , and 2 more

    "Chris was the absolute best. So professional, knowledgeable, and on time. He did great work, kept everything up front and had amazing communication. I would HIGHLY recommend Trinity Heating And AC for your heating and cooling needsâ ¦"

    Kerry S. in June 2024

    ES
    Corona, CA·

    Completed my studies in electrical engineering., Cal/OSHA-certified, Red Cross - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation , and 2 more

    "Very professional. I had patio lighting installed , it looks beautiful and the job was clean and seamless. There was also an upgrade to the panel switch to make it easier to set timers and bring the overall look up to date and modern. We are very happy with the final product and plan on showing it off to family and friends."

    Phalicia P. in May 2024

    ME
    San Diego, CA·

    Electrcal

    "Alex did a wonderful job. He was efficient, knowledgeable and helped me program my app for charging. I will turn to Me Electric for all my electrical needs moving forward."

    Matthew S. in June 2024

    True Home Heating and Air Conditioning Logo

    Heating & Furnace Systems, Indoor Air Quality, A/C & Cooling Systems

    "True Air Mechanical is a very great company to work with. Pete our salesman was so very helpful, and patient with us. He was concerned about finding the right system and cost effectiveness for us since we are on a fixed income. He was not a pushy salesman and gave us time to do more investigation. Brian our installer was professional, perfectionist and such a pleasure to work with. He explained all aspects of the system. True Air recommended Carrier system, heat pump and ac unit."

    Anna M. in December 2015

    MC
    Lake Forest, CA·

    Remodel

    "Jorge's company Mid-Crest construction did an excellent job at replacing my home's siding. Overall, the company was great at completing the project within the estimated time period, fair pricing, and excellent communication skills. I would not hesitate to ask for a bid and hire him for my next project in the future."

    Caroline S. in February 2023

    TC

    "Gabriel called me right away and was able to be here the same day. He fixed my old wobbly dining room chairs that will now outlast me! I agree with the other reviewer that I would give him 10 stars! He was polite, professional and the price was right! Definitely would recommend!"

    Lavona L. in May 2024

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How much do electrical outlet or switch services typically cost?

  • Irvine, California Average
    $385
  • Typical Range
    $165 - $573
  • Low End - High End
    $95 - $1,200

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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