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    DO
    Canoga Park, CA·

    Fans - Bath Exhaust and Ceiling, Outlets, Swtiches, Fixtures, Lighting, Panel and Service Upgrades - Residential and Commercial , and 1 more

    "WOW! Daniel and team were amazing! I had to install THREE new ceiling fans which needed a full installation. Not just replacements. Very professional, efficient, reliable, friendly and did a wonderful job! I will be using Daniel and team for all my future electrical needs!"

    Trisha D. in December 2022

    J Powers Electric Logo
    Los Angeles, CA·

    Panel Upgrades, Lighting, Wiring , and 2 more

    "Excellent service and great quality work."

    Matthew G. in December 2016

    All Electric Logo
    Valley Village, CA·

    Installation for Remodels, Installation of Switches, Outlets and Fixtures, Commercial Projects , and 2 more

    "Ali was prompt, arriving at the agreed upon time and worked straight through to completion. He problem-solved hidden issues to my satisfaction and discussed with me the various options for the solutions. Ali arrived with all the materials that he needed to complete the job and when he was finished, he cleaned up, leaving the work site in a cleaner condition than he found it."

    Jon U. in December 2021

    Telcast Logo
    Santa Clarita, CA·

    "He tested my phone line and found the problem was with the phone company."

    Eric M. in December 2023

    GE

    "Grady is terrific to work with. Honest, prompt, and friendly. He installed a new upgraded electrical panel on the house and everything was done as promised. He also made sure that the area was totally cleaned up when the job was finished. I would highly recommend Grady for any electrical work that you might need."

    Mark E. in December 2023

    F
    Sun Valley, CA·

    Electrical Services

    "Francis was on time, matter of fact, made thoughtful recommendations and did a great job on time for a great price. I plan on using him again for a bigger electrical job very soon."

    Joseph H. in December 2016

    Mister Circuit Logo
    Compton, CA·

    Troubleshooting, Residential , Commercial, Industrial, Panel Upgrade , and 2 more

    "Luis contacted me right away and scheduled a same day appt to review the requested work. He arrived on time and completed one job immediately. He returned the following day to finish 2 other complicated tasks which included running a new wire to a difficult spot through a tight crawl space. He arrived prepared with all necessary materials and even had other options available. His pricing was excellent. I would highly recommend Luis. I will definitely use his services and expertise for future projects in my 1920’s home."

    Allison B. in August 2018

    TE
    Los Angeles, CA·

    "Omar Gonsales is nice to deal with. Very professional and good clean job."

    Celso G. in June 2023

    PH
    Encino, CA·

    "Amit and his electrician assistant were very friendly and did a great job. Our house is old and the job was difficult - but they made it work!"

    Navid N. in November 2022

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How much do electrical panel services typically cost?

  • Los Angeles, California Average
    $1,817
  • Typical Range
    $732 - $2,894
  • Low End - High End
    $145 - $5,000

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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