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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

    "Daniel and his colleague did a great job! Initially, they installed lighting fixtures, but then I decided to install recessed lighting instead. Before he returned to do another job, we discussed the kinds of fixtures and placement. His follow up and communication was great throughout. He completed the job and I was extremely satisfied with how it turned out. Am thinking of other jobs he can do! UPDATE 4/10/2019: This is the third time that I have hired Daniel. He is always the consummate professional. Very easy to work with. Will deliver exactly as promised and does excellent work. In addition to installing 6 recessed lights, he moved and installed a fan and replaced another fan in a different room."

    Todd M. in April 2018

    All Electric Logo
    Valley Village, CA·

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

    "Ali was very helpful and nice. He diagnosed the problem with my 3 recessed hallway lights, repaired along with an outlet in living room. He discovered that the switches were old and blown, replaced them and all is working great! I will use him in the future."

    Timothy M. in September 2018

    RE

    Panel Upgrades / Vehicle Charging Station, Electrical Fixtures Installation, Electrical Maintenance , and 2 more

    "Excellent work! Fast, professional and reasonably priced. Came out the next day, checked out the layout and gave us a reasonable quote. Work was done in one day with beautiful results. Removed old kitchen soffit lighting and old wiring, drywalled and finished the enclosure, installed a second switch, put in 4 LED downlights and under cabinet lighting, all in one day."

    James M. in October 2022

    Telcast Logo
    Santa Clarita, CA·

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

    Eric M. in December 2023

    Albrik Electric Co. Logo
    Glendale, CA·

    Electrical, Electric Vehicle Charger, Electric Panel , and 2 more

    "The home charger was installed perfectly according to the plan. Albrik went extra miles to pull permit for me as well. Iâ ll definite go to Albrik for my next project."

    Randy W. in December 2023

    PH
    Encino, CA·

    "Amit and Jorge were great! They installed 4 recessed lights in my home office. Amit's first offer was so reasonable I didn't even try and negotiate, strange for me, he was so reasonable and detailed with what they were going to do there wasn't anything else to discuss but what time can you guys come. They came the next morning and and the job was done by Noon. They cleaned up after he finished. There were NO hidden charges or attempts at bait and switches or up-charges at all. I paid him or original agreed upon rate via Zelle when the work was done. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND using this company for any electrical or lighting work you need."

    Darryl S. in April 2022

    Empire Energy Solution Logo
    Arleta, CA·

    Electrical

    "Kenny and his team installed new wiring for a hot tub, and the whole process went smoothly from start to finish. I received a detailed estimate beforehand, and the work was completed within a reasonable timeframe. Overall, I was pleased with the professionalism and value I received, and I would recommend Empire Energy Solution for anyone who needs electrical work done."

    Samuel B. in December 2023

    Elite Electrical Solutions Logo
    San Fernando, CA·

    Electrical

    "Great guys to work with. They were proactive and identified issues before they became issues. Will work with them in the future. Christian was a total pro."

    Michele P. in August 2020

    Power Zone, Inc. Logo
    Sherman Oaks, CA·

    "Leo is amazing! He is knowledgeable and professional."

    ROBERT F. in April 2023

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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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Things to Consider Before You Hire Someone To Install a Light or Chandelier:

What services do you need?

  • Install new fixture
  • Replace old fixture
  • Move existing fixture

What electrical fixtures are included in this project?

  • Switches
  • Interior - ceiling
  • Interior - wall
  • Exterior lights
  • Other fixtures

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