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    Conde Tech Services, LLC Logo
    Great Falls, VA·

    Water Heater Replacement, Heating Services, Air Conditioning Services , and 7 more

    "Seamless and quick to respond."

    Jack C. in November 2021

    A Plus Electric Logo
    Manassas Park, VA·

    Electric

    "The entire team at A+ Electric was fantastic to work with. I had a level 2 EV charger installed. They were very responsive, kept me informed and provided sound advice for the projects I had them complete. Definitely will use them in the future for my electrical projects."

    Jason G. in November 2022

    Raufi Services LLC Logo
    Haymarket, VA·

    Panel Upgrades, Residential Electrical Service calls

    "They arrived within the timeframe stated , completed servicing our generator, replaced the spark plug and explained the work they had done in a timely manner. They were reasonably priced and an excellent job. Iâ ll call them again when I need service."

    Marilyn M. in December 2020

    Jireh Electric, Inc. Logo
    Manassas, VA·

    Panel Upgrades, New Construction, Service , and 1 more

    "They were always very professional and explained everything in terms that I could understand. They also took the time to fix other small things that they encountered, even though it wasn't part of the main projects. Highly recommend."

    Jason N. in September 2020

    DV
    Alexandria, VA·

    electrical

    "Very professional, informative and made sure to personalize my installations the way I asked and for best performance usage. Thank you!"

    Aquilla B. in July 2024

    S&M Electrical Connections, LLC Logo
    Walkersville, MD·

    Electrical Code Corrections, Electrical Home Renovation Projects, Plugs, Outlets, Fan Install, Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detector & Light Installation , and 2 more

    "I cannot put in words how thankful I am for S&M! To make a long story short, my County Government demanded that my multi-family property be re-wired and brought up to todayâ s code. Iâ ve never needed electrical work done, therefore I searched local Facebook pages and found S&M. During my initial call, Trish thoroughly explained the process and offered to help. I felt comfortable with Trish, therefore took the chance and leaned on S&M to handle this issue. Trish, Ceasar, Kevin and Hugo were extremely helpful and explained all the work that was being conducted. They went above and beyond. They showed up on time every day, were professional, and cleaned before they left. They obtained the needed permits and communicated with the county and their inspectors in order to get the issue resolved in a timely manner. In summary, S&M took control and handled an extremely stressful situation. They had the knowledge, experience and skills to bring my property to todayâ s code. I will highly recommend S&M to anybody who needs electrical work done!"

    Michael B. in December 2022

    AE
    Gainesville, VA·

    Electrical

    "He was explained things well and did an excellent job. I will definitely use him again!"

    Julie M. in July 2024

    TQ
    Sterling, VA·

    "Mark Bailey from True Quality Electric was very courteous and professional from the get-go. Within 2-3 business days of inspecting my attic fan and giving me a fair estimate to replace it, he came and swiftly replaced it. Very knowledgeable and passionate in his line of work. Absolutely recommend Mark and True Quality Electric to service any of your electrical needs!"

    Nestor L. in July 2024

    SH
    Sterling, VA·

    Panel Upgrades, Generator Installs

    "Snell has been installing and Maintaining our HVAC system for over 22 years. Excellent service throughout that time."

    CM C. in April 2017

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How much do electrical panel services typically cost?

  • Springfield, Virginia Average
    $1,260
  • Typical Range
    $503 - $1,990
  • Low End - High End
    $150 - $3,500

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: Springfield, VA
      Date: 01/25/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
    • Project Location: Springfield, VA
      Date: 01/17/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Need a replacement on an electrical pannel. Has not been upgraded or expanded since 1987.
    • Project Location: Springfield, VA
      Date: 01/14/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: Hi, I have 3 issues. The first and most concerning is a room in the basement, an addition built years ago. The electrical box in the overhead light had been arcing. I would like the whole electrical wiring in that room checked. Secondly, I would like the electrical service box upgraded. The current unit was installed in 1965. Finally, I also have 2 outlets that need to be replaced.
    • Project Location: Springfield, VA
      Date: 01/08/24
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