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    Electronick Electrical Services, LLC Logo
    Capitol Heights, MD·

    Electrical

    "Nicholas goes above and beyond the basic requirements for the job and in providing customer service. We are in process of selling our home and needed electrical work to bring the house up to code. Nicolas was very sensitive to our urgency to complete the job timely and affordably. The old wiring turned out to be much more problematic than Nick scheduled but he stayed with the job until it was complete with no extra charge. He even repaired the drywall and cleaned the floors . We wish we could take him with us to our new location"

    sharon T. in June 2019

    RS
    Waldorf, MD·

    TV Wall Mount, Electrical, Surveillance Camera Installation , and 1 more

    "Mounted 3 tvs for me fast and efficiently. He also offered me a Same-day Installation which was extremely convenient for me because i expressed to him i wanted it done as soon as possible. 5 stars for sure!"

    Miyah J. in December 2023

    NJ Electric Service, LLC Logo
    Adelphi, MD·

    Electrical

    "Richard Reid was extremely courteous, professional and did an outstanding job on this request. I had him in the next week to restore power to a receptacle so that I could replace my lamp post outside the house. I had a number of others look at it and he was the only one who was able to make the repairs. He also discover an outlet in my garage that was actually burning through the wires and fixed it as well. His charges are extremely reasonable. I would and have already highly recommended him to friends."

    zelda H. in September 2011

    Lilly Electric Logo
    Greenbelt, MD·

    Electrical

    "This firm was one of three I reached out to regarding installation/repair of electrical fixtures. David from Lilly called me promptly while the other two called after 1-2 days. On the day of the appointment, Bob came early, did his job and left a positive impression. Also, their prices are very reasonable. I recommend them to anyone who likes great service."

    Obinna E. in November 2019

    En Motion Security Solutions Logo
    Hydes, MD·

    Security Cameras

    "Very professional company. They make sure you are happy at all times-and explain the entire process. Their camera system have given me extra security at night time Would highly recommend."

    Katherine W. in March 2020

    M
    New Carrollton, MD·

    hvac, Electrician

    "This company also helped me with electrical work on my residence and rental properties many times."

    Adrian C. in January 2024

    ME
    Bowie, MD·

    Over 40 Years Professional Experience

    About us: "Does Panel Upgrades and electrical wiring also as well as being able to do generator and lightning protection for any project has been an electrician for over 30 years and there is no problem he cant tackle"

    CC
    Laurel, MD·

    telecommunications

    "EXCELLENT SERVICE. Had a last minute repair. I called them at 7 am they came by 12 pm. Was able to fix problem within minutes. Highly recommended."

    Shauna R. in December 2018

    Three Brothers Services, LLC Logo
    Laurel, MD·

    New/Old Construction Installations, Fire Alarm, Electrical , and 1 more

    "I received a call back immediately after submitting my inquiry for the installation of a car charger for my new electric vehicle. Saul met me at my house later the same day, and he was able to do the work the next morning. Great customer service, very knowledgeable, great work quality, competitive price and a really nice guy to work with. I ll call Saul and Three Brothers for all my electrical work in the future."

    Steven W. in February 2020

    C.A.B Certified Electric, LLC Logo
    Waldorf, MD·

    23 Years Exp., Electrical

    "Great customer service! Communicated with me regularly during the planning process for the job. Came out & installed a NEMA 14-50 outlet in my garage. Already plan on hiring them again for more work!"

    Gregory C. in September 2021

    MC
    Silver Spring, MD·

    SECURITY CAMERA INSTALLATION AND REPLACE., VOIP AND DIGITAL PHONE SYSTEM LIKE CQ SIMPLE,SAMSUNG, PANASONIC AND MORE, VOICE AND DATA CABLING CAT 6,CAT 5 ,PATCH PANEL TERMINATE TEST AND LABEL.

    "Mr.Tes replaced our old unreliable phone system for our business. He was prompt, professional and courteous. After installation he spent time explaining the system functions and operations well. Overall a great job."

    Basheer A. in December 2017

    Bailey & Shipp Electric Logo
    Millersville, MD·

    Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade , and 2 more

    "Very professional. Price reasonable very knowledgeable. I could not have asked for a better team. They cared for my chandelier as if it was theirs theywere very careful and took their time to ensure all was correct and safe . I would definitely call them again. Great job. Many thanks."

    princess F. in June 2015

    Nick Connection Logo
    Washington, DC·

    Computer Network or Wiring - Install or Repair - For Business, Computer Repair, Troubleshooting or Upgrades - For Business, Smartphone Repair , and 2 more

    "Nick responded within minutes to a quote request. Appointment was scheduled a day immediately after my call. The tech dispatched was personable and professional. He was able to complete all my tech requests, including assisting with some tricky issues I was having setting up my smart tv. He went above and beyond for me. When an additional problem arose the next day, Nick came out personally to fix it."

    Leslie E. in March 2022

    Deshaies Electrical Services, LLC Logo
    Crofton, MD·

    Electrical

    "They are very thorough."

    Todd G. in December 2022

    MO

    In business since 1990

    About us: "M.N.S Orr Electric LLC is your one stop shop for all of your electrical needs! We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade combined with ability is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests, and make their concerns the basis of our business. Give us a call today!"

    AE

    In business since 2022

    Rockville, MD·

    Residential & Commercial, Residential & Commercial

    About us: "A&N Electrical is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade combined with ability is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests, and make their concerns the basis of our business."

    ME

    In business since 2021

    White Marsh, MD·

    Electrical

    About us: "With over 11 years experience in the electrical industry, Mohamed Electric is your industry expert in Prince George County and the surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on our extreme professionalism and attention to detail. Our customer satisfaction guarantee will assure you we will not leave your property until you are completely satisfied with our work. As a locally owned and operated business you can trust that we will treat your home as we would treat our own. Give us a call today we look forward to working with you!"

    JS

    In business since 2008

    Ellicott City, MD·

    Telephone Wiring

    About us: "graduated and started BellAtlantic (now Verizon); Business degrees - sales jobs that he didn't want to do. worked way up to managerial position. worked with businesses for phone and data lines, provided internet lines. moved in channel jobs. worked for at&t, loose in technology, worked with businesses for phone services. build and run a telecommunications company. sell and maintain phone systems, cable transition suppliers and distributors, project management. 5-13 years mostly check and credit $100 trip/admin charge $135 an hour"

    Interconnect Electric Logo
    Frederick, MD·

    Panel Upgrades, EVSE - Electric Vehicle Car Chargers, Electrical , and 2 more

    "I took several quotes for installing a Tesla 60amp EV charger in a detached garage in a rental house. Interconnect Electric quote and its owner's James knowledge impressed me the most and we decided to go with them. They did a superb job using the most efficient and straightforward way to install such chargers and also took care of the several electrical issues in the existing wiring and subpanels., in a very timely and professional manner. Will definitely recommend them for all such needs."

    indu D. in June 2023

    Solid Rock Technical Enterprise Logo
    Bronx, NY·

    Computer Support / Consultation, Low Voltage Cabling, Security Systems

    "Shannon got my computer fixed and up to speed faster than I have ever seen, Will repeat business whenever I have and IT issues."

    Lenny C. in June 2023

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Bowie, Maryland Average
    $324
  • Typical Range
    $176 - $508
  • Low End - High End
    $100 - $900

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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Bowie Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 656 reviews of 656 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Bowie, MD

  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 02/05/24
    Storage Materials Desired: Built-In Storage
    Location: Home
    Comment: install outdoor electric outlet; install 240 electrical outlet for plug-in charging.
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 02/02/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Need 2 ring cameras installed to electrical system
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Repair of outlets and cam light fixtures. Install light fixtures
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    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: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/28/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Ring doorbell install
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for electric vehicle charging station installation. To install plug-in and make it 240v or I don't know. Please contact me as soon as possible.
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Install 30amp outdoor plug for Rv
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need 2 ring cameras installed to electrical system
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/22/24
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/21/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Outlets stopped working
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Bowie, MD
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: 6 in kitchen

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