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    SS
    Oakland, CA·

    Electrical, Troubleshooting

    "He did electrical from our house to the garage. Trevor was on time, communicative, trustworthy, handled his business and easy to deal with."

    Ron X. in May 2019

    Dr. Wattz Electric Logo
    Antioch, CA·

    Ceiling Fans,Attic Fans,Exhaust Fans & Whole House Fans- New install & repair, Panel Upgrades, Lighting- Indoor & outdoor repair & designs , and 2 more

    "Wonderful experience! We needed a ceiling fan upgrade, electrical upgrade and lighting for kid's bedroom, LED porch lights installed, and some electrical in the garage troubleshooted and repaired. He did it all quickly and it looks great! Quality work and great value for everything that was done. We love the new light, ceiling fan and porch lights. The LED porch lights are super bright! I will use Dr Wattz again when we install an attic fan."

    Daniel R. in April 2016

    SI
    Hayward, CA·

    Handyman and much more!

    "The team was amazing! We had an old deck in our backyard and we hired Palm Construction to replace and extend it and they did a great work! The job was done in less than 2 weeks, Communication was great, they cared about the backyard and plants and we are so happy itâ s all ready just before summer. Highly recommended!!"

    yael H. in May 2024

    TE
    Concord, CA·

    Electrical

    "Estimate I was given by a reputable handyman service was twice the amount that Tony actually charged me for the work. There were 3 fixtures and a troublesome GFCI outlet in my project. He took care of the work in about 2 hours (including the time to purchase the needed parts). His work was outstanding!"

    Dwane M. in March 2018

    SE
    Pittsburg, CA·

    electrical charging station, Electric panel upgrade, electrical generator install , and 1 more

    "We hired Searchlight Electric for a room addition, panel upgrade, and EV charging station. Pete and his crew were on-time, transparent, and ahead of schedule. They listened to our concerns and went out of their way to make our project go as seamless and streamline as possible. Searchlight will be my first choice for any future electrical needs."

    Nick R. in January 2024

    Mr Electric of Concord CA Logo
    Concord, CA·

    Electrical installs and repairs, Troubleshooting, Lighting

    "Showed me my problem and explained what happened and explained what had to be done to fix it."

    Mike M. in April 2022

    CC

    In business since 2010

    Oakley, CA·

    Smart Lighting Control, Electrical Troubleshooting, Electrical Panel Updates, Upgrades

    About us: "I have been in the business for over a decade. My focus is quality. I never cut corners, even when it's more expensive. Some of my competitors are cheaper, but I will take the time to make sure you're 100% happy. I have also been around long enough to have an extended network of contractors I can recommend for other aspects of your project."

    ES

    In business since 2023

    About us: "We pride our company on reliability, great communication, integrity, and quality work. We are experts in our trade and will do our best to keep you as educated as we can on your particular task or project. We look forward to earning your business!"

    BA
    San Pablo, CA·

    Audio/Visual

    "I had a great experience with this company. Edgar provided a detailed estimate, kept me informed all along the way and did a tidy professional installation. I would not hesitate to use him on my next project. I will recommend to all my friends that they, at least, get an estimate from Brains Automation."

    David K. in November 2022

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    "Dyna Electric is an extremely efficient and professional company. They made my Tesla home charging install worry free. I would recommend this company 11/10 for their service and wonâ t hesitate to contact them for any future needs!"

    DJ B. in October 2023

    Amber Electrical Service Logo
    Martinez, CA·

    Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - Residential, Fixed Generator - Install, Electrical for business and Home Addition or Remodel - Install , and 2 more

    "Fred was very communicative and flexible in helping me, my landlord and my fellow tenants work out the solution for adding a new 220V circuit and isolating some of my circuitry from the panel in my neighboring tenants office!. After understanding a relatively complex set of issues quickly he provided a fair estimate and proceeded with the job to fit the schedule of my neighbors to avoid interrupting their service by working on a Saturday. Fred arrived fully equipped and was able to finish the job in one day to my specifications and well done! Amber Electric Service is my new go to electrician. I am very pleased!"

    Mark L. in December 2020

    KR
    San Jose, CA·

    Electric Car Charging Stations

    "I hire KRL for my 240v outlet and EV charger installation at my garage. Cost was reasonable. They are ver professional and responsive on communication.They are very responsive in communication."

    Minsub L. in September 2021

    EE
    SACRAMENTO, CA·

    electrical

    "Eduardo was very professional and helpful! Will definitely call him again when I have another project in mind."

    Debbie M. in January 2023

    JE
    Antioch, CA·

    All Electrical Services

    "Converted fluorescent recessed lights to LED Installed 2 Chandeliers and 2 Vanity Lights Added 2 ceiling fans where there was no pre wire. The service, quality of work, and professionalism was absolutely amazing. I will be going to JT for all my future needs!"

    Sohail M. in February 2024

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    "Joe was efficient and got the job done quickly and for a very reasonable price. Iâ ll definitely be referring Wired Right Electric to all my friends and family."

    Chad D. in February 2024

    PW
    Rocklin, CA·

    IT Integration

    "Mark and his team are professional snd easy to work with"

    Victoria A. in October 2022

    DC
    Antioch, CA·

    telephone jacks and wiring, computer repair, computer network wiring

    "After At&t and 2 other professional phone install companies said they could not do the job because my system was too old, Dynamic Comm was able to install AND PROGRAM (which the others could not do) my complete PBX phone system in my office with 5 phone locations. Very professional and very knowledgeable! Worth every dime!"

    Eddie S. in November 2013

    VeeBuild, Inc. Logo
    Walnut Creek, CA·

    Electrical

    "Fair quote, high quality work that easily passed inspection (EV Charger Install)!"

    Landon E. in April 2024

    Service Champions Logo
    Rocklin, CA·

    Air Conditioning, Ductwork and Insulation Installation, Heating , and 2 more

    "Technician was on time and courteous. He repaired the AC unit by simply installing a new fuse and only charging for the service call, not the part. I would use them again without hesitation."

    Lloyd K. in July 2019

    Wilson General Contracting Logo
    Tracy, CA·

    Electrical, Troubleshoot,Recessed Lights, Under cabinet Lighting, Puck Light, Service Change, Plugs, Interior & Exterior Trim, Deck & Porch - Install, Replacement & Repair , and 2 more

    "Mr. Wilson and his partner performed a perfect job on repairing my door jam and installing a water filter. The repaired door jam looks new again with no sign it has ever been damaged. The price is very competitive and offers a good value to the money. The official distributor of the water filter quoted twice as much to perform the same job. We paid them $40 tips after the job is well done."

    David D. in March 2011

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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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Brentwood Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 442 reviews of 442 pros.

The HomeAdvisor Community Rating is an overall rating based on verified reviews and feedback from our community of homeowners that have been connected with service professionals. See individual business pages for full, detailed reviews.


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  • Project Location: Brentwood, CA
    Date: 02/05/24
    Storage Materials Desired: Built-In Storage
    Location: Home
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    Storage Materials Desired: Built-In Storage
    Location: Home
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    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: No
    Comment: I want to set the home charger in garage near the breaker
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    Date: 01/26/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Brentwood, CA
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Outlets in all bathrooms not working and a couple along family room wall and outside kitchen door. No breakers are tripped.
  • Project Location: Brentwood, CA
    Date: 01/20/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
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    Date: 01/10/24
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