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    Rylex Corporation Logo
    Southfield, MI·

    Running new or removing old cable lines for tv services, TV Mounts

    "I would do business with this company again and again"

    Sheila G. in November 2021

    A5 Electrical Contracting, Inc. Logo
    China, MI·

    Electrical Wiring, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Panel Upgrade

    "They were on time & made sure all light fixtures was working my neighbor is going to use them were nice & pleasant Thanks Guys"

    Tracy M. in April 2016

    CE
    Troy, MI·

    "Cloverleaf Electric, LLC. It was a pleasure working with Shawn and his crew the beginning of November 2023. I called Cloverleaf Electric because I was having health issues associated with the strong WIFI signal that was coming into our home. Our internet provider was not helpful at all. I found Cloverleaf Electric on Home Advisor. I explained to Shawn that I am WIFI sensitive and that I wanted to move our WIFI box to another area of our house, so the signal was not so strong. I told Shawn that I have been using 100-foot Ethernet cords running from our modem to the tv and computer. Shawn was very knowledgeable and explained how his team would be able to fish Ethernet cables though the walls and our crawl space for internet hook up. The job was not easy because we have a finished basement. Shawn and his crew did an excellent job. They showed up on time, cleaned up before they left, moved the modem to the basement, installed Ethernet cables in various places in the house, and added a smart hub for the extra cable lines. I also asked them to install four new outdoor lights. The crew was professional, hardworking, knowledgeable and had great communication skills. I would highly recommend Cloverleaf for any electrical work that you need done in your home. J. K. Canton, Michigan"

    Jackie K. in November 2023

    Metro Electric Engineering Technologies Company Logo
    Romeo, MI·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical Wiring, Electrical , and 1 more

    "Crew was Mark and Alex. Replaced foyer chandelier. Changed several outlets to ½ switched. Added two new outlets. Quality work. Fair price. Very professional in performance of work. Thoroughly cleaned up all work areas. Would hire again."

    Chris O. in December 2015

    AE
    Belleville, MI·

    TBD

    "Matt and his crew were very prompt and worked together well, i had them replace my older main panel and sub with a new larger one and relocate at the same time. on top of that i had them wire a backup generator outlet, new ac breaker box outside and a new outlet for my sump pump and a whole house surge protector. they were nice enough to also run some new wire for me in case i want to add a few more circuits. they were on time at 9am to start and put in the extra effort to get it all done in one day and were out the door shortly after 6pm. the price for all that work was a little less than i expected and glad we had the work done. great quality, clean install and would hire again!"

    brian B. in May 2020

    NG

    In business since 2019

    About us: "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."

    All Pro Audio Video, LLC Logo
    New Haven, MI·

    Audio/ Visual Components Installation, Telephone System Installation and Repair, Computer Network Wiring Installation and Repair/Conceal

    "Chris is a knowledgeable resource and is clear, concise and really knows his business. He came up with better ideas for lower costs - really stepped outside the box to help! I'd recommend him anytime!"

    Mike D. in November 2018

    WE
    Farmington Hills, MI·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel

    "They did absolutely amazing job, we have our lights upgraded. They were in and out and they did great job. All questions were answered. They showed up early on the appointment. It was great working with Paul, will definitely have him in the future."

    Phil M. in December 2021

    Vintage Electric Service Logo
    Dearborn, MI·

    Residential Electrical Repairs, Commercial Elecrical Repairs

    About us: "We pride the company on reliability, excellent communication, integrity, and quality work. We strongly believe in giving our absolute best in all our projects no matter how big or small. We look forward to earning your business! Our team is bilingual and can assist you fluently in both English and Arabic."

    VT
    Huron Township, MI·

    HVAV, Electrical

    "They were awesome on time and a great estimate."

    Harriet T. in June 2019

    Sector 7, LLC Logo
    Farmington Hills, MI·

    Commercial AV

    "When I had first reached out to them and it was after hours and left a message and Ben called back the next morning and in one hour, Ben and Kevin came in the door, assessed the mess with all the old wiring, presented their very fair estimate and the next day they here on time, completed the work on the estimate and all in proper working condition. Did I mention they were, ON TIME, and COMPLETED THE WORK without excuses Ben and Kevin exceeded, my approval, in the standards of excellent work ethics?"

    JoAnn S. in August 2020

    WE

    In business since 2010

    About us: "Woodward Electrical Services 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."

    Tanner Vogras Logo
    Sterling Heights, MI·

    Doors & Windows

    "Tanner hung 21 framed art pieces in our office. He is a perfectionist. We are so happy with the end result. Great communication throughout the process. Highly motivated to provide quality service."

    Pamela R. in June 2021

    ITW Electrical Contractors, PLLC Logo
    Taylor, MI·

    Electrical for Remodels and Additions, Panel and Wiring Upgrades

    "Jj serviced my house 10 months ago. I needed minor additional work. I had to cancel on him due to covid. He remembered my issue and reached out once it was safe to operate. Very pleasant, punctual very affordable. I'm beyond impressed with his service. Highly recommended. Thanks J.j!!!"

    Paige H. in November 2020

    Mr. Electric Logo
    Clinton Township, MI·

    Fixed Generator - Repair, Fixed Generator - Install, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - For Business - Materials Not Provided , and 2 more

    "Would hire them again."

    Donna J. in November 2019

    Lighthouse Electrical Service Logo
    Ortonville, MI

    Residential wiring, New Construction, Electrical , and 2 more

    "Paul MacIntyre got back to me within minutes of putting in my request through HA. He was friendly and helpful in discussing my needs and arranging for the work to be done. Bailey arrived on time for a 6:30 am appointment, was helpful in planning out the lighting and did a terrific job installing the fixtures. I will use Lighthouse Electric again and happily refer others to them."

    Marc H. in January 2018

    DP
    Ray, MI·

    20+ years of electrical service

    "I purchased this house and the previous homeowner had tried to do some electrical work in the basement and in the garage and it looked a little scary to me with wires hanging and outlets obviously not complete so I wanted somebody to look at it and a friend of mine recommended this company so I called and a very nice man stopped by and looked at it and let me know that there was definitely a few fire hazards And his quote was very reasonable and less than a week he had finished work. It was wonderful."

    Mark M. in May 2024

    BE
    Highland Charter, MI·

    EV Chargers, Electrical Contracting, Generators , and 1 more

    "We hired Don to do electrical work and fixture installs in our new construction home. He was very knowledgeable, professional, considerate and timely! He's fixed things that other electricians royally messed up in our home. He is also very knowledgeable about the local city codes which is helpful. He and his employees are great! I would definitely recommend using Bond Electric and I will continue to use them in the future."

    Jen F. in April 2024

    AT
    Tampa, FL·

    "They were able to get a technician to our office same day on a Friday . Phones were fixed and we were back in business. Excellent Service!"

    Grace P. in April 2021

    DE
    Troy, MI·

    Electrical

    "On time. Courteous. They took care of all of the minor problems we asked for."

    Kathleen S. in December 2019

    Cups PC'S & Networking Logo
    Redford, MI·

    Computer Trouble Shooting and Repair, Computer Networking and Wireless Routers

    "Chris is very knowledgeable in his field of expertise. He knows what he is doing and what works best. There were some hiccups during the installation process (it was a very complicated and extended setup) but he figured out all the issues and got it all working for us. Highly recommend anyone looking for any network setup, at home or your business. He does a very professional and thorough job at a very reasonable price."

    Insia H. in March 2022

    McWire Electric LLC Logo
    Eastpointe, MI·

    Electrical, Electrical service upgrades and repairs, EV chargers , and 1 more

    "They were very professional. They performed quality work. I would definitely recommend them to others."

    Taaliba U. in March 2023

    Detroit Smarthome Logo

    In business since 2017

    Dearborn, MI·

    Professional Installation and Maintenance: Delivering expert installation, maintenance, and consultation for all tech solutions, ensuring optimal performance and longevity., Network Infrastructure with WiFi Mesh: Specializing in robust network services and WiFi Mesh Networks for reliable, high-speed connectivity in homes and businesses., Audio/Video Solutions with Artistic Installations: Providing state-of-the-art audio/video systems, including artistically mounted top-quality screens for an immersive experience. , and 2 more

    About us: "At Detroit Smart Home, we specialize in bringing the latest in security, network, and audio/video technology to your doorstep. Our team is dedicated to providing you with smart, seamless solutions that make your home or business more secure, connected, and enjoyable. With our licensed services, you're choosing a partner that stands for quality and innovation. Let us help you step into the future of comfortable and efficient living"

    Technical Computing Solutions, Inc. Logo
    Grosse Pointe Woods, MI·

    IT system maintenance, Computer Networking

    "I couldnâ t send emails from my Mac. They quickly fixed that and then any other questions or fixes I needed. I will definitely call them if our computers at our home or our company need repairs."

    Barbara M. in November 2022

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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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Detroit Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 659 reviews of 659 pros.

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  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/06/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: fixture needs to be fixed and installed.
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Install Kitchen Light
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Might need ground
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Want to change fuel boxes into circuit breakers
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/05/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/04/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Buying a new house and want someone to check the main service panels wiring for safety.
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/04/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need cost to install circuit board
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/03/24
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/02/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Supports 220v or 240v load: No
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/02/24
    Location: Home
    Type of Generator: Whole home/standby generator
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    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: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/01/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
  • Project Location: Detroit, MI
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
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    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: We just purchased a home in Detroit proper (134 Englewood St., Detroit, MI 48202) and are interested in quotes for both purchase and installation for a standby power generator (natural gas preferred, but open to other sources), servicing a 1,778 sqft home. My husband and I both work remotely full-time and want to be prepared for the frequent power outages in this area during inclement weather.
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    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Business
    Comment: Built in console shorting out in Doctor exam room
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    Date: 02/01/24
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    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for switches out for some light in the house
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    Storage Materials Desired: Shower Enclosure
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