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    KE
    Milton, WA·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrades *, Trouble Shooting * and Much More!!!, Electrical Switches, Outlets and Fixtures - Install *

    "James Dorrough, The inspection passed yesterday. Thanks for the courteous, professional electrical panel upgrade that you installed last Friday. You arrived on time on the day that you specified and completed the installation in the time frame that you specified in a professional manner at a reasonable price. I am adding your business to my Outlook contacts and will recommend you to everyone that I know. Thanks. Regards, Henry R Dufour MOTIVATION is what gets us started; HABIT is what keeps us going. 3rd Career Ofce Hrs: 7-Noon"

    Henry D. in March 2010

    RE
    Mercer Island, WA·

    Electrical

    "Kris has installed 2 Tesla chargers for me and I canâ t recommend him enough! He is communicative, speedy, and knows what heâ s doing."

    Bryanna B. in March 2024

    Comprehensive Electrical Services, LLC Logo
    Auburn, WA·

    Residential Wiring and Panel Upgrades, Home Security Systems, Residential Generator Installs , and 2 more

    "We had a loud buzzing sound in the garage every time the Heat Pump kicked on the air conditioning. I thought it was a problem with the circuit breakers in the service panel. However, after a quick inspection of the Panel, Kyle was quick to understand that the problem was really with the Heat Pump and I needed to call my other service for that. In that Kyle was enroute to another job, he gave us a free inspection. I will gladly ask for and recommend Kyle's services from Comprehensive Electrical Services in the future. -- Rick"

    Rick C. in August 2016

    Harts Plumbers, Electricians, & HVAC Technicians Logo
    Tacoma, WA·

    Environmentally Conscious Replacment, Trenchless Sewer Repair, Residential & Commercial Plumbing , and 7 more

    "We have recently started using Harts for all of our plumbing needs and have been very pleased with the work and professionalism! The guys are all extremely courteous, communicative, and respectful and we trust them to be in our home. Matthew came out to address a smell coming from our sump pump and identified that the lid needed to be replaced. Easy fix. While he was there he checked the pump to ensure it was operating properly and assured me that everything else looked good. He said he would promptly fix the issue and gave me his card in the event I had any further questions. We signed up for their annual maintenance plan and we love being able to call them for any concerns we have, at no charge, and with priority scheduling! We have cancelled our home service warranty now that we have the Harts plan, as they cover plumbing, electrical, and will soon have HVAC services. Yes, I know that their prices might be a tad higher than others (although our jobs have been in line with other quotes) but it pays for their extensive training, warranty, knowledge, and great and responsive customer service. You get what you pay for and we are at the point in our life where we are ready to pay for quality and peace of mind."

    Kathryn M. in October 2023

    Smart Climate HVAC Logo
    Port Orchard, WA·

    HVAC, Upgrading/Updating Electrical service, HVAC , and 5 more

    "Dennis and Yoseph did a great job. They kept me informed of scheduled work, showed up when they said they would . They did the work exactly as they said they would and cleaned the work area afterwards. They were professional and friendly. We have a three car carport separate from the main home. They ran a new line to our carport to accommodate a 48 amp tesla EV charger. i am very pleased with our new electrical vehicle charging station. I will definitely call them again for future electrical work on my home."

    David D. in March 2024

    Electrical Services, Inc. Logo
    Bremerton, WA·

    Electrical

    "Electrical Services has done multiple projects on our home. Replaced outlets, installed switches and fixtures. Even helped w in ground pool lighting. Highly recommend"

    Joshua H. in October 2023

    NB

    In business since 2023

    Seattle, WA·

    Additions, Decks, Remodeling

    About us: "NIRVANA BUILDERS LLC 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"

    SS
    Lakewood, WA·

    lighting, electrical, panel changes , and 2 more

    "Skipper & Sons installed a entryway chandelier in high ceiling 18' tall. They installed a new light and switch in an unfinished closet, and 3 new canned lights and new switch in my master bedroom. They also fixed the wiring in an existing switch in the downstairs hallway. They did professional electrical work."

    Matt E. in April 2022

    PL
    Yelm, WA·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical

    "Great people, great service, and excellent quality."

    Pete C. in March 2023

    DE

    In business since 2015

    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! Book with us online or feel free to give us a call today!"

    The Juice Company, Inc. Logo
    Auburn, WA·

    New Construction, Additions, Remodel Services, Electrical Specialist, Panel Upgrades , and 7 more

    "Basically rebuilding the kitchen. The old kitchen was completly gutted . We had 3 new dedicated lines installed, which were ran from the downstairs garage, to the other side of the house to the upstairs kitchen. Wires were pulled through the old kitchen to the new kitchen. 6 sloped recessed lights were installed in our vaulted ceilings. Under cabinet lighting. New range connectin & all new outlets. Ceiling fan added.Everything was done to code. Jesse & David were both very patient with changes & our concerns. I will hire them again for more work downstairs. They stuck with their bid price, with no hidden"

    June D. in October 2008

    EH

    In business since 2019

    About us: "With multiple years of experience, David and the Expert Home Builders team can take on any project. They make sure to leave each customer with a smile."

    KE

    "Iâ ve used Rick for multiple electrical issues including commercial outdoor lighting, residential lighting and whole-house generator electrical install. He is very knowledgeable and professional. I would trust him to help my elderly parents - that is the highest recommendation I could give any contractor!"

    Steven W. in May 2024

    Mr. Electric of Tacoma Logo
    Auburn, WA·

    Knob and Tube Wiring Upgrade and Repair, Whole House Fans, Residential Electrical Remodel , and 2 more

    "Scott came in to check my diningroom light fixture which had begun blinking on and off and I was worried that it had a short in it. He checked the fixture for the suspected short and found there wasn't one. He replaced the light bulb and left without charging me anything. The fixture with the new lightbulb in it is working just fine now. Thanks to Scott and his wonderful work in checking everything out before coming to the proper conclusion. Love him! When I need electrical work, I will definitely call Mr. Electric!!!!"

    Carol W. in November 2020

    AE
    Gig Harbor, WA·

    Electrical Services, Financing Available

    "Deven installed a new heater and switch plates and switch plates with special safety features. He and Harlan came on time and were courteous and respectful. Deven performed high-calibre work. I am not often educated impressed with services and businesses but this is a business I will recommend without hesitation. I have some cards for friends and gave one to a realtor. Deven's business card is one of two cards I carry in my wallet! These gentlemen run an exceptional business. Call them for repairs; you'll be glad you did. Sincerely, Cheryl Jackson, Kent ð ¶ð µð ¶ð µ"

    Cheryl J. in March 2024

    SE

    In business since 2023

    PUYALLUP, WA·

    Electrical

    About us: "We take great pride in offering the best possible experience with our expertise, quality, and customer service. In order to understand the needs and expectations of our clients; we take great care to work and communicate with everyone in a professional manner. It is our mission to exceed our clients expectations by providing excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction, from the start of each project to its completion. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    EE
    Tacoma, WA·

    "Jesse was awesome . He squeezed me in because I was nearby. His installation of my car charger was flawless. Super nice personable. I would highly recommend"

    Brett S. in May 2024

    BB Electric Logo
    Fife, WA·

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

    "Multiple projects - updating old knob and tube, troubleshooting and repairing electric baseboards, installing outlets and fixtures. The owner who did the initial assessment, and the electrician who did the work, were both friendly and professional and clearly committed to providing excellent service at a fair price. I will definitely call them for future electrical needs."

    Elaine M. in March 2015

    Sound Power, LLC Logo
    Des Moines, WA·

    Generator Install, Panel Upgrade, Electrical , and 1 more

    "Sound Power installed a new 100A service line from my main service panel to a sub panel in my detached garage. They showed up on time, communicated clearly and professionally, and did excellent work. Despite running into some unforeseen challenges (totally not their fault) and needing an extra day to complete the project, they did not charge extra, ethical and trustworthy. I went with Sound Power after getting 3 other quotes, theirs was the best, so I feel comfortable saying their price was fair. I would hire them again or recommend them to others."

    Mitchell C. in November 2020

    Hunt's Services Logo
    Tacoma, WA·

    Plumbing, Duct Cleaning, Sewer , and 2 more

    "Very professional and accommodating. They stayed late to complete the install so we would have heat. They were thorough when explaining the system to us. Very good to work with, from Nikki in the office to the men in the field."

    Tom W. in December 2023

    IE

    In business since 2023

    Gig Harbor, WA·

    Electrical

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumer’s needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction from start to completion of a project. In order to understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    PH
    Puyallup, WA·

    Service Calls, Remodeling, New Construction , and 2 more

    "I actually had this company do several projects for me. New electrical to a garage with lights and outlet install. Rewire of a barn. Upgrade outlets and switches to my home and retrofitting led lights into a commercial building. Through it all Troy was a good communicator. The team that worked on the projects were polite and easy to discuss the projects with."

    Amy T. in June 2021

    JE
    Bonney Lake, WA·

    Electrical Services

    "The JNM Electrician is conscientious, prompt, and helpful."

    Judy C. in July 2018

    EE
    Bothell, WA·

    Generac Generators, Panel and service upgrade, Electrical remodel and new construction , and 1 more

    "Dealt with Jeff Fischer. He was on time, extremely professional and knew what he was doing. Came to the house to see what we needed and sent us an estimate of costs the same day. Had to order some parts from back east, but was there to do the job the minute the parts were in. He hooked our new generator up to the electric breakers and ran lines to the other side of the house. He was in and out in 3 1/2 hours and did a great job. I would highly recomment him and already have to some friends."

    Gerald E. in October 2010

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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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Gig Harbor Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1485 reviews of 1485 pros.

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  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 02/01/24
    Repair Description: General maintenance
    Location: Home
    Type of Generator: Whole home/standby generator
    Comment: We have 2 properties which have Generac Generators. Both Generators were serviced. One of the Generators is not starting and the other generator needs a Thermostat Replacement.
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: The lights/outlets in two of my rooms occasionally stop working, then when I turn on the light in a 3rd room everything starts working again. This has happened 3 times and I can't figure out why.
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/27/24
    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: 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: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Type of Generator: Portable
    Comment: My GERERAC needs a new carburator
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
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    Date: 01/20/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Install a NEMA 14-50 outlet on the outside of our house.
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/14/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I want to replace my two Intermatic E1020 24-Hour 15-Amps bathroom fan timers. They are extremely loud, and more that 20 years old.
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: install telephone jack
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    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/12/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Wire a day/night light on post. Power is at location just need to wire fixture and set post. Also need a mailbox set in ground by side of road.
  • Project Location: Gig Harbor, WA
    Date: 01/12/24
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