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  • Stitt Electric

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    Posted by Ryan P.on 10/25/2021

    Gerald was able to come within a day of me posting on HomeAdvisor about installing appliances. As a licensed electrician, He was also able to move an outlet to allow our stove to sit flush against the wall. He even discovered that one of the pieces on the dishwasher was faulty, and was able to order a new piece and came the first thing the next day to complete the install. Gerald was professional, clean, and took the time to make sure he did the job the right way. Will definitely be hiring him again in the future for any electrical needs.

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Tips for Hiring a Licensed Electrician Near You

After a quick search, you'll see numerous well-trained electricians near you. Make your hiring decision easier with the help of these useful suggestions:

  • Read online ratings and customer reviews of prescreened professionals.
  • Consider the scope of your project, and search for a local electrician with specific experience in that work.
  • Compare quotes from multiple pros.

It's also recommended to call references as the last step of the hiring process, and always get pricing information in writing before signing a contract.

Know When to Contact a Professional

Never try to reconfigure the electrical components of your home. Avoid a potentially dangerous situation by calling a professional electrician.

Instead, make an appointment with an electrician in your area today.

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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Glen Burnie Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 2,855 reviews of 49 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Glen Burnie, MD

  • NewProject: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/29/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Update or add a few fixtures, outlets or switches
    Comment: Fixing aluminum wiring throughout entire house, plus adding more lighting.
  • NewProject: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/28/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Electrical fixtures : Ceiling fan or chandelier
    Comment: new light
  • NewProject: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/26/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
  • NewProject: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/26/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
  • NewProject: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/24/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for electricians | for ceiling fan and led lights and check the breaker box .
  • Project: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/22/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
  • Project: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/20/22
  • Project: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/17/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Update or add a few fixtures, outlets or switches
  • Project: Install Electrical Switches, Outlets, and Fixtures
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/16/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
  • Project: Install Electrical for a Home Addition or Remodel
    Location: Glen Burnie, MD
    Date: 09/13/22
    Electrical Devices: Other
    Rooms Included: Patio or outdoors
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Covered by Insurance: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: Need electricity run from the house to the pier for boat lift.

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