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    Emerald Mountains Construction, LLC Logo
    Portland, OR·

    Remodeling, Kitchen Remodels, Home Repairs , and 2 more

    "I can't say enough about the expertise and quality of work performed by Casey and his assistant Hector. We had some minor miscommunication about some of the details on electrical project but all was straitened out satisfactorily. Casey gave some recommendations that made my project better and completed what I needed within my budget. He even fixed a problem he found that wasn't in the work plan for no extra cost."

    Melissa S. in February 2017

    JC
    Salem, OR·

    Structural and non structural wood framing, painting, Interior & exterior trim, vinyl and laminate and tile flooring. Concrete flat work. , and 3 more

    "Confirmed appt via text day prior and showed up right on time. Very professional and patient with allowing us to make decisions during the process. He installed to chandeliers and hauled away old lights. Even went an extra step and installed a dimmer switch at no extra charge. Would use for future work."

    Megan H. in March 2024

    FC
    Fairview, OR·

    Camera Install

    "We recently moved into a home wired with Ethernet cables and needed help getting everything working as it should. There wasnâ t proper labeling in place from original install and wall jacks werenâ t functional so we decided to give Fish Cat a call based on a referral. We work from home and on the computer all day so having everything hard wired is of major benefit. Fish Cat was able to fix the infrastructure issues with cabling and wall jacks and went above and beyond to make sure our specific workstations were up and running cleanly with new cable to wall. We had a great experience and found Fish Cat to be easy to work with."

    Cameron R. in April 2024

    DG Communications Logo
    Canby, OR·

    Telephone System - Repair - For Business, Surveillance Cameras - Install or Repair - For Business, Telephone System - Install or Upgrade - For Business , and 2 more

    "Don and his Employees are Very Qualified and Professional! They did a Wonderful Job on the Install and welcomed my Input and Concerns! Don also followed up and kept All Promises! Way to Go Team DG Communications!!! William W."

    billy W. in October 2021

    MP
    Molalla, OR·

    "Jack is great to work with - responsive and knowledgable. His team did an amazing job with the install and will definitely contact Jack for future projects."

    Dainen S. in April 2024

    ME

    "The electrician installed an outlet and repaired a safety issue in the breaker panel. Professional and courteous."

    Ian K. in February 2024

    Service Electric Northwest, Inc. Logo
    Portland, OR·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - Residential, Computer Network or Wiring - Install or Repair - For Business / Res. , and 2 more

    "Excellent. John set to work right away. He worked very fast and was very knowledgeable. He determined a baseboard heater needed replacement and gave options to choose. He had a very complex task with a porch light the had no power only to find the circuit was dead and found a light fixture that was miswired and had burned the insulation off the wire. He repaired it . finding the problem required getting into the attic crawl space to trace where the wires went. I was grateful he found and fixed it as it was dangerous."

    Chris C. in October 2023

    Joey Builders, Inc. Logo

    In business since 2020

    Portland, OR·

    Additions and Remodels

    About us: "With years of experience in the construction industry, we are the experts you need to take care of your home or business. We handle all of your remodeling needs with great care. We will treat your home as we would treat our own. Give Joey Builders, Inc. a call today, we look forward to working with you!"

    Oakley Electric, Inc. Logo
    Clackamas, OR·

    Home electrical inspections, 200A service upgrades, No job to small , and 2 more

    "The whole project was solved after 1/2 hr investigation. I had faulty lightbulbs from a brand new box - 2 bad lightbulbs. With another new box, the fixture worked fine."

    Betty T. in February 2020

    JT

    In business since 2023

    About us: "At J's Technical Services, we are highly motivated in the realm of limited energy construction work and related services. We consistently demonstrate dedication and enthusiasm towards our craft, by always striving for excellence. Our passion for our work drives us to continuously learn and grow, ensuring that we stay at the forefront of advancements in the field. https://www.jjtech.pro/"

    APEX Air, LLC Logo
    Vancouver, WA·

    Heat Pumps, Gas Furnace, Air Conditioners , and 2 more

    "We had our furnace replaced with a new one, and added air conditioning, Apex responded promptly to warranty inspections and service calls. Their service technicians are knowledgeable, courteous, and very professional. I can highly recommend Apex and their excellent staff."

    Lynn B. in March 2023

    HR
    Fairview, OR·

    commercial electrical work, panel upgrades, Commercial installation, Commercial wiring, commercial service , and 1 more

    "I wanted to have a new 200amp panel installed to replace my existing 100amp panel. After calling several different electricians and getting the run around, I finally found Lon at Hood River Electrical. Lon, the owner, came out within a week to make a site visit. Together we reviewed my options and then gave a quote that I felt was fair. Lon put me at ease and I felt comfortable that the work would be done quickly and by the book. When PacificPower turned off the power and the meter box was removed, Lon discovered that it would need to be replaced. Knowing the tight timeline and my expectations, Lon went out of his way to get a new box and install it so that the power was on when I got home. Communication with contractors can always be difficult but Lon gave me consistent updates that gave me piece of mind while the work was being done. I highly recommend Hood River Electrical to anybody in the Portland area looking for an electrician. I plan on using Hood River Electrical in the future!"

    Roy A. in September 2021

    EC

    In business since 2010

    Portland, OR·

    Drywall, Remodeling, Framing , and 2 more

    About us: "Enrique's Construction & Remodeling Services 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. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests and make their concerns the basis of our business"

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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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Gresham Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 451 reviews of 451 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Gresham, OR

  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 02/03/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: A few things: adding an outlet for a tv in the media room, repairing an outlet in the same room, repairing outdoor landscaping wire/light fixture.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 02/02/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: New fan in the bathroom; convert several light fixtures to LED; add one new light switch; convert two fixtures in garage to LED and add two fixtures.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Electric recliners. There is something wrong with the foot its not even functioning the electrical part underneath is not working properly.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: County inspector found that the wiring on the water heater was out of date. Needs to be done with conduit or shielded wire. Total length is about 5 feet.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/29/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: Yes
    Comment: fire alarm panel
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/29/24
    Storage Materials Desired: Shower Enclosure
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/29/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: replacing current breaker and sub breaker panel. possibly needing to replace some wires and add a couple of outlets (already wired) into garage
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Lighting and on down in gazebo
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: need 7.5 kw to power entire house for emergencies.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/21/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Storm related (?) no power in 50 % of house
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/21/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Electrician. Only half of my house has power and this is urgent.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/21/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Want cost comparisons different companies put i. Fuse box for portable generator 12000 watt for house portable
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/20/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: panel itself has been upgraded but service coming into house has not. also interested in home generator.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for Standby Generator Install. I'm still looking for estimates.
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I want a generac purchased and installed
  • Project Location: Gresham, OR
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: During the recent weather, I didn't have a power outage, but plugged in a space heater that blew a circuit, arcing in an outlet that is now black, when I turn something on now, something else blinks and then goes out. Uneasy to use anything now. It's an old house with outlets that only have a certain capacity and I seemed to have messed the panel up.

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