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    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 the start to the 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."

    SE
    Hagerstown, MD·

    Electrical, Panel Upgrades

    "on time, completed work as needed, came back and did additional work requested on time"

    Tom B. in October 2018

    En Motion Security Solutions Logo
    Hydes, MD·

    Security Cameras

    "Very professional company. They make sure you are happy at all times-and explain the entire process. Their camera system have given me extra security at night time Would highly recommend."

    Katherine W. in March 2020

    RH
    Cascade, MD·

    "I would highly recommend them. They were Very Professional not only in the work they performed, but also their interaction with us as a clients."

    C F. in April 2024

    Interconnect Electric Logo
    Frederick, MD·

    Panel Upgrades, EVSE - Electric Vehicle Car Chargers, Electrical , and 2 more

    "I took several quotes for installing a Tesla 60amp EV charger in a detached garage in a rental house. Interconnect Electric quote and its owner's James knowledge impressed me the most and we decided to go with them. They did a superb job using the most efficient and straightforward way to install such chargers and also took care of the several electrical issues in the existing wiring and subpanels., in a very timely and professional manner. Will definitely recommend them for all such needs."

    indu D. in June 2023

    RE

    In business since 2022

    Middletown, MD·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical Wiring

    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!"

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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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Hagerstown Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 200 reviews of 200 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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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Hagerstown, MD

  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 02/03/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Have a complete circut out… Panel box mis labeled.. Dont know how to fix it myself
  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 02/02/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Lamp switch cannot make the light stay on.
  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: getting new washer/dryer but only have one outlet, I took out the stackable washer/dryer and did not know I only had one outlet.
  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    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: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 01/24/24
    Scope of Remodel: Enlarge existing garage
    Which of the following will you need moved or installed in your garage remodel? (Check all that apply): Insulation
    Which of the following will you need moved or installed in your garage remodel? (Check all that apply): Electrical
    Which of the following will you need moved or installed in your garage remodel? (Check all that apply): Interior walls or drywall
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 01/22/24
    Which of the following will you need moved or installed in your garage remodel? (Check all that apply): Interior walls or drywall
    Which of the following will you need moved or installed in your garage remodel? (Check all that apply): Insulation
    Which of the following will you need moved or installed in your garage remodel? (Check all that apply): Electrical
    Scope of Remodel: Enlarge existing garage
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 01/15/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Hagerstown, MD
    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Electric in kitchen is going on and off

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