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    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

    Bright Electric S Corporation Logo
    Portland, OR·

    10 years

    "Roman Kalachik of Bright Electric S responded quickly free bid charge what they quoted and response time was faster then any other company. Very professional highly recommended. installed electric car charger appx 80 feet from circuit breaker"

    Darin G. in June 2022

    CBW Electric, LLC Logo
    Hillsboro, OR·

    electric vehicle charging station, panel upgrades, electrical work for additions and remodels

    "Charles did a great job installing a new electrical panel, new outlets and light fixtures in the garage of an older home. Very professional, timely, communicated well, fair priced, quality work. Would strongly recommend."

    Keri M. in December 2021

    Brown Brothers Electric and Remodel Logo

    Residential & Commercial, Electrical Contractor, Licensed & Insured

    "I am new to this whole Home Advisor thing and after I was applaud by other companies I went for it. Tom Brown from Brown Bothers set up an estimate with great timing and was early to the meeting. He was very thorough and even commented on issues he saw that were dangerous. 2 bids were sent (one for just house grounding and one for whole electrical panel replacement and grounding). We went with both and he was early again to the install. A payment plan was created as I am disabled and limited budget. I am in my 50's so I want to know all I can about what is up with my house. Tom was extremely knowledgeable and personable. He was open to me to ask questions and learn as well. Plus while he worked we were able to just chew the fat without hesitation of the work. Tom is the soul example of a perfectionist. The old circuit breaker was a horrific mess!! By the time it was all done it looked like the house was built THAT DAY with everything so neat and tidy I could see the excellence in his work. And his personality showed not only professionalism but also down to earth with a good heart (not seen very much nowadays). Now onto the real heart of what a great professional and man Tom is! My wife and I had an emergency come up and we were hit financially. I addressed this to Tom and he and I set up a time to make the next payment when I could. He could have said no and demanded the next payment as per scheduled but he showed compassion and understanding, bringing this old bear of a guy to his knees with tears of happiness to be treated with care and respect. Would I refer Tom and his company to anyone in need? The answer is a resounding YES!! You want a job well done and have a great guy to chat with then call Brown Bothers. They will treat you right!!"

    William B. in November 2022

    Pro Tech Power Corp. Logo
    Tigard, OR·

    Fixed and Portable Generators, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation

    "Very quick and knowledgeable... the office staff is on it and the staff out on the job sites. Jon wAs very good at what he does and his apprentice Ramon was great also. Enjoy Matt"

    Matthew D. in October 2019

    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

    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

    CE
    Portland, OR·

    Panel Upgrades, Lighting Design, Electric vehicles , and 4 more

    "Responded to our request for a quote almost immediately and was able to install our EV charger the next day! Affordable, friendly, and fast!"

    Selah B. in November 2023

    John's Waterproofing Co. Logo
    Silverton, OR·

    "Ideal experience with this company! They contacted me and came out to make the bid the same day I contacted them. They were super flexible and worked to accommodate my schedule. I needed to wait until my EV charger arrived from the manufacturer. They came out the day after it arrived, installed the unit in under two hours, and it's been working flawlessly ever since. Don't let their name fool you--John's Waterproofing is expert at electrical work! I will use them again."

    Jeffrey S. in September 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!"

    Electrical Control Services LLC Logo

    In business since 2018

    Aloha, OR·

    Electrician

    About us: "Electrical Control 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."

    Woodline Electric Logo
    Tigard, OR·

    Electrical wiring & panel upgrades

    "We had to replace our water main. Before it could be inspected we had to address an electrical grounding issue. It was a simple issue but preplexed us. Brandon Neustel called me shortly after receiving an alert from Angi. He assured me that he could take care of the issue and do it on my timeline. He was knowledgeable and explained what he would have to do clearly and went about doing so efficiently. We would most certainly reccomend him and will call him again should we need an electrician. Pricing was very resonable."

    Vickie L. in March 2023

    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

    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"

    BE
    Mulino, OR·

    "Electrician did good work, showed up on time, worked quickly, and everything was installed correctly. Good communication"

    Jared W. in January 2024

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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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Hillsboro Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 384 reviews of 384 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Hillsboro, OR

  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 02/03/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need to change a 50 amp outlet to a 30 amp outlet.
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 02/02/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Relocate PGE Meter
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I need 2 things, to be replace thermostat and fire alarm.
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Business
    Comment: One interior wall has several outlets that are not powered. Breakers are on.
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Hot tub electrical lines - from main to back yard - 50a 6/4 with emergency shut off junction and pig tails for installer. Approx 50ft run. Main has 60a dual breakers installed from previous hot tub.
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Install new Generac Model 6998 7,500 Watt standby generator with 50 Amp, 8 circuit automatic transfer switch, connected to existing natural gas service.
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I need to add a light to the side of my house and move an outlet inside my house in same location
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/21/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: Cost to install nema 14-50 outlet right next to breaker box in garage
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/11/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Business
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: OVERHEATIG
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/09/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Hillsboro, OR
    Date: 01/08/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: estimates Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - Residential - Materials Provided by Consumer

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