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    "David installed a 240v outlet in my garage. The work was top notch and clean. He even wall mounted my car charger. Communication was great."

    Jomarc M. in February 2024


    "I was very happy with the work Chris did - running an new line for an over-the-range microwave along with outlet etc. Nice work, pleasant demeanor and professional. Highly recommended. He also spotted and corrected a wiring error in the box for the cost of a new breaker that was required-quite thorough. -dan"

    Dan P. in March 2024

    Cranston, RI·

    "I met with Ryan because I needed to add lights in my house when I first purchased it. He came right out gave me suggestions and a few different options for my project. Very professional and transparent I knew exactly what I was getting before the install even started. Will 100% be using them again!"

    Evan K. in December 2023

    Johnston, RI·

    "Ryan Sivia upgraded and replaced our electrical box,outside electric meter, and wiring into our home. He also installed an electric outlet and light. Mr Salvia is polite and professional. We would higihly recommend him as an electrician."

    Bruce K. in February 2024

    Barrington, RI·


    "Derek gave us the best price, was very responsive, and did a quality job. He was able to get to our job quickly. We would definitely hire him again."

    Walter B. in June 2024

    Cranston, RI·


    "LAD Came our to upgrade our service as well as add a couple outlets around our TV and help fix a shotty electricians job that was done on our electric vehicle charging station. Louie and his team were remarkable in every way. We reached out for a second quote regarding a doorbell and some other things and still haven't herd back but we hope to get them back soon to help us with some other things in the house as well."

    Ryan D. in March 2020

    Foster, RI·

    Electrical Service Calls, Panel Upgrades

    "Billy does impeccable work. Running a municipality I'm always running into emergency's and I can call him at any time day or night and he'll be there."

    tim W. in October 2018


    "Installed my charger for me. Took half a day and was very professional. Price was also amazing."

    Megan S. in January 2024

    Providence, RI·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical Wiring

    "Hank was very upfront on his scope of work to be done. Very respectful of my house No issues Perfect work, neat, friendly"

    Irving K. in March 2019

    Cumberland, RI·

    Fixtures and Outlet replacements, repairs and additions, General Electrical, Whole home wiring/rewiring , and 4 more

    "Very professional and polite workers. Efficient and knowledgeable. I will definitely use them again for future projects"

    Michael R. in November 2023

    Providence, RI·

    Electric Panel Upgrade

    "I highly recommend Ben @ ABN for your electrician needs. I hired ABN to replace outdated two-prong outlets with three-prong GFCIs, and install a completely new outlet in my bathroom, and they did an incredible job in no time. Their professionalism, skill, prices, and good attitude were excellent. I will be hiring ABN for all of my future projects too. Thanks!"

    Brian K. in November 2022

    Bristol, RI·

    Switches / Outlets / Fixtures - Installation and Repair, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Outdoor Building Lights / Outdoor Residential Lighting , and 2 more

    "They have done numerous projects for us. This is included electrical for an addition to our house, installation of a generator, intakation of awhile house surge protector and installation of a new circuit panel.. they guarantee their work . Today and one other time they came back and fixed minor issues for free. They always show up on schedule and are very professional. There prices are competitive"

    Charles B. in October 2020

    Kelco Electric, Inc. Logo
    Johnston, RI·


    "After submitting my request via Home Advisor, I was contacted by Chris withing 30 minutes. He set up an appointment for a week later. The electricians were there at the scheduled time and completed several repairs and replacements (ceiling fans, smoke alarms), and new installations (cable outlet and plugs) efficiently and meticulously. I recommend them highly as their work was excellent throughout."

    Steven M. in November 2017

    Cox Electric, LLC Logo

    Emergency Generac service, Generac generators, Generac service , and 2 more

    "Service man was very knowledgeable and thorough with the annual maintenance of the generator."

    Falone L. in June 2023


    Landscape, Electrical

    "Two very hard working men with extreme professionalism , they showed up and did the job in a timely manner as promised. They left my yard neat and clean as if they were never there and were very detailed about what they were going to do and how they were going to do it!"

    Devon D. in February 2024


    In business since 2018

    About us: "DARIUS A RODERICK 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."

    Warwick, RI·

    Electrical, Emergency service 24/7 mini split install hot water tank replacement, Electrical

    "Scott was great so glad he came to fix my electric issues. Was fast and very professional. Highly recommend"

    Chris P. in December 2023

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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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Johnston Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 389 reviews of 389 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 Johnston, RI

  • Project Location: Johnston, RI
    Date: 01/25/24
    Nature of Project: Shag
    Location: Home
    Comment: I need to have outlets that were daisy chained separated on the circuit breaker, so they can handle more juice and be used at the same time. I also need a light fixture changed and a dimmer switch installed. I would like to get an estimate for outdoor outlets, as well.
  • Project Location: Johnston, RI
    Date: 01/15/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: i have a fuse blown in the panel and i cannot locate which one it is
  • Project Location: Johnston, RI
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
  • Project Location: Johnston, RI
    Date: 01/09/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

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