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    BE
    Tacoma, WA·

    Panel Upgrades, Switches, Outlets, Fixtures, Generator Installation

    "Excellent. Identified problem and had parts available to fix. Very friendly and professional"

    Sandra H. in September 2021

    BB

    Electrical

    "Breaker Brothers will be our go to electricians for any upcoming projects. They were always on time or early and did exactly what they promised. We hired them to install our Tesla charger and since then, they have also installed a whole new panel box and generator transfer switch."

    Wade F. in December 2022

    AE

    "Iâ m committed to using referrals however, Iâ m new to the area so hired these guys off the net. Alex responded within minutes of my posting on Angi. He was at my house a couple hours later. He and his were on it, the work was done quickly, completely and correctly. Alex, I hope you see this. I would and will do both, hire and recommend ADS ELECTRIC LLC For my future projects and to my friends and family for theirs. ADS Electric, great guys, great work."

    Matthew D. in October 2022

    PE

    In business since 2023

    About us: "Professional Electric Service, LLC, led by skilled electrician Richard Lartz, is your trusted source for electrical excellence. With 20 years of experience, they specialize in residential and commercial services and upgrades. From Kirkland to Olympia, they serve the greater Seattle area. Renowned for outstanding work, Richard and his team's expertise shines through in their highly recommended services."

    SE
    Yelm, WA·

    Panel Upgrade, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Addition & Remodel electrical installation

    "I got my ceiling fan installed by Sadi. Scheduling was easy, Sadi was very professional. He installed the fan and replaced the wall fan/lighting control within the time frame estimated. I'm very pleased with the result, Job well done and the price is very reasonable. Highly recommended."

    Phong N. in May 2014

    Smart Climate HVAC Logo
    Port Orchard, WA·

    HVAC, HVAC, Electrical Diagnosis, Electrical Panel Replacement & Upgrade

    "Dennis was awesome!!! I've ben remodeling my house and needed to add lights for my kitchen and living room as well as dedicated circuit for my stove. Denis gave great advice on where to put the ceiling lights to get the best results he was very professional and I'll definitely be calling him again for future projects"

    David C. in November 2023

    SE
    Auburn, WA·

    "They made sure we knew all they were going to do for the EV charger. The did all they said and more. The installers were friendly and knowledgeable and very afgotdanle. I would definitely reccommend them for electric work."

    James W. in February 2024

    Hunt's Services Logo
    Tacoma, WA·

    Plumbing, Duct Cleaning, Sewer , and 2 more

    "Very professional and accommodating. They stayed late to complete the install so we would have heat. They were thorough when explaining the system to us. Very good to work with, from Nikki in the office to the men in the field."

    Tom W. in December 2023

    SS
    Lakewood, WA·

    lighting, electrical, panel changes , and 2 more

    "Skipper & Sons installed a entryway chandelier in high ceiling 18' tall. They installed a new light and switch in an unfinished closet, and 3 new canned lights and new switch in my master bedroom. They also fixed the wiring in an existing switch in the downstairs hallway. They did professional electrical work."

    Matt E. in April 2022

    Miller's Electrical Logo
    Lacey, WA·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical Wiring, Electrical for New Construction

    "Super courteous and professional and explained the details and any concerns regarding the job. Did pre job prep to ensure preclude any damage to surrounding home fixtures. Post job was excellent with clean up and work area check. I am very pleased with the workmanship and the final product installation. Will utilize this business for any possible future projects."

    David P. in December 2018

    RE
    Mercer Island, WA·

    Electrical

    "Kris has installed 2 Tesla chargers for me and I canâ t recommend him enough! He is communicative, speedy, and knows what heâ s doing."

    Bryanna B. in March 2024

    PE

    "Very professional local electrician who outfitted my garage with an EV charging outlet in short order time. Great rate and would unequivocally recommend his service to everyone!"

    Larry F. in September 2023

    Comprehensive Electrical Services, LLC Logo
    Auburn, WA·

    Residential Wiring and Panel Upgrades, Home Security Systems, Residential Generator Installs , and 2 more

    "We had a loud buzzing sound in the garage every time the Heat Pump kicked on the air conditioning. I thought it was a problem with the circuit breakers in the service panel. However, after a quick inspection of the Panel, Kyle was quick to understand that the problem was really with the Heat Pump and I needed to call my other service for that. In that Kyle was enroute to another job, he gave us a free inspection. I will gladly ask for and recommend Kyle's services from Comprehensive Electrical Services in the future. -- Rick"

    Rick C. in August 2016

    Andrathon Electrical, LLC Logo
    Tacoma, WA·

    Electrical

    "Very professional and did the job in timely manner. Showed up early, very polite and reasonably priced. Highly recommend. Took care of everything, installed new lights and did a great job !"

    Salvatore M. in October 2020

    Dedicated Electrical Services, LLC Logo
    Puyallup, WA·

    Electrical Services

    "What can I say? Awesome doesnt do it. Incredible. Getting closer. Showed up on time. Told him my electrical issues. Quoted me a good price. He was able to do the repairs in a timely fashion. He explained what was going on to me. Offered to pick up new items needed to replace one ceiling light and exhaust fan motor. He even installed a new outdoor light fixture that was broken by a painting company who bought the new fixture, but never installed it. Top quality! Very friendly! Enjoyed talking to him. (and I'm not a talker!). Have any issues with electrical? HIRE DEDICATED ELECTRICAL SERVICES!"

    Heather M. in July 2018

    SE
    Puyallup, WA·

    Electrical, New Construction, Panel upgrade

    "Very professional and knowledgeable. Did an awesome job."

    Michelle W. in January 2024

    AP

    In business since 2023

    Tacoma, WA·

    Solar, Shop/shed power, Electrical , and 3 more

    About us: "Ant Power 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."

    Harts Services Logo
    Tacoma, WA·

    Environmentally Conscious Replacment, Trenchless Sewer Repair, Residential & Commercial Plumbing , and 7 more

    "We have recently started using Harts for all of our plumbing needs and have been very pleased with the work and professionalism! The guys are all extremely courteous, communicative, and respectful and we trust them to be in our home. Matthew came out to address a smell coming from our sump pump and identified that the lid needed to be replaced. Easy fix. While he was there he checked the pump to ensure it was operating properly and assured me that everything else looked good. He said he would promptly fix the issue and gave me his card in the event I had any further questions. We signed up for their annual maintenance plan and we love being able to call them for any concerns we have, at no charge, and with priority scheduling! We have cancelled our home service warranty now that we have the Harts plan, as they cover plumbing, electrical, and will soon have HVAC services. Yes, I know that their prices might be a tad higher than others (although our jobs have been in line with other quotes) but it pays for their extensive training, warranty, knowledge, and great and responsive customer service. You get what you pay for and we are at the point in our life where we are ready to pay for quality and peace of mind."

    Kathryn M. in October 2023

    PH
    Puyallup, WA·

    Service Calls, Remodeling, New Construction , and 2 more

    "I actually had this company do several projects for me. New electrical to a garage with lights and outlet install. Rewire of a barn. Upgrade outlets and switches to my home and retrofitting led lights into a commercial building. Through it all Troy was a good communicator. The team that worked on the projects were polite and easy to discuss the projects with."

    Amy T. in June 2021

    EE
    Tacoma, WA·

    Electric

    "Very professional and conscientious, the work looks great."

    Doug L. in January 2023

    EO
    Puyallup, WA·

    Electrical, Panel Upgrades

    "Joe and his crew are great."

    Lisa J. in November 2021

    Mr. Electric of Tacoma Logo
    Auburn, WA·

    Knob and Tube Wiring Upgrade and Repair, Whole House Fans, Residential Electrical Remodel , and 2 more

    "Scott came in to check my diningroom light fixture which had begun blinking on and off and I was worried that it had a short in it. He checked the fixture for the suspected short and found there wasn't one. He replaced the light bulb and left without charging me anything. The fixture with the new lightbulb in it is working just fine now. Thanks to Scott and his wonderful work in checking everything out before coming to the proper conclusion. Love him! When I need electrical work, I will definitely call Mr. Electric!!!!"

    Carol W. in November 2020

    First Choice Electrical, LLC Logo
    Federal Way, WA·

    Electrical, Solar, Generators

    "After an immediate response to my HA request, I was scheduled for an estimate. The owner came out to assess to scope of work and build the estimate, which I had the next day. Jeff was also very negotiable regarding changes on the original estimate. We hired them for the lengthy project. John and his team were here right on time and left on time everyday and they cleaned up after each days work. Our project involved a 350' foot trench, installation of a street light, powering our driveway gate and adding power to both fountains (the kept the damaged to the yard minimal), AND adding 2 additional lights our our garage....thats just the outside work. Inside they added new or changed existing lights, including adding 2 pendant lights to our stairwell and 6 can lights to our front room. Everything went much smoother than I thought it would. These guys know their stuff. We were stressed for a long time about how we would run power under the concrete driveway and sidewalk and these guys did it in under an hour! They were always polite and friendly, practiced covid19 guidelines and kept us aware of everything they were doing. They were easy to communicate with and managed change orders in a breeze. I trust them with any electrical work I need. I recommend hiring these guys because their pricing is very fair and the staff is superior to other contractors I've worked with. John has returned to our home twice since work was finished, to repair issues that occurred after they left,that didn't have to do with areas they had done work in. Thats what I call EXTREME customer service at the highest level....100%! You won't regret your decision. I would have given 10 stars if I could!"

    Theresa H. in May 2020

    AE
    Gig Harbor, WA·

    Electrical Services, Financing Available

    "These guys responded quickly when I put in a request and came out to assess much sooner than the last company I got a quote from. They re-wired several rooms, gave me helpful information, and were even willing to put in new outlets for me (which I asked them to do last-minute). Definitely calling them again when I remodel the kitchen."

    Jacob M. in February 2024

    EE

    "Had additional outlets added and replaced old failing outlets with new ones that included USB ports. Isreal was prompt for all our scheduled appointments and took time to answer questions for additional work I looking to have done."

    Charlene L. in October 2023

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Lakewood, Washington Average
    $399
  • Typical Range
    $196 - $728
  • Low End - High End
    $100 - $1,200

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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Lakewood Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1728 reviews of 1728 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Lakewood, WA

  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I was told that our power box was recalled in the 80's I ws given a price to fix as 9333.64 To replace the panel Installs new safe copper bus panel install whole home surge protector. Utility disconnect reconnect add 2 plugs into the kitchen then permit and inspect
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/30/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Meter base
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Install lights with no pre existing fixtures
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/26/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Need switch repaired on kitchen cabinet undermount lighting. Accidentally pushed up on the switch lever instead of just flipping the switch. Now the switch is inside the light fixture and I am unable to remove the fixture from the cabinet.
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/19/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: need new electrical panal and other minor electrical items
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Finish install of ring doorbell and outside lite
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/12/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/12/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/10/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Already Purchased Station: No
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/09/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Supports 220v or 240v load: I don't know
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/08/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: No gas to the house, but available on the street. We have central electric heat band air.
  • Project Location: Lakewood, WA
    Date: 01/07/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

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