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    JE
    Stratford, CT·

    Electrical Service Calls

    "Arrived right on time, knew exactly what had to be done to fix a problem with an outdoor electrical panel used for hookup to an RV. Very professional, and just really nice guys as well. Will definitely hire them again if any type of electrical work is needed."

    Matt K. in July 2018

    CE
    Derby, CT·

    Electrical

    "Wow! I couldn't be more thankful. If you are looking for an electrician. Look no further! He is truly amazing and very professional. He not only set up my chandelier and kitchen light. But also rewired mi bathroom and children's room. I was not charged a ridiculous amount or with any issues after the installation."

    Gisel P. in January 2024

    BE
    Easton, CT·

    Landscape lighting design, installation & repair, Panel Upgrade, Generator Install , and 2 more

    "I have an older home and was having a question with installing a new light fixture that wasn't working. The Buckley Electric electrician who came was very knowledgeable and upon examining the issue told me what was occurring and what needed to be done in order fix the problem and get it done right. He was very efficient, personable and down to earth. In addition, his prices were very reasonable. I will hire him once again for my next home project and I recommend Buckley Electric highly for any home owner."

    Gil P. in April 2017

    Design Lighting By Mark Logo
    Stamford, CT·

    Swimming Pool Wiring, Generator Service Department provides 24/7 monitoring, Automated Systems for Swimming Pools , and 2 more

    "Although I did not use them for my project because their services we different from what I needed, they were quick to respond and very friendly. I would definitely use them for a future project."

    Darrell H. in April 2019

    HH

    In business since 1989

    Windsor Locks, CT·

    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! Feel free to book online with us today!"

    AT
    Shelton, CT·

    Generators, Residential Electrical Repair, Residential Electrical Installs

    "Not only did Aaron keep appointment times, he was very good about responding to many emailed questions that I sent He definately takes pride in his work and uses quality parts. . I am very happy that I hired him and I've already given is number to co-workers and family members. (One note: his initial email response to my ServiceMagic referral landed in my hotmail's junk mail area - adding him to my contacts corrected this.)"

    Dave G. in December 2011

    CC

    In business since 2023

    About us: "CT Cabling, LL 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."

    EE

    "I strongly recommend Eddie and his team to handle your electrical and lighting needs. I hired Eddie to install eight 4 inch LED high-hats in my living room in Westport CT. My house is a bit older (1960s), but Eddie had no trouble whatsoever in wiring the lights to my existing light switch in the wall. He was done in about 90 minutes and the room looks amazing. He took extra care not to leave a mess and brought protective equipment for the floors and furniture. He is very responsive, professional, and his prices cannot be beat! Fantastic."

    Theo W. in December 2023

    Wa/ve Sound and Security, LLC Logo
    Wolcot, CT·

    Video, Voice and Data, Audio , and 2 more

    "I hired Wes to install data and voice wiring terminated at patch panels for my new business. The project was in a very old building which presented challenges for the other vendors who quoted on the job, but not for Wes. He knew exactly what to do and the finished project is neat, orderly and very professional. In addition, Wes provides 5+ Star customer service and great value for the services performed. You can't go wrong with Wave Sound and Security, highly recommended."

    James B. in August 2018

    Suburban Electric Logo
    Trumbull, CT·

    "Setting up a car charger wall box can become complicated. However, Harold, owner of the business, did it to perfection in no time. Even though the mounting instructions from the Wallbox manufacturer were scant and confusing he figured it out and did a perfect job. A true professional indeed, very personable and reliable at a reasonable price."

    OSKAR W. in January 2024

    HE
    Shelton, CT·

    Electrical Services, Solar Installations, Solar Installations & Service , and 4 more

    "Very professional. They did everything according to the contract. They communicated very well on everything they were doing. They cleaned up nicely. I was very satisfied with them."

    Santiago M. in November 2020

    CE
    Hamden, CT·

    Electrical

    "Rob and Dan came out to my home promptly to discuss the job and gave me an estimate at that time. Dan did the actual work a few days later, and was careful and did not rush and explained things as he worked. He also covered my washer and dryer to protect them when he installed a new ceiling fixture, and used his own vacuum to clean afterwards. Dan was so neat you'd never know I had any work done in my home at all- except that I have 2 new fixtures which work perfectly. The amount charged for 4 hours of work was very reasonable, much more reasonable than 2 other local electricians I've hired in the past. I will definitely call Cassella Electric for any electrical work I may need in the future."

    Janice D. in April 2018

    Mikell Electric Logo
    Monroe, CT·

    Generators, Panel Upgrades, Old Work , and 12 more

    "I am very pleased with the excellent quality of the work by Mikell Electric. Spencer installed a new fuse box, outside fixtures plus wiring. He was courteous, respectful and prompt. He took the time to explain the process, timeframe and answered all of my questions. I have already had him back again for another electrical project."

    Annetta B. in February 2023

    B & B Lightning Protection Logo
    Trenton, NJ·

    Lightning Protection - Install or Repair

    "He does excellent work, very pleasurable to do business with"

    Dave B. in September 2018

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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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Monroe Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 368 reviews of 368 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 Monroe, CT

  • Project Location: Monroe, CT
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Business
    Comment: Repair outlets that shut off. Need help as soon as possible
  • Project Location: Monroe, CT
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Monroe, CT
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to add an outlet to the wall above my fireplace and then mount a tv so that the wires aren’t showing
  • Project Location: Monroe, CT
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Outlet sparked when removing a hair dryer plug. No power from the outlet but other outlets in room work fine.
  • Project Location: Monroe, CT
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Power out to garage trips circuit to one house circuit. Switch to garage seems to be installed wrong.
  • Project Location: Monroe, CT
    Date: 01/09/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: New construction in a 55+ community. 2,700 square feet. September 2024 occupancy

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