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    Grimm's Electrical Services Logo
    Norwalk, CT·

    Electrical

    "Everybody seems to have a sad and frustrating story of the electrician who either never follows up. is impossible to reach or just disappears. THOMAS GRIMM is the most reliable electrician I've ever hired. He shows up when he is scheduled to show up and the work always gets done and gets done well. And he's very straightforward and honest as a businessman. His estimates are accurate. And when I asked for a needlessly expensive solution to a simple problem due to my own ignorance, he explained how that spending was not necessary. Can't go wrong with Grimm's Electrical."

    Roland T. in November 2023

    EA
    Norwalk, CT·

    Electrical

    "Very professional, excellent work, and affordable price."

    Jacky R. in May 2023

    PNS Holdings Logo
    Stamford, CT·

    Generators, Home Automation, Electrical , and 2 more

    "He was excellent and a true professional"

    Dianne M. in December 2019

    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

    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

    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

    AE

    In business since 2024

    About us: "We pride our company on reliability, great communication, integrity, and quality work. We strongly believe in giving our absolute best in all the work we perform. We are experts, and will always keep you educated about the work process. We look forward to earning your business!"

    BP

    In business since 2018

    Glen Rock, NJ·

    Portable Generator - Service/Repair, Commercial Standby Generator - Service/Repai, Load Banking , and 1 more

    About us: "Customer satisfaction is what determines our success, which is why we take a hands-on approach. When interacting with Bear Power Systems, you will notice that we are particularly focused on the principles of quality workmanship, timely completion, competitive pricing, and integrity in all our business dealings. We combine knowledge and research with our extensive practical experience to ensure a specialized approach for your project needs. Contact us today for a fair and accurate estimate of your project. We look forward to adding you to our long and growing list of happy customers."

    TE
    Fairfield, CT·

    electrical

    "Great job - got the dining room lights to work"

    Jay J. in December 2020

    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

    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

    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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Norwalk Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 235 reviews of 235 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Electricians in Norwalk, CT

  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 02/02/24
    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: No
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 02/02/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: Yes
    Comment: chandelier install
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Got a new tv stand I just the cables and boxes to not look as messy. Also need two TV’s mounted
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I'm planning to drop my land line with Frontier and move to VOIP. My current phone system includes a SBC and a PBX which were set up when I has 2 lines for a business which I no longer need. I'm interested in having a professional confirm I don't need the SBC and PBX and eliminate them and then install a VOIP. I do need to retain the connection that triggers my ADT security system to call 911.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/29/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Possible electrical wire issue.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/27/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Wall Jack is broken and the phone can not be plugged in
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Business
    Services Needed: Replace old fixture
    Electrical fixtures : Interior - ceiling
    Comment: Replace 14 LED light.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/23/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: Yes
    Comment: Wiring is not connected to the dishwasher is burnt out. Need new wiring.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/20/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: REPLACE SWITCH
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/19/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: Yes
    Comment: i need to replace a ceiling fan
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/17/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/15/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I need a wall sconce replaced with a new fixture and I need it wired to another switch.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/13/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: Yes
    Comment: i need repairs on an panel on an electric switch
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/11/24
    Already Purchased Station: No
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/10/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/10/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Provide a quote, the generator and installation.
  • Project Location: Norwalk, CT
    Date: 01/10/24
    Type of Generator: Whole home/standby generator
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

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