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    EE
    Clifton, NJ·

    electrical

    "He is very punctual, neat and clean in his work, fair price."

    Sandra L. in April 2022

    R&Js Home Services Logo
    Clifton, NJ·

    Audio/Visual, Power washing, Electrical , and 2 more

    "Junior, Elvis and Renee worked tirelessly over a day and a half to run Ethernet, hdmi and optical cables through my garage and up into my attic, ceiling mount one television in my living room and wall mount a second television in my bedroom along with installing a closet light. These guys know their stuff, do not up charge and are courteous, polite and pleasurable to be around. I whole heartedly recommend them for a theatre job and their prices are fair as well. Thanks guys. You can see their handy work on their Instagram page"

    Michael S. in February 2020

    AS
    hasbrouck heights, NJ·

    plumbing, roofing, fencing , and 5 more

    "Don and his team replaced our roof and added two skylights. Everything was done on time as promised. When they finished they cleaned everything up and left the place spotless. Highly recommend American Supreme Construction"

    Calvin S. in April 2024

    FD
    Oak Ridge, NJ·

    commercial electrical contractor, residential electrical contractor

    "Francis was very prompt in returning my initial call and coming out for an estimate. Price was very fair. We set up an appointment to have two light fixtures installed and to fix an additional electrical issue. Fran sent two of his workers to do the job and they were very prompt and courteous. Would definitely use FD Edison again!"

    Eleanor E. in October 2015

    Integrated Electrical Solutions, LLC Logo
    Jackson Township, NJ·

    Expert Electrical Troubleshooting/Problem Diagnosis, Electrical Service Panel/Wiring Upgrades, Interior/exterior lighting upgrades , and 7 more

    "Christian and Lou came to install my electric fixture in my bedroom. They were professional, personable and respectful. They were careful not to damage any of my furniture and cleaned up after themselves. The company’s price was reasonable. I would use them again for other projects."

    Mary M. in November 2022

    Mike's Heating & Air Conditioning Logo

    In business since 2022

    Electrical, HVAC

    About us: "We are extremely passionate about the work that we do. You can depend on us to provide a high quality service at a fair and honest price. We understand that the future of our business depends upon our reputation and that is why customer service is by far our highest priority. If you are looking for a professional you can trust, please call today to schedule a no-obligation estimate!"

    Service Professionals, Inc Logo
    Union, NJ·

    Residential Electrcial System Repair, Residential Comprehensive Renovation, Residential New Installation

    "The electrician did a great job installing my ceiling lamp. The original lamp that came with my condo had to be removed, and it had been hung too close to the wall, so it was "off center". The electrician made a new hole in the ceiling after carefully figuring out how far to move it over. He also patched the previous hole in the ceiling. Then he hung up my stained glass lamp. I am so happy with the great job he did. It looks beautiful. I would highly recommend his services to everyone. A. Richerson"

    Arlene R. in June 2019

    Papa Grieves Pools, LLC Logo
    Oak Ridge, NJ·

    Full Service Pool Company, Pool, Pavers , and 2 more

    "Greg the owner of Papa Grieves is an amazing, incredibly honest and dependable pool expert. He came to my house on Friday to repair my propane heater. The heater needed 2 parts and Greg only had 1 of the required parts on his truck. He called me, explained what needed to be done and that he would come back on Saturday to finish the job. Greg said that although the heater had a great deal of rust, he could fix it so that it would work for the remainder of the season. He did NOT try to see me a new heater, but I asked him what a new heater would cost. The price he quoted me was 20% less than what my current pool company, that did not return my call about my heater not working gave me at the beginning of the season. I asked him if he could install the new heater on Saturday, because I was having a big party on Sunday and he said the heater was in stock and that he could do the job the next day. Saturday morning the rain was coming down in buckets and I did not expect Greg to show up. But to my shock and amazement, at 10 AM the Papa Grieves Pool truck pulled into my driveway. In the pouring rain Greg and his assistant Raul removed the old heater and installed the new one. They performed all of this work without asking for a deposit or credit card for security. The heater works great. PARTY SAVED!!!!! That you Papa Grieves!!!!!"

    Robert S. in August 2018

    ME
    West Orange, NJ·

    Generator installation, service, maintenance, A/C & Cooling Systems, Energy efficiency , and 2 more

    "I recently had MDL Electric install a 14 kw Generac automatic standby generator for my home. I chose MDL after talking with three other companies. MDL did the entire job professionally. They obtained all of the permits from Parsippany Town Hall, did the installation in a professional manner, and arranged for all of the final inspections. They installed the gas lines needed along with all electrical work. The other companies wanted me to find my own gas line installer and get all permits. The job was especially difficult since the gas and electrical box was on the opposite sides of the house. Two of the other companies had no idea where to put the generator-one had me tearing up the driveway. I would recommend MDL for electrical work anytime ( they did some other work in addition to the generator)."

    Joe O. in July 2012

    SD
    Northvale, NJ·

    Panel Upgrades, Electrical for Home Addition, Electrical

    "Efficient and helpful"

    Jesse W. in February 2024

    GM
    East Brunswick, NJ·

    Generator Repairs, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Repair, Fan Repairs

    "I thought I needed a new light fixture in my kitchen and they exchanged the fluorescent bulbs with LED ones-saved me a bundle of money! I would definitely use them again"

    Maryann B. in August 2018

    SE

    In business since 2021

    About us: "4 Seasons Electric Heating & Cooling, LLC. is dedicated to providing our customers with the best quality and craftsmanship. We are here to build relationships with our customers and communities and to provide our employees with a great place to work. We look forward to working with you!"

    RG
    Port Monmouth, NJ·

    "Red was so professional, yet casual and thoroughly diagnosed our generator and got it humming along. Highly recommended."

    Robert U. in December 2023

    GE

    In business since 2020

    North Arlington, NJ·

    Electrical

    About us: "We are owner operated, and believe in building long-term relationships with our clients by delivering exceptional work through close attention to detail. We pride our company on reliability, great communication, integrity, and customer service. We are experts in our trade and will do our best to keep you as educated as we can on your particular project. We work for our customers on their schedule, as to make it as convenient as possible for you! We look forward to working with you!"

    BL

    In business since 2003

    Newark, NJ·

    Roughing, trouble shooting, installment & repairs., Service entry & Panels., Conduit installment , and 1 more

    About us: "7 Electric is your top choice for electrical projects for the last 13 years. Electrical is what we specialize in and we're ready to bring the spark back to your home. Call us today for your next electrical project!"

    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."

    VE
    Paramus, NJ·

    "I hired Vaccarella Electrical Services to install a EV charger in the garage. They explained the process clearly. They came to install the charger promptly and answered all the questions we had."

    David C. in December 2022

    PS

    In business since 1993

    Livingston, NJ·

    Generator Intall and Repair, New Electrical, Panel Upgrades

    About us: "We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity, and treats your home as if it were our own. We offer a variety of services that are customization to each individual project. You will find us to be competitively priced, paying close attention to the details of each and every project that we are involved with. We look forward to building lasting relationships, and guarantee your satisfaction!"

    Weltman Home Services, Inc. Logo
    Berkeley Heights, NJ·

    Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Drain Line Breakage - Camera Locate , and 2 more

    "Extremely professional, knowledgable and honest. Kyle showed up 15 minutes before the time expected and didn't waste my time with trying to sell me. He addressed the topics at hand, wrote me an estimate and then after I approved he said he would take care of all the issues now and not have to come back!! Clean, neat and proficient!! The only one you need to call period. The office and answering service were just as professional. Great experience all around!"

    Angelo N. in November 2015

    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

    ME
    East Brunswick, NJ·

    Electric

    "They were very professional and responded to my call quickly."

    Alan B. in October 2022

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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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Paterson Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1957 reviews of 1957 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 Paterson, NJ

  • Project Location: Paterson, NJ
    Date: 01/21/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Had a minor fire in the house. Insurance company came in and removed all the walls but now that I see that the walls are removed I have all wiring behind the walls. Want to get a quote to see how much it would be to get it all replaced and re-ran to my panel.
  • Project Location: Paterson, NJ
    Date: 01/18/24
    Repair Description: Other
    Location: Business
    Type of Generator: Whole home/standby generator
    Comment: I need proposal to repair the generator, at the time its is making noise
  • Project Location: Paterson, NJ
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Home
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: I just bought a Bmw electric vehicle and I’m going to need the charger installed in my garage
  • Project Location: Paterson, NJ
    Date: 01/15/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Paterson, NJ
    Date: 01/13/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: We've got an electrical issue in my mom's kitchen. Her fridge made a popping sound, and I thought it was due to an old, loose outlet. When I checked with an outlet tester, it showed power but indicated the hot and neutral wires were reversed. Oddly, turning off power to these outlets required two breakers each. Inside the outlet boxes, there's old knob and tube wiring. Also, one outlet had a completely unscrewed termination screw, which might've caused a short. I replaced the outlets, but the problem's still there. We need someone to: Replace the knob and tube wiring in these outlets, and check if other areas are connected that need fixing too. Inspect the electrical panel to see if there's more knob and tube wiring, especially in rooms with two-prong outlets.

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