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    YE
    Rochester, NH·

    Full Service Residential and Commercial Electrical Services

    "Very polite and got back to me every time I had a question."

    Annette H. in October 2017

    HE

    Electrical

    "Replaced a broken light fixture in the back of my home. He made a suggestion for a motion sensor light which I hadn't had before. Very respectful in my space while I was working."

    Daniel K. in May 2023

    MW
    Newmarket, NH·

    Customer Focused

    "On time, very good work, will hire him again"

    David S. in November 2021

    AE
    Somersworth, NH·

    Electrical

    "nice guy, good pricing and excellent work."

    Allan D. in December 2022

    LE

    In business since 2018

    About us: "Leavitt Electrical Contractors, 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."

    BH

    "Very friendly and took that time to make sure everything was done just right."

    Paula M. in December 2023

    Allpoints Electrical Logo

    Service., Panel Upgrades

    "Very thorough and knowledgeable. Great to finally find a reliable quality electrician!"

    Margaret T. in August 2022

    Heritage Home Service Logo
    North Hampton, NH·

    Heating & Cooling Services, Electric, Plumbing , and 1 more

    "I called Heritage because I am a new homeowner and my central A/C was blowing lukewarm air. I've seen the ads on TV for Heritage and online reviews looked good. I don't know any handymen, and I wanted someone I could trust. The Heritage rep was friendly and professional on the phone, and had a tech out to me in an hour. The tech called to let me know when he would be arriving, and he was on time. The tech, Mark, was friendly and professional, and knew his stuff. He explained things to me in an easy-to-understand fashion, and he presented me with all my repair options and the associated cost so I could make an informed decision. He was never pushy at all. He showed me exactly where the problems were, and explained what it would take to fix them. He had all the supplies he needed in his truck. He always put on shoe coverings before entering my home, so my carpets stayed clean. In the end, I decided it would be more cost effective to purchase a new central air conditioning unit, and Mark was able to quickly coordinate with the office to have a tech come out same day to discuss my options with me. This was my first time doing business with Heritage, and I am very impressed. I have signed up for their Home Advantage plan, which is basically like AAA, but for your house instead of your car. There is a low monthly cost, and I get free yearly cleanings of my furnace and A/C, 10% off all services, no emergency fees, and $500 off the install of a new furnace or A/C. I like having that peace of mind knowing professionals are helping to keep my home well-maintained. So far, I highly recommend Heritage!"

    Jennifer C. in July 2016

    NH Digital Group Logo
    Portsmouth, NH·

    Audio/Visual, Home Theatre Systems

    "They installed a wall mount TV and home entertainment system. The installer concealed all of the wires. (I hate when wires show) I have only one remote that controls everything: TV and ALL the apps, music and lights! I would definitely recommend."

    Jen L. in February 2021

    DE
    Franklin, NH·

    eletrical work

    "Very Punctual, and Skillful."

    fred M. in April 2021

    PB

    In business since 2016

    About us: "Platinum Building & Electrical Solutions we are your premier choice for appliance repair. We have provided high quality work and friendly customer service for years. We take pride in our work. We work hard to provide the best service possible with integrity and accountability. We would love to help you. Give us a call today!"

    SE
    Northwood, NH·

    Electric

    About us: "Tyler Sullivan 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."

    Generator Supercenter of New Hampshire Logo
    Stratham, NH·

    Standby Generator Maintenance, Portable Generator Repair, Fixed Generator Installs , and 2 more

    "They were on time and very efficient, complete install done in one day. Many excellent additional features we took advantage of, such as surge suppressor and monitoring. Honest and dependable company to work with. Would recommend them without hesitation."

    Brad M. in February 2021

    RH

    In business since 2020

    About us: "We can take on a wide range of residential and commercial electrical projects to include full installation for additions and remodels as well as wiring/panel upgrades, and a variety of other projects. We take pride in the quality of our work and our commitment to outstanding results. We look forward to building strong, long-term relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction."

    Brandywine Technical Partners, Inc. Logo

    In business since 2002

    Salem, NH·

    Audio and Visual

    About us: "We offer over 20 years' experience in the Telecommunication and Security services industry. We've established a solid reputation in security projects for commercial companies. We are committed to providing a personalized service for each individual project we take on. We look forward to building strong, long-term relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction. Call today for a free estimate."

    AW

    "Andy is great! On time, Affordable price and thoroughly explained everything!"

    Ryan C. in February 2024

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Rochester, New Hampshire Average
    $386
  • Typical Range
    $0 - $910
  • Low End - High End
    $100 - $1,100

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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Rochester Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 1071 reviews of 1071 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 Rochester, NH

  • Project Location: Rochester, NH
    Date: 02/03/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Looking to have 2 canned lights installed in the kitchen. They are already wired, but the home builder never installed the lights. I have the lights already as well.”, just need them hooked up and installed.
  • Project Location: Rochester, NH
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: For the past 1yr or so my electric usage has skyrocketed in my house. My house is a 1100sq ft cape. Used to be under or 700 kwh per month in Jan. We have a boiler baseboard heaters and NO ELECTRIC HEAT!!!. This month said we used 1196 kwh!!! We have brand new gas samsung stove n brand new washer n dryer Samsungs all made to be electric efficient. Please need help to see why this is happening!! Electric company won't come look through our wires or anything in our house. Please help asap. My name is Corey Garrison I live 7 Kim Ln Rochester NH. Thank You
  • Project Location: Rochester, NH
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Upgrade service for 200amp Pull permit Arrange with Eversource Meter with disconnect Ground the system(require 2 ground rod attached to the 1st disconnect that needs to by outside) Panel inside facing the living room New breakers, keeping the same wires Upgrade smoke system (require to do it with the permit) Replace sub panel in the garage Replace wire that feeding the panel from 3 wire to 4 wire Install new breaker panel Protect all breakers in the garage with GFCI protection
  • Project Location: Rochester, NH
    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: No dryer hookup. Need 220 put in

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