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Typical Electrical Maintenance Services Offered in Round Rock

When installing new light fixtures or updating old wiring, it's best to find a local electrician instead of doing it yourself. Use their expertise to complete projects like:

  • Setting up smart home automation systems
  • Upgrading your electrical panel
  • Installing a home generator
  • Installing new wiring and switches
  • Replacing outlets

See which Round Rock electricians provide the services you need.

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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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Round Rock Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1,495 reviews of 36 pros.

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  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 02/04/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Electrical fixtures : Other fixtures
    Comment: Hi, I'm looking for a quote to get a Tesla Wall Charger installed in my garage.
  • NewProject: Electric Wiring Upgrade
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 02/04/23
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
  • NewProject: Generator Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 02/03/23
    Describe Generator Use: Emergency back-up power
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Entire house
    Comment: I need a generator
  • NewProject: Generator Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 02/02/23
    Describe Generator Use: Emergency back-up power
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Regular house lighting
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Refrigerator
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Entire house
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Heating and A/C
    Devices to be Run by Generator: Water heater
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 02/01/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: Yes
    Desired Completion Date: Within 24 hours
    After Business Hours: Yes
    Historical Work: No
    Covered by Insurance: No
    Electrical fixtures : Outlets
    Comment: Need replace 2 old GFI outlets
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/31/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Electrical fixtures : Interior lights
    Electrical fixtures : Switches
    Comment: 1. Install new ceiling LED fixture in Kitchen. This fixture may require a separate switch/wiring or may be able to be tied to existing can lights. Electricians judgement and code requirements will dictate in garage and Instaage. May use existing J box wiring and switch 2. Change one existing toggle switch for light in garage (single pole) to motion sensor switch. Owner has all fixtures, as well as switchs and boxes 3, Hang 3- 4' plug in shop lights in garage. These are plug -in and do not require an licensed electrician
  • NewProject: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/30/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Already Purchased Station: No
    Supports 220v or 240v load: I don't know
  • NewProject: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/30/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Electrical fixtures : Outlets
    Comment: outside electrical breaker is broke
  • NewProject: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/29/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Supports 220v or 240v load: No
  • Project: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/28/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
  • Project: Electric Wiring Upgrade
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/28/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Comment: Upgrade to 200 amp panel and install ford charger
  • Project: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/27/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Comment: Install/move outlet in master bedroom
  • Project: Generator Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/27/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Comment: backup generator
  • Project: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/27/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Electrical fixtures : Interior lights
    Comment: Replace front porch security light. Replace ring doorbell. I have the replacements.
  • Project: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/27/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
  • Project: Portable Generator Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/26/23
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Type of generator: Portable Generator
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: install portable generator, looking to get it done within 3 months time, budgeting now.
  • Project: Home Addition or Remodel Electrical Installation
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/24/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Project description: Complete wiring for addition or remodel
    Comment: Need 220 run and hook up a hot tub
  • Project: Electric Outlets & Fixtures Install
    Location: Round Rock, TX
    Date: 01/24/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: Replace ceiling fan.Replace light fixture (spot light)pointing to fireplace. Replace light fixture in laundry room. Replace light fixture (motion sensor)front porch.Replace socket in one ceiling fan.

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