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    MG

    In business since 2015

    About us: "Matt's General 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."

    QT

    "Project: Repaired burnt wall outlet, removed 2 security cameras and replaced one of them with another and repaired a broken light fixture. The owner responded right away and gave us a quote. Yasir came and performed the work diligently and professionally. We are happy with the service we received."

    Albert Y. in October 2023

    CV

    Residential, commercial and industrial exterior lighting systems., Commercial and industrial single phase & three phase circuits., Panel Upgrades , and 2 more

    "Carlos was incredibly knowledgeable and knew exactly what to ask right from the start. After sending just one photo of my homeâ s electrical panel, he knew exactly what he needed to provide me with a cost estimate upfront. He walked me through options and let me know exactly what I needed to get the job done right, and the most cost effective. He arrived at my home along with his son when they said they would, and finished the job much faster than I anticipated. It came out perfect. It is extremely rare to find a trustworthy and upfront person in all fields of work. Iâ m so glad to have met Carlos. He is the embodiment of professionalism. Although I donâ t anticipate any needed electrical work, when I do, I will absolutely call him first."

    Grant W. in November 2023

    EI

    "Very professional. My lights and outlets werenâ t working on our recently purchased home. The bathroom and kitchen lights werenâ t working due to a bad breaker. Uriel came out and was able to repair and fix the issues with speed. Will definitely use again."

    Jessica M. in September 2023

    ACERO ELECTRIC Logo
    San Bernardino, CA·

    "My technician (Eniko) was very thorough, he began with asking me what my expectations and needs were for my project and moved on with inspection of the area where I needed service. He explained what could be done and and where my security camera could be placed for optimal access and use. I will be contracting him for future electrical reworking of my home."

    Haydee B. in November 2023

    AE

    "Great company to work with"

    MUHAMMAD D. in October 2023

    Naymar Electric Logo

    Eelectrical

    "David and his crew did a fantastic job on several of our projects. We did a panel upgrade, outlets were fixed and/changed out, converted unsafe wiring and created housing for exposed wires outdoors, installed dimmer lights. David went the extra step mile and did other safety checks without us asking him and he did not try to up sell anything. They were professional, reliable, and thorough in their assessments and work. Panel was an easy pass with the City. Extremely happy with their service and highly recommend them."

    Jadie O. in November 2023

    Van Sant Electrical Logo
    Phelan, CA·

    Pannel Upgrades, Solar Pannel Repair

    "Austin Van Sant knows his business. We had him take our solar panels off our roof as we had to have our roof repaired. Once that job was completed, Austin reinstalled our solar panels using a better footing installation that attaches to the rafters, thereby not having to cut any tiles (as the previous company Horizen Solar did, which caused roof leaks). He also applied a bird mesh to the bottom of the solar panels to prohibit birds from making nests. He is extremely knowledgeable, reliable, and conscientious. I highly recommend Austin Van Sant and his partner Louie. They work fast, are light footed, and are very congenial. We are very pleased with their performance."

    Vivian A. in July 2020

    KE

    In business since 2007

    San Bernardino, CA·

    Panel Upgrades

    About us: "We offer over 30 years of experience in the electrical industry. We take on a wide range of electrical projects to include full installation for additions and remodels as well as wiring and panel upgrades and a variety of other jobs. We’re committed to providing a personalized service for each individual project we take on & look forward to building strong, long-term relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction."

    Trinity Electric Logo
    Mira Loma, CA·

    COMMERCIAL, RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL

    "He does excellent work and easy to get along with."

    Bruce X. in April 2020

    DE

    In business since 2021

    Alta Loma, CA·

    Residential Electrical, Panel Upgrades

    About us: "With over 30 years of experience, D E Electric 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!"

    KH
    Fontana, CA·

    Panel upgrades, Electrical service

    "Kevin did a fantastic job. I had a row of fluorescent lights in my garage pull out of the ceiling and crash down to the floor due to improper installation by the previous owners of my house that was also not up to code. Kevin was able to come out the next day, bring the wiring up to code, and install two new LED lights at a very reasonable cost and with no surcharge for doing an emergency repair. I would recommend him highly and will be using him for future electrical projects."

    Steven M. in March 2018

    RP
    Phelan, CA·

    ELECTRICAL

    "Very experienced, very thorough, and well planned."

    SCOTT R. in December 2021

    Pacific Electrical & Lighting Logo
    Fontana, CA

    Electrician

    "This company is knowledgeable in the work that they do, and they are easy to work with. It was great working with this company and I would recommend them to others who are in need of electrical work. The are focused while at the same time they are kind! Thanks Andrew for providing two great men to help us with installing our lighting fixtures in the church, and thank you for bringing us up to code."

    Pastor L. in December 2022

    Geo Perez Logo
    Riverside, CA·

    Home Theater Surround Sound System - Install, Computer Network or Wiring - Install or Repair, Home Theater System or Media Center - Install , and 2 more

    "Installer was Jerry Cruz. Awesome job!!"

    jim H. in July 2019

    AL

    In business since 2020

    Beaumont, CA·

    Electrical

    About us: "With several years experience, we work hard to bring each customer the best possible service and quality available. We look forward to working with you on your next project. We welcome your questions and thank you for your interest."

    SE
    Rialto, CA·

    all electrical wiring residential/commercial, Panels, Lighting-recessed/flush mount/security , and 2 more

    "Very reasonable charges. Work was done in timely, professionally manner at affordable rates. Owner or company chief Louie was there and helping the other guy Adrian and both were working together. Louie explained me in very simple manner what I needed to do in order to set the house power working without problems , While other companies tried to make it look like a very complicated job and kept on adding unnecessary stuff I would definitely use them in future and recommend to my friends"

    sue S. in September 2020

    Full Metal Electric Logo

    In business since 2023

    Pomona, CA·

    About us: "FULL METAL ELECTRIC 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."

    McKee Electrical Contracting Logo
    Riverside, CA·

    Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation - Residential - Materials Not Provided, Exterior Building Lighting - Install or Replace - For Business, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade , and 2 more

    "They are knowledgeable and installed the car charging station in my garage. I had compared with other companies who seemed to be cutting corners, and I felt McKee was doing things the right way so I chose them. His communication was good, he was on time, and followed through on what he said he would do. Good, clean, and professional. I intend to have him back out for my next electrical project."

    Jeff X. in January 2023

    Lunaria Family Electric LLC Logo
    West Covina, CA·

    Electrical, Panel Upgrades, Motor control , and 9 more

    "I had a very difficult job for him and he uses his ingenuity to figure out how to solve my problem and gave me help in upgrading my lighting"

    Esther J. in November 2022

    WE
    Riverside, CA·

    Graduate LA Trade Tech College, Industrial, electrician , and 3 more

    "Steve is a very professional person with a lot of knowledge and very on time when we need him, we finish our Measurement project in the agreed time."

    FRANCISCO C. in May 2023

    SG
    San Bernardino, CA·

    Commerical Electrician

    "very quick and dependable."

    Chad S. in May 2021

    U.S. Tech Nation Corporation Logo
    Downey, CA·

    Audio/Video Network Wiring, Surveillance Camera Systems, Data Network Wiring , and 1 more

    "Very reliable. Discovered the issue and remediated the same day after purchasing a part that was needed to fix the issue. They seem very knowledgable and easy to work with. They are willing to work on equipment they haven't even installed and provide service contracts."

    Eduardo V. in December 2020

    TE
    Riverside, CA·

    Electrical Panel, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade - For Business

    "I have about 5 other electrical projects. They will be Todd's. He was able to do ours as a first appt, 7 AM. He ran a few minutes late, but texted me to let me know and arrived within the adjusted time frame (15 minutes late). He had one helper. The room is completely furnished. They carefully moved what needed to be moved to give themselves workspace, covered any furniture that may have gotten any debris (had to cut into the drywall), covered the flooring (carpet). They were fast, no dilly dallying, they were clean, they left nothing for me to clean up. The ceiling fan placement is perfect. Todd suggested GAF outlets which cost a little more by a few dollars. He installed 5 outlets, ceiling fan, and wall switch. Will use him again, room by room to get this old house up to speed. Looking forward to him removing old wall exposed electrical coil heaters and replacing those with new heating elements and ceiling vents. Excellent work. Both young men were pleasant, courteous. And oh, I was working from home that morning, the drill was even quiet!! Pleasure doing business with them. I thought the price a tad high, but you get what you pay for. I will pay it again . They are worth any extra."

    Rhonda B. in April 2022

    NC

    In business since 2020

    Riverside, CA·

    Electrical

    About us: "We’re a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity and treats your home as if it were our own. Our services are customized to the individual project, paying close attention to the details of each project that we're involved with. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work as well as our commitment to outstanding results. We look forward to building lasting relationships and guaranteeing your satisfaction!"

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • San Bernardino, California Average
    $297
  • Typical Range
    $164 - $421
  • Low End - High End
    $80 - $850

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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San Bernardino Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 439 reviews of 439 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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  • NewProject Location: San Bernardino, CA
    Date: 12/04/23
    Location: Home
    When would you like this request to be completed?: Within 2 weeks
    Comment: Replace a 100-amp electric panel with a 200-amp electric panel.
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