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    FE
    Tallahassee, FL·

    Electrical

    "I'm in the process of updating the house I recently purchased. Kitchen, dining and foyer lights were installed. The electricians were on time, knowledgeable, careful in preparation and cleaned up when finished. Price was very reasonable. Will be contacting Fraser Electric to install ceiling fans and bathroom lighting when I find what I like."

    Carolyn B. in October 2012

    Macon Electric LLC Logo
    Tallahassee, FL·

    electrical switches, electric wiring upgrades, electric panel upgrades , and 3 more

    "I had a great experience with Macon Electric! They responded very quickly and were able to fix my electrical issue. The technician was very kind and had great customer service. I will definitely be using this company in the future!"

    Alayshia G. in July 2022

    DeGraw Electric Inc. Logo

    In business since 2010

    Tallahassee, FL·

    Electric

    About us: "We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity in all aspects of our business. Our major focus is on the quality our work and producing outstanding results. We are committed to creating a level of value unmatched by any of our competitors. We look forward to building lasting relationships with our clients and guarantee your satisfaction!"

    Big Bend Design, LLC Logo
    Tallahassee, FL·

    Audio/Visual

    "I had an Ethernet line run from my living room through the attic to an office space next to the garage. I spoke with Jay, and he was able to schedule me for the job within the next day or so of my initial call, when others were booked out over a week. He also replaced the cable box on the exterior of my home. Great work! Iâ d hire them again in a heartbeat!"

    Ernie G. in May 2023

    OI
    Madison, FL·

    Electrical

    About us: "At OCC Industrial Services, we pride our company on reliability, communication, integrity and quality work. We are experts in our trade and will do our best to keep you as educated as we can on your project. We look forward to earning your business."

    SL
    Milton, FL·

    Surge Protection, Lightning Protection

    "The crew was very knowledgeable and helped me narrow down exactly what I was asking for. I would definitely recommend to friends and family."

    David B. in October 2022

    LD
    Zephyrhills, FL·

    Lightning Protection

    "Its really nice to meet a company that uphold honesty and integrity as their values. This company did an install on my property following a major remodel in 2011 and did a great job at a competitive price. Fast forward to 2019 and I have recently had some of my roof replaced and the roofers removed all the of lightning rods! I called John and he came straight out exactly when he had promised. We own a large property and it would have been easy for him to charge me for a full replacement system but instead John explained that it was a pretty easy fix and the charged me very little to take care of my problem. John also walked the other buildings and checked all OK while he was there. Folks , This guy is old school honest and in today's world that's a rare commodity. Overall a great business I would highly recommend. Thank you John"

    Mark S. in August 2019

    The Home Depot - Generators Logo

    In business since 2003

    Atlanta, GA·

    Portable Generator - Install, Fixed Generator - Install

    About us: "Today, we’re proud to be the world’s largest home improvement retailer. In 2,300 stores across North America, we aspire to excel in service – to our customers, associates, communities and shareholders. That’s what leadership means to us. That's The Home Depot difference."

    UL
    Pensacola, FL·

    Serving sense 1941, Lightning rods, Where certified and LPI , and 2 more

    "Excellent company to do business with. Ed is awesome. Explains job and how everything works. And the work is done quickly professionally & with care for my property. Would hire again -- and will be!!"

    Christopher H. in August 2021

    Lightning Defense, LLC (Kentucky) Logo
    Zephyrhills, FL·

    Lightning Protection

    "John Sherlock and his wife Corrine called within 1/2 hour of looking for Lightning Rod installers. He was available and was over to talk with us within one hour. He sent all his credentials and licenses and insurance coverages of his business and they came over the next morning and completed the installation extremely fast. He gave a fantastic offer, and lifetime warranty coverage and will even come over and take down system when we replace the roof and place back up at no charge! His wife even saw some plants we had not put in the garden still sitting in containers, and offered and planted them in the spaces we wanted, just to help out. Very friendly, helpful, professional, extremely knowledgeable and even suggested adding Lakeland Electrics Surge Protector protection they provide to go along with the Lightning rods. Yes would have them again on any home anytime."

    David and Linda G. in November 2017

    Coastal Lightning Rods Logo
    Orlando, FL·

    Electrical

    "Were prompt, professional and the price was right"

    Matty S. in April 2024

    GS

    In business since 2000

    About us: "Generator Services of North Fl 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"

    CKR Solar, LLC Logo

    In business since 2022

    Energy Audits, Energy Efficiency, Battery Backup , and 6 more

    About us: "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!"

    AT
    Tampa, FL·

    "They were able to get a technician to our office same day on a Friday . Phones were fixed and we were back in business. Excellent Service!"

    Grace P. in April 2021

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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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  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 02/06/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Run electricity to a shed in the backyard
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 02/05/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Outdated panel with cloth wires needs to be updated. Currently breaker has faulted and is not resetting, assuming faulty breaker.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    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: Tallahassee, FL
    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: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 02/02/24
    Location: Business
    Comment: Several outlets are no longer receiving power. Breaker is not tripped but maybe bad.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 02/01/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Already Purchased Station: Yes
    Comment: INSTALL 240 v socket in my garage. I already have one. The circuit breaker box is located in the garage.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: replaced hot water heater, fromm 3800 watt to 4500 watt need electric attached possiblenew breaker
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/31/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: my home is being built at Tower Gates in Tallahassee and I need a quote for pricing
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/28/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Services Needed: Troubleshoot an electrical problem
    Electrical fixtures : Other fixtures
    Location: Home/Residence
    Is this an emergency?: No
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/26/24
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Project description: Electrical panel upgrade only
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Need front porch rebuild need back steps redone and need flooring and I need holes in my wall fixed and in my hallway bathroom redone and I need one cabinet in the kitchen replaced and I need all my electrical work redone and all new plumbing done I am on SSI disability
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/23/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: install disconnect for interior air handler, line tracing all distribution panels circuit breaker identifications, main breaker box and sub panel, check wiring on air handler, evaporator unit, add thermostat, hook up condensing line, add foam around ducting, sweat couplings on copper condensing line connections, both discharge and suction lines at air handler, midway connections at bed 1/bathroom access and connections at exterior condensing unit, make sure AC unit is properly in place on pad to be connected.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for electrician. I am having issues with our main breaker box to get it replaced.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Quote to install 3 pendant lights and one chandelier in the place of 3 old pendant lights and chandelier
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Home
  • Project Location: Tallahassee, FL
    Date: 01/16/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

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