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    WH

    In business since 1988

    West Babylon, NY·

    Handyman

    About us: "Wally's Handyman 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."

    CH
    Wyandanch, NY·

    Electrical., Plumbing, HVAC

    "Amazing!! I needed an outdoor outlet installed to charge my EV and had almost no idea what parts and current I needed. They took the extra time to research the whole process and explain it to me so that I understood before they install the outlet and cover. After that, they actually took the extra time to safely mount the charging unit on the side of my house and stayed until they were sure the vehicle would take a charge (all with excellent customer service). These are definitely not your average contractors."

    John G. in August 2021

    LE
    Bay Shore, NY·

    Electrical

    "Luis is a class act. Extremely knowledgeable and a hard worker. He will definitely do more work for me in the future."

    Leroy G. in October 2021

    Universe Home Services, Inc. Logo
    Seaford, NY·

    Plumbing Services

    "This was a complicated project involving removal of an electric meter and gas meter, installing a new electric panel, disconnecting and removing a stove, dishwasher, sink, installing a new water heater and removing two old ones;and also capping a gas line and finding and fixing leaks in the gas lines. The work crews arrived on time, were courteous and good humored, and finished in the allotted three days, with minimum disruption to the family's routine. The charges were the ones included in the estimates, with no extra costs. The company took care of filing the necessary permits and scheduling the necessary inspections by the utilities and town building inspectors. All of this was taken care of with the utmost proficiency. The company has an after-hours phone line for employees to get in touch with tech support when needed. But the most important thing from my perspective was the fact that the workers seemed to enjoy their work and all of them put in 12-hour days, when some of them could have left at a normal hour because they were not needed to "finish up." They just wanted to be around in case they were needed. Finally, the office staff was immediately responsive to phone calls and messages. We were also happy to have found one company to take care of the entire project, both the electric and the plumbing. This company is the best I have ever worked with."

    Robert D. in November 2017

    Euro Expert Corporation Logo
    Babylon, NY·

    Kitchen Remodel, Top to Bottom home needs, Handyman for Various Projects , and 1 more

    "They came promptly and gave me a great estimate on 3 projects which included mounting an 18 feet wide awning, roofing repair and replace an attic ladder. All was completed within a timely manner. Highly recommend Euro Expo!"

    Henry D. in August 2020

    ABC Handyman Services Logo
    Lindenhurst, NY·

    Handyman Services, Electrical

    "Overall, he did a nice job! He was clean and he got the job done in a timely manner."

    Mike S. in January 2023

    LS
    Hicksville, NY·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade

    "Vinny was an excellent electrician. From start to finish, he was easy to deal with and we had clear communication throughout the entire process. He provided great service at a fair price and did a very good job installing light fixtures, repairing broken outlets, and installing a 40amp outlet so I can charge my electric car. I would recommend him and do business with him again."

    Rahul M. in June 2019

    RC
    Bay Shore, NY·

    Carpet Cleaning, Handyman, Powerwashing

    "This was the first time we had our deck power washed and stained by Rob. It hasn't looked this good since it was built. He also replaced some broken lattice work and everything he did was in a very skillful manner. We've already asked Rob to do other jobs for us around the house. We highly recommend him."

    Barbara R. in May 2021

    JE
    Freeport, NY·

    Electrical Services

    "Amazing work. Done quickly. Very professional. They are now my go to electricians!"

    Jerry G. in October 2023

    QE

    In business since 2023

    About us: "QWI ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL APPLICATION 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. Our pledge is to create successful relationships with our customers, employees and community by building trust, treating every project with the utmost integrity and exceeding expectations."

    True North Maintenance Logo
    West Islip, NY·

    General Maintenance, General Home Services, Handyman , and 2 more

    About us: "At True North Maintenance our company is built on the belief that our customers' needs come first. As a self-perform contractor we can guarantee the best services, high quality work, and the flexibility to meet our customers' budgets. Our team is committed to meeting those needs. We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service. No job is too big or too small for our experienced team. Call today for a quote."

    JE
    Yaphank, NY·

    Electrical

    "He was excellent my light fixtures look amazing!"

    Alicia B. in November 2021

    Fielack Electric Corp. Logo
    Bethpage, NY·

    Service Upgrades, Electrical, Trouble Shooting Experts

    "The electrician clearly explained what he was doing and why. He did not do anything additional until he had my approval. He also pointed out a rigged outlet fixture for a generator and identified it as dangerous and asked if he could remove it. We have more work to be done and we will have them back."

    nancy Q. in February 2019

    Absolute Electrical Service, Inc. Logo

    "Fast and inexpensive"

    Gerard G. in October 2023

    CB

    In business since 2010

    Patchogue, NY·

    Electric

    About us: "We take great pride our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumer's needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction, from the start to the completion of a project. order to understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer a professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    George Kormas Construction Logo
    Lindenhurst, NY·

    Remodels

    "He did a great job, I have recommended him to other people and they are very very happy with Eduardo."

    Jim M. in April 2022

    OH

    In business since 2023

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumer’s needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction from start to completion of a project. In order to understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job is."

    B

    In business since 1993

    attics, garages, basements, space and storage usage, design ( I have a degree ) , and 14 more

    About us: "Beesh is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and responsibility in all of our jobs. We are a locally owned and operated business with more than 26 years of experience serving Long Island, NY, and surrounding areas. There is no job too small for our team. Call today and let us put our experience to work for you! We excel in space and storage usage. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS"

    C.S.F. Electric, Inc. Logo
    Port Jefferson Station, NY·

    Generators / Surge Protection / Residential and Commercial Remodeling, Outdoor Lighting, Electrical Wiring and Panel Upgrades / Change Outs , and 2 more

    "At first, they did ot finish the job. They did not repair one wall light and they left a switch open. However, as soon as the head of the company, became aware of this they went out of their way to get back here to take care of it, quickly and free of charge. The owner of the company called me to take care of it. I appreciated their attention ."

    Andrea R. in December 2017

    R.C.K. Electric, Inc. Logo
    Miller Place, NY·

    Residential - Electric

    "Ryan is awesome! We needed to upgrade our garage electrical + smoke detectors & pool alarms @ our rental property in L.I. (Permit dept requirements) Ryan arrived right when he said he would & he stayed extra to help ADT solve a new thermostat issue. He texted us pics of each repair/replacement he did before he left the property. He gives good & honest advice, & is very easy to work with! Other electricians we contacted for this last minute project didnâ t even bother to get back to us! I highly recommend RCK Electric."

    Jeff F. in June 2023

    Carlos Home Improvement Logo

    In business since 2010

    Deer Park, NY·

    Roofs, Siding, Bathrooms , and 2 more

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumer’s needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction from start to completion of a project. In order to understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    RJD Electrical Logo

    In business since 2013

    About us: "Our mission at RJD Electrical is to continue the growth of our business by doing right by all of our clients. We love seeing that one of a kind smile on a home owners face, at the end of a project! RJD Electrical, stacks up with the competition, and surpasses it with competitive prices, second to none workmanship, and a prompt/responsive team. We give you quality that you can measure, and a finished product that will enhance your home forever. Licensed and Insured! Call us today!"

    Morris Electric Logo
    Ronkonkoma, NY·

    Commercial Service Upgrades, Residential Service Upgrades

    "Ryan at Morris electric did an awesome job. I needed an electrical box upgrade, some new wiring and a fixture replaced. He was knowledgeable, efficient and cleaned up everything great. His prices were reasonable and I would recommend him for any electrical needs."

    Fran V. in June 2019

    LE

    "Did an amazing job installing my ev charger. Same day quote next day service. Great communicator! My new go to electrician."

    Luis B. in May 2023

    Telecom Analysis Group Logo
    Riverhead, NY·

    Do not offer computer troubleshooting or repair, software programming, printer troubleshooting or repair and we do not offer WIFI troubleshooting., NEC, Avaya, Lucent, AT&T, Nortel, Mitel, Toshiba and Panasonic, Data cabling, telephone jack wiring for home or business. , and 2 more

    "Andy called within minutes after I submitted the request (and he was on vacation). He came when he said he would and had the problem figured out in short order as well as addressing a few other issues that I hadn't told him about. His rates are very reasonable. Andy seems very knowledgeable about his business and is just an all around nice guy. I would recommend him without reservation."

    Laurie G. in October 2016

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • West Babylon, New York Average
    $391
  • Typical Range
    $215 - $544
  • Low End - High End
    $100 - $1,200

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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West Babylon Electricians are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 875 reviews of 875 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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