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    WE

    In business since 2013

    Wethersfield, CT·

    Electrical

    About us: "We pride our company on reliability, great 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 particular task or project. We look forward to earning your business! Book with us online or feel free to give us a call today!"

    AE
    Broad Brook, CT·

    Residential Electrician, Commercial Electrician, Electrical , and 1 more

    "I had 8 outside fixtures that had been put in without electrical boxes - just holes in the siding with wires coming through. I wanted to replace the fixtures but could not without the boxes. AWT put the boxes in and replaced the fixtures, all for a very reasonable price."

    Amy A. in November 2020

    OL
    South Windsor, CT·

    Electric Vehicle Charger Install, Panel Upgrades, Electrical Repairs and Upgrades , and 1 more

    "Tim is the best electrician we ever had. He is professional, He has keen listening skillss, he is a phenomenal communicator and the overall best electrician you would want doing work in your home. Tim is the electrician for you. If you get anyone else, you'll be sorry. Call Tim. You won't regret it. HE IS THE BEST OF THE BEST!"

    ELISE MARIE B. in February 2024

    Miceli Electric, LLC Logo
    Farmington, CT·

    Fixed Generator - Install, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair

    "Very easy to work with. Arrived early/on time. Finished well within quoted timeframe and left everything clean. Went over everything point by point before and after job. Clearly cares about doing quality work and customer service."

    Richard B. in July 2021

    JE
    South Windsor, CT·

    Electrical

    "Highly recommend!! Peter was very professional and easy to work with. Came when he said he would and finished the job on time. He also returned after the installation was complete to make certain furnace was running well and to install a new CO2 monitor when he noticed mine was outdated."

    Priscilla P. in December 2022

    Cormier Electrical Service Logo
    Wethersfield, CT·

    Electrical

    "Quickly tracked and replaced a defective outdoor outlet that was tripping a breaker."

    Brendan M. in April 2020

    Total Mechanical Systems, LLC Logo
    Plainville, CT·

    HVAC, Electrical, Water Treatment , and 3 more

    "Project included cast iron tub removal and replacement. All old drains for tub, sink and toilet were removed and replaced with updated material. Plaster walls in tub area removed and replaced with cement board and made ready for tile. Tile pattern had three different designs: looks great! Job was very professionally done, completed one time and within budget."

    RON D. in April 2015

    Supreme Electric, LLC Logo
    Bristol, CT·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Fixed Generator - Install, Ceiling and Bath Exhaust Fan - Install , and 2 more

    "I have used Supreme Electric for a variety of electrical services for over 2 years â replacing outlets to support new wall A/C units, replacing a damaged outlet, replacing a light fixture, upgrading my circuit panel and most recently installing a bathroom ventilation fan another electrician said could not be done. I was also provided assistance finding a carpenter to vent the fan out of my attic and I am considering future installation of a generator. Michael is always pleasant, professional and respectful and the quality of work is excellent. He explains exactly what is needed, prices are reasonable, he communicates clearly and promptly as work is being planned and he is always on time for scheduled work. I highly recommend Supreme Electric. It is always a pleasure to work with Michael and I personally will only be using Supreme Electric for any future electrical work I need to have done. Thank you Michael!!"

    Donna F. in January 2021

    H & B Electric, LLC Logo
    Colchester, CT·

    Fixture, Switches, and Outlet Installs, Generator Repairs, Panel Upgrades

    "They arrive on time and do exactly what you ask them to do. They have all the equipment they need and work together efficiently. They are not bothered by questions and are happy to explain what they're doing & why. They clean up after themselves and recycle old fixtures. And if you have an emergency they will be right there for you. I highly recommend them!!!"

    Sandra M. in November 2022

    JE
    Middletown, CT·

    Electrical Repair/Service, Low Voltage/ Cable TV/ Telephone/TV Mounting, Authorized Generac Generator Dealer , and 2 more

    "It was a pleasure to deal with this company. They are extremely knowledgeable in designing an electrical charging station in what was a difficult i situation. My breaker panel and garage were on opposite sides of my home. A solution was given at a reasonable price. I could not be happier. All work was done professionally with great attention to detail. If you are in need of electrical services, donâ t look any further. They are without a doubt, the best."

    Walt D. in December 2022

    HH

    In business since 1989

    Windsor Locks, CT·

    About us: "We pride our company on reliability, great 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 particular task or project. We look forward to earning your business! Feel free to book online with us today!"

    Wa/ve Sound and Security, LLC Logo
    Wolcot, CT·

    Video, Voice and Data, Audio , and 2 more

    "I hired Wes to install data and voice wiring terminated at patch panels for my new business. The project was in a very old building which presented challenges for the other vendors who quoted on the job, but not for Wes. He knew exactly what to do and the finished project is neat, orderly and very professional. In addition, Wes provides 5+ Star customer service and great value for the services performed. You can't go wrong with Wave Sound and Security, highly recommended."

    James B. in August 2018

    CE
    Derby, CT·

    Electrical

    "Wow! I couldn't be more thankful. If you are looking for an electrician. Look no further! He is truly amazing and very professional. He not only set up my chandelier and kitchen light. But also rewired mi bathroom and children's room. I was not charged a ridiculous amount or with any issues after the installation."

    Gisel P. in January 2024

    LE
    Newington, CT·

    "He as I requested even though it was late in the evening. After insulation he stayed to plug in , connected the cable and helped to get the new tv going for me. Much appreciated. Very professional work and friendly personality. The experience could not be better. I recommend the company any day."

    William C. in November 2023

    RA
    Bolton, CT

    HVAC equipment wiring, security and access control, Class 1 Div 1 XP wiring, Home Generators, portable and stand alone automatic, Pools, Spas , Hot tubs , Landscape lighting ( design & installation ) , and 2 more

    "Very responsive business and communicated every step of the way. From what he diagnosed I had a bad wire in the ceiling of the garage that shut my breaker off and wouldnâ t reset. I had no lights or plugs in the basement for days as I tried to figure it out myself. He came in and was easily able to diagnose, fix, and get it all back up minus the one plug that relies on the one dead wire. Iâ ll be putting that in since Iâ m taking my ceiling down anyways. He has all the experience needed and professionalism a master electrician is. Definitely will hire again and will recommend to anyone who needs an electrician."

    Bryan O. in May 2021

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Wethersfield, Connecticut Average
    $347
  • Typical Range
    $180 - $632
  • Low End - High End
    $100 - $975

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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Wethersfield Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 497 reviews of 497 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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  • Project Location: Wethersfield, CT
    Date: 02/02/24
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  • Project Location: Wethersfield, CT
    Date: 01/10/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Type of generator: Fixed Generator
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: cover whole house
  • Project Location: Wethersfield, CT
    Date: 01/09/24
    Telephone outlets needed:: 2
    Telephone Wiring Needs: Other
    Wall Access: Walls must be left intact
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