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    GE

    "Tech was polite, knowledgeable and did a nice professional job. My only "pet peeve" was that after installing new canister lights in our kitchen, he left the old fluorescent fixtures and boxes for me to dispose of. Otherwise, super job!"

    Steve W. in March 2016

    KENOSIS ELECTRIC Logo
    BELL GARDENS, CA·

    House rewires, and panel upgrades., Conduit bending, House rewires, and panel upgrades. , and 5 more

    "Replaced my 125 AMP Circuit Breaker Panel. I couldn't be more pleased with the outstanding job the electrician, Art Martinez, did from start to finish. Some of my pleased reasons include Art's professional business manner, his patience in answering my job-related questions, the beauty of his completed work, and the City of Culver City's Permit Inspector's good comments and approval of the installation that Art did in my Condominium Unit."

    Iris J. in December 2023

    Green Electric Solutions Logo
    Simi Valley, CA·

    Electrical, Solar

    "Tech was polite, knowledgeable and did a nice professional job. My only "pet peeve" was that after installing new canister lights in our kitchen, he left the old fluorescent fixtures and boxes for me to dispose of. Otherwise, super job!"

    Steve W. in March 2016

    GE
    Panarama, CA·

    Electrician

    "Sal is a little young, but he works hard and knows his stuff. I would use him again and I think he will only get better"

    Renee L. in January 2023

    SE
    Northridge, CA·

    Electrical

    "They were fast, quick and tidy! They replaced my ceiling fan in a little under an hour. I would hire them again"

    CHRISTINE G. in August 2020

    PH
    Encino, CA·

    "Got electrical needs? I strongly recommend that you call this company for a quote at least. Amit the owner and his crew are polite, professional and reliable. After other electricians were quoting me ridiculous prices to install under cabinet lighting, Amit stopped by, gave me a reasonable price and even performed my lighting installation that same day. Lights were working well until I found a faulty switch which had nothing to do with their installation. But Amit sent someone from his crew on another day and kindly fixed the problem switch, no charge. Thank you PHEC!"

    Christopher G. in September 2022

    AG
    Northridge, CA·

    Electrical

    "Adel and his team installed a flush-mount lighting fixture and three recessed LED lights with expert workmanship. In addition, Adel committed to and succeeded in solving a wiring issue that required attic and crawl space work. He maintained a positive, professional, can-do attitude the entire time, which put my mind at ease. He will be my go-to electrician moving forward."

    Joe Q. in June 2016

    GP
    Westlake Village, CA·

    "its not hard to find a company that can install a new generator for you ,but its so hard to have a good customer service after the sale. i was so impressed with Benâ  s knowledge and dedication to make sure his customer is well taken care of. You can call him any time ,he is there for you. i recommend this company .Great prices and great services."

    Carol M. in February 2024

    RR Electric Heating & Air Logo
    Moorpark, CA·

    Water Heaters, Electrical, HVAC

    "This was/is a big project--rewiring the kitchen, family room, and garage in a 60-YO house to bring it up to current codes. From the office to the electricians and their helpers, everyone was extremely professional, good about communicating, and able to handle every issue and concern with ease, keeping to both the budge and the timeline. I would not hesitate to call them again for other electrical projects."

    Dawn J. in March 2019

    Dan Richards Electric Logo
    Woodland Hills, CA·

    Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade, Electrical Switches and Outlets (Installation, Repair or Replacement), Bath Room Exhaust Fan - Installation , and 1 more

    "I couldn't be happier with the work provided by Dan Richards Electric. Dan and his crew were very professional, and provided me with exceptional service, troubleshooting and repairing my electrical issues. Dan Richards Electric, was reasonably priced. I was charged what I was quoted, there were no hidden charges. They were on time, addressed all my questions and concerns and went over and beyond to accommodate my schedule. I would recommend Dan Richards Electric to others, and I would definitely use them again!"

    Beth S. in January 2015

    RE
    Tarzana, CA·

    Electrical, Panel Repair, Rewiring , and 2 more

    "I had a 2 year old outdoor ceiling fan that stopped working. No one including the manufacturer wanted to repair it. Freddi came to our home took the fan a part but couldn't fix it. However, he suggested swapping a fan from an area that didn't get much use with the non working fan. To our surprise the non working fan started working after it was reinstalled. Problem solved! We are very happy with the result and thankful that Freddi was willing to help us."

    Clarence M. in September 2016

    MW
    Simi Valley, CA·

    Main Panel Upgrades 200amp-100amp, Vehicle Charging Stations, Tesla wall connectors-Tesla Certified , and 2 more

    "Mark was very communicative prior to coming for the installation. We quoted the Tesla Wall Charger installation site unseen for a basic (same wall as the panel), and extended project (routing to the center of the garage). Both quotes were competitive, and he was able to complete the job within a few hours of arrival. Upon getting to the house, Mark was able to provide the advice needed as to where to place the charger, as we walked through the convenience and practicality of the best fit. He was pleasant, knowledgeable, and professional. Mark was also cognizant that I was working from home and managed to limit interruptions. Mark is a class act, and I completely recommend M W Electric for your EV installation needs."

    Miregi H. in December 2023

    JA
    Northridge, CA·

    Smart Homes, General Construction, Low voltage , and 2 more

    "Perfect .. on time dis a great job"

    Brenda W. in February 2024

    TR
    Simi Valley, CA·

    Construction and Maintenance, Handyman service, Security Systems, Access Control, Communications and Data , and 2 more

    "Work scheduled less than 24 hours after initial call. Fast, expert installation. Price was great."

    Jeff W. in May 2017

    WC
    Thousand Oaks, CA·

    Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade

    "Prompt, professional and they finished ahead of schedule."

    Elliott E. in July 2018

    Cande Electric Logo

    Panel Upgrades, electrical for additions, electrical switches and outlets

    "Jerry was so great to work with! He showed up right when he said he would, made revisions to the estimate until we had the job outlined just right. I liked that Jerry took time out at every stage to explain what was happening and why (we were dealing with LADWP and city inspectors so I appreciated this). Jerry was neat and went the extra mile to get things done!"

    Sean C. in October 2022

    Global Source Lighting, Inc. Logo
    Agoura Hill, CA·

    Outdoor and landscaping lighting, Electrical, Led recessed can lighting , and 2 more

    "Jacob arrived in less than 30 minutes. You can't get any faster than that. He diagnosed problems with 4 ceiling fans, repaired the ones that were repairable, and installed a light switch all in about 2 hours. He is an expert on ceiling fans and advised me on what to tell the manufacturer for the warranty claims on the fans that could not be repaired. We will hire him again to install the warranty replacement fans and any other electrical work we need. He's top notch."

    Sam F. in July 2018

    RC ENERGY INC Logo
    Sylmar, CA·

    Additions and Remodels, Service Upgrades, Additions and Remodels , and 1 more

    "Gabriel and Jesus were very professional, did a clean, phenomenal job in a timely and efficient manner. I highly recommend them."

    Nema S. in December 2023

    Power Zone, Inc. Logo
    Sherman Oaks, CA·

    "Technician named Leo came out very nice guy addressed the problem figured out what was needed. Went and got the piece came back fixed the. The lamp and I was very satisfied.."

    Jeffrey Clayton. C. in March 2023

    Power Fusion, Inc. Logo
    Simi Valley, CA·

    HVAC systems, Electrical

    "We had a fairly large project for our house. We called Velasquez Electric to request a quote for a panel upgrade, recessed lighted in our vaulted ceiling living and family rooms and to replace outlets and switches for those rooms and our kitchen and dining room. Geovanny came to our house to quote the project, recommend and advise us the best solution for our request. He is extremely polite and very professional. The projects were going very nicely and we decided to add some recessed lighting and switches to our two bathrooms as well. Geovanny and his brother were very neat in their work, very polite, courteous and exceeded our expectations. I highly recommend Velasquez Electric for any and all of your electric needs. We have additional lighting for the exterior of our home and this is the only electrician I will need to call. Thank you for a job well done!"

    Larry S. in May 2020

    KK
    Somis, CA·

    Electrical Panel Upgrades, Electrical Wiring, Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Installation

    "Kevin helped me install an EV charger in my garage. He had great communication skills, he was very knowledgeable on the million questions that I had asked him. I would definitely hire him again. Thanks again Kevin!"

    Austin J. in November 2022

    BP
    Los Angeles, CA·

    Concrete, Driveways, Retaining Walls, Landscape Designs, Hardscapes Brick, Stone, Tile , and 5 more

    "Bruce is knowledgeable, amiable, reliable. Our project is approaching completion. We recommend him and his company to any who require major pool work of any kind.."

    Robert P. in August 2022

    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."

    Network Communication Solutions, Inc. Logo
    Canoga Park, CA·

    Security Camera Systems (CCTV), Custom Surround Sound System - Home Theatre, Access Control, Home Automation, Computer Repair (desktop / laptop), Troubleshooting or Upgrades, Virus / Spyware Removal , and 1 more

    "John and Bobby were timely and very professional. There work is excellent. They came in and mounted our TV above our fireplace. They were very careful to protect the walls, floor and fireplace. They patched the wall and cleaned up with precision. It was greatly appreciated. I would call them again for other projects."

    Cheryl H. in October 2015

    C
    Glendale, CA·

    Business phone and voice mail systems, Telecommunications, Structured cabling (low voltage)

    "This guy was in my office in an hour after I called. Our problem was fixed and phone started to work again."

    Vadim R. in July 2015

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How much do electricians typically cost?

  • Woodland Hills, California Average
    $385
  • Typical Range
    $191 - $707
  • Low End - High End
    $95 - $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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Woodland Hills Electricians are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 2451 reviews of 2451 pros.

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