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98% Recommended

15 Years In Business

Company Details

  • Verified Licenses
  • Veteran Owned

Contact

547 Fairmount Avenue
Chatham, NJ 07928

Hours

  • Mon: Open 24 Hours
  • Tue: Open 24 Hours
  • Wed: Open 24 Hours
  • Thu: Open 24 Hours
  • Fri: Open 24 Hours
  • Sat: Open 24 Hours
  • Sun: Open 24 Hours
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Achievements

Service Details

  • Residential Work
  • Commercial Work
  • Small Jobs Welcome

Areas of Expertise

  • Electrical service upgrades -whole house wiring -additions -panel upgrades -
  • knob n tube wiring -great troubleshooter -exterior 120 volt lighting-low voltage
  • lighting- transformers -interior lighting - dedicated circuitry -basement renovations
  • whole house surge protection -timers -dimmers switches - toggle switches
  • tamper resistant receptacles -smoke detectors -co2 detectors -door bell systems
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Cost Information

  • Free Estimates
  • Warranty Offered

Ratings

4.8
51 Verified Reviews
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Highly rated for

  • Quality
  • Value
  • Customer Service
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5.0 Tamer E. Basking Ridge, NJ
3/27/2021

Very good and high quality

4.0 George L. Summit, NJ
1/10/2021

Responds immediately, good follow up. He kept us apprised of what he was doing with work that needed to be done.

12/21/2020

He did not follow up with an invoice for the work completed. I will send him 1099 at end of the year.

5.0 Linda M. Florham Park, NJ
12/7/2020

he came and did the work a little on the high side for price but for the work he did it was great

5.0 Edward A. Plainfield, NJ
11/10/2020

I needed a Transfer Switch for a portable generator installed, and Mike responded immediately! As a first time homeowner, finding an honest expert you can trust is difficult, but Mike has the proven experience and excellent communication skills to make any customer feel at ease. He kept to his word and did the job cleanly within the same day. For me, his price was absolutely fair. Mike will be my go-to for any electrical needs going forward. Thanks, Mike! -Eddie

4.0 David U. Bedminster, NJ
10/12/2020

Mike did a good job . He was quick in doing the install. Had good ideas on fixture removal and fan replacement . Mike showed up on date of install and had to move it out 2 days as he had forgot he promised the install when he originally showed up . Also forgot his ladder after visiting the day before . Not to worry he used mine . He also was very good in explaining his work and allowing me to help him in any way.

5.0 Loy W. Livingston, NJ
9/9/2020

Mike did a good job in installing the switch. Nice and clean.

5.0 Tom C. Chatham, NJ
9/8/2020

First Wave was great. They installed recessed lighting in 6 rooms in my house and completely made it feel like new. Mike was professional, upfront, did clean work and was a pleasure to work with. Will be using them again in the near future.

5.0 Prasanna J. Basking Ridge, NJ
8/5/2020

Michael was great and very responsive. We moved into a new house and needed a 240 volt dryer line installed. I called 5 electricians and none responded except Michael. He came and gave a reasonable estimate and a date in earnest to meet our needs. He finished the job as planned on time and with no hidden charges. Overall great experience.

5.0 John B. Short Hills, NJ
6/26/2020

Hired First Wave to repair some low voltage outdoor lighting. Called them late Thursday and they returned my call right away. Mike showed up Friday morning and diagnosed the problem and completed the repair that day. Very professional and excellent quality. I would recommend them anytime.

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