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Electrical Wiring & Panel Services in Los Angeles, CA

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    Albrik Electric Co. Logo
    Glendale, CA·

    Electrical, Electric Vehicle Charger, Electric Panel , and 2 more

    "This is the second job that we've hired Narek to do, and both times he and his company has done a wonderful job. He was very communicative and explained the work that was being done in a way that we were able to understand. In addition to providing quality work, he goes the extra mile to make sure that the job is done properly. It's great to work with someone who cares."

    Christine H. in December 2022

    F
    Sun Valley, CA·

    Electrical Services

    "Francis was on time, matter of fact, made thoughtful recommendations and did a great job on time for a great price. I plan on using him again for a bigger electrical job very soon."

    Joseph H. in December 2016

    By the Book Electric, Inc. Logo
    Manhattan Beach, CA·

    Remodels, Electrician, Lutron Certified , and 2 more

    "Jon Kane owner of By The Book Electric is knowledgeable, hard-working, on time, and within budget. He will go out of his way to make sure the job is done right and ready to explain what he is doing. In short, he has a terrific attitude and I will hire him again."

    Ave P. in September 2021

    DO
    Canoga Park, CA·

    Fans - Bath Exhaust and Ceiling, Outlets, Swtiches, Fixtures, Lighting, Panel and Service Upgrades - Residential and Commercial , and 1 more

    "WOW! Daniel and team were amazing! I had to install THREE new ceiling fans which needed a full installation. Not just replacements. Very professional, efficient, reliable, friendly and did a wonderful job! I will be using Daniel and team for all my future electrical needs!"

    Trisha D. in December 2022

    All Electric Logo
    Valley Village, CA·

    Installation for Remodels, Installation of Switches, Outlets and Fixtures, Commercial Projects , and 2 more

    "Ali was prompt, arriving at the agreed upon time and worked straight through to completion. He problem-solved hidden issues to my satisfaction and discussed with me the various options for the solutions. Ali arrived with all the materials that he needed to complete the job and when he was finished, he cleaned up, leaving the work site in a cleaner condition than he found it."

    Jon U. in December 2021

    GE

    "Spectacular! Highly recommended!!"

    Howard B. in November 2023

    Coast Electric Company Logo
    Hacienda Heights, CA·

    Parking and auto dealership lighting new installation and repairs, Main Panel Upgrade, Trouble shouting. panel repair. , and 1 more

    "Of all the quotes I got for this project, not only was theirs the most cost effective, they were transparent with their communication and constantly updated me as the permit and job advanced. If you have a need to install an EV charger, they should 100% be your first call."

    Hunter P. in June 2021

    Mister Circuit Logo
    Compton, CA·

    Troubleshooting, Residential , Commercial, Industrial, Panel Upgrade , and 2 more

    "Luis contacted me right away and scheduled a same day appt to review the requested work. He arrived on time and completed one job immediately. He returned the following day to finish 2 other complicated tasks which included running a new wire to a difficult spot through a tight crawl space. He arrived prepared with all necessary materials and even had other options available. His pricing was excellent. I would highly recommend Luis. I will definitely use his services and expertise for future projects in my 1920’s home."

    Allison B. in August 2018

    CC
    Long Beach, CA·

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

    "i hired Carlos after dealing with a number of issues after buying my 1st home. my water heater wasn't working so we had cold water then my stove stopped working and after searching and getting bids for over 15 professionals I spoke to Carlos and he was informative and explained every step and the options of this issue could be handled along with the price. after meeting with him he did a walk threw explained what my issue was, the cost, and how long it would take and honestly he finished the work while I was asleep and kept true to everything we went over."

    Shaquan B. in October 2015

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How much do electrical wiring & panel services typically cost?

  • Los Angeles, California Average
    $1,817
  • Typical Range
    $732 - $2,894
  • Low End - High End
    $145 - $5,000

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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