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    JE
    Rancho Cordova, CA·

    Electrical, Electrical, solar electric installation and service , and 3 more

    "This company is very professional, quick, and understanding of certain circumstances."

    Brooklynn J. in May 2024

    HE
    Galt, CA·

    "Julian was personable and got the job done timely in coordination with another project that was running concurrently."

    Nancy L. in July 2024

    DR
    Rancho Cordova, CA·

    "I hired D R Electric to do my panel upgrade from and miscellaneous electrical work around my house. He was very knowledgeable and his prices were affordable. He did an outstanding job and took care of everything, he made the process of the upgrade very easy for us. I highly recommend."

    John G. in October 2023

    Tyler Parrish LLC Logo
    West Scramento, CA·

    Exterior Building Lighting - Repair - For Business, Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair - For Business, Generator - Install - For Business , and 2 more

    "Tyler was very thorough. He was very clear in his explanation for what work he needed to do. He was very communicative, I always knew when he would be working. Also, very clean work area, after the job was done. I would not hesitate to hire Tyler again!"

    M'Lisse R. in March 2024

    J H Electrical Company Logo
    Sacramento, CA·

    dedicate electrical circuits/ Surge Protector, bathrooms fans / Jacuzzi Disconnect, Re wire Hole house / troubleshooting , and 2 more

    "Came to the house right away, cleaned up after their selves and were friendly and courteous. Will call them again and have already given their number to a friend."

    Linda L. in December 2023

    Nichols Electric Logo
    Diamond Springs, CA·

    Electrical -Commercial new construction/tenant improvements, Energy SAVING lighting retrofit and dimmable LED lighting upgrades.also automatic on and off wall switches available, Stand-by and portable generator install for home or business , and 2 more

    "Phone calls are answered by a real person, the installer was on time and very efficient, questions were answered with knowledge and thoroughness, and the price was great. Altogether a perfect experience that I would recommend for anyone needing home installation."

    Holly S. in September 2015

    EE
    SACRAMENTO, CA·

    electrical

    "Eduardo was very professional and helpful! Will definitely call him again when I have another project in mind."

    Debbie M. in January 2023

    NF

    In business since 2023

    Olivehurst, CA·

    About us: "Norcal Fuel Worxz is a leader in providing our customers with the highest quality service in an honest, efficient, and professional way. 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. We look forward to working with you!"

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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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