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    CE
    Wilkes-Barre, PA·

    Electrical, Panel upgrades, Wiring , and 2 more

    "Dependable, efficient and effective would recommend him anytime."

    Marian S. in November 2019

    RFM Home Services Logo
    White Haven, PA·

    Interior Trim, Prompt Service, TV Mounting , and 4 more

    "Rob was very professional and experienced in the job at hand. He arrived on time ,had all the proper material, completed the job and cleaned up afterwards. We would highly recommend."

    Alfred P. in February 2021

    OC
    Hanover Township, PA·

    Additions & Remodeling, Demolition Service, Plumbing , and 1 more

    "Chris the owner is amazing! I’m a new home owner and had a lot of question for him on how to do this and that. He had no problem with helping me on little projects while getting done what I needed him to do. I also have two small children that he made sure to pick up after himself. 100% I will have him back with future projects!"

    Caleb C. in July 2020

    RE
    Hunlock Creek, PA·

    Electrical Services

    "Everything went like it should."

    Jesus A. in December 2017

    SS
    Muncy Valley, PA·

    Commercial Generator Repair, Commercial Generator Installation, Residential Generator Repair , and 1 more

    "They were very easy to work with.They did a great job on the installation would definitely recommend them"

    John H. in December 2019

    HJ
    Scranton, PA·

    "James is a wonderful handyman. He does anything we ask him to do -- he is a trustworthy guy. He does things that we can't do anymore. He is always here the same day to complete the work. Very respectable. I can't say enough about someone like him, and he has an excellent company. Very competent. He knows what he is doing, and he can do everything. I have recommended him to many groups of people."

    Philip C. in December 2022

    ST
    Hazleton, PA·

    Saturday availability- please call directly, 7+ yrs in the home improvement services industry

    "The entire Starlink team is extremely knowledgeable! They helped us on many projects, from small outlet switches to complete electrical jobs including rewiring an entire house and panel replacements. They are extremely dependable and will do anything within their means to help you on your projects. True professionals, couldnâ t recommend them enough!"

    Victor L. in June 2024

    IP
    Plains, PA·

    Electrical Switches, Outlets & Fixtures - Install or Repair, Electrical for Home Addition or Remodel - Install, Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade , and 1 more

    "Prompt with time, professional, and does excellent work! Cleaned up nicely and left no mess when finished! Would definitely recommend!!!"

    Kristen F. in January 2024

    MH
    Dickson City, PA·

    Exterior, Carpentry, Interior , and 1 more

    "Exceptional Handyman Service! I recently hired Mr. handyman service to assemble a childrenâ s Playhouse in our backyard, and experience was nothing short of fantastic. From start to finish every aspect of the service was exemplary. Firstly scheduling the appointment was a breeze. The company was accommodating and flexible, and allowing me to choose what time that suited my schedule perfectly, which was super helpful to do around kidâ s nap/playtime schedule. The handyman, Jason, arrived and he came fully equipped with all tools needed for the job. The assembly was done swiftly and efficiently, and with a lot of detention to detail. However, they didnâ t rush the job, but took time to ensure that every step was completed with perfection that result was sturdy and beautifully constructed Playhouse that exceeded my expectations. I couldnâ t be happier with the service provided that they delivered outstanding workmanship and professionalism and courtesy every step of the way if you in need of any handyman services, I wholeheartedly recommend them. Thank you for making my childrenâ s Playhouse dreams come true!"

    Brisget B. in June 2024

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How much do electrical panel services typically cost?

  • Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Average
    $1,072
  • Typical Range
    $0 - $1,666
  • Low End - High End
    $135 - $2,500

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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    • Project Location: Wilkes Barre, PA
      Date: 01/19/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: I need an outlet upgraded to a bigger amperage and three two prong outlets replaced
    • Project Location: Wilkes Barre, PA
      Date: 01/19/24
      Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
      Request Stage: Ready to Hire
      Location: Home/Residence
      Comment: 220 outlet for dryer
    • Project Location: Wilkes Barre, PA
      Date: 01/14/24
      Location: Home
      Comment: My circuit breaker box has been cutting out to where I would have to go outside and reset my box. I have low power and it won't work my furnace right.

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