718 Alton, IL Electrical Contractors

Working with electrical systems generally isn’t a DIY job. That doesn’t include small jobs such as swapping out a front-porch lighting fixture or installing a fan, but intensive electrical work behind the walls is more of an issue. When you consider the possible consequences of a mistake, from fire to serious injury, hiring a Illinois electrical contractor seems like a wise investment. More 
DAT Contracting, Inc. (314) 260-7952
Herculaneum, MO, 63048
45 miles from Alton
DAT Contracting Inc. is a licensed and bonded, full service, state certified electrical contractor serving the St. Louis metro and surrounding cities and counties since 2007. We... Read More
St. Louis, MO, 63110
20 miles from Alton
Fielder Electrical Services, Inc. has been a family owned and operated electrical contractor for the St. Louis Metro area since 1987. We provide electrical services to meet a... Read More
Electrical Connection (314) 781-0755
St Louis, MO, 63110
20 miles from Alton
The Electrical Connection is your doorway to Eastern Missouri’s finest team of reliable electricians and quality electrical contractors – always ready to perform your electrical... Read More
Xtreme Computer (618) 401-5756
Highland, IL, 62249
29 miles from Alton
Anytime Electric (314) 280-0997
Pevely, MO, 63070
44 miles from Alton
Anytime Electric is an St. Louis electrical service & repair company. We provide residential and commercial customers with the best same day electrical services. Our goal is to... Read More
Hazelwood, MO, 63033
9 miles from Alton
Black Jack, MO, 63033
8 miles from Alton
Hope Apple (618) 462-1426
Alton, IL, 62002
Industrial Motor Repair (618) 463-0333
Alton, IL, 62002
Alton, IL, 62002
Electrico Inc. (618) 466-1648
Godfrey, IL, 62035
3 miles from Alton
Alton, IL, 62002
LOCAL UNION ELECTRIC (888) 586-9778
Alton, IL, 62002
Alton, IL, 62002
PHONE MASTERS (618) 797-9003
Wood River, IL, 62095
5 miles from Alton
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What Does an Electrical Contractor Do?


An electrical contractor plans, installs and repairs wiring in structures. He or she works closely with the home’s general contractor or remodeling contractor to determine the specific electrical needs for the project and to ensure that the wiring will meet Alton, IL building codes. His or her job includes installing and repairing fixtures, switches and other visible components of electrical systems as well.

With today’s technological needs and advances, many electrical contractors also are trained to install fiber optic and coaxial cables for electronic equipment. They may design and install data systems and wire for security features such as alarms too. Some electrical contractors specialize in certain areas: HVAC, low-voltage appliances and systems and more. You can find more electrical contractors in Saint Louis, St Louis, Florissant, Granite City and Upper Alton.

Questions to ask a prospective electrical contractor:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Are you and your employees licensed and insured?
  • What license(s) do you have?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • How will I be charged for parts and materials?
  • Who will make repairs to any structural damage that results from the job?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find an electrical contractor on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Alton, IL electrical contractors. If you’re planning a large-scale project, find other professionals on Houzz who can help get the job done. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of electrical contractors: Lighting, General Contractors, Solar Energy Contractors, HVAC Contractors.
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