1,794 Columbia, PA 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 Pennsylvania electrical contractor seems like a wise investment. More 
Lancaster, PA, 17602
12 miles from Columbia
Lapp Electric was founded in 1969 by Manny and Flossie Lapp. Over the years, the industry evolved and so did Lapp. In 2002, Manny and Flossie's sons, Greg and Tim took over the... Read More
Pottstown, PA, 19465
46 miles from Columbia
Mk3 Enterprises, LLC is a full service Electrical Contractor that has been providing safe reliable installations and repair services for over 20 years. We are a family owned and... Read More
Electrical Solutions (302) 994-6252
Wilmington, DE, 19808
50 miles from Columbia
Electrical Solutions is a full service New Castle County electrical contracting company offering a complete line of electrical services. We have more than 20 years of experience... Read More
CTS Electric (610) 363-2006
Exton, PA, 19341
46 miles from Columbia
CTS Electric, LLC is a full service electrical contracting company serving residential and commercial customers in Suburban Philadelphia. We are located in the heart of central... Read More
R P Electric (717) 361-9278
PA, 17022
8 miles from Columbia
Baltimore, MD, 21206
49 miles from Columbia
Electrical Contractor- residential and commerical wiring and installation Read More
PA, 17603
8 miles from Columbia
DEAN'S ELECTRIC (717) 285-4545
PA, 17554
5 miles from Columbia
PA, 17512
Godfrey B E Electric (717) 252-4110
PA, 17368
5 miles from Columbia
Harmes Electrical Service (717) 285-9405
PA, 17554
5 miles from Columbia
Shep's Electric (717) 285-9800
PA, 17554
4 miles from Columbia
PA, 17512
Electric Inc Nolt (717) 653-5916
PA, 17552
5 miles from Columbia
PA, 17547
3 miles from Columbia
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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 Columbia, PA 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.

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?

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