2,468 Lake Forest, 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 
LMV Electric Corp (773) 575-8252
Mount Prospect, IL, 60056
15 miles from Lake Forest
We are licensed, bonded and insured. We are professional, and honest electricians. We do all the work ourselves to assure quality and we do not hire subcontractors. We provide... Read More
Glenview, IL, 60025
13 miles from Lake Forest
AC/DC Electric of Glenview Inc. is a leading electrical contractor in greater Chicago area. We pride ourselves on ability to bring exceptional value to our partners and clients,... Read More
Park City, IL, 60085
7 miles from Lake Forest
Full service electrical and lighting contractors- since 1983. We offer in-house design/build services to customize any project you may be considering. Trained and licensed in... Read More
New Berlin, WI
50 miles from Lake Forest
Residential and commercial electrical contractor. Read More
Solder.net (847) 797-9250
chicago, IL, 60008
16 miles from Lake Forest
I am principal of BEST Inc. Had 18+ years in running small businesses. By trade I am an electrical engineer and holds patents in various fields including industrial controls,... Read More
Gatto Electric, Inc. (630) 546-4673
Norridge, IL, 60706
21 miles from Lake Forest
Gatto Electric, Inc. will shock you with our professional skill, fair prices, and efficient electricians who are always near. Since 2011, we have made ourselves available to... Read More
INTERCOMELECTRIC (773) 590-0721
EVANSTON, IL, 60202
18 miles from Lake Forest
Razvan Bancos has been performing electrical work for 13 years. In 2000, he opened his own business to provide electrical services to commercial and residential customers. He... Read More
Medinah, IL, 60157
23 miles from Lake Forest
ABOUT OMEGA ELECTRICAL SERVICE INC. Omega Electrical Service Inc. is a full service electrical contractor. We provide our residential, commercial, and industrial customers with... Read More
O'Connor Electric (815) 923-4050
Huntley, IL, 60142
31 miles from Lake Forest
Electrical Contractor, Electricians experience since 1996 servrving McHenry County Read More
Meyer Electrical (312) 829-9009
Chicago, IL, 60642
27 miles from Lake Forest
We specialize in Electrical Code corrections and updating/repair of existing older electrical systems. We have worked in every type of residence from bungalows, 2-flats,... Read More
Fineline Construction (331) 262-4880
Naperville, IL, 60564
43 miles from Lake Forest
Our mission at FCG is to provide quality work and reliable service for all of your home and business needs. We specialize in projects ranging from electrical, plumbing, and... Read More
Arlington Heights, IL, 60005
16 miles from Lake Forest
Imperial Surveillance, Inc. is a Family owned Security Company based out of Arlington Heights. We pride ourselves on offering Great Customer Service. We treat every customer with... Read More
Beast LED (936) 552-4093
Chicago, IL, 60647
25 miles from Lake Forest
Beast LED provide high performance LED lights at affordable price rates.LED lights at Beast have features like durability and longevity. Read More
St. Charles, IL, 60175
36 miles from Lake Forest
We are a electrical contractor in the western Chicago area Read More
cordtec power con shack (414) 839-7289
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
44 miles from Lake Forest
Cordtec Power-Con Shack was founded in 1998. In these few years we’ve built up a reputation to become one of the best competitors in the electrical cord supply market. It won’t,... Read More
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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 Lake Forest, 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 Chicago, Waukegan, Arlington Heights, Evanston and Schaumburg.

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 Lake Forest, 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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