2,163 San Jose, CA 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 California electrical contractor seems like a wise investment. More 
Mountain View, CA, 94043
12 miles from San Jose
Mongoose Electric, Inc (408) 460-9094
Santa Clara, CA, 95054
6 miles from San Jose
Commercial and Residential Electrical Contractors Read More
Viking Systems, Inc. (408) 777-8104
San Jose, CA, 95129-4314
We are designers and integrators for most types areas of residential and commercial electronic systems. Read More
Frye Electric (408) 564-2279
San Jose, CA, 95128
We are a full service electricial contractor for both residential and commerical clients. We are committed to providing the highest quality of customer service as well as... Read More
CA, 95128
3 miles from San Jose
Santa Clara, CA, 95054
6 miles from San Jose
Project Manager Read More
CA, 95101
IRISH ELECTRIC (408) 661-0779
San Jose, CA, 95129
Full service Custom Home Residential Electrical Contractor Read More
Scotts Valley, CA, 95066
21 miles from San Jose
Apollo Electric (408) 264-1323
CA, 95136
isabelle 408976572
san jose, 95136
6 miles from San Jose
CA, 95118
THORNTON ELECTRIC (650) 349-3777
SAN MATEO, CA, 94402
28 miles from San Jose
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PL&E (650) 255-0400
Millbrae, CA, 94030
34 miles from San Jose
Electrical and lighting design/installation/maintenance Read More
EAGLE ELECTRIC (408) 241-9956
Cuptertino, CA, 95015
9 miles from San Jose
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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 San Jose, CA 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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