1,340 Santa Cruz, 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 
Atherton Electric Inc (650) 670-0784
San Carlos, CA, 94070
39 miles from Santa Cruz
Atherton Electric is a full service electrical Contracting Company serving Atherton and the Bay Area since 1989. Our Electricians are highly skilled and trained in all aspects of... Read More
Clausen Electric, Inc. (408) 927-7332
San Jose, CA, 95120
20 miles from Santa Cruz
Our company is based in San Jose and has been in business since 1992. Typically, we service all of Santa Clara County, as well as San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties. We... Read More
Paisano Electric Inc (650) 394-8088
San Carlos, CA, 94070
39 miles from Santa Cruz
A small & personal family owned and operated contractor providing residential, commercial and light industrial service and installations. Read More
Skilliez Electric (408) 722-6990
San Jose, CA, 95125
24 miles from Santa Cruz
Skilliez Electric, San Jose Electrician, We are a full service electrical contractor. Our electricians can handle your electrical needs! We are trained and experienced in all... Read More
Mountain View, CA, 94043
30 miles from Santa Cruz
Scotts Valley, CA, 95066
6 miles from Santa Cruz
CA, 95062
3 miles from Santa Cruz
Roemke Electric (831) 247-1700
Santa Cruz, 95062
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
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Kirby Tim Electric (831) 335-9630
Scotts Valley, CA, 95066
7 miles from Santa Cruz
THORNTON ELECTRIC (650) 349-3777
SAN MATEO, CA, 94402
44 miles from Santa Cruz
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PL&E (650) 255-0400
Millbrae, CA, 94030
48 miles from Santa Cruz
Electrical and lighting design/installation/maintenance Read More
Citywide Electric (831) 466-0116
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Consumer Electric Inc. (831) 621-5028
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
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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 Santa Cruz, 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. You can find more electrical contractors in Watsonville, Los Gatos, Scotts Valley, Capitola and Rio Del Mar.

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 Santa Cruz, CA 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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