2,841 Silver Spring, MD 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 Maryland electrical contractor seems like a wise investment. More 
McLean, VA, 22102
11 miles from Silver Spring
PHX Electric is a full-service electrical construction and service company based in Northern Virginia serving customers throughout Virginia, Maryland and DC. From installations... Read More
Powered Perfect (443) 671-6048
New Windsor, MD, 21776
37 miles from Silver Spring
Powered Perfect is at the cutting edge of electrical training and technology. We offer emergency service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we are authorized installers of... Read More
Ghughali, IN
9 miles from Silver Spring
Allegro LLC (703) 314-1287
Alexandria, VA, 22302
12 miles from Silver Spring
Electrical Contractor Servicing Alexandria, VA Read More
Magothy Electric Co. Inc. (410) 439-0088
Pasadena, MD, 21122
30 miles from Silver Spring
Magothy Electric is a customer focused residential electrical service company . This is our Commitment to You. Respect for Your Time * On-time appointments *Straightforward... Read More
S & S Electric Llc (888) 922-9473
Silver Spring, MD, 20901
The professionals at S & S Electric provide superior electric repair and installation services in Silver Spring, Fairfax, and the surrounding areas. Completing light commercial... Read More
Nima Electric (202) 423-5589
Washington, DC, 20001
6 miles from Silver Spring
Line and low voltage landscape lighting. General and accent lighting. All electrical work Read More
Silver Spring, MD, 20901
Lyndonville, VT, 05851
4 miles from Silver Spring
Murphy Electric Service has been providing our customers with excellent service, along with highly trained technicians that are concerned with our customers safety above all else... Read More
New Age Electric (301) 588-4457
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Silver Spring, MD, 20902
Echo Electric Co (301) 949-8050
Kensington, MD, 20895
4 miles from Silver Spring
Every one of our managers, estimators, and foremen has over 20 years of experience, so you'll be assured that the job gets done correctly and on time. We have an experienced and... Read More
Silver Spring, MD, 20901
Firm Elestricians (202) 705-8558
Silver Spring, 20904
V&A Electric Inc (301) 440-3100
Silver Spring, MD, 20902
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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 Silver Spring, MD 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 DC (Washington), Washington, Arlington, Alexandria and Columbia.

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 Silver Spring, MD 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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