Electricians

Working with electricity isn’t generally a do-it-yourself kind of task. Small jobs, such as swapping out a lightbulb, are safe and easy enough, but intensive electrical work is better left to a professional electrician. When you consider the things that can go wrong, from fire to serious injury, hiring an electrical contractor seems like a wise investment. If you’re in need of a residential electrician to help get your household’s electricity in tiptop shape, read the following information to help you find the most qualified professional for your job. More
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Reddy Watt Electrical
Electricians
"Jeff is amazing! I couldn't be happier. He went above and beyond my highest expectations. He explained everything really well. Very professional. He worked with my busy schedule. I highly recommend him to anyone. This guy is the best. There's just no other way to put it. He is awesome! If you're looking for an electrician this is your guy. Look no further. THANKS JEFF!!! - Jerry"
- Jerry Booth
Eric's Electric Service Pros
Electricians
"Eric was recommended by a colleague of mine. He was punctual, performed the work in a timely manner and his price was fair and reasonable. I would recommend him to all of my family, friends and colleagues."
- robinwilson39
Steve Martin Electric, Inc.
Electricians
"I found Steve's information on Google and contacted him about adding an electrical outlet and hiding cords for my wall mounted flat panel TV. He came out the next day and completed the job quickly. I was very happy with the quality of the work and Steve's professionalism. I would definitely recommend him for anyone looking for an electrician. Jon - Chicago"
- jonmills88
Click Electric, Inc.
Electricians
"Click Electric's owner Kevin Shine is super nice, exceedingly honest and fair. They've done electrical work on our home twice - and I've been very happy both times. We have a lot more work coming up - and I won't be getting competing estimates, I will just call Click Electric. For their second project here, a small 'easy' job turned into an all day project, involving 3 electricians....I was dreading the revised bill....but they charged my the original estimate. I was stunned. An excellent electrician - and an even better human being. You won't be disappointed!"
- babs1208
Baldissera Electric LLC
Electricians
"Marcos rewired my brother's entire house and did a fantastic job and corrected all the mistakes and brought everything up to code. After hearing about my brother's experience, I hired Marcos to fix the lighting and bring all my electrical issues up to code when i purchased a new property recently. He talked me through all my electrical issues and explained everything to me, which has been tremendously helpful. He was so good that even the seller of my property hired him to fix some electrical issues! He is absolutely fantastic, easy to work with, and always completes the job really fast with no disruptions. He is my go to electrician and I cannot recommend him highly enough."
- A Sene
All Wright Electric Corp.
Electricians
"My wife and I maintain a second home, a summer/weekend residence, on the North Fork of Long Island. While not our primary address, we consider it our most important real estate investment. That said, given the storms that we've begun to experience, in addition to the routine power outages that occur on the North Fork, we decided to investigate the installation of a permanent full house generator as a solution. I had done my own superficial research and learned that for our needs I was interested in a Generac Generator. I quickly found an ad for an outfit on the East End in our local paper and made an appointment. While the meeting was certainly pleasant enough, the contractor did not instill the confidence in me that I needed to proceed with this job. Not only was I interested in the specific mechanics of the unit, but even more importantly for me, what was the impact to my home and property? Where would we place the machine (I certainly had my own ideas!)? What would that mean to surrounding landscaping? Was my buried propane tank sufficient in size to fuel the generator. Since I have a finished basement, what impact would there be in that space? And with all of this "construction" what would my additional costs be to put my house and property back in finished shape? My wife and I decided to put the job on hold. The week following that appointment another ad appeared in the local newspaper placed by Rich Wright of AllWright Electric in Mattituck. I immediately called for an appointment. In our meeting Rich listened to our needs. He confirmed my feeling that Gererac was the product to use and what size unit we would need. He explained very clearly how the unit would operate, what we could expect, what the costs were, noise, and what impact the installation process would have on the house and property. He even went so far as to admit that there would be damage to our home and property that would need to be repaired (additional costs!!). We then went outside and discussed the placement of the unit, trenching, and exterior electrical box; all of which were very important to us since we wanted the generator to be as hidden as possible. Our generator has been installed and operational for over a month now. AllWright's service specialist Steve came over for a walk through with us. Noise is not as loud as was expected. Costs were EXACTLY what Rich had said they would be...no hidden expenses. And best of all, the job was the cleanest project ever done at and in my home...EVER! AllWright Electric's team was so neat and so skilled they never had to break through a ceiling or wall in my basement, they carefully and respectfully worked around and within our landscaping, they wore "booties" when in the house, and reconnected the electric power leaving my family confident that the job was done correctly and expertly. Our only additional expense was with my gas company to disconnect and reconnect the gas line to the tank. Rich, thank you for a job well done."
- the unkempt bed
LMV Electric Corp
Electricians
"LMV Electric did all the electric work during my kitchen remodel and also changed the electrical panel. Lucas was very prompt and professional. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a good and affordable electrician."
- evelina232003
Expert Wire Electrical Service
Electricians
"The job was installation of ceiling fan. The service person was prompt, courteous and knowlegeable. Completed the installation with no issues."
- knnthprnc
Arcs & Sparks, inc.
Electricians
"As an interior designer, there are several important points which make me keep working with Arcs & Sparks. The crew always shows up early or on time, they make an very professional appearance in their company uniform, the crew is always careful in my client's home with their tools and ladders, and when they are finished, there is always a walk through review of what they have done. The company then sends me a detailed and professional invoice which is another important item to me for my billing to my client. I have worked with Arcs & Sparks on several projects and have been more than pleased with the results. Bob Biederman, Bob Biederman Interior Design, Inc. Miami, Florida"
- Bob Biederman Interior Design
East Bay Electric, Inc.
Electricians
"These guys really know what they're doing. They easily, and quickly replaced the fried box their biggest competitor installed .... and explained every step, enabling me to fully understand and appreciate it. I trust these guys."
- joe branka
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What do licensed electricians 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 building codes. An electrical contractor’s job also includes installing and repairing fixtures, switches and other visible components of electrical systems.

With today’s technological needs and advances, many electricians also are trained to install fiber optic and coaxial cables for electronic equipment. Certain electrical companies may design and install data systems and wire for security features such as alarms too. Some electrical contractors specialize in specific areas, such as HVAC, low-voltage appliances and systems and more, so be sure to ask about their training to see if it fits your project needs.

Questions to ask prospective local electricians:


  • How long have you been in the electrical repair 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 electrical 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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