Portland Maine 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 in Portland Maine 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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Featured Reviews for Electricians in Portland Maine
Hannan's Electric
Electricians in Portland Maine
"My company O'Shea Builders hired Hannan's Electric to work on a project in Oakland Maine. The work was dirty, the timeline tight and the budget even tighter. Dan and Dennis preformed the work with great professionalism. They never missed a beat despite all the on the fly decision changes. I give them my highest recommendations."
- O'Shea Builders LLC.
Res. Electric
Electricians in Portland Maine
"R.E.S. Electric has done numerous jobs for over the last 5 years. Always prompt, always professional, Dennis has an enthusiasm for the trade and problem solving ability that is un matched."
- O'Shea Builders LLC.
Jack's Electric
Electricians in Portland Maine
"Responds to message within 24 hours. Very professional in all communication and work. Shows up when scheduled and is reasonably priced for their service."
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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 Portland Maine 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 in Portland Maine 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. You can find more electricians in Portland, Lewiston, South Portland, Auburn and Dayton.

Questions to ask prospective local electricians in Portland Maine:


  • 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?

Find a certified electrician on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Portland Maine electrical contractors. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of electricians: Lighting Showrooms & Sales, General Contractors, Solar Energy Contractors, Heating & Cooling Sales & Repair.
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