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$ 1500
Feb 2008
Boise, ID
New breaker box and electrical installation  more... close row
$ 230
Feb 2008
Akron, OH
Electrician fixed the problem but not well  more... close row
$ 908
May 2006
Forks Washington
Rural location means electrician charges for travel  more... close row
$ 1000
Jun 2007
Lancaster, PA
electrician finished work in two days  more... close row

Description of service

My wife and I have been wanting to remodel our master bedroom and bathroom for a while now. The one thing holding us back was finding a qualified electrician who knew what they were doing. The work and supplies cost a total of about $1000. The price per outlet was $25. The cost of a standard light switch was $60. The cost of a three light switch was $120. And we needed two special surge protecting outlets above each sink which cost $60. In all with everything the cost was right about $1000


Review of Service

The electrician came and did his work in two days. He had everything except for the three light switch so he had to come back. However I was amazed that he got everything wired and installed in two days. Granted it is a fairly small bathroom and bedroom, luckily we had the wires for the most part already run which saved us quite a bit of money. Overall it was a great experience and I feel much better having a professional do the electrical work instead of doing it myself.


Tips

More than anything just make sure that the electrician shows up and stays on task when they need to be. The are notorious for being very unreliable and late.


$ 1900
Oct 2008
Cashiers, NC
Electrical work for remodeling  more... close row
$ 390
Apr 2008
Portland, Or.
Six hours of overpriced circuit installation  more... close row
$ 1250
Apr 2008
Miami, FL
Electrician chosen from a referral  more... close row
$ 135
Sep 2007
Boston, MA
Basic repairs and junction box added  more... close row
$ 80
Jan 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Easy installation of dryer outlet  more... close row
$ 50
Feb 2008
Boston, MA
Repairing door buzzers in condo building  more... close row