Electrical problems at home are significant disruptions to daily life. If you have a dead outlet, broken light switches, circuit breaker issues or weird odors or sounds, it’s smart to consult a professional. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best electricians in Boise so you find a licensed and insured contractor who charges a fair price.
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Boise has one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the U.S. Homeowners, whether they live in an East End bungalow or a newly built property in the Foothills, all have electrical issues at some point. Here are some of the most common complaints:
Nonworking outlets or switches
Tripping circuit breaker
Frequent light bulb burnouts
Abnormally high electric bills
If you suspect an electrical issue, it can be tempting to troubleshoot yourself. But because of the safety risk, your best bet is to call an electrician. A professional also is able to help with new construction, renovations, safety inspections or installation of fixtures.
Here are some tips to help you find an electrician in Boise:
Make sure the contractor is licensed and insured. You can verify a license with an easy search and find out if an electrician is an apprentice, journeyman or master. Ask for proof of liability insurance.
Read customer reviews to learn about the contractor’s professionalism, expertise and pricing.
Get estimates from multiple electricians. Many electrical contractors in Boise offer free quotes.
How much does an electrician in Boise cost?
Most electricians in Boise charge by the hour, averaging about $85. Electricians in Boise may also charge a service fee, which covers travel time, small parts and other incidentals.
Average total costs for common electrician services:
$120 - $180
$90 - $150
Ceiling fan installation
$125 - $350
Wiring or panel installation
$600 - $1,800
Remember, cost is just one factor of the equation when choosing an electrician in Boise. Don’t sacrifice quality of service for a lower bill. Compare estimates from at least two or three different contractors, taking into account proficiency and experience, client feedback and customer-friendly policies.
American Pro Electric
American Pro Electric, open 24/7, has licensed and insured electricians providing a full range of residential and commercial services in Boise and surrounding areas. Call for an appointment or schedule one online, even for evenings or weekends. Reviewers in Boise give the company five stars, strongly recommending American Pro Electric.
Local Wire Nutz
Local Wire Nutz’s services include remodeling, new circuits, home electrical inspections and rewires throughout the Treasure Valley area. Customers can expect friendly, knowledgeable electricians, and seniors, first responders, active military and veterans get discounts. Customers in Boise praise the company’s ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve efficiently.
Same Day Electric
Same Day Electric’s fully trained and licensed staff take time to educate homeowners about electrical systems and services. The company guarantees exact appointment times, upfront pricing and a lifetime satisfaction guarantee. Hundreds of reviews indicate a high level of satisfaction among customers in Boise.
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