Find a electrical repair service in Chicago, IL

Find electrical repair services in Chicago, IL

Find electrical repair services in Chicago, IL

Share a few details and we'll show you the best electric repair companies in your area.
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Find electrical repair services in Chicago, IL

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Top 10 electric repair companies in Chicago, IL

Homeowners agree: these Chicago electrical repair services are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
312 Remodeling Ideas Inc.

312 Remodeling Ideas Inc.

4.9Exceptional(17)
Offers online services
54 hires on HomeGuide
10+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Pamela S. says, "Very professional, good prices, explained in detail the work that would be required, the cost of labor and an estimate for the cost of materials." Read more
M&S Z Electric

M&S Z Electric

5.0Exceptional(7)
6 hires on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Jim B. says, "Very good!" Read more
Electrical Work24/7

Electrical Work24/7

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
24+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
John L. says, "Electrical work 24/7 did a wonderful Job edi his team were really professional everything was done properly ceiling fans,lights, switches And outlets I highly recommend it" Read more
One Stop Renovations Inc.

One Stop Renovations Inc.

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
31+ years in business
Serves Chicago, IL
Customers receive excellent services We do background checks✔️ on all technicians licensed bonded So when job is done and completed customers are completed satisfied

Your Electrical and Wiring Repair questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does electrical repair service cost?

Electricians charge $50 to $130 per hour to make repairs. Most electricians also charge a $100 to $200 service call fee, which is applied to the first hour of work.

Electrical work costs $150 to $600 on average for small jobs like replacing an outlet or circuit breaker, or $2,000 to $10,000+ for large jobs like rewiring a house.

How much does electrical wiring repair cost?

Electrical wiring repair costs $10 to $15 per linear foot and typically involves removing the faulty wiring, running new wire, and rewiring the circuit. If all the wiring in the home is faulty or no longer meets code requirements, rewiring a whole house costs $10,000 to $30,000.

Do electricians give free estimates?

Electricians typically give free estimates for small repair jobs, like replacing an outlet or light switch. However, most electricians charge a $100 to $200 service call fee for more complex projects because they require an in-person evaluation. Contact one of our recommended electricians to request an estimate for your repair project.

Is hiring an electrician worth it for electrical repairs?

Yes, it's worth hiring a licensed electrician instead of handling the work yourself unless you have extensive experience. Electrical work is extremely dangerous and requires knowledge of the home's current wiring conditions, existing circuits, and local code requirements.

What are signs my electrical wiring needs repairs?

Your electrical wiring may need repairs if you notice any of these issues:

  • Flickering lights
  • Dead outlets
  • Circuit breaker trips frequently
  • Outlets feel warm to the touch
  • Discoloartion or burn marks around outlets or switches
  • Burning smell
  • Mild electrical shocks when touching a switch or appliance

What repair services do electricians perform?

Electricians offer these repair services:

  • Electrical wiring replacement
  • Electrical outlet replacement
  • Grounding electrical outlets
  • Circuit breaker replacement
  • Electrical panel or fuse box replacement
  • Light switch replacement
  • Ceiling fan replacement
  • Generator repair
  • Electrical code updates

How can I hire the best electrician for repairs?

Follow these tips to hire the best electrician for your repair needs:

  • Get 3 in-person estimates to compare.
  • Browse their reviews on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Hire a licensed, bonded, and insured electrician who has been in business for 5+ years.
  • Avoid hiring the company with the lowest quote as quality may suffer.
  • Get a detailed estimate, contract, and warranty in writing before the work begins.
  • Never pay in full before the project is complete.

What questions should I ask electricians?

Ask these questions when evaluating electricians for your project:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • Are you licensed, bonded, and insured?
  • Can you provide local references with contact information?
  • Will this repair project require a permit, and will you obtain it?
  • Are all permit fees included in your estimate?
  • What additional costs might come up during the project?
  • How long will the job take?
  • Do you warranty the labor?

Reviews for Chicago electric repair companies

Recent success stories from people in the Chicago area.
Fizzah Z.
Jaime replied to my inquiry with in minutes and made time to come and assess the job right away. He and his crew were courteous, fair, and good about communicating. We will hire them again!
312 Remodeling Ideas Inc.
ANTHONY K.
Mirzet and his team were wonderful to work with! They were punctual, efficient and the cost was very reasonable for the excellent work done. I will definitely use him again and won’t hesitate to recommend him to others!!
M&S Z Electric
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