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Find the Best Electricians in Cleveland, OH

If an outlet’s not working, you want a ceiling fan installed or you can’t figure out why the utility bill is so high, it’s time to call an electrician. But it’s important to hire one who does the job safely and correctly. We researched the best electricians in Cleveland to help you get estimates from licensed and insured tradesmen at the top of their field.

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AC Electric
  • Response times as fast as one hour
  • Over 1,100 residential customers served since 1999
  • Free troubleshooting advice over the phone
  • Lifetime warranty on most work

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3941 Brecksville Rd.
Richfield, OH 44286
(216) 941-3072
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Mr. Megawatts
  • Licensed, bonded & insured
  • Same-day services on calls before 10 a.m.
  • All work guaranteed
  • 24/7 availability
2400 Orange Ave., Ste. 6013
Cleveland, OH 44101
(216) 307-8404
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Electrical Source
  • Safe, fast & friendly service
  • Licensed, bonded & insured
  • 24-hour emergency availability
  • Family-owned and locally operated
4411 Grantwood Dr.
Parma, OH 44134
(216) 409-1019
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Clover Electric
  • M-Sat: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Sun
  • cloverelectric.com
17111 Munn Rd.
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
(440) 543-1153
Dave's Electric
  • M-Th: 8am - 6pm
  • F: 8am - 4pm
  • Closed Sat
  • Sun: 8am- 6pm
3649 Shannon Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
(216) 371-1580
Skettle Electric, Inc.
  • M-F: 7am - 4:30pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • skettleelectric.com
3806 Bushnell Rd.
University Heights, OH 44118
(216) 932-2598
Gorjanc Home Services
  • M-Th: 8am - 7pm
  • F: 8am - 5pm
  • Sat: 8am - 12pm
  • Closed Sun
42 Alpha Park
Cleveland, OH 44143
(216) 545-1776
Dependable Electric
  • Open 24 hours
  • dependableelectric.com
7751 Ridge Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44129
(440) 845-8661
Castle Rock Electric
  • M-Th: 7:30am - 8pm
  • F: 7:30am - 6pm
  • Sat: 8am - 4pm
  • Closed Sun
24300 Solon Rd., Ste. E
Bedford Heights, OH 44146
(440) 337-9080
Spartan Electrical
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • spartanelectrical.biz
36250 Lakeland Blvd., Ste. 6
Eastlake, OH 44095
(440) 525-6990

Finding electrical contractors in Cleveland


Cleveland homeowners hire electricians for all sorts of services, valuing their training, problem-solving skills, technical knowledge and efficiency. Here are some of the most common reasons residents of Ohio’s second-largest city hire an electrician:

  • Adding new outlets or switches
  • Installing ceiling fans or recessed lighting
  • Hooking up new appliances
  • Rewiring a home
  • Replacing an electrical panel
  • Whole-home surge protection
  • Home remodels
  • 24/7 emergency services
  • System checkups

When you need electrical services, contacting a professional is the right decision. Many home projects are do-it-yourself opportunities, but not the electrical ones: The risk to your personal and home safety is too high, and stopgap solutions can be dangerous and cost you more over the long run.

Still, you want to choose an electrician in Cleveland carefully. Nearly 4,000 electricians are working in the metropolitan area, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor. So how do you find the right one?

  • Only do business with a properly licensed electrical contractor. Licensed electrical contractors in Ohio have passed a trade examination and completed background checks. Electricians in Cleveland must be licensed with the state, bonded and insured and need to register with the city. Call (216) 664-2884 to make sure a contractor is registered in Cleveland.
  • Read reviews from customers. Avoid electricians in Cleveland with a pattern of poor reviews. Look for ones with positive comments about scheduling, attitude, courtesy, troubleshooting, expertise, communication, results and pricing. Reputable electricians will provide referrals. You can also ask family, friends and co-workers for recommendations.
  • Ask about satisfaction guarantees and warranties. Get written proof that an electrical contractor in Cleveland will stand behind the quality of his work. Many offer 100% satisfaction guarantees and have limited or lifetime warranties on parts and labor.
  • Get at least three written price estimates. These estimates should include itemized costs for labor, parts and any other fees, permit information and expected start and finish dates. Most residential electrical contractors in Cleveland offer a free estimate with upfront, guaranteed pricing.

Cost of electricians in Cleveland

Electricians in Cleveland generally charge by the hour for their services, usually at a rate of $50 - $100. The total amount you pay will not only depend on the time it takes the electrician to complete the job, but also whether any large parts are necessary (your financial responsibility), the electrician’s service fee and the cost of a permit. If you get emergency service, expect to pay a premium.

After getting your estimates, make a choice based on price, the electrician’s experience and your comfort level with the contractor.

For answers to commonly asked questions about using a contractor, visit this City of Cleveland resource.

Electricians Reviews

AC Electric

AC Electric has 20 years of experience in northeast Ohio and has helped over 1,100 residential customers with electrical services. This contractor offers fast response times, free troubleshooting over the phone, Spanish-speaking technicians and limited lifetime warranties on most work. Reviewers in Cleveland say it’s easy to set up an appointment with AC Electric and praise the quality of work and reasonable prices.

AC Electric

Mr. Megawatts

Mr. Megawatts, in business since 2001, is available 24/7 for electrical services in Cleveland. Licensed, bonded and insured electricians provide same-day, safe and reliable troubleshooting, installations and repairs and guarantee the work for one year. Contact the company for an estimate, which includes a routine electrical safety inspection. Cleveland customers like the Advantage Plan from Mr. Megawatts, offering exclusive savings and priority scheduling.

Mr. Megawatts

Electrical Source

Electrical Source is family-owned and locally operated, with fully licensed, insured and bonded electricians. It offers an extensive list of services and is available for 24-hour emergency service. Customers in Cleveland say their experiences using Electrical Source were positive and recommend the business to others.

Electrical Source