Electrical Contractors – How to choose the best contractor

Tips for Choosing the Best Electrical Contractor Services

Whatever you might need them for, you always want to know that you are choosing the best electrical contractors for all of your home or business needs. From installation, maintenance, repair and upgrades, the right contractor provides not only the services that you are asking for but the peace of mind that comes from experience and dedication. There are several ways to ensure that you are getting the best electrical contractor in your area and isn’t the best what you truly want?

First, do some research online.

Most electrical contractors have their own business website as well as additional information that comes up with a simple search. That information should have everything from their rating with the Better Business Bureau to reviews (positive and/or negative) as well as placement on any other lists. Angie’s List, a popular website provides listings and reviews for companies so that you can check out what others have had to say. Once you are satisfied with that information, you can ask for references for electricians in your own town or the surrounding area. Get these references from friends and from other business people and listen to the negatives as well as the positives.

Second, speak to the companies that you are most inclined to work with.

You should get a prompt and courteous answer when you call or a detailed voice mail message asking for your call back information as well as giving you instructions for handling an emergency. You should expect a return call within two business days unless there is reason to expect a delay such as a bad storm that has caused electrical damages for homes and businesses in the area.


When you speak to the contractor, what you expect from the project should be the first thing that is discussed. An estimate should be provided and should cover things such as the cost of labor and parts as well as a detailed explanation of the hourly rate of the electrician. You should not hang up until you feel confident that all of your questions have been answered in a professional manner. You should also feel welcomed to call back with any follow up questions that you might think of later.


Father and Son Electric Service Co. Inc., has been electrical contractors in business since 1982 and currently is rated with an A+ from the Better Business Bureau. So, if you are looking for an electrician in the Charlotte or Fort Mill area, we can provide you with excellent service for all of your electrical project needs, big or small, residential or commercial.


Father and Son Electric Service Co. Inc is licensed and bonded by the Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board in both North Carolina and South Carolina, as well as locally.

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