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Residential Electrical Services

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Kilgore Electric proudly serves the Southeastern Pennsylvania area including Lancaster, Wyomissing, Downingtown, New Providence and other surrounding areas. Our experienced and qualified team is here to help with your residential electrical needs.

  • Industry trained technicians
  • Insured with complete background checks
  • Friendly & dependable family owned & operated
  • Trusted local electricians since 1995
  • Thousands of residential services successfully completed
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Kilgore Residential Electricians

Trust Kilgore Electric to provide your home with residential electrical services that are completed by industry experienced and insured Kilgore residential electricians. We have completed thousands of residential electrical services for homes all across the greater Pennsylvania area. Our team of residential professionals are screened and background checked to make sure you and your family receive the best possible service, from our caring and friendly experts. As a family owned and operated business, we value putting family first.

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Our Residential Electrical Services

Kilgore Electric offers everything your home needs to be fully optimized and up to code regarding your home electrical needs. Whether we are installing a new ceiling fan, hooking up your smart technology, or wiring your backyard for a hot tub, Kilgore experts take great pride in delivering quality service with a smile. Need to add some outdoor lighting? Call Kilgore Electric for your indoor and outdoor residential electrical services such as adding car charging stations, security lighting, accent and recessed lighting, led retrofits, smoke & carbon alarms and more. See a full list below.

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Kilgore Electric Residential Services

Additional Electrical Services

Kilgore Electric offers everything you need for a fully optimized residential property including back up generators, emergency repairs, aluminum wire replacement and panel upgrades. To learn more about these additional services visit our Services page.

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Residential Electrician General Information

The Basics of Electrical Services

Most homes have some form of electrical wiring, from basic lighting to complex systems. But what exactly does an electrician do? Electricians are skilled professionals who specialize in installing and maintaining electrical systems. Learn about the basics of what an electrician does and why it’s important to hire a professional company like Kilgore Electric for your electrical needs.

What Does An Electrician Do?

Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical systems such as wiring, outlets, lighting fixtures, circuits, and other components. They also inspect existing systems to ensure they are working properly and up-to-code. Electricians can also help with the installation of home automation systems that allow you to control your lights or thermostat remotely.

Why Hire A Professional Electrician?

Hiring a professional electrician is important for safety reasons; electricity is powerful and potentially dangerous if not handled correctly. Poorly installed or maintained electrical systems can cause fires or shocks that could put you and your family at risk. By hiring a professional electrician, you are ensuring that your electrical system is up-to-code and safe for use in your home. Additionally, an experienced electrician can make complex repairs quickly and accurately so you don’t have to worry about ongoing issues with your system.

How To Choose A Professional Electrician

When deciding on an electrician, it’s important to do your research. Look for reviews online, and make sure the company has years of experience in the field. You should also make sure the electrician is licensed by the state in which they operate; this will help ensure that they are qualified to work on your home’s electrical system safely and effectively. Kilgore Electric has been in business for years, and has thousands of successfully completed jobs in both residential and commercial electrical work. We provide a written estimate before any work begins so there are no surprises when the bill comes due!

Safety & Quality Control

Hiring a professional electrician is essential when it comes to maintaining a safe and functional electrical system in your home. From installing new wiring to inspecting existing components, electricians provide invaluable services that keep homes and buildings safe from potential hazards like fire or shock hazards caused by poor wiring or maintenance issues. By doing your research ahead of time, checking reviews, and making sure the electrician is licensed by the state in which they work, you can rest assured knowing that your home’s electricity is in good hands!

How Much Does an Electrician Cost?

The cost of hiring an electrician depends on several factors including the type of job you need done, the complexity of the project, and the experience of the electrician. For example, simply replacing a light switch may only cost around $75-$100 while rewiring a house can easily run upwards of $3,000 or more. The best way to get an accurate estimate is to contact your local electricians directly for a free quote. Kilgore is happy to answer all of your questions, and to schedule an in person estimate.

Cost of Materials

In addition to labor costs (which usually make up 90% of your total bill), there are other factors that can affect your overall cost like materials/supplies needed for the job (which usually comprise 10% or less), taxes/permits/fees related to permits in your city/state (if applicable). Depending on where you're located, electricians may also charge additional fees for things like travel time, or after hours emergency services so it’s important to ask about these upfront before hiring someone for your project to get a clear answer of what to expect.

Cost of Not Hiring a Professional Electrician

While the cost of hiring a professional electrician can seem to add up quickly in some cases, the cost of not hiring a professional to do your electrical work can cost much more. Having electrical work done on your home or business can lead to major issues such as blown fuses or power boxes, electrical fires, equipment damage, electrical shock, and more. If there is one place you never want to cut corners on expense it’s with your electrical work. The insurance and assurance of a professionally completed job is worth it everytime. Furthermore, if you're getting electrical services for your business, you need to stay legally protected. By hiring a reputable company like Kilgore Electric, you can add another level of security in your business.

Personalized Cost Estimate

When it comes to finding out how much an electrician costs, there is no one-size-fits-all answer since pricing can vary greatly depending on numerous factors like type of job needed done, complexity of project at hand as well as experience level and location of the electrician that you hire. The best way to get an accurate estimate is by contacting us directly for a personalized quote.