There are numerous electricians around but finding the right one can be challenging because unscrupulous individuals also pose as residential electricians and get away with it. Work with a certified professional at all times. It will require due diligence and some background digging, but the result is worth it. Search the web for electricians near me, then place calls on a few of the local ones you find.
Establish the time frame for job completion to narrow down your choices. Once you have chosen one, ensure they are licensed and insured. Ask for proof of license and insurance before engaging.
Ask them to provide you with references. Call the referred clients to understand how the electrician handled the job and the clients. Set a physical meeting and discuss the work in detail, then do a site tour. The electrician should give you a written signed estimate based on real-time analysis. It should detail the scope of work, the charges, and the time it will take to complete the job.