I had this contractor come out to provide a quote to finish the electrical wiring on my basement. Most had been completed but needed to finish it off for inspection. The verbal quote he provided was more than 9x the next highest quote I had received for the job, And while I understand these contractors can value their work anywhere they want it frightens me to think that my grandmother or mother would be less informed and pay this price. Beware of this contractor and always get a competing bid! He will attempt to rip you off if he can.
Area Grayson, GA
Cost $1,000 - $2,999
Date September 2016
Posted: 9/09/2016 • Link to this review
Rick came out today,did a great job was exactly on time friendly and professional.Explained what and why gave me options as well as his personal thoughts on what would/could work best in my case.Price was a little bit more than I expected but not unreasonable. Very good service would definitely use again.
Needed outlet changed to higher voltage to accommodate a larger treadmill.I was unsure if rewiring was required seemed as if may have been but after his inspection it was not necessary .
Area Covington, GA
Cost Less than $250
Date April 2016
Posted: 4/18/2016 • Link to this review
Overall - In a short period of time I have had a lot of work done by MNE. New breakers on my AC, wired a switch for an overhead, and replaced my entire breaker panel. I am 100% please thus far. Assuming I don't find any problems, I will rely on MNE for all of my electrical needs moving forward. Quality - They are professionals and clearly know what they are doing. The work was successfully completed with no hiccups. Service: They call the day before, they call when they are on the way, they treat your home with respect, they explain everything clearly, they don't rush. Dave made sure I knew that I should call him if I have any problems with my new panel, even if it is a year from now, and he would be more than happy to come out. Value: I shopped around for pricing for my panel swap and found they are very fairly priced. They aren't looking to nickel and dime you. Their pricing is also very transparent. They quote you for the job and don't switch as they progress through the project.
Posted: 2/26/2015 • Link to this review
I got a whole home surge protector for $119. Great price. Upon arrival the installer was professional and did a great job. I would recommend them and would use them again.My appointment was set up from 8AM to 10AM. I called them at 9AM and was told I would need to reschedule for that PM. Which I did. The installer said he was sorry but he had an emergency and apoligized for not calling. Not sure why contractors can not figure out that they need to be punctual or communicate why they are late, but it seems to happen to all of them (e.g., HVAC, Cable , plumbing etc.) Other than this, I was very please with the installation and the great price.
Posted: 7/28/2014 • Link to this review
I had MNE install 2 ceiling fans. They came out within a few days of my call, and the electrician (Clay) arrived on time. He was pleasant and efficient. I'm glad I made the call rather than trying to install the fans myself.
Posted: 5/30/2013 • Link to this review
MNE provided great service at a great price. Dave provided a full panel inspection and repair, installed a whole house surge protector, new smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, a new flood light (we could reach), a keyless entry for the garage door and replaced outlets in my home. He was very professional and knowledgeable. I feel my electronics and home are secure from power surges. I will definitely use MNE again for any electrical work.
Posted: 4/24/2013 • Link to this review
My Neighborhood Electrician does outstanding work. They came into our home, installed lighting in two rooms and we are very happy with their work. I highly recommend My Neighborhood Electrician to anyone needing electrical work done in their home.
Posted: 12/18/2012 • Link to this review
We just moved into a new home and were expecting a huge crwd for Thanksgiving. My Neighborhood Electrician sent out a great technican that fixed our problem quickly. No hourly rate, you pay by the job. I will call them in the future for sure.
Posted: 11/27/2012 • Link to this review
Had lighting track and exhaust vent installed in a bathroom. David was very professional and careful. I highly recommend My Neighborhood Electrician and will use them again for any additional electrical needs.
Posted: 11/17/2012 • Link to this review
We called MNE to install can lights in the kitchen. They were great!! Dave knew exactly how to lay out the lights without making unnecessary holes in my ceiling. Loved talking to Missy at office - always pleasant and flexible scheduling.
Posted: 6/28/2012 • Link to this review
I made the mistake of having MNE install a ceiling fan, but I was told that I needed the box in the ceiling replaced because it was not strong enough to hold the new ceiling fan. I went for this con game to the tune of an extra $89.00 for the UNNECESSARY box replacement. Later, I learned that several of the ceiling fans in other rooms were suspended by the exact same grade of box, and two of the fans are muich heavier than the new one Dave installed and have been safely suspended from the ceiling for at least 3 yrs.
Posted: 6/10/2012 • Last edited: 5/13/2013 • Link to this review
We are sorry you feel Dave conned you. MNE is a licensed electrical company. We provide service that meets code. Dave followed code according to the National Fire Protection Agency, specifically NFPA-70 2008-2011 NEC which says: Where a box is used as the sole support for a ceiling paddle fan, the box must be listed for this purpose and include the weight of the fan. Ceiling paddle fans not in excess of 35 lb. can be supported directly to an outlet box that is identified for this purpose [422.18(A)].
Ceiling paddle fans exceeding 35 lb. must be supported independently of the outlet box, unless the box is listed to support the weight of the fan [422.18(B)].
Thank you for your business despite the negative feedback. We would appreciate the opportunity to be of service in the future. Please contact us if you would like to discuss further. We would be happy to answer any questions.
We finally found our electrician! MNE has recently completed three projects for us and we were very pleased with their work. One was a time-sensitive project that they completed within 24 hours and the other two were redesigns to our existing lighting and heating that they performed in a professional manner. Dave has provided me with great service throughout and even suggested some improvements we could make to our existing service. Dave has also suggested options when his services weren't required and that is very much appreciated. Missy in the office is great with scheduling and assisting with follow-up.
Posted: 5/03/2012 • Link to this review
This review is long over due, but I have nothing but compliments for them. This was a Kudzu "Great Deal" a few months ago, and the electrician did a full inspection of the electrical system, explaining everything as he went along and making suggestions without any pressure to purchase additional services. I would certainly hire My Neighborhood Electrician again.
Posted: 2/15/2012 • Link to this review