Top Rated Electrical Services from $50/hr

Best Electricians in Adelaide, SA from $50/hr

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  • 14 Reviews
    5.0 
    Adelaide,SA

    Nirodhini: The job was completed on time, on budget, to a professional standar...   Read more reviews

    17 June 2017

  • 3 Reviews
    5.0 
    Adelaide,SA

    John: He turned up on time, good price and did a good job.   Read more reviews

    13 May 2015

  • 5 Reviews
    5.0 

    Jordan’s Electrical Supplies 3rd generation Specialising in commercial power and lighting installations and creating communications networks for medium to large busine... Read more

    Adelaide,SA

    Barry: On time and on budget   Read more reviews

    11 August 2014

  • 10 Reviews
    4.6 

    We are a customer focused Company that is passionate about the achievement of complete customer satisfaction, attention to detail, quality and service is standard procedure. We are a small to me... Read more

    Adelaide,SA

    Graham: Job went well and I would certainly recommend them to other site us...   Read more reviews

    5 August 2015

  • 2 Reviews
    4.5 

    We are a full-service electrical company with a wide range of experience and our goal is to not only help you design and build your dream home, but to make the process easy and enjoyable for you. O... Read more

    Adelaide,SA
  • 12 Reviews
    4.3 

    Spot On Electrical & Data is a company that can handle all of your electrical and data needs. We can do everything from fibre optic NBN installation to just a simple powerpoint installation. We ... Read more

    Adelaide,SA

    Ben: Good job and came out quickly   Read more reviews

    21 May 2016

  • 11 Reviews
    5.0 

    painting & decorating general property repairs flat pack furniture assembly gardening and lawn mowing minor electrical and plumbing pre sale touch ups & renovation ideas kitchens & cabinet re... Read more

    Kent Town,SA

    Jeevan: Wayne attended job at very short notice, and did a very good job. H...   Read more reviews

    13 June 2015


  • All our team members are fully qualified & licensed * Reliable, Professional & Always Deliver Quality Workmanship * > Building & Strata Maintenance > Fit outs - Shop & Building > Security Do... Read more

    Kent Town,SA

    Karyn: They did a fantastic job.   Read more reviews

    29 April 2015

  • 14 Reviews
    5.0 

    We are a team of professional electricians skilled in all areas of general electrical work. We can also assist with installation and design and make the best possible layout to meet your needs and ... Read more

    Norwood,SA

    Marlies: Steven was easy to communicate with, punctual, friendly and knowled...   Read more reviews

    4 May 2017


  • Jobson Handyman Maintenance Service is a Carpentry - General Repairs & Painting - Odd Jobs Business Bld Licensed - Insured- Police Checked Are Commitment Jobson Handyman Maintenance Servi... Read more

    Cowandilla,SA

    Jason: Chris is an ultra talented and ultra helpful guy who does everythin...   Read more reviews

    13 November 2014

  • 20 Reviews
    5.0 

    All electrical work, Phone and Data cabling, air conditioning split system installations, solar panels installations. Over 20 years experience. Read more

    Evandale,SA
  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    All types of electrical work Licence #PGE 363 Read more

    Torrensville,SA

    Andrew: Wayne Hathaway was very helpful and accommodating with my small job...   Read more reviews

    26 August 2011

  • 5 Reviews
    5.0 

    All types of electrical work. No job too small. FREE QUOTES! Domestic, commercial and industrial installation and maintainence Very reasonable and competitive rates - I'm a sole trader and do... Read more

    Kurralta Park,SA

    Caron: Prompt and reliable.   Read more reviews

    28 March 2013

  • 6 Reviews
    5.0 

    Clean, prompt, professional service are the key attributes of RJL ELECTRICAL. We deliver what we promise, on time and within budget. Up to date with the latest technologies, honest workmanship an... Read more

    Beulah Park,SA

    Tamara: Ryan was very easy to work with and very flexible in coming back mo...   Read more reviews

    16 July 2013

  • 17 Reviews
    5.0 

    I have been an Electrician for 11 years. I enjoy my work and aim to meet your expectations by quality and reliability. I specialise in home renovations, LED lighting and switch boards. I hav... Read more

    Nailsworth,SA

    Nick: I could not fault Michael's work, attitude or price. Good to deal w...   Read more reviews

    25 March 2014

  • 4 Reviews
    5.0 

    We are a small family owned business offering quality work for a fair price. We work with other local businesses and local home owners to help maintain and keep their gardens trimmed and beautif... Read more

    Prospect,SA

    Hannah: The job went fine.   Read more reviews

    27 February 2014


  • Adelaide based business servicing Adelaide and country areas for over 35 years. Supply and installation of TV Antenna's, extra TV outlets, TV Amplifiers, Service calls, watch foxtel in any room in... Read more

    Prospect,SA

    Troy: Awesome job, very thorough and neat with installation. Gives the be...   Read more reviews

    21 February 2014

  • 3 Reviews
    5.0 

    We are a family owned business that values communication, honesty, quality and a fair price. We instill these values into our business, to try make us a sustainable and smarter choice for our custo... Read more

    Flinders Park,SA

    Vicki: Friendly technicians who were quick and helpful. Thank you.   Read more reviews

    13 November 2013

  • 19 Reviews
    5.0 

    - Blocked drains - Burst pipes - Gas leaks - Leaking taps & toilets - Sewer & stormwater - Roofing & guttering - Hot water service repairs & replacements - Gas appliance installation & servi... Read more

    Clarence Gardens,SA

    Rory: An honest young man who had a pleasant demeanor and was most helpfu...   Read more reviews

    21 July 2014

  • 6 Reviews
    5.0 

    Our company’s motto is “Opportunities are Endless”, this is key to everything that we strive to do. Whether you have small jobs, large jobs or commercial and industrial work for us, either in t... Read more

    Lower Mitcham,SA

    Kay: The job was completed on time, to a professional standard and with ...   Read more reviews

    29 October 2016

  • 4 Reviews
    4.0 

    ELECTRICAL LICENCE#: PGE178904 Builders Licence#:BLD246136 Clean Energy Accreditation#: A4644133 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------... Read more

    Edwardstown,SA

    Ganga: The service is really good. Fixed the issue with solar system.   Read more reviews

    26 January 2017

  • 26 Reviews
    5.0 

    Qualified Electrician with 6 years experience and fully licenced and reliable service. Services include Switchboard upgrades, House rewiring, Downlight installation, Ceiling fans, Shed wiring, A... Read more

    Findon,SA

    Mick: Arrived on time and did an excellent job of upgrading and rewiring ...   Read more reviews

    1 June 2016

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    We are a building and property maintenance business with over 30 years experience.. Our team members are all fully qualified, licenced, insured and members of the Master Builders Association. ... Read more

    Hampstead Gardens,SA

    Omid: I have had the pleasure of having Southern Cross Home Improvements ...   Read more reviews

    11 July 2013

  • 11 Reviews
    3.9 

    I trade as “G&J Carpentry” and have been doing carpentry with 35 years experience behind me specialising in all types of carpentry & maintenance. I am a licensed and insured company. I am more tha... Read more

    Magill,SA

    Victor: He was good and came on time.very friendly and easy going guy. He d...   Read more reviews

    2 June 2015


  • Inspired Electrical Solutions is a family owned and operated business that relies on the integrity and quality of our fully qualified, licensed and insured tradesman to cater to your every need, It... Read more

    Clearview,SA

    Ben: Curtis was friendly and helpful. Completed the work on the same day...   Read more reviews

    11 October 2014

  • 10 Reviews
    5.0 

    ECO Lighting and Electrical is Adelaide's specialists in all electrical & lighting, telephones and digital television aerials. Data and phone cablers. TV aerial and medical alert system installers... Read more

    Ferryden Park,SA

    Lynn: Excellent work at a competitive price.I'd strongly recommend Mark.G...   Read more reviews

    1 October 2016

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    We specialise in Residential / Commercial electrical work, in particular • Home automation • Energy Management • Maintenance • Lighting • Solar Servicing & maintenance • New Homes • Rewiri... Read more

    Fulham Gardens,SA

    Shayne: I don't particularly like using trades that I don't know because I ...   Read more reviews

    11 July 2013

  • 4 Reviews
    5.0 

    I've worked in many industries and in many locations from a wine bottling facility in the Barossa, to wind farms, to copper mines, and the Modbury hospital. now I'm based home in Adelaide for good,... Read more

    Northgate,SA

    Wayne: I was extremely happy with the work that he did. Timely, it was goo...   Read more reviews

    16 March 2015

  • 2 Reviews
    5.0 

    L.A. 's Electrical is a professional, fully licenced and insured electrical contractor. Offering a wide range of electrical services for both domestic and commercial clients. Specialising in all el... Read more

    Northgate,SA

    Margaret: I would recommend this business to anyone.   Read more reviews

    17 September 2010

  • 16 Reviews
    4.8 

    TORRENS PARK ELECTRICAL prides itself on building lasting relationships, with satisfied customers from all genres, and industries for 35 years. Experience, electrical and data cabling expertise, f... Read more

    Brown Hill Creek,SA

    Ken: Excellent, was patient and solved the Breaker trip issue very quic...   Read more reviews

    12 October 2016

Average rating of 5.0 stars for category "Electrician" based on 147 reviews

Electrical Work: To DIY or Not?

Faulty electrical work is one of the causes of many fires in residential and commercial properties around the world today. Still, many property owners sometimes choose to handle electrical jobs on their own instead of getting the help of licensed electricians — a decision many people need to steer clear of making ASAP.

You can ask homeowners and business owners why they opt to just DIY certain electrical jobs instead of getting expert help, and any of these reasons will pop up:

  1. They won’t have to spend.
  2. They think the job is simple, so perhaps they can do it on their own.
  3. Looking for an electrician will take up too much time, and they need the job to be completed right away.
  4. They can simply Google the problem and easily find DIY articles and videos about it that they can follow.

While those reasons might seem logical and convincing at first, when you think long and hard about it, taking electrical matters into your own unskilled hands can and will bring about serious consequences. When you choose not to get professional electrical services, there’s a high chance that you’ll be facing crucial safety issues and major problems which might cost a lot to fix sooner or later.

Already thinking about looking for local electricians? Here are all the things you need to know before you finalise any agreement with an electrical business in Adelaide.

What are the services offered by electricians?

If you’re wondering about the common things electricians can help you with, you might be surprised to find that they can take care of a lot of work for you, that is if they have the licence to do it. Here are some common tasks they carry out:

  • Electrical Installations and Repairs
    This is the most common work a sparkie tackles. So whether you have a ceiling fan installation, power point installation, or a smoke detector installation job, electricians can help you with it. They can also handle wall TV mounting tasks.

  • Data and Telecommunications
    There are also electricians who are trained and authorised to do network, telephone, and data cabling work. You can count on them to set up telephones, install, repair, and replace telephone sockets, and take on other related work.

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
    Planning to install a split system air conditioner? You can easily find an electrician who is qualified to take on your job. Licensed electricians who are also specialists in refrigeration can help you install, repair, and maintain your cool room.

Aside from those three, fully licensed electricians can also tackle other jobs including the following:

  • CCTV installation
  • Fault finding
  • Testing and tagging
  • Solar panel installation
  • Alarm system installation
  • Switchboard upgrades
  • Rewiring
  • Emergency work

What to look for when hiring electricians

Because handling electrical work is such an important job, you shouldn’t give it to just anyone. You wouldn’t want to risk your family’s safety by hiring an incompetent tradesman for the task, would you? To make sure that you’ll only deal with a reliable and capable business, do the following steps.

Check if the business is fully qualified.

The licence is one of the first things you should look for when checking a business’s qualifications. The local licensing authority in Adelaide which is SA government’s Consumer and Business Services (CBS) only issues licences to trained, skilled, and competent electricians. So when a business shows you a licence, you can rest assured that they can guarantee not only quality work but also safe results.

You should also make sure of the validity of their licence. The Government of South Australia CBS has a licensing public register online. There you can easily input your prospective business’s licence number and look at the details of their licence — licence status, licence categories and subcategories, and more.

Also, don’t forget to check if the business you’re planning to hire has been in the trade for years. Experience can somehow ensure you that they’ve already honed their skills, acquired new knowledge, and faced different problems that they can now solve without difficulty.

Make sure that they are fully insured.

Insurance is important to make sure that the sparkie you hire and your property are protected in case an accident happens while they’ve carrying out your job. So remember to always check if your prospective business is fully insured.

Know more about their services.

It’s best to ensure that the electrician that you’ll employ can cover all of your electrical needs. Not only is it convenient, it’s also more cost-efficient as you won’t be hiring two separate businesses to take care of everything. Always talk to the electrician you’re thinking of hiring and ask for a complete list of their services.

See what their customers say about them.

Reading customer reviews is a good, especially if you want to know more about the electrician you’re thinking of employing. By looking at feedback from customers, you’ll be able to determine if a business is reliable, trustworthy, efficient, professional, and prompt and whether they charge fair prices for their services.

Cost of hiring electricians

The current price of hiring a local electrician in Adelaide is at an average of $50 per hour. The cost you’ll receive from businesses, however, will still vary. When an electrician quotes, they base the fee on their customer’s job. For instance, installing ducted air conditioning systems is definitely more expensive than installing ceiling fans.

ServiceSeeking.com.au has electricians in Adelaide who are available to give you a quote and keen to take whatever electrical job you have. Here are some things customers say about them:

"Nino, was excellent to deal with. Provided a quote within a short period of time and was onsite undertaking the work within a couple of days. Would highly recommend." - Sam from Wynn Vale, SA

"Daryl arrived on time. Job was probably not as easy as it should have been but he did what he needed to do to get it done. Great job and I would highly reccomend Daryl to anyone." - Steve from O'halloran Hill, SA