Angie's List is now Angi. Learn more



It's alive!  Electricity has the ability to bring things to life, but it can also be very harmful if not done right.  Most folks don't understand electrical wiring, circuit breakers, grounding, and other electric elements that professional electricians work on daily.  Their expertise is needed if you want to do most types of electric repairs or installing items that have electrical wiring. 

Home items like ceiling fans, wall lights, recessed lighting, appliances, home theatres, and other electrical components are all items that electricians can provide professional help with.  If you need to hire a professional electrician, you can use our real reviews and customer ratings to find the right pro for you or quickly find electricians near you to get matched quickly with 3 pros ready to help.

If you want to know more about electricy, you can use our help guide here to learn about electrical wiring, get questions to ask an electrician, or cost to rewire a house, plus so much more.

woman in white robe in white bathroom uses hairdryer and smiles (Photo by spaskov -
Electrical Wiring and Circuit BreakersAppliance Repair & MaintenanceSmall Appliances and GadgetsHousehold Electricity
Certain appliances, like hair dryers and irons, are prone to tripping breakers more often than others
Man turning switch on circuit breaker (Photo by The Toidi /
Electrical Wiring and Circuit Breakers
Replacing a circuit breaker box costs $1,153 on average, with a range of $497 to $1,809 per box or electrical panel
tools on top of ac unit (Photo by fstop123/ iStock / Getty Images Plus via Getty Images)
Air ConditioningEnergy EfficiencyElectrical Wiring and Circuit Breakers
These five tips will help you make the best decision for you and your family when it comes to installing air conditioning in your home
man with tool belt installing hanging lights  (Photo by Angelov -
ElectricianElectrical Wiring and Circuit Breakers
Not all electricians are created equal—understanding more about the different types of electricians and their qualifications can help you get the right support for electrical work in your home
Hands working on exposed outlet wiring (Photo by  Wattanaphob Kappago/EyeEm/EyeEm via Getty Images)
Electrical Wiring and Circuit BreakersElectronics RepairHousehold Electricity
Knowing the differences between what each wire color represents is incredibly important