you do commercial or residential work? We
serve both commercial and residential customers.
Do you do new
construction or repair? We usually focus
our services on repair, but occasionally do new construction work.
What are your
typical projects? Fuse panel/breaker box
upgrades, replacement, or relocation; meter box repairs; generator transfer switch installations; three-phase commercial repair;
and almost any residential repair.
How long have you been in business? Essex Electrical Service, Inc. has served all of Broward county from Dania
Beach to Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood to Miramar since 1989. Our master electrician has been doing electrical work in
Florida for more than twenty-five years.
Do I need to be home when you do the work? If we are doing work on the outside of your home, we often can do the job without you being home.
We will discuss this with you based upon the specific of your work. If you need to be home, we will coordinate
the work with you for a convenient date and time.
Are you licensed? Yes, we are licensed and insured. Certified Electrical Contractor
License No. EC13005853. You should always verify your contractors are properly licensed.
Do I need a permit? Under Florida law, a permit is required "to erect, install, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical
. . . system." Florida Building Code Section 104.1.1. Whether your particular project requires a permit depends
upon the work being requested. If a permit is requested/required, we will obtain a permit, perform the work, obtain
the inspection, and include the cost of the permit in the cost of the job.
much does it cost to change a fuse box to a breaker panel? For a complete replacement from an old fuse box to a complete new breaker panel is approximately $1,100, but can be
more or less depending upon the specific job.
How much does an estimate cost? Do you give free estimates? All estimates are free.
are your rates? For projects billed
on an hourly basis, during regular business hours, the hourly rate is $95/hour. During evenings, weekends, and holidays,
the hourly rate is $125/hour with a minimum charge of 2 hours.
methods of payment do you accept? VISA, MasterCard, PayPal, check, or cash.
Keith Harrod, Owner of Essex Electrical Service, explains his company philosophy:
what we said we would do, when we said we would do it, and for the
price we said it would be."
Who will do the actual work? Will
you subcontract out my job? Our master
electrician, Keith Harrod, does all of the electrical work. We do not hire other electricians to do our work. If
your job requires work from other trades or services (such as pouring concrete, hooking up a water line, etc.) we may hire
or coordinate other trades or professionals, but the electrical work will be done by Essex Electrical Service and no one else.
Where are you located? We serve all of Broward county.
you work on weekends? Only for emergency
calls. Unless it's an emergency, it is more cost-effective for the customer to schedule the work for regular business
Are there any references I can contact about your work? Certainly. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will provide you with name and contact numbers.
Have a different
question? Just drop us an email and we
will respond promptly: email@example.com