Finding an electrician in an emergency

13 December 2021

How to make the right choice of electrician among all the results of the search engines? How to be sure to do business with a trusted electrician who answers emergency calls? Our service allows you to find relaible electricians available 24/7 to help you with electrical breakage, fuse replacement or any other urgent electrical work in less than 30 minutes.

Do you need an emergency electrician?

Quite often the answer will be yes. Indeed, the risk of fire and electrocution associated with electrical problems means that a master electrician is the only professional to be able to remedy an electrical breakage or a power failure. The Building Act is also very clear, only a master electrician can do electrical work. In the commercial field, for a restaurant or for a factory for example, is the added dimension of continuity of operations which will make it urgent to call on an electrician

The types of troubleshooting that emergency electricians do

Electricians are required to carry out repairs on residential and commercial facilities such as restaurants, offices, stores, apartment buildings, etc. to achieve a whole range of troubleshooting.

Emergency electricians are often called to repair

  • an electrical break
  • a broken electrical input
  • an electrical failure
  • an electric overload
  • dimming of lights and electrical appliances
  • replace a faulty fuse

The price of an electrician for an emergency repair

The price of a master electrician will vary according to several factors (his experience, the time of the service call, the nature of the work, the parts to be changed, etc.). For an evening or weekend emergency, an electrician will charge an average of $150 to $300 for the service call. To this, add the hourly rate of the electrician, somewhere from $90 to $150 an hour. You can also have the work done during the day (excluding the emergency period) to benefit from a lower price.

Easily find an electrician for troubleshooting

ProAssistance allows you to quickly find a trusted electrician available in the Greater Montreal area to complete your emergency electrical work. Fill our service request form and receive, in less than 30 minutes, the service offers of our partner electricians. Our master electrician partners are trusted contractors for whom we have checked their license from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec, their registration with the Corporation des maîtres électriciens du Quebec, their insurance, complaints and reviews, as well as, their reputation.