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Peter Mc Carthy Electric

Founded 1996 • Angie's List since June 2003

A Rated | 108 Reviews

Description

Thank you for your overwhelming response! As a result, we are unable to take new clients until 1/1/2016 We are an electrical contractor specializing in retrofitting older wiring. We have rewired many older homes from the 1870s- 1960s, and I am expert in redesigning electrical systems to meet modern power requirements and Chicago electrical code. My blog on my website chronicles various jobs we have done and issues I have encountered. I am a 4th generation electrician in Chicago and take great pride in my work....

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08/30/2017

Mr McCarthy was very professional and punctual. We are very happy with his work.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Needed the electric moved for new washer/dryer

CATEGORY electrician

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10/25/2016

Peter was on time, cheerful and knowledgable. He got right to work on the pull chain light then I showed him where my new light fixture should go in my upstairs office. I assisted by setting him up with ladder for the 10-12 foot ceiling and killed the electricity to the office by turning off that circuit breaker in the basement. He worked quickly and knowledgeably. He told me that he specialized i...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Peter replaced a faulty pull chain on one light and mounted a light fixture to the ceiling in another room.

CATEGORY electrician

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10/21/2016

Peter was very responsive and professional. We appreciated his depth of knowledge, and he did an excellent and very efficient job. We would absolutely recommend him and use him again.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
We had four ceiling fans installed and a couple of outlets replaced.

CATEGORY electrician, lighting, ceiling fans

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10/19/2016

Both experiences turned out great! We had a small time window to get work done before moving into our new place and Peter got it done by being quick to reply, start work and professionally finish the jobs. The next time, we also needed quick emergency repairs so our kitchen plumbing could be finished. Again he replied immediately and got the work done as soon as possible. We really appreciate how ...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
When we bought a condo in a 100 year old building we hired Peter to do some electrical upgrades for us. He installed lighting in our closets, added additional outlets in our kitchen, and ran new a new electrical line for installation of a dishwasher. We also rencently hired Peter to repair an electrical line that was cut by a plumber while doing work in our kitchen wall.

CATEGORY electrician, lighting

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10/19/2016

If you are reading this it is because you are like me--careful and want to vet who you work with. Good for you. I did the same thing before hiring Peter. I phoned and spoke to four people who had hired him--all extremely positive reviews. I hired him and hoped that he was as good as what my friends reported--and he was. Peter is very honest, thoughtful, careful, doesn't take short cuts, offers ide...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Peter rewired my 1920s condo--replaced EVERYTHING wires, switches, box--added a few extra electrical sockets

CATEGORY electrician

Services Offered

Electrical repairs.

Services Not Offered

Handymen service

General Information
Bonded
Yes
Insured
Yes
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Senior Discount
10%
Emergency Service
No
Warranties
Yes
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