2016 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Root Electric

6th year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified License(s)
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

"At Root Electric, putting your safety first is more than our motto; it builds the foundation of our business. We apply the highest-quality components to your installations, ensuring safe and reliable operation for years to come."

William J. Root, Jr. | President

Areas Served:

Prince William, Fairfax County, Arlington County

  • Services Offered
    Root Electric offers electrical and lighting upgrades, electrical panel and fuse box replacement, recessed lighting, security and outdoor lighting, ceiling fan installation, two-story foyer lighting, overhead electrical services, cloth-jacketed copper or aluminum wiring, and portable generators.
  • Specializations
    The company specializes in updating bathrooms and kitchens without GFCI protection or adequate power for appliances.
  • Minimum Job
    Root Electric charges a $195 minimum for service calls.
  • Warranty
    The company offers a one-year warranty on workmanship and honors manufacturers' warranties on equipment.
  • Company History
    William J. Root, Jr., and Janice R. Root founded Root Electric in 1986. Their son William joined the company in 2005 and serves as an electrician, estimator, and customer service representative.
  • Licenses

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 539 homeowner reviews:


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Their customer service was perfect—they're an A+.
I'd rate them excellent for everything.
They showed up on time, and I was pleased with the work. They installed a light fixture on a concrete ceiling. My daughter had used them, and she referred them to me. They were excellent.
They were prompt, they did the job in the time frame they said they would, and they did it well. It was a fairly simple job; they replaced a circuit breaker and two light switches. I'd give them an A.
The put in a couple circuits for me. They were professional, and I'd rate them as excellent.
They installed tree pot lights, a new porch addition, and an outside outlet. Their customer service was super. I'd say they are an A.
Root Electric fixed some indoor electrical problems we were having. Their customer service was excellent, and I'd give them an A.
I think that they fixed an outlet. Their customer service was fantastic, and I'd give them an A.
They were great.
I use them all the time—they were just here a couple weeks ago.

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