certified company
Based on 460 reviews
Our Certification Process
Best Pick Guarantee
Verified License(s)
Verified General Liability Ins.
Verified Workers' Comp
7th year as a Best Pick Call
"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
Company Information
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. 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.
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.
Areas Served
Prince William, Fairfax County, Arlington County
A selection of 460 homeowner reviews:
“Root Electric was great, and they did a good job. They did everything we asked them to do. They were prompt, they were right on time, and they were really good. It was no problem at all. They called back the next day to make sure that everything was OK. I'd give them an A.”
“I've always had a positive experience with them, and I've used them more than 20 times. I'd give my overall experience an A+.”
“They've done a couple of things for us. I'd give Root Electric an A+. They were on time and efficient. I've recommended them.”
“They're great. Root Electric went above and beyond.”
“I've used them for years, and I've had good results. This time they installed an attic fan. I'd give them an A.”
“They were outstanding in all categories. They did a great job.”
“Root Electric did a fantastic job for us. For the experience, I'll give them an A+.”
“They did good. They did excellent work. I have no complaints. I'd recommend them.”
“This was actually our second or third time using them. They do a good job, they do what we ask, and we never have any issues. I'd give my overall experience an A+.”
“I'd give them an A+.”