Welcome Home!

Nothing is more inviting than a well-lit home.  Let us brighten your driveway, walkway, and front door.

Our fleet of trucks are standing by

Our fleet of trucks are standing by ready to dispatch our team of experienced electricians.  We offer free estimates and 24 hour emergency service for our customers.

E & M O'Hara can install customer-supplied lighting.

These inexpensive chandeliers are made with colorful drum shades from IKEA.

The Main Office

Ed Sr., Ed Jr., Kelly Ann, Margot and Francine.  At your service!

Kitchen Renovations

Optimum placement of lighting and outlets for function and beauty.

Michael and Edward O'Hara

The two brothers started the company in 1963.  Our mission, then and now, has always been to provide expert electrical service at competitive prices.

The Iconic Artichoke Lamp

Considered a classical masterpiece, this fixture, designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958, has been stated to be the consummate modernist chandelier.

Corporate Installations

Fluorescent lighting is economical and energy-efficient in large rooms.

Our First Truck

Thanks to our loyal customers, O’Hara Electrical Contractors has been serving NJ for over 50 years!

Safety and Security

Exterior lighting, overhead and along sidewalks, improves visibility at night.  Take advantage of our certified lighting expertise to recommend and install the latest technology, especially LED lighting.

Welcome to O’Hara Electric!

Since 1963, our mission has remained unchanged–to provide expert electrical service at competitive prices.

We have the utmost respect for our customers and are dedicated to meeting their needs, guaranteed.

O’Hara Electric delivers quality work performed by certified professionals who focus on getting the job done right!

Thanks for Voting For Us!

E & M O’Hara is proud to have won a bronze medal in the 2016 Best of Essex Contest.

Award Winning Service

New Construction Renovations
Lighting Maintenance
Expert Repairs
Service Upgrades
Knob & Tube Wiring Replacement
Site Lighting
Parking Lot Lighting
Security Lighting
Smoke & CO Detectors
Landscape Lighting
Exhaust & Ceiling Fans
Electric Heat
Network Cabling
Grounding & Bonding Certification
Portable Generators
Surge Protectors
Federal Pacific Panel Replacement
Home Automation











• Licensed, Bonded & Fully Insured
• Certified Lighting Consultants
• Voted #1 BEST Electrical Contractor in Essex County


• 24-HR Emergency Service for Our Loyal Customers
• Free Estimates
• Multiple Convenient Locations for Fast, Responsive Service

Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.

–John Ruskin


Fast. Reliable. Dependable.

Expert Electrical Service at Competitive Prices.