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

Eddie, Kelly Ann, Stephany and Margot. 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.

Commercial Electrical Contractor East Hanover NJ

Contrary to the beliefs of many property and home owners, the majority of electrical projects aren’t DIY, which is why you should consider calling O’Hara Electric if you’re looking for a professional commercial and residential electrician in Montclair NJ or the rest of the local area. Most people shouldn’t ever attempt upgrading knob and tube wiring, 200 amp service upgrading, or even a lighting fixture installation. These tasks are potentially hazardous to perform on your own unless you’ve already got experience in the electrical field. Electricity is very complex and can be life threatening if improperly handled. The negative side effect of an electrical job performed by a beginner presents a range of concerns that can require even more labor when calling in a professional residential or commercial electrician in East Hanover NJ. Poor wire connections, overloaded circuits and faulty grounding are just a few examples of these kinds of problems. In addition to being hazardous to your property, they can be hazardous to your loved ones. Professional residential electricians however have a significant amount of experience troubleshooting different electrical issues, meaning this is a minimal concern. This experience ensures they know of ways to make sure they’re resolved safely and safeguard themselves from injury.

Electrician East Hanover NJ

There’s no need to look any further when you need a residential electrician in Montclair NJ and surrounding areas. The licensed electricians which you’ll find at O’Hara Electric have undergone extensive training to remain current with all of the latest electrical codes. It is most likely that a greater amount of knowledge and experience than you have presently is going to be required for this task, regardless of the fact that you may be feeling somewhat adventurous with a new skill you’ve learned. Electrical fires has the potential to be incredibly devastating, which is why you want to minimize their risk by ensuring your home’s electrical wiring is working correctly. If you’d like your family to stay safe, then it’s best to hire a professional residential electrical contractor in East Hanover NJ. Major shocks and electrocutions can result in a trip to the hospital with serious injuries. It can be a severe burn or something even worse. You aren’t always capable of predicting the severity or the kind of shock you’ll receive, but it’s best to totally avoid the situation than to risk it. This is why hiring a professional to perform a new attic fan installation, smoke detector installations or even a light fixture installation instead of performing the job yourself is the way to go.

Electricians East Hanover NJ

Offering reasonable rates for high quality services has made us a top choice for anyone trying to find a commercial or residential electrical contractor in East Hanover NJ. Since 1963, O’Hara Electrical has been supplying first rate electrical services for both businesses and homes in the Tri-State area. We have been able to sustain our successful business by adhering to a number of core values which assists us in standing out in our industry. We have a staff of masterful electricians that are some of the finest minds in the business. We are well equipped to handle any project which you may need. Our first rate team is built on strong family values and a stark commitment to perfect work. Hiring an electrician is a serious commitment for business and homeowners alike. You want the job to be performed properly the first time around. It winds up being not just an enormous waste of time but fairly expensive as well if you’ve got to bring in a second company to backtrack and fix the work that has already been done. Call O’Hara Electric instead if you need a commercial electrician in East Hanover NJ and make certain your project is capable of getting done right the first time around instead.











• 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.