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.

Electrical Services Companies Hillside NJ

Calling O’Hara Electric is a wise idea if you require services from an experienced residential or commercial electrician in Montclair NJ or the rest of the local area. Many property owners believe that most electrical projects are DIY projects, but this is certainly not case. Upgrading knob and tube wiring, 200 amp service upgrading and even lighting fixture installations are jobs which the vast majority of people shouldn’t ever even attempt. Anybody that does not already have a significant amount of experience when it comes to electrical services will find these are potentially dangerous tasks. Electricity is extremely complicated and can be life threatening if improperly handled. When you attempt to perform the job yourself without the proper experience, it’s capable of simply being more work once you eventually are forced to bring in a professional commercial and residential electrician in Hillside NJ. Together with being dangerous for your house, issues such as faulty grounding, overloaded circuits and poor wire connections are capable of placing you and your family in harm’s way. Professional residential electricians however have a great deal of experience troubleshooting various electrical problems, meaning this is a minimal concern. This experience ensures they know of ways to make certain they’re resolved in a safe manner as well as safeguard themselves from injury.

Electrician Hillside NJ

When you’re looking for a residential electrician in Montclair NJ or the rest of the local area, there’s no need to look any further. The licensed electricians which we have at O’Hara Electric have undergone considerable training to stay current with all of the latest electrical codes. Although you might be feeling a little ambitious and ready to learn a new skill, the degree of expertise and knowledge that are typically needed are typically considerably more than what you have currently. You want to keep your home’s electrical wiring functioning properly and not increase the risk of electrical fires, which can be devastating. When it comes to the safety of your family, being sure you hire a qualified residential electrical company in Hillside NJ is essential. You can be sent to the hospital with severe injuries from major shocks and electrocutions. It can be a severe burn or something even worse. The type or severity of shock you will get isn’t always something you can predict, but avoiding the situation completely instead of risking it is always best. That’s the reason even if you’ve got to have a new attic fan installation, light fixture installation, or a smoke detector installation, you definitely should hire a professional, rather than performing it yourself.

Electricians Montclair NJ

Among the reasons we continue to remain a top choice among commercial or residential electrical companies in Hillside NJ is the fact that we’re capable of supplying affordable rates for high quality services. Since 1963, O’Hara Electrical has been supplying top notch electrical services for both homes and businesses in the Tri-State area. We consistently adhere to a set of core values that assists us in standing out in the industry and ensuring our continued success. Some of the best minds in the business make up our staff of master electricians. We’re well equipped to handle any project that you may need. Our superior team is built on strong family values and a firm commitment to perfect work. It’s a serious commitment for both home and business owners when you hire an electrician. Knowing the job will get done properly the very first time is important. If you’ve got to call in several companies to backtrack and fix each other’s work, it will be an expensive waste of time and energy. Get your electrical projects done right, the first time around when calling O’Hara Electrical if you’re in need of a commercial electrician in Hillside NJ.











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–John Ruskin

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