Watson Electrical

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54 Nighthawk Crescent Ottawa ON K2M 2X6
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HomeStars in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Trust. End of Story

This was a very small stop for Jim. But it's only the most recent in thousands of dollars of jobs we had him and the Watson Electrical team do over the years. It was a "look see" stop. Half an hour later it was a job done.

We call Watson Electrical first, every time because, frankly we trust Jim, Brad, and the whole team implicitly. (And you really want to trust that the electrical work is right, don't you?)

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It's always been a pleasure to work with you. We're glad you've had the same experience. Thank you for your continued business.
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p p.
p p.
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Install electrical panel and reconnect all existing circuits

Both electricians were professional, polite. Looking at the work, I can see it is very well done, very neat and together. Although a big job which took a whole 8 hours and more, at the end they took the time to make sure that everything on the request was addressed. Before leaving, they cleared and cleaned up after themselves leaving no waste behind. I will recommend Watson Electrical to everyone asking for a referral for electrical services. Thank you so much.

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It was a pleasure working for you. Thanks again!
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Lorrie Maruscak in Almonte
Lorrie Maruscak in Almonte
6 reviews Almonte, ON

First Review

9/10

Electrical work in preparation for a kitchen install

Had three electricians I found on Homestar to quote on a day's work and they all were within $100 of each other so I picked Watson's as Jim Watson was very personable and straightforward when he came to provide the quote. Who doesn't like the owner of a 30 year company still working with clients? No attitude about how far we lived out of the city core (which another contractor did) and fast quote. They arrived on time, worked very organized, cleaned up the debris as they worked and answered a query I had after the job within the same day. Would recommend to anyone.

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Hi Lorrie, thank you for the kind words. It was a pleasure working with you on this project. Thank you for your business!
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justinstefanik in Ottawa
justinstefanik in Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Outdoor sauna and EV charge station

We had a great experience with this company. They were careful running the wiring through the house and out into the backyard. They ran a 20 ft. line to the sauna and did a great job on a not-straight- forward project. They also hooked up a box that will supply a new EV station. Jim and the guys were very thorough and professional. Thanks!

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Hi Justin, thanks for calling us to help with your project and the great review!
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Matt in Ottawa
Matt in Ottawa
2 reviews Ottawa, ON
10/10

Check Various Electrical Issues Rental Property

Had the fine gentleman at Watson Electrical come by, as per my conversations with David Watson. They managed to fix the wiring issue with the chandelier in the sun room with zero hassle. They also went above and beyond to check every breaker in the unit, and gave me sound advice in regards to breakers and circuitry. Not to mention, David has given me additional advice free of charge for other units!

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Thanks for the review Matt! I'm glad we were able to take care of everything for you.
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Guyintheglebe
Guyintheglebe
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Install a plug and switch for undercabinet lighting

Watson Electrical was my first call and they are highly recommended. The electricians arrived prompt and took time to listen to my needs. As the owner of a century home, they took the time to understand the nuances before beginning the work. They were friendly throughout and the work was professionally done.

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Thank you for the kind words. We're glad we were able to take care of this project for you.
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David Frere from Ottawa
David Frere from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Charger installation for Tesla

This was my first time working with Watson Electric and I was very please. Everyone involved was courteous, prompt and professional. They came on time, did the work right and left everything clean and tidy. Highly recommended!

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Thanks for your kind words David. It was a pleasure working with you on this project. Thank you for your business!
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Nancy from Ottawa
Nancy from Ottawa
1 review Gloucester, ON
10/10

Update to switches in bathroom.

I don't recall the exact cost of the job since it was awhile ago. But I did want to write a review. Great family-owned and family-run electrical company. They have done a few electrical jobs for us - always reliable, honest and professional. I will definitely hire them again for the next electrical job needed in my home.

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Thanks for your kind words Nancy. It was a pleasure working with you on this project. Thank you for your business!
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Jay from Ottawa
Jay from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Fuse Box and electrical upgrade and repair

Jim was knowledgeable and friendly. We walked through the areas I wanted looked at and he explained what was needed, recommended or not needed and outlined hi solution in plain English
Brad was on time and got the job done quickly. He had to come back later to solve an issue but did that very quickly (within a couple days). Brad was friendly, relaxed and good with my dog (important for you pet lovers)
Thanks Jim for stopping in as soon as I had an issue and resolving it (an hour after calling). I was having a new furnace installed and had the furnace switch moved. The AC stopped working and it was turning out to be a hot weekend – Thanks Jim for the cool air – he fixed the AC/Furnace wiring issue at the end of the day on a Friday when most people want to be getting off to their cottages.
I had Watson Electrical upgrade my Fuse box to breakers, replace some GFCIs, update my second floor electrical to modern code and refit some lights that needed looking at in the basement, porch and the laneway and backyard.
They were relaxed, friendly, explained what they were doing and got the job done under the estimated budget!
Great job!

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Thanks for your kind words Jay. It was a pleasure working with you on this project. Thank you for your business!
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Ken from Ottawa
Ken from Ottawa
1 review Ottawa, ON
10/10

Home upgrades

My wife and I moved into our dated house (circa 1958) in Nov. 2013 and had our work cut out for us in upgrades. One of the first things we attended to was the upgrading of all the main floor light switches, electrical outlets (including GFI’s inside and out), surge protection for the main panel, a new 240 volt line for the dryer, main panel ground protection (which had a short circuit), cat6 run to my office for the internet and fax, plus some new light fixtures one outside at the front door, one in the guest bedroom and another in the living room which required another adjoining line run through the attic. I called a number of electricians for a quote and decided on hiring Watson Electrical as he was the only electrician that gave me a me firm quote on the Surge Protection in an email. Brad and David arrived at our home shortly after settling on a date and got straight to work; they were professional, polite, respectful of our home and well organized. They answered all our questions and addressed all our concerns and explained what they had done and were going to do in a manner that was clear and precise. The guys spent a day and a half at our home and did an outstanding job and cleaned up their mess. When I called Jim's office after they completed their work with a new concern Jim Watson came out and addressed my issue and corrected the problem (the plumber short circuited my main panel ground after installing a pex line where a copper line ran). My wife and I are completely satisfied with the work Watson Electrical did for us and would have no problem recommending them to any homeowner wanting residential electrical work done.
Ken T

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Thanks for your kind words, Ken. It was a pleasure working with you on this project. Thank you for your business!
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More about Watson Electrical

Watson Electrical is a full-service Electrical installation and repair Contractor, that has been in business since 1983, serving residential and commercial customers in the Ottawa and surrounding area.

Our goal is to provide timely, professional and excellent service on every job we perform.

Our licenced electricians are provincial trained, knowledgeable and experienced. They are trustworthy and respectful with all customers.

We can help you upgrade electrical panels, repair old wiring, install new outlets, switches, and lighting. We trouble shoot and repair the electrical problem(s) in your home or business.

Our Skilled electricians make your home and business electrically safe.

We are fully licenced and insured.

ESA ECRA# 7000302

CATEGORIES
Electricians
PRODUCTS
Tesla, Siemens, Eaton, Powerwall, Bosch
SERVICES
Commercial and residential electrical renovation, EV chargers, LED retrofit.
WEBSITE
http://www.watsonelectrical.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1983
PAYMENT METHOD
Credit, eTransfer, Cash, Certified Cheque
LICENSES
Masters
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
1 year on workmanship
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