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By: R S.
Anything Electric
Takes jobs and then does not call people back, does not complete the work he said he would. Drops f bombs in front of everyone and anyone. Treats his employees like dogs, his generals like crap and his clients like trash. He is one with the snakes
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By: Margaret S.
Sierra Nevada Electric
I hired this company to install 4 ceiling fans, I would not recommend this company. Two guy's showed up, installed the fans, and when I asked them to shorten the chains to the fans, huffs and puffs. They left a mess, left the fan boxes in my garage, I had to go to Lowes to buy remotes because installer couldn't figure out how to install without them. Left a hole in my ceiling and screwed the celing piece back up. Would give this company a -5 but the least rating is a 1
By: Elizabeth W.
Sierra Pacific Power Company
Called in twice and entered a street light L15175 - 7 on Monte Rosa Dr. Carson City, NV as being out over a year ago. Other neighbors have also reported it and nothing has been done. I have reported it again today 12/17/2015 This light is the only illumination near the Park Terrace entrance and when lit is a deterrent to people entering the park at night. The neighbors are not happy about the lack of service.
By: bigbrad76
Anything Electric
This company is anything but professional! The owner (Mike) came out with his employee and charged us double for a job that was half done! As the home owner, I dug the hole and prepared the top box, all his staff had to do was lift the new box into place and repair the lines in the box. It was a one electrician’s job with a half an hour basic laborer to help if the initial electrician was not strong enough to lift the boxes into place. I told Mike I could help. As the home owner I am 6’5” at 300lbs; I could have done the manual labor. Instead, Mike the owner, charged me for 2 electricians for 3 hours of work! I can see how it MIGHT have taken one worker 3 hours but 2 paid electricians both at 3 hours, that’s 6 labor hours at full electrician’s rate? Rip OFF! I wont even tell you all the details about the lack of professionalism when I tried to simply ask the owner why he did this, but I will tell you he called me and all his 2012 customers “JEWS” for trying to Rip him off, not to mention the F… bomb he dropped on me! Wow… pick someone else! To think I was actually calling him initially to ask him to do more work… no Mike I will take your advice and Never Call you again!
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  • Contact a licensed electrician if you frequently blow fuses, since this can be a sign of an electrical wiring problem.
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