Licensed Electrician In North Carolina

At Forsythe & Son Electric, we offer a comprehensive range of electrical services tailored to meet the specific needs of residents and businesses in North Carolina.

Our team of licensed electricians is dedicated to delivering top-quality workmanship and outstanding customer service on every project. Our electrical contracting services in the state of North Carolina include:

  • Electrical Remodeling
  • Ceiling Fan Installation
  • Commercial Repairs
  • Lighting Installation
  • Emergency Repairs
  • Wiring Services
  • AFCI Upgrades
  • Circuit Breakers
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Installations

Expert Electrical Solutions for Every Need


EV Charger Installation

Prepare for the future of transportation with our expert EV charger installation services, ensuring convenient and efficient charging for your electric vehicle.


Electrical Panel Installation/Upgrades

Ensure your home or business’s electrical system can handle your power needs with our electric panel upgrade services. We’ll assess your current panel and recommend upgrades to improve safety and efficiency.

Lighting Installation

Brighten up your home or business with expert light installation services from Forsythe & Son Electric. Whether you need interior lighting, exterior lighting, or specialty lighting solutions, we’ll ensure a seamless installation process throughout North Carolina

Electrical Wiring

From electrical wiring installation to troubleshooting and repairs, our team has the expertise to handle all your wiring needs. Whether you’re building a new home or renovating an existing space, we’ve got you covered.


Outdoor Dock Lighting

Create a stunning outdoor environment with our Outdoor Deck Lighting services. Our experts will assess your needs and design the perfect lighting solution for you.


Generator Repair

Maximize the performance of your generator with our Generator Repair services. Our experts will diagnose and repair any issues with your generator.

Ceiling Fan Installation

Stay cool and comfortable year-round with professional ceiling fan installation from Forsythe & Son Electric. Our North Carolina electricians will safely install ceiling fans in your home or business for optimal airflow and energy efficiency.

Emergency Electrical Services

Electrical emergencies can happen at any time. Count on our 24/7 emergency electrician services to address urgent issues promptly and effectively, keeping your home or business safe and secure.

State-Specific Regulations

In North Carolina, electrical work is regulated by state-specific regulations and codes to ensure the safety and integrity of electrical installations. At Forsythe & Son Electric, we are well-versed in North Carolina’s electrical regulations and adhere to all applicable codes in every project we undertake. You can trust us to deliver compliant and safe electrical solutions for your home or business.

North Carolina Areas We Serve


Concord, NC


Huntersville, NC


Lenoir, NC


Gastonia, NC


Morganton, NC

Our Work

Our Recent Electrical Projects

kitchen lighting installation

Kitchen Lighting

  • Bright and energy-efficient
  • Recessed lighting design and installation
  • Functional and practical lighting solution
  • Pendant lighting installation for a stylish and decorative touch
dining room lighting installation

Dining Room Lighting

  • Chandelier installation
  • Wall sconce installation 
  • Dimmer switch installation for flexible and adjustable lighting control
  • Under cabinet lighting installation for a functional and practical solution

North Carolina Electrician Common FAQs


Are permits required for electrical work in North Carolina?

Yes, permits are typically required for electrical work in North Carolina. The specific requirements may vary depending on the type and scope of the project. Our team at Forsythe & Son Electric is well-versed in North Carolina’s permitting process and will ensure that all necessary permits are obtained before starting any electrical work.


Do I need to hire a licensed electrician for electrical work in North Carolina?

Yes, it’s highly recommended to hire a licensed electrician for any electrical work in North Carolina. Licensed electricians have undergone extensive training and testing to ensure their competence and knowledge of electrical systems.

At Forsythe & Son Electric, all our electricians are licensed professionals committed to delivering safe and reliable electrical solutions.


Are there any incentives or rebates available for energy-efficient upgrades in North Carolina?

Yes, there are various incentives and rebates available for energy-efficient upgrades in North Carolina, including those related to lighting, HVAC systems, and solar installations. Our team at Forsythe & Son Electric can provide information about available incentives and help you choose energy-efficient solutions that qualify for these programs.

What are the electrical code requirements in North Carolina?

Electrical work in North Carolina must comply with the North Carolina Electrical Code, which is based on the National Electrical Code (NEC) with some state-specific amendments. Our electricians at Forsythe & Son Electric are knowledgeable about these code requirements and ensure that all installations and repairs meet or exceed the standards set forth by the code.

How can I ensure my home's electrical system is up to code in North Carolina?

The best way to ensure that your home’s electrical system is up to code in North Carolina is to schedule a comprehensive electrical inspection with a licensed electrician. Our team at Forsythe & Son Electric can perform a thorough inspection of your electrical system, identify any code violations or safety hazards, and recommend necessary repairs or upgrades to bring your home into compliance.


What should I do in case of a power outage in North Carolina?

In the event of a power outage in North Carolina, it’s essential to stay safe and minimize electrical hazards. Avoid using candles for lighting, unplug sensitive electronic devices to prevent damage from power surges, and wait for power to be restored before resuming normal activities. If you experience a prolonged outage or suspect a problem with your electrical system, contact Forsythe & Son Electric for assistance.

What are the requirements to become an electrician in North Carolina?

To become an electrician in North Carolina, you must complete a state-approved electrical wiring course, gain practical experience through an apprenticeship, and pass the North Carolina electrical license exam.

How can I obtain an electrician license in North Carolina?

To obtain an electrician license in North Carolina, you need to fulfill the education and experience requirements, submit an application to the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors, and pass the licensing exam.

What types of electrical licenses are available in North Carolina?

North Carolina offers various types of electrical licenses, including journeyman electrician license, master electrician license, and independent electrical contractor license.

What is the process to become a certified electrician in North Carolina?

To become a certified electrician in North Carolina, you need to complete the required education and training, gain practical experience, and pass the certification exam administered by the state board.

What are the license requirements for electrical contractors in North Carolina?

Electrical contractors in North Carolina must meet specific education, experience, and examination requirements set by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors to obtain a license.

Why should I choose a local electrician for my electrical needs?

Choosing a local electrician ensures prompt service and around-the-clock availability, providing the best possible service for your home’s electrical needs.

What are the advantages of hiring a residential electrician in NC for home electrical work?

Hiring a residential electrician in NC ensures that the work is done by a professional who understands the specific electrical needs of a home, keeping your home’s electrical system in top condition.

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4503 Merryvale Forest Dr

Charlotte, NC 28214


(704) 308-4483