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Electrician to Install Wall Connector in Austin

Moving into a new home! Was wondering if anyone had any experience/recommendations for electricians that could install a wall connector in our garage. The panel is in the garage, so shouldn't be super complex, but would prefer a referral from someone as opposed to a claim from an electrician that they've done the wall connector installation before.

Also, what sort of costs do you think I'm looking at?
 

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Thanks, I have actually reached out to them for some other work. How much did they charge for your installation?
It was a long time ago, but I believe it was around $1300, including wall connector, wiring approx 2ft through limestone wall, a meter can for the AE360 pilot plan, and permits/inspection. The meter pan added around $300.

Installation costs are going to vary greatly depending on what they need to do. I'm trying to get a 50a panel put in for a spa and that's looking like $4500.
 
Grayzer gave me a hilariously overpriced quote. Close to 2x what other licensed electricians are quoting me. Beware.
Grayzer gave me a quote of $1000 for 14-50 connection to be installed just next to the box in garage. I felt its too much as the quote was just add it next to the box. Is there anyone who are more reasonable in Austin for a 14-50 installation?
 
If you are willing to install it yourself, there is a YouTube video from Mr Money Mustache (MMM) about how to install it.
Search Youtube for: "mmm ev charger install" and he explains the process. Be careful!

This post is not a recommendation but to provide another option. The YouTube link was not posted because not 100% if it is ok to put the link in this forum.
**Newbie post** :)
 
If you are willing to install it yourself, there is a YouTube video from Mr Money Mustache (MMM) about how to install it.
Search Youtube for: "mmm ev charger install" and he explains the process. Be careful!

This post is not a recommendation but to provide another option. The YouTube link was not posted because not 100% if it is ok to put the link in this forum.
**Newbie post** :)
Ty, I am looking for a electrician who can add 14-50 outlet. Got quotes from few, but all are $1000+
PS: I cannot do it myself 😜
 
Grayzer gave me a quote of $1000 for 14-50 connection to be installed just next to the box in garage. I felt its too much as the quote was just add it next to the box. Is there anyone who are more reasonable in Austin for a 14-50 installation?
Did you eventually find somebody for your 14-50 installation? if yes please recommend . I am looking for the same and all seem to be little high.
 
Did you eventually find somebody for your 14-50 installation? if yes please recommend . I am looking for the same and all seem to be little high.
I didn't find anyone with quote less than $1000, my house's breaker box is around 10 feet from garage. I am still looking around. Please update me if you find any.
 
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