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4 reviews Oakville, ON

Aluminum to Copper Pigtailing and Fixing Ungrounded outlets

The house we moved into last year has aluminum wiring throughout the house and I've also found out that there were some outlets were ungrounded (even though we did get an ESA certificate from the sellers at the time of purchasing our house). We would definitely need peace of mind and have therefore checked for electricians on Homestars
who could help with the pigtailing/grounding and found MCS and decided contact Marc, the owner of the company for a quote, after reviewing many of his fantastic reviews from his happy customers. A few days later, he came over to my place to look around and provided me a detailed quote. It, in fact, took several months for us to eventually hire him earlier this year to help with the work throughout the house as we were first considering finishing the basement (in which case we would have also needed basement wiring). And when we eventually decided not to finish the basement at this time, I've immediately contacted Marc and he would not only still honour the initial quote he provided but would also agree to come over to our place at an agreed date/time to do some additional work I've asked him for, incl. adding dimmers and pigtail work for the receptacles outside of the house, at reasonable price. When he came over for the work, he first confirmed and explained to me the list of work he would perform in details and also answered all my questions. He then thoroughly inspected each and every receptacles/switches connections in the house and performed the work efficiently & effectively, and once all the required work was completed, he's gone over all the work completed and also made sure there was no dust/mess behind. In addition, he took his own time out of his busy schedule to be physically at my place on the date of the ESA inspection, in ensuring all the requirements were met/satisfied.

From the moment I first met Marc for an inspection/quote to the date of the (final) ESA inspection, he was always professional, knowledgeable, detail-oriented, friendly, and courteous. I would certainly not hesitate to recommend him to anyone with electrical needs and of course, he's definitely our "go-to-guy" for our own, including basement finishing in the future. Thank you very much again for everything, Marc!

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Thanks so much for the positive review! I am glad that everything turned out to your likings and that you were happy with the service. I look forward to working with you again in the future.

Garnik in Oakville
Garnik in Oakville
1 review , ON

40Amp/240V service installation for ChargePoint EV station

EV Charger cost and installation are subsidized by Ontario at this moment. In order to qualify for installation cost rebate - electrician must be listed on ESA web page ( Thats how I found Marc + checked HomeStars reviews. Quoting, installation, inspection - everything was smooth and fast. Being an microelectonics engineer myself - I was asking questions, and Marc was kindly answering/explaining in details. I am very happy with the work and will definitely use his service again in future, as well as recommend to others.

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Thank you for the positive review. It was great to work with you to install your new electrical vehicle charging station.

Fred from Mississauga
Fred from Mississauga
3 reviews Mississauga, ON

Replace Pot Lights and dimmer Switches

Found Marc via the Homestars site and had him do a small electrical job in the garage last year. Service was excellent. Called him again when we needed a bigger interior job done. He responds promptly to phone calls and email, gives an estimate, schedules a service date, confirms the date a couple of days ahead ... then arrives exactly when promised, does quick and excellent work, cleans up thoroughly, and settles for the agreed upon price. What's not to like!

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Hi Fred. Thanks very much for the review. It's great that you were so happy with the service. We look forward to working with you again in the future.

Tim in Oakville
Tim in Oakville
1 review Oakville, ON

Pot Light replacement

Contacted MCS to do a quick fix on a couple of pot lights before the close of our house. Was able to replace the lights quickly and for a good price. Would highly recommend them for their great service. Thanks again!

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Thanks for the great review Tim. I'm glad that you were happy with the way it turned out.

calum hughes from Mississauga
calum hughes from Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON

Aluminum to copper wiring

We wanted someone to change the switches and outlets throughout our house. As the existing wiring is aluminum we also wanted someone to do the termination to copper and ensure it was all safe and up to code.
I got several quotes and Marc gave the best price, had great reviews and was very easy to deal with.
He arranged a visit to verify his estimate and confirmed that a few changes I had wouldn't affect the price and patiently answered all my questions.
When it came to the work Marc showed exactly up on time, did a great job, and finished early. I am really impressed with the quality of his work and attention to detail. This is the first time I have hired someone to do a job like this and it could not have gone smoother. I would defiantly recommend Marc and will be contacting him again if we need any other electrical work done.

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Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it. Let me know if there is anything in the future you may need.

Arthur Neves in Oakville
Arthur Neves in Oakville
1 review Toronto, ON

Change potlights to GU10 sockets and install LED bulbs

After contacting some companies to change my potlights to LED sockets, most of them were not interested, or they wanted to add more work so they could charge more.
When I contacted Marc, he gave me a fair quote on the job I needed and didn't push me to add any extra work.
Marc is punctual, very friendly and polite. Although he is a busy guy, he was able to accommodate our request within a few weeks after the quote.
On top of the great work, he finished it within the timeframe he told me it would take, and also end up fixing other electrical issues we had.
I would 100% recommend MCS Electrical services. and will contact him for my next electrical renovations for sure.

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Thanks for the review Arthur, it was great to work with you on this project. Thanks and hope to hear back from you for anything else you may need!

faz in Hamilton
faz in Hamilton
9 reviews Hamilton, ON

Basement Wiring

I contacted many companies to get a reasonable quote for wiring our basement.
Not only did Marc have one of the best pricing but when I read the reviews on his services on Homestars, it seemed like an easy decision. After seeing the work he did, I was right on my decision.

Marc is honest, polite, punctual and went above and beyond on several things that came up and couple of last minute changes. He was very flexible and did all of these things without adding extra cost.
I was amazed how fast Marc works and he makes everything look so effortless. This talks to his talent and expertise.
Marc is a keeper and I will use his services for all of my future electrical needs.
If I could give MCS Electrical Services 10+1 rating, I would!!
I highly recommend MCS Electrical services.

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Thanks for the fantastic review! It was great to be able to complete the basement finishing for you and your family. As I said before, you were great customers to work with. Please let us know if there is anything in the future you may need.

Private User
Private User
1 review Hamilton, ON

master bath wiring update

Marc installed potlights, exhaust fan, timers and switches for my bath reno. He also help diagnose another electrical issue in the house. The job went faster than he had thought and he charged less than the original quote. I'd be pleased to recommend Marc - he was courteous, pleasant to chat with and did a good job.

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Thanks for the review. We always like to keep things fair with pricing for our customers. It was great to meet and look after this project for you.

Private User
Private User
1 review Hamilton, ON

Lighting Fixture and Dimmer Installation

I hired Marc to install a light fixture, dimmer switch, and update all the switches in our home. From the beginning, he was professional, always responding to emails in a timely manner and was happy to answer my many questions. On the day of the job, Marc arrived early and worked diligently to complete the project on time. I highly recommend his services and would not hesitate to hire Marc again.

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Thanks for the great review. I appreciate you taking the time to complete one.

Consequent Music in Toronto
Consequent Music in Toronto
2 reviews Hamilton, ON

Exemplary Service

Marc's service was simply perfect. Great communicator, polite, punctual, patiently answered my many questions.
It was challenging to find a mutual spot in our schedules for the appointment, but Marc was as persistent as I was in making it work.
The reason for the visit turned out to be a much smaller problem than expected, but Marc handled the situation graciously, made good use of the time and left me wishing that all service calls could be so agreeable. Thanks!

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Thanks for the great review! It was my pleasure to get your power up and running again. We like coming across smaller problems than what was expected just as much as the homeowner does! All the best.

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More about MCS Electrical & Lighting Services


We are an Oakville based company that can handle all of your residential & commercial electrical requirements. We can accommodate the work to your schedule and we stand behind all finished products. Please inquire about any of your electrical needs and free estimates. We pride ourselves with the fact that customer satisfaction is the biggest priority and we strive to provide a service that our customers are happy with from start to finish.

We provide services for design build, custom homes, whole home renovation rebuilds, home rewiring, service upgrades, panel changes/upgrades, pot lights, kitchen renovations, basement finishing, home electrical troubleshooting & repairs, outside lighting, post lighting, lighting controls, LED lighting retrofits, and much more.

With over 12 years of electrical service experience MCS Electrical & Lighting Services has the capability to take on any job big or small and complete it to the customers satisfaction and within time lines. We work side by side other trades, designers, general contractors, and engineers to provide the best service possible.

MCS Electrical & Lighting Services complies with all governing authorities including the Electrical Safety Authority, WSIB, Insurance standards, Ministry of Labor, and we are fully insured.

Call for a free site visit and estimate - 905-616-7174

Our services include but are not limited to:
- Residential electrical services
- Commercial electrical services
- Electrical panel upgrades
- Main service upgrades
- Main service repairs
- New wiring and rewiring of existing
- Aluminum wiring retrofits
- Knob & Tube rewires
- Custom home wiring
- Troubleshooting and repairs
- Hot tub/spa wiring
- Pool wiring
- Design/Install lighting
- Design/Install LED lighting
- Whole home lighting installs
- Outside lighting (pot lights, landscape lighting)
- Recessed lighting
- Low voltage lighting
- Under cabinet lighting
- Kitchen lighting
- Lighting controls and automation
- Light fixture installs
- Ceiling fan installs
- Bathroom exhaust fan installs
- Outside security lighting
- Lighting dimmer controls
- Underground wiring faults, detection and repairs
- Bathroom renovations
- Kitchen renovations
- Basement renovations
- Network, data, and video cabling
- Generators & back up power solutions
- Florescent lighting repairs
- HID (metal halide & HPS) lighting repairs
- Electrical Inspections
- And much more...

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Electricians and Lighting
We only install quality electrical equipment, please see our brands below for a list of manufacturers we use. If there is a specific brand you prefer, just let us know and we will install it.
Free estimates, Preventative maintenance, Electrical Inspections, Custom homes, Service installs and upgrades (100 amp, 200 amp, and larger), Troubleshooting and repairs, Interior and exterior lighting installs and service, Receptacle and light switch installs, Receptacle and light switch upgrades (Duplex/Toggle to Decora), Light fixture upgrades and installations, Residential & commercial electrical renovations, Basement electrical rough in and finishing, Recessed lighting (Free LED lighting upgrades), Soffit recessed lighting (Free LED lighting upgrades), LED lighting upgrades, Hot tub and pool hook ups, Garden lighting and accent lighting, And much more...Just Ask
We use all quality manufactures of electrical and lighting equipment including; Siemens, Cutler Hammer, Square D, Cooper, Legrand, Lutron, Contrast Lighting, Eureka Lighting, Lite Line, Lotus, Lithonia, Europhase, SNOC,
We work diligently to fulfill all the customers needs. We work side by side with you the home owner, interior designers, general contractors, renovation contractors and many more. Our involvement and attention to detail will make sure you are 100% satisfied with the finished product.
We specialize in many different things including; Electrical service upgrades and installs, New construction wiring, Electrical renovations & additions, Troubleshooting and repairs, preventative maintenance, recessed lighting, pot lighting, LED lighting, accent lighting, exterior lighting, pool & hot tub hook ups, and much more.
Full Warranty on Parts and Labor
Cash, Cheque, Email Transfers, and Flexible Terms
Master Electrician License, 309A Electrician License, ESA Licensed
Ontario College of Trades & ESA/ECRA
4M Liablity Coverage Insurance
Full Warranty On All Parts and Labor
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