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PoorBoy Electric & Lighting

At PoorBoy Electric and Lighting, we understand that choosing an electrician in San Luis Obispo County for residential and business upgrades and installations is an important decision. Locally-owned and operated, PoorBoy Electric and Lighting is the real deal – owner, contractor, and licensed electrician Erik Poor takes pride in delivering personalized, high-quality professional services to clients in a timely and efficient manner.

Offering a comprehensive list of services at competitive rates, we specialize in all things electrical – from simple lighting repairs to design, installations, panel upgrades and full remodels. Need a home electrical inspection? PoorBoy Electric and Lighting has performed countless inspections and will provide reports and perform necessary repairs upon request.

residential pendant lighting

With a good, old-fashioned business philosophy, PoorBoy Electric and Lighting delivers the type of service reflective of small-town style, but with the knowledge, experience and professionalism of those larger-city contractors. And that’s just what folks across San Luis Obispo County have come to expect with PoorBoy Electric and Lighting – from San Luis Obispo, Shell Beach, Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, Morro Bay, Cayucos, areas north of Cambria and all the way to east of Shandon. With comments such as “service-oriented, efficient, reliable, and exceeds expectations” from our customers, it’s no wonder that we are continually recommended to friends and family throughout the area.

PoorBoy Electric and Lighting services include:

  • Lighting design, LED upgrades, troubleshooting
  • Interior and exterior lighting installation
  • Network/low voltage such as phone, TV, satellite
  • Heating & air electrical
  • Wiring installation and repair

References are available upon request – owners and their property with be treated with the utmost respect. Call PoorBoy Electric and Lighting today at (805) 452-6067 to speak with owner and electrician Erik Poor to schedule an appointment and to learn more about how your home or business electrical needs in San Luis Obispo County may be addressed.

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Large custom steel fixture install from yesterday. This thing was a beast. Huge welds and really amazing craftsmanship. Was a great focal piece above the formal dinning room table. #solvang #ilovemyjob #805 #syv #willtravelforwork #hireaprofessional #customlighting #dinningroom #dinningroomtable #5light #rawsteel #slo #centralcoast #acropolis #acropolislighting #allinadayswork #syvlighting #justled

Nov 16, 2016
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Man cave tv install for a long time client in solvang today. This is the 3rd time in 3 years in 3 different houses we have done this setup for him. 3rd time must be the charm because this turned out perfect. Layout is so crucial. I'm a fan of blue painters ...

Nov 15, 2016
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Quick service call to clean a crystal chandelier that we installed 5 years ago. This is for a sweet old client of ours in Cayucos. Stunning fixture above a staircase with great view #cayucos #slo #805 #centralcoast #slosparky #stunning #perfection #oceanview #ilovemyjob #ihavethebestclients #cleaning #hireaprofessional

Nov 10, 2016
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@diodeled double blaze @ 5.75 watts per foot. This amazing product puts out 550 lumens per foot. If you are not familiar with diode LED. Check them out. Great product and amazing customer service. This is a sky light we did. #diode #diodeled #diodeledtape #led #blaze #doubleblaze #slo #805 #slosparky #ihavethebestclients #ilovemyjob #skylight #lights #...

Nov 9, 2016
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Wishing everyone a great weekend. Love life. ❤️ Love where we live

Nov 5, 2016
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It's a Sonos kinda day. #buylocal #slo #805 #sonos #hireaprofessional #slosparky #centralcoast #ilovemyjob #ihavethebestclients #play1 #bridge #ipad #lifeproof @lifeproof #howdoyoulikethemapples @sonos

Nov 3, 2016
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Christine S.
Venice, CA

What are you looking for in an electrician? Professionalism, knowledge, someone who will be on time, comes prepared, and cleans up? Bingo, PoorBoy does the job. Erik is super knowledgeable and very helpful. He's probably not the cheapest guy in town--but when it comes to electricity I don't think you ...

Nov 1, 2016
professional, personable and reasonable prices Jaimie Ruffner
Paso Robles, CA

Erica is a delight to work with...professional, personable and reasonable prices

Oct 30, 2016
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As busy as our lives get don't forget to stop, smell the flowers

Oct 29, 2016
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I have a lot of respect for the men and women that work with PG&E. in the rain had another emergency service call for flickering lights and smoking outlets. Found another faulty over head feed. @linejunk #pge #respect #lovewhatyoudo #ilovemyjob #noteasywork #electricianlife #electricityandrain #bringiton #slo #805 #sanluisobispo #feeder #lakeview #littleraindonthurt #...

Oct 27, 2016