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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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Lauara G.

Eric performed the job quickly, thoroughly, and he and Kyle were real gentlemen. The price for the job was very fair. I would not hesitate to hire PoorBoy...

Oct 10, 2018

I was very happy with the living room lights that were installed in our ceiling. It was a great job that was completed sooner than I had expected. Eric and Kyle were real gentlemen and I wouldn't hesitate having them in my home again. They also left the house clean! Thanks, guys!

Oct 8, 2018

The ceiling lights that were installed are perfect! They not only finished the job sooner than I expected they left everything clean! Eric and Kyle were real gentlemen and I would not hesitate to call them again! Thanks, guys!

Oct 8, 2018
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New tool in the toolbox. Really happy with this FLIR one that attaches right to the bottom of my phone. Seem to use it most electrical panels and transformers. Do you have one and what do you use it on? Would love to hear the feedback. #newtool #flir #slosparky #805sparky #slo #sanluisobispo #centralcoast #troubleshooting #mainelectrical #electric #pge #hotspot #cuttingedge #ilovemyjob #ifyournotwinningyourlosing #howdoyoulikethemapples @pismo_robo @flir

Oct 7, 2018
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We are now noon pro certified. If interested in learning about this brand new lighting control system please let us know. @noonhome #hireaprofessional #wedolighting #cuttingedge #sanluisobispo #centralcoast #slosparky #805sparky #alwayslearning #amazingproduct #first #winning #ilovemyjob #poorboy #poorboylighting #custom #lightingcontrol #greatcustomerservice #slo

Oct 5, 2018
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Pre storm photo as we added a few more lights from @inlitedesign Here we used 3 main fixtures. The scope, the big scope narrow and the big Nero. All amazing products from a great company. Another Happy client. Olive tree in front and large oak tree in the back. @jason_faist @pismo_robo #ihavethebestclients #lighting #landscapelighting #hireaprofessional #wedolighting #notyourusual #stunning #killinit #805sparky #slosparky #arroyogrande #slo #805 #electricallife #howdoyoulikethemapples #scope #nero #saynotomalibu #areyouin

Oct 4, 2018
Pismo Beach, CA

Have a new home and needed pendant lights and a ring flood light installed. PoorBoy showed up on time and did the installations quickly and efficiently. Will certainly give them another call as we develop our needs list. Oh, also, very knowledgeable with smart home products and options. Thanks Erik -

Sep 15, 2018
Grover Beach, CA

In the past 3+ years, I have used Poor Boy Electric on a number of occasions. They have added new recessed lighting, replaced existing lighting, installed new ceiling fans and have provided assistance in properly lighting our art work. Erik is a thorough professional in every way. He works efficiently and leaves no residue. His technical knowledge and skills are tops and he is creative in making recommendations to solve lighting problems. `

Sep 5, 2018
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Phase 1 of sonos install. We enjoy removing out dated equipment and getting people the latest and greatest that are easy to use. Not a bad place to work either. #ihavethebestclients #ilovemyjob #shoplocal #wedoaudio #sanluisobispo #centralcoast #jobwithaview #hireaprofessional #sonossub #playbar #connectamp #play1 #jobdoneright #slosparky #805sparky #giveusacall @pismo_robo #killedit #howdoyoulikethemapples #audio #ilovesonos #wedosonos #sparkylife

Aug 30, 2018
William M.

Fast responsive service, they were able to come the same day and were easy to work with, fast, reasonably priced, and took care of the problem. Will...

Aug 30, 2018