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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.

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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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Dallas, TX

Great customer experience, explains issues and walks you through trouble shooting. To go with the awesome customer experience Erik has great knowledge. highly recommend Erik at poor Boy electric

Aug 9, 2019
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Sochele S.

Called to make an appointment to help install a ceiling fan, unfortunately they didn't have any availability that day. But were able to do a phone...

Jul 18, 2019
Jack R.

Poor Boy Electric and its owner/operator Eric have earned a best quality review from my 1st experience. A new Poor Boy customer who will be calling him...

Jun 24, 2019
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Jun 3, 2019
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Did you know we specialize in those hard to hang light fixtures. This was a rebuild with our 16’ double sided A frame ladder from @wernerladderco. We rebuilt this fixture from incandescent rope light to @soraa_inc par30 LEDs. If you need a consultation about your lighting. Let us know. We are here to help. @pismo_robo #ajobdoneright #noteasy #ilovemyjob #templeton #slo #805sparky #wedolighting #centralcoast #hireaprofessional #lightingpro #guyomarwinecellars #ihavethebestclients #electricallife #adayinthelife #killinit #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #teamplayer #wegotyou #sanluisobispo

May 5, 2019
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Another super client with a Tesla model 3 high power wall charger. This was a very straight forward install fed right through the wall to the charger from main panel. We are so excited to work with great clients. If you need help or advice on your Tesla please feel free to contact us. #ihavethebestclients #ilovemyjob #blessed #centralcoast #arroyogrande #sanluisobispo #nikolatesla #teslamodel3 #hpwc #doneright #teamwork #livingthedream #happyclient #referralprogram @teslamotors @teslamodel_3 #hireapro #killinit #passion #wedotesla #model3

Mar 12, 2019
Al L.

Erik wasn't available to come over urgently when I needed a breaker replaced. BUT, he spoke with me on the phone for 10 minutes and gave me guidance on our...

Feb 20, 2019
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Steve B.

Thank you, Erik and Kyle! Great communication and response time in scheduling. Small job- moving chandelier above dining table, but involved attic work....

Feb 5, 2019
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New tool in the arsenal. Finally broke down and bought a double sided 16’ A-frame ladder. @wernerladderco #ilovemyjob #slosparky #sanluisobispo #centralcoast #805sparky #bigladder #bigjobbigladder #hireaprofessional #killedit #ihavethebestclients #neverhavetomanytools #newtoolwednesday #itrustwerner #safetyfirst #toolforthejob #lighting #wedolighting #bigboytoys

Jan 30, 2019
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Panel upgrade from 100 amp to 200 amp and solar ready with 225 amp bussing. @pismo_robo #killedit #panelupgrade #sanluisobispo #centralcoast #hireaprofessional #ilovemyjob #ihavethebestclients #slosparky #wedopanelstoo #notourfirstrodeo #gopro #timelapse #toys #milwaukeetools #longday #cominatya

Jan 23, 2019