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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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Happy new year from PoorBoy Electric & Lighting. Thank you to our clients and friends for making 2018 a great year. #goodbye2018 #bestyear #blessed #brightfuture #805sparky #poorboy #slo #centralcoast #ihavethebestclients #justafew @injectorsdirect @guyomarwine @lezyneusa @openairflowers @calvaryslochurch @highstreetdeli @thelandfx @patrice_howarddesign @keplerdesigngroup @iansaude @dancurciomusic @kevinmainjewelry @sanluiscreeklodge @heidigrandinetti @vintage_trailer_restoration @brooksburgers @gordonconstruction @chrisburkard @figmtnbrewag @natebalicki @sextantwines @nancy_stoller @tayl79 #bahji_the_squirel #comingatya #killedit #sanluisobispo #ilovemyjob @pismo_robo

Jan 2, 2019
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B M.

Erik and Kyle are the best. I would like to give them more stars, too. They installed a ceiling fan in our mobile home, and Erik was more concerned about...

Dec 26, 2018
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The market is flooded right now with knock off LED replacement bulbs. We trust no other than @soraa_inc high quality, high CRI, perfect color. Here was a small retrofit of 75 gu10 soraa lamps in new track heads. #trustsoraa #soraa #hireaprofessional #wedolighting #slo #sanluisobispo #slosparky #poorboy #ilovemyjob #ihavethebestclients #killedit @pismo_robo #gu10 #ledretrofit #grindhard

Dec 11, 2018
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I love when a client let’s us be creative with light. We used @diodeled 2.88watt per foot tape light in all 3 sections of the coffee bar with @lutronelectronics wireless controls. Thank you @gordonconstruction for letting us be apart of this incredible project. #blessed #ilovemyjob #slosparky #805sparky #ihavethebestclients #killedit #sanluisobispo #thankful #ledtape #custominstall #doneright #electrical #coffeebar #remodel #hireaprofessional #lightingdesign #lighting #kitchenlighting #ledlife #diodeled #3000k

Dec 5, 2018
Guadalupe, CA

Love the enthusiasm of Eric & his crew! They live what they do and they’re great at it...

Dec 1, 2018
Guadalupe, CA

Love The enthusiasm Eric , and his guys have! They love what they do, and they’re great at it!

Dec 1, 2018
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Fun install for @sextantwines Edna tasting room. We used @diodeled 2.88watt per foot tape in 3000k. In addition we used Lutron caseta to dim and control. Another happy client. #ilovemyjob #ihavethebestclients #centralcoast #thankful #howdoyoulikethemapples #slosparky #sanluisobispo #hireaprofessional #tapelight #displaycabinet #electrical #hirelocal #killedit

Nov 29, 2018
Tarrah G.

Wish I could leave a 10 star review! Erik was super quick with responding, and once he heard our problem, he offered to walk us through a fix over FaceTime....

Nov 19, 2018
Santa Maria, CA

Poor boy electric is the best. We’ve used them more than once. Efficient, very neat and tidy, and makes any issue perfect. They detected a fire danger and now we are all fixed up. We would have never known if Eric didn’t find the problem.

Nov 14, 2018
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No one company can do it all. It’s about teamwork. We are very fortunate to work with good people. Tim at Romano Design is one of the good people. His wide back round and keen eye for detail is truly a gift. If you need an architect/ civil engineer please check him out. Pens done by @revmarkmarker #slo #ilovemyjob #centralcoast #lighting #teamwork #groupeffort #howdoyoulikethemapples #revmark #slolighting #slosparky #romanodesign #blessed #thankful #poorboy #sanluisobispo #hirelocal

Nov 8, 2018