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Electricity – it’s one of the most important innovations in the history of humankind. It’s hard to imagine life without electricity, and for good reason. Nearly every aspect of our lives is affected by electricity in some form or fashion, from the way you wash your clothes to the effort you put in at work. From a residential standpoint, you need it to cook, clean, entertain, and live comfortably. For commercial purposes, electricity is used to power the computers needed to keep America moving. That’s why, when the electricity in your home or at your job is compromised, life grinds to a halt. Unfortunately, electrical problems are inevitable in today’s day and age. When the electricity in your home or commercial workspace fails, you need a quick, effective solution that will get your life back on track. And that, in a nutshell, is where L&M Electric, Inc. shines the brightest.

Our company was founded in 2009 by Roger Lee and John Mezzles. With a combined 46 years of electrical experience, the two entrepreneurs set out to create a company that offers quality workmanship and unparalleled service to all its builders and clients. Today, we are proud to have served South Carolina for nearly two decades as the premier electrician contractor in Spartanburg, SC. Our family-owned business specializes in both residential and commercial electrical work. Our highly-trained team has the experience and skills to handle any electrical issue, from minor panel breaker problems to large-scale industrial issues.

Despite winning numerous awards and recognitions in the Southeast, we don’t let our accolades go to our head. Our team is committed to providing effective, personalized electrical work for every one of our customers. We take pride in our ability to offer peace of mind to our customers when they need it most, and that’s exactly what we aim to provide to you too. We’re talking one-on-one service provided by a friendly, professional electrician. There are no corners cut, no hidden fees, and no excuses – only the highest quality work from the finest electricians in Spartanburg.

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What sets us apart from other electricians in Spartanburg, SC? It boils down to three reasons:
Customer-Centric, Quality Electric Service
Customer-Centric, Quality Electric Service

As guests in your home, you won’t ever have to worry about a member of our team trying to sell you something you don’t need. Our job is to serve your electrical needs. You expect the highest quality electrical work in South Carolina, and that’s what we will provide.

Experienced, Affordable Electricians
Experienced, Affordable Electricians

You understand that the highest quality work requires fair compensation, but you’re not made of money. Our commitment is to offer affordable electric work at a price you’re satisfied paying.

Family Owned & Operated
Family Owned & Operated

We know that you are choosing L&M Electric for a reason. Unlike large corporations, we truly care about our customers. As a family business, serving you is personal for us. We stake our reputation on the quality of our work. As such, we are accountable and will always strive to deliver the service you have come to expect from our company.

Affordable Electric Service That Makes You Feel Like Family

At L&M Electric, we employ the brightest commercial and residential electricians in Spartanburg. Having electricians that specialize in both residential and commercial projects allow us to provide our customers with a wider range of services.

Our team fixes a broad range of electrical issues, but we have built our reputation on the following electric services:

Affordable Electric Service That Makes You Feel Like Family

Electrical Repairs

Every homeowner has to deal with an electrical component breaking or failing at some point. When that happens, you need a partner who can troubleshoot the problem and correct the issue efficiently and effectively. A few common problems that we help solve for our customers include:

  • Ceiling Fan Repair
  • Light Fixture Repair
  • Light Switch & Outlet Repair
  • Electrical Safety Inspection

Electrical Installations

Whether you have a new ceiling fan that needs to be installed or you have a new electrical outlet that you’d like added to your bedroom, L&M Electric is here to help. Our team installs quality solutions every day of the week – there’s no electrical installation job your residential electrician in Spartanburg, SC, can’t handle. Here is a glance at some of the installation projects that we complete for homeowners:

  • Smart Home Installation
  • Electric Car Charging Station Installation
  • Whole-Home Surge Protection Installation

Renovations and Remodeling

If you’re renovating or remodeling your home, you need a professional electrician on-hand to work to properly install your new electrical devices and systems. Our skilled electricians are happy to work with you or your remodeling consultant to install your lights and keep your home shining bright. Common renovation and remodeling jobs include:

  • Hot Tub Wiring
  • Kitchen Lighting Renovations
  • Finished Basement Electrical Wiring

New Construction Electrical Projects

Many new construction homeowners stress about having their electrical system wired from scratch. For us, it’s just another day on the job. If you’re building your dream home, don’t leave your electrical work to mediocre electricians. Trust L&M electric for reliable service and the highest quality electrical work in Spartanburg. A few new construction projects we handle are:

  • Breaker Panel Box Installation
  • Wiring for Backup Generator
  • Landscape Lighting Outdoors
  • Low Voltage Wiring

Your Residential Electrician in Spartanburg, SC

When you own a home, there’s something inherently fulfilling about taking care of your property and fixing issues that pop up over time. When it comes to electrical work, however, DIY projects can be dangerous. Electricity is an amazing innovation, but if you aren’t fully trained and licensed to handle such work, it’s best to leave it to the experts at L&M Electric. Your home’s safety is essential for you and your family. Our team will go above and beyond to ensure that your home’s electrical system is operating correctly without any concerning problems.

With more than 60 years of combined experience as electricians, we are capable of troubleshooting and fixing a litany of electrical issues in your house. Keep reading to learn more about the most common electrical issues our customers report, along with some handy tips on how to remediate such problems.

Your Residential Electrician

Panel Breaker is Tripped

If you don’t have any power in your home, it might be time to check your electrical panel to see if there are any tripped breakers. If you spot a tripped breaker, try your best to switch it over to its original position. If you can’t, remember that some breakers need to be flipped to the “off” position before turning it back on. If you don’t have any luck, give our office a call. We’ll send a trained residential electrician in Spartanburg to your home to fix the problem on-site.

Panel Breaker is Tripped

Overhead Fan Stops Working

If you have an overhead fan in your living room or bedroom, you know how quickly it can accumulate dust. Most homeowners clean up using a rod duster. However, sometimes homeowners accidentally hit the fan direction switch when doing so. But, instead of flipping it “on” or “off,” they bump it into a limbo zone where neither direction is selected. When this happens, your overhead fan will not spin. If one of your fans stops working suddenly, this is one of the most common reasons why. If you’re sure you didn’t hit the fan direction switch, it could be an indication of a larger problem. In this case, call our office for a free phone consultation. We’ll troubleshoot with you over the phone and if necessary, send out an electrician.

Overhead Fan Stops Working

Kitchen Breaker Keeps Tripping

If your home was built in the last 35 years, chances are it has two 20-amp circuits running to your kitchen countertop outlets. Newer homes will have three circuits. If you’re constantly tripping the breaker to your kitchen, it’s most likely because you have too many electrical devices connected to the same circuit. To help alleviate this problem, place appliances like coffee makers and toasters on two different circuits. That way, they can share the load.

At the end of the day, your home is your place of solitude and relaxation. But, when you have electrical issues in your home, things can quickly go from peaceful to problematic. Whether you’re renovating your home and need a new room wired for power or your panel breaker keeps giving your problems, L&M Electric is here to assist. If you have questions about an issue or need to schedule service, our team is ready to help answer your questions and coordinate the best time for a residential electrician to come to your home in Spartanburg.

Kitchen Breaker Keeps Tripping

Tips to Save Money and Maintain Your Home’s Electrical Systems

Unlike some of our competitors, who are reluctant to provide any information that might prevent them from making a buck, L&M Electric is all about empowering our customers. If we can offer sound advice that will educate our clients and help them save money, we have no problem doing so. That’s why we have put together some helpful tips and tricks for maintaining your home’s most common electrical systems. Because, at the end of the day, a little knowledge can go a long way when it comes to your family’s safety.


Install Surge Protectors

Intense lighting storms can cause powerful surges of electricity that ruin your home’s electrical appliances and amenities. Surge protectors installed at your electrical panel can help prevent these surges by grounding the electricity running through your home. They do so by directing it away from your electrical devices. This common solution is inexpensive, effective, and always a better choice than replacing expensive items like TVs and computers.

Examine Your Breaker Panel

Examine Your Breaker Panel

Breaker panels control the power to your home. When they go bad or are damaged, there’s a good chance that you will lose power to most of the rooms in your house. Open your breaker panel and keep a sharp eye out for signs of corrosion and rust. Double-check that each breaker you see flips on and off properly. If you notice corrosion or if the breaker switches won’t flip, it’s time to get in touch with a residential electrician in Spartanburg, SC, who can inspect your breaker panel and recommend upgrades if necessary.

Test Your GFIs

Test Your GFIs

GFIs, or Ground Fault Interrupters, are similar to surge protectors in that they prevent electrical damage from happening in your home. The primary job of a GFI is to prevent electrical shocks that happen during a ground fault. Because water is a conductor of electricity, GFIs should be installed anywhere that an outlet comes into contact with water. You should try to test your GFIs every month, if possible, to ensure that they are working correctly. When you look closely at your GFI, you will notice a “test” and a “reset” button. Hit the “test” button to trip the GFI outlet and then hit “reset” to restore power. If your outlet resets, your GFI is working as it should. If not, you need to replace your GFI outlet. Because electricity is involved, we recommend hiring a professional to install new GFIs in your home. That way, you know the job is done right.


Replace Outdated Light Bulbs

The right light bulb can add the perfect amount of ambiance to your home. Eventually, however, even the best light bulbs will need replacing. While they don’t need checking every month, it’s a good idea to inspect all your bulbs at the beginning of the year. If any of your bulbs are dead, you should replace them. You should also consider replacing bulbs that are incandescent with LED lights. LED light bulbs may cost more upfront but use less electricity and are more efficient over the long run.

Schedule a Home Safety Inspection

Schedule a Home Safety Inspection

In terms of preventative maintenance, scheduling a safety inspection for your home’s electrical systems should be a high priority. These inspections will shine a light on the electrical features in your home that need to be fixed. Most modern electrical fires are caused by short circuit arcs, defective insulation, or broken wiring. An inspection conducted by a qualified electrician will help determine what needs to be fixed so you and your family stay safe in your home. Your inspector should cover your whole home and will examine common features such as:

  • Breakers
  • Fans
  • Exposed Wiring
  • Electrical Panels
  • Circuits
  • Switches
  • Outlets and More


he electrical system in your home brings it to life from the lights and appliances we use every day to the entertainment we all love and enjoy. You want an electrician that makes you feel safe while delivering the quality services you’re promised.


Full-Service Electrical Work for Home and Business

Whether you need light switch services for your newly renovated home or need a generator installed at your commercial property, L&M Electric is here to serve you. Our team will get the job done right, so you can get back to loving your life in the Lowcountry.

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Latest News in Spartanburg

Agape Care Group selects Spartanburg County as new home for corporate headquarters

COLUMBIA, S.C. – ...

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Agape Care Group, a leading hospice, palliative and pediatric comfort care provider, today announced plans to expand its presence and locate the company’s corporate headquarters in Spartanburg County. The $3 million investment will create 76 new jobs.

With more than 20 years’ experience, Agape Care Group – a portfolio company of Charlotte-based Ridgemont Equity Partners – supports patients touched by advanced illness, providing comfort and support through compassionate care and meaningful experiences.

Locating in the historic Montgomery Building at 187 N. Church Street in downtown Spartanburg, the company will utilize more than 13,000 square feet of recently renovated space to house knowledge-based jobs and other skilled clerical positions.

Operations are expected to be online in May 2022. Individuals interested in joining the Agape Care Group team should visit the company’s careers page.


“Substantial growth over the last few years has necessitated a larger corporate headquarters. We were drawn to all the downtown Spartanburg area offers and are excited about our ability to recruit and retain top talent with our new offices in the historic Montgomery Building. We are appreciative of the support shown to Agape by the city of Spartanburg and OneSpartanburg, Inc. and look forward to our pending move.” -Agape Care Group CEO Troy Yarborough

“It is a testament to the excellence of our state when a company decides to establish their headquarters in South Carolina. We welcome Agape Care Group to their new home and celebrate the 76 new jobs they are bringing to the downtown Spartanburg area.” -Gov. Henry McMaster

“With Agape Care Group expanding in Spartanburg County and locating its headquarters in downtown Spartanburg, we celebrate another big win for the state and local community. We look forward to watching their continued growth for years to come.” -Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III

“Agape Care locating downtown is the latest success that has been fueled by the collaborative nature of our community. This project is a great example of the city of Spartanburg and Spartanburg County working together to attract high-wage jobs.” -Spartanburg County Councilman and Chairman of the Economic Development Committee David Britt

Holiday Pop Up shop for local businesses coming up on Small Business Saturday in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - On Small Business Saturday, there will be a Holiday Pop Up Shop for small businesses. The event will be on the northside of Spartanburg on Howard Street from 9am-2pm on November 27th.Last year, in the middle of the pandemic, according to the Small Business Association, small businesses across the nation made $2B on small business saturday.A holiday pop up shop is bringing together 70 plus vendors for celebrate them after a rough year for many of them. 4It will be 76 vendors made up of tho...

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - On Small Business Saturday, there will be a Holiday Pop Up Shop for small businesses. The event will be on the northside of Spartanburg on Howard Street from 9am-2pm on November 27th.

Last year, in the middle of the pandemic, according to the Small Business Association, small businesses across the nation made $2B on small business saturday.

A holiday pop up shop is bringing together 70 plus vendors for celebrate them after a rough year for many of them. 4

It will be 76 vendors made up of those who sell various products but also offer services for people in spartanburg.

It will be on Howard Street the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

The City of Spartanburg says that 873 new business licenses were applied for last year and so far 846 this year.

With business owners taking the plunge to go into business for themselves, organizers say it will be a good way to help them continue to gain support from the community.

Dr. Elise Harvey, with Start:ME Spartanburg, the orgaziation planning the event, says, "we just want to keep small supporting small businesses to help ride the wave of this pandemic to help them be stronger."

Courtney Lyles, the owner of Fit & Curvy by Caramel says, "I'm going to the pop up shop so that people can see what Fit and Curvy really has to offer. The pop up shop is not just for merchandise, but it’s also for services that people can contribute to the community.

Courtney lyles will be there to sell items and let people know about the wellness services she offers at her gym.

There will be businesses that sell physical items to also services like photographers or personal training.

Lekesa Whitner, the Start:ME Spartanburg director, says venders will support each other as well, "even though i’m a vendor Ican also shop with those entrepreneurs myself. I could have spider-man come to my house and help me celebrate my son or daughter’s birthday or even my own birthday with one of those vendors."

Business owners, like Rejeaner Burney, say events like this have led to their businesses growing into having brick and morter locations.

Rejeaner Burney, owner of Fly Girlz and Guyz Beauty and More, says, "so go to the pop-up shop get your business, get your clientele, get your customers and that way you will grow."

These owners hope you'll save a little money to shop small.

Two candidates compete for mayor of Spartanburg

Vote set for Tuesday SPARTANBURG, S.C. —For the first time in more than a decade, there will be a new mayor in Spartanburg.Voters head to the polls Tuesday to cast their vote.This election comes after Mayor Junie White opted not to run again. White was elected back in 2009.Both candidates, Cathy McCabe and Jerome Rice, have extensive experience in the Spartanburg city government.“I’ve knocked on a thousand doors and the thing that resonates with people isn&...

Vote set for Tuesday


For the first time in more than a decade, there will be a new mayor in Spartanburg.

Voters head to the polls Tuesday to cast their vote.

This election comes after Mayor Junie White opted not to run again. White was elected back in 2009.

Both candidates, Cathy McCabe and Jerome Rice, have extensive experience in the Spartanburg city government.

“I’ve knocked on a thousand doors and the thing that resonates with people isn’t my skill set,” McCabe said. “The thing that resonates with people is that I have given my cell phone number on every piece of literature that I have because they need that contact and it hasn’t been abused."

McCabe was hired as Spartanburg City Attorney back in 2006. She was the first woman in the city’s history to serve in that role.

Before that, McCabe was Assistant City Attorney. She is now retired, but she sits on multiple area boards.

Her focus, she said, is strengthening communication and helping people understand what things like economic development mean to them.

“There are good things for everyone in our community,” McCabe said. “But we haven’t had that person that can have that dialogue and that communication with them. And so for me, I think we need a mayor who can be that person, who can communicate, ‘What does OneSpartanburg, Inc. mean?’”

Rice is a Spartanburg City Councilman in his third term. He currently serves the city's fifth district, which includes part of the downtown area.

Rice has the endorsement of White.

“When I sit on council, that seat I sit in, It’s not my seat. It’s the people’s seat. And I want to make sure I’m representing all the people of Spartanburg,” Rice said.

He has a background in education. His platform includes public safety and public health.

When WYFF News 4 sat down with him Thursday afternoon, he emphasized opportunity.

Rice said he wants to make sure everyone in Spartanburg has an opportunity to succeed. Part of that, he said, comes with support for community centers.

“Making Spartanburg a more equitable city, making sure we’re all that ‘OneSpartanburg’ we like to preach and we’re all-inclusive of everyone," Rice said. "So that’s what I want to do in the next four years, is really pushing that inclusion here in Spartanburg.”

People gather outside Spartanburg Medical Center protesting vaccine mandate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – People against the COVID-19 vaccine mandate gathered Friday outside of Spartanburg Medical Center.According to Spartanburg Regional, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring hospital and health system workers to be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.Officials said this applies to all current staff, including associates, students, volunteers, residents and medical staff, regardless of whether their positions are clinical or non-clinical. According to the medical center...

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – People against the COVID-19 vaccine mandate gathered Friday outside of Spartanburg Medical Center.

According to Spartanburg Regional, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring hospital and health system workers to be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.

Officials said this applies to all current staff, including associates, students, volunteers, residents and medical staff, regardless of whether their positions are clinical or non-clinical. According to the medical center, they are doing so to comply with federal policy.

Spartanburg Regional said in a release, the CMS regulation requires healthcare systems that participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs, including the local medical center in Spartanburg, to ensure its workers are fully vaccinated.

This will come in two phases: Phase 1 requires all providers and associates to have at least one dose by Dec. 6. Phase 2 requires all employees to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 4.

Exemptions for the vaccine must be submitted by November 22nd. People can apply under the Americans with Disabilities Act or because of religious beliefs, observances, or practices established under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

On Friday, people expressed their stance on Spartanburg Regional’s recent mandate, including some employees. Many of them urged to have choice.

“If you want the vaccine, it’s available to you, and that’s a wonderful thing. If that’s what you want. But, for those people who have convictions and have warnings about this in their own mind, they shouldn’t be forced to do it,” said protester Scott Scrimpsher.

7News spoke with many protesters who explained that they are in favor of medical freedom and want to be able to make their own decisions on whether or not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

“People think this is just about health, but it’s actually about our freedoms,” said protester Heidi Matson.

“We have to let people know that it’s very important to us. It’s not a decision that we came about lightly,” said Christina Hill, a nurse at Spartanburg Regional.

People held signs outside of the medical center with messages on them, including “have freedom to choose” and “say no to mandates”.

“We are all very passionate about what we do. We are nurses for a reason because we love people and we care about people. We want the best for people. We don’t want to be forced to do something without having the choice in the matter and losing our career that we’ve worked hard for,” said Casey Blanton a nurse at Spartanburg Regional.

“These were heroes, literally a few days ago, these people were called heroes. Now they are called villains because they are standing up for their fundamental right to what they can do with their body,” said Scrimpsher.

7News reached out to Spartanburg Regional to find out what will happen if employees do not comply with the mandate, but they declined to comment any further.

East Spartanburg growth: Plans revealed for $60 million Clifton Mill redevelopment

OneSpartanburg, Inc. announced a private-public partnership on Monday with Greenville developer, M Peters Group, to redevelop the former site of Clifton Mill Number Two, another indication of development interest progressing to the east side of Spartanburg.Spartanburg County, which acquired the site in 2013 for $226...

OneSpartanburg, Inc. announced a private-public partnership on Monday with Greenville developer, M Peters Group, to redevelop the former site of Clifton Mill Number Two, another indication of development interest progressing to the east side of Spartanburg.

Spartanburg County, which acquired the site in 2013 for $226,000, will transfer 30 acres to the developer for public improvements and private redevelopment. Once the project is complete, M Peters Group will transfer 19 acres of public space back to the county as a public park. The development is a $60 million investment from M Peters Group.

Residential and commercial development, as well as park and recreational improvements, are all elements of the project.

“There's 30 acres out there right now and we don't need 30 acres to develop our development. There's no reason for us to take more than we need. So, what we're going do is make public improvements,” said Mark Peters, president of M Peters Group, about the partnership. “Rather than pay the county money, we're going to do an exchange. The county is working with us to give us an economic development agreement. That way we can charge rents that can be supported by this community.”

County council approved the development project unanimously Monday evening.

M Peters Group plans to construct a 239-unit multi-family residential development with studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments, all with views of the Pacolet River. Apartments will be priced at market rates. The architects for the project are Perkins & Will and SGA Narmour Wright Design.

“All these buildings are placed in a way to maximize the views of the river as opposed to them just running straight along the bank like they might typically be, “ said Jennifer Gosnell, executive vice president at M Peters Group about the residential design. “These are tilted and shifted around, trying to get around each other to allow anybody that lives here to have some view of the river.”

The redevelopment will also include 7,000 square feet of commercial space with intention to incorporate a riverfront restaurant and a place for kayak rentals. M Peters Group plans to enhance the existing informal kayak put-in on the river and transform it into a formal livery with a take-out 3 hours downstream in Pacolet.

Clifton Park, including the Clifton Beach area, will undergo improvements. M Peters Group will build bath houses and picnic shelters for beachgoers and improve a small playground area at the park.

Play. Advocate. Live Well!, or PAL, is also participating in recreational advancements of the redevelopment by expanding the Daniel Morgan Trail System with an additional 4.1 mile connector between Glendale and Clifton. The county and M Peters Group will partner to provide a pedestrian bridge across the river to connect to the trail.

Laura Ringo, PAL’s executive director, said the collaboration with M Peters Group aides in the overall progress of The Daniel Morgan Trail System, or The Dan, a 50-mile urban trial system of a collection of future and existing trails in Spartanburg. Ringo says one of the long-term goals of The Dan project is to develop a trail system that connects Middle Tyger River with the Pacolet River.

“Partnering with the M Peters Group on this project has given us an opportunity to reach a milestone in that progress,” Ringo said. “It's going to be an opportunity to connect two of our really beautiful natural amenities, the Lawson Fork Creek and the Pacolet River, so we're thrilled to be part of this.”

Another transformation for one of Spartanburg’s historic textile mills

The redevelopment of Clifton Mill represents a new dawn for another of Spartanburg’s historic textile sites. Over the past decade several other mill renovation projects kicked off across the county, including the Drayton Mill redevelopment, Inman Mill and the upcoming Converse Mill project, to name a few.

Clifton Mill No. 2 was built in 1888 as a part of Clifton Manufacturing Company, founded by Dexter Edgar Converse in 1880.

The mill was damaged in 1903 after the flooding of Pacolet River, but was rebuilt and expanded in the 1950s. The decades after brought various ownership and a number of financial hardships to site No. 2, but the mill operated in some capacity into the 1990s. After 124 years, the historic mill was ultimately demolished in 2012.

After the county purchased the property in 2013, it utilized the popularity of Clifton Beach to pursue the development of Clifton Park. The area has undergone some recreational improvements since the purchase. However, the beach was tentatively closed earlier this year after two separate drowning incidents over the summer.

County councilman, David Britt, said the M Peters Group redevelopment of Clifton Mill will improve the overall safety of the beach and park.

“We'll still include our Parks and Recreation folks out there, keeping the area clean, but it will just be different,” Britt said. “It won't be a river that you go jump in, it'll be a nice park. I think it'll be an improvement and I don't think we'll have these problems down the road.”

Britt described M Peters Group vision for the development as transformative for the Clifton area.

“They will reimagine the Clifton, Cowpens, Glendale area,” Britt said. “It will impact that whole area for not even just the rest of our lives but for generations to come.”

Kathryn Casteel covers growth and development for the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Contact Kathryn at or on Twitter @kathryncasteel.


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