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Recent Light Installation reviews in Adelaide

All done very professionally with a very friendly manner

Pendant Light Installation

$170

very helpful and efficient

Dining light install

$250

Quick and efficient service. Friendly, easy going guy. Highly recommend ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Car headlight installation

$20

Kyle was excellent - friendly, quick and did the job perfectly! Will definitely hire again in the future

Light Installation

$500

What's the average cost of a light installation expert in Adelaide

$117 - $232

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$175

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$232

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What do light installation services include?

Your light installation service includes planning the wiring route, cutting a hole in the ceiling or wall for mounting the light fixture if necessary, installing a new or replacement fixture, wiring the light, wiring a dimmer switch if required and testing the replacement light installation. Note that before the installation step, your light installation expert cuts off the power to the lights. 

Planning the wiring route

Your electrician begins by planning how to wire the new light fixture if necessary. Wiring a light fixture involves measuring and cutting a sufficient length of wire that leads from the junction box or power source to the light fixture.  

They may make the wiring a little longer than required to give the wires slack and provide extra material to cut and splice in case the wire becomes frayed later on. Your light installation expert should plan and install the wiring following established safety codes and standards set forth by your state.  

Cutting a hole into the wall or ceiling

For a new light installation, your hired light installation expert proceeds to cut a hole into the wall or ceiling where you want the new light fixture. They can do the appropriate measurements for mounting the light fixtures, light switch and dimmer switch installation if necessary.  

Your light installation expert can cut the right-sized hole for your new lights and install them, whether it be LED lights, sensor lights, ceiling lamps, bathroom lights, or chandelier. Note that they may have to do some simple carpentry if no mounting holes exist and if some holes aren't the right size or aren't cut according to building codes.   

Installing the light fixture

Your light installation expert proceeds to install the light fixture. They mount these on the holes cut into a wall or ceiling, then secure them with the included screws. If necessary, some experts may drill additional holes to allow for screws or securing brackets. 

Connecting the wiring 

Next, your light installation expert proceeds with installing and connecting the wiring that comes from your junction box and links these to the new light fixture. Your light installation expert may attach mounting brackets to secure the wiring and ensure that it doesn't sag or come loose. They can also make sure to connect the wires of the right colours to their appropriate terminals.  

Testing the light installation

After finishing the job, your light installation specialist puts the power back on and tests the light. They can switch the light on and off several times, then leave it on for a few minutes to watch for any unusual behaviour. Should the newly installed lights flicker, go out or not work as intended, your light installation expert shuts off the power and checks each component of the lighting to find the source of the problem. They repeat this process until the light works without any issues. 

Recent Light Installation tasks in Adelaide

Dining light install

$250

City of Campbelltown SA, Australia

13th Aug 2023

install dining light on top of my dining table - Due date: Flexible

very helpful and efficient

Car tail light installation

$100

Parkside SA, Australia

24th Jul 2023

Broken tail light, need a new unit installed. I already have the replacement unit. It is for a Mazda 3. Needs to be installed in morning before 12:30pm on a Monday or Wednesday (ideally 2/8). - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 2 August 2023

Electrician required for Hanging light installation

$150

Stirling WA, Australia

1st Jul 2023

Hanging light needs installed. Light already built. Just need to hang after hardwired - Due date: Before Saturday 8th July 2023

Beacon light installation

$600

Campbelltown SA 5074, Australia

11th Apr 2023

Dear Sir/Madam, I have given your contact details as trusted installer for the Beacon lighting. The scope of works include- Dismantling three ceiling fan/ lightings and install the following- 1x FANAWAY VEIL FAN/LT CHR, Supplier code LD-212923 1x DAKOTA 3LT 380mm ES FLUSH CHROME, Supplier code 089918 1x Uno 250mm 1 Light Flush Mount in Grey Fabric, supplier code 080784 with Lucci Connect 16W 200mm GX53 LED Dimmable Globe in RGB+CCT. The existing 3x fan lights (fully functional) can be taken away by the installer free of cost. Must be a licensed Electrician (will need licence details before engagement). - Due date: Flexible

Reverse light installed on 2015 amarok

$200

Kanmantoo SA, Australia

29th Jul 2022

2015 amarok has poor reverse light. i have a 4 x led additional reverse light with switch and cable - Due date: Flexible

Downlight installation

$1,000

Campbelltown SA 5074, Australia

7th Jul 2022

Approx. 10 downlights installed. Must be qualified electrician. - Due date: Flexible

Light Installation

$500

Campbelltown SA 5074, Australia

21st Nov 2021

Looking to get a new ceiling light installed. My home is a two-storey with a void overlooking the living area - this is where I need the new light installed. The ceiling is 6m high and the void is 2x3.5m, so access to the ceiling may be tricky (I'm thinking scaffolding may be needed, open to discuss this). There is a light fixture already there, but its really light weight. The new light is about 4kg and the cord length is 1.8m, so I'd also need the cord length made longer. Can provide images if needed and open to negotiate price as I understand this is quite a complex job - Due date: Flexible

Kyle was excellent - friendly, quick and did the job perfectly! Will definitely hire again in the future

Electric cooktop and outdoor light installation

$140

Rose Park SA, Australia

11th Oct 2021

Hi, I need a cooktop hard wired (cheap) temporary one for our kitchen. I also need a flood light replaced on our front patio. About 1.6m high.

A pendant light installed

$40

Tranmere SA, Australia

9th Apr 2021

A new light installed amd the old one removed to a bedroom.

Pendant Light Installation

$170

Prospect SA, Australia

25th Jan 2021

Need pendant light to be installed into my steal framed home.

All done very professionally with a very friendly manner

3x new kitchen pendant light installation

$250

Myrtle Bank SA 5064, Australia

7th Apr 2020

Need three new hanging / pendant lights to be installed by electrician on top of the kitchen counter with a switch to control the lights independently. Will need new wiring / switch installation as there are no lights above the counter at present. Thanks!

Car headlight installation

$20

Payneham SA, Australia

28th Feb 2020

Install Holden Captiva 2011 headlight globe x 1 - I have globe

Quick and efficient service. Friendly, easy going guy. Highly recommend ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️