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Recent Light Installation reviews in Brisbane

Mike was very professional and helpful with the job.

Ceiling fan with light installation

$80

Tom was great, would definitely recommend

Light installation

$100

You guys were amazing with Fan and Eufy installation. Thank you so much for such an amazing job.

New Fan installation and New Flood light install

$175

Graham was extremely helpful and friendly. The job was completed quickly and efficiently. I wouldn't hesitate to use Graham again and would highly recommend him.

Qualified Electrician for light installation

$500

Punctual, very professional. Would definitely use his service again

I need light installation

$100

Very prompt and professional, good to deal with.

I need light installation

$90

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

$135 - $350

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$135

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$175

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$350

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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 Brisbane

PowerPoint installation, fan installation, spotlight installation

$400

Petrie Terrace QLD, Australia

13th Feb 2024

New power points, fan installation and spotlights

Pendant light installation over a dining table

$50

Teneriffe QLD, Australia

6th Jan 2024

I need a pendant light hung over a dining table - Due date: Flexible

Light installed

$200

Teneriffe QLD, Australia

29th Nov 2023

Need a light put in this space, wiring to the location. You will need to provide light etc. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 30 November 2023

Pendant light installed

$150

Red Hill QLD, Australia

22nd Oct 2023

Pendant light mounted and connected to existing wiring - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 23 October 2023

Carlos did a great job hanging my pendant light. He was on time and friendly. Thanks so much!

New light installation

$50

Ascot QLD, Australia

2nd Sep 2023

Old light needs to be dismantled and a new light to be installed in the bathroom - Due date: Flexible

Outdoor fan/light install

$120

Toowong QLD, Australia

21st Aug 2023

I have a new outdoor fan/ light to be installed on my balcony in my unit to repkace the existing light. There is a remote to be linked to the indoor light switch. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 22 August 2023

Went the extra mile and I would highly recommend. Thank you ao much.

New down light installation

$500

Morningside QLD, Australia

30th Jul 2023

I currently have 8 oyster lights throughout my two bedroom apartment and want to replace them with down lights and install new down lights as well. I am on the first floor with no one above and easy access to the roof. Need advice as to what the best lights would be to purchase too. - Due date: Flexible

Pandent light installation

$250

Milton QLD, Australia

5th Jun 2023

Needing roughly 4 pendant lights installed. I have the pendant shade jusy need the light wire. Above my ceiling I have power point boards that they plug into from my down lights. - Due date: Flexible

Floodlight install (plug) and internal power outlet replacement

$175

Balmoral QLD, Australia

25th May 2023

1. Install new external flood light and run cable to exisiting external power outlet (exactly where to install instructions will be provided onsite). The following materials provided onsite, https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/123934869095?var=424718676083 https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/185044314976 https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/204195236157 Tasker to bring/provide - ladder (or use ours) - drill kit - screws and plugs (for bricks) - screw in outdoor cable tie mounts so the cable run is anchored along the wall neat and tidy (eg https://www.amazon.com.au/Mounts-Viaky-Self-Locking-Adhesive-Backed-Anchor/dp/B07L4CX58B/ref=asc_df_B07L4CX58B/?tag=googleshopdsk-22&linkCode=df0&hvadid=341772724309&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=2183449175192174629&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9112658&hvtargid=pla-1046243032472&th=1) - labour 2. Replace 1 x internal standard double power outlet in kitchen. (exactly where to install instructions will be provided onsite) Tasker to bring/provide - all materials (ie new standard double power outlet and anything needed to fit it) and tools - labour Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 30 May 2023 before 2pm (will update here if flexible to do sooner or later)

Great to work with good job nothing is a bother

Electrician for downlight installation

$200

South Brisbane QLD, Australia

18th Apr 2023

I need a certified electrician to inspect and install 10 led downlights for my apartment lounge room. The roof is concrete. No hourly rate, need a quote all inclusive. I have uploaded the pictures of the existing lights and ceiling. Job located at Boundary street, South Brisbane. - Due date: Flexible

Skylight installation

$500

Red Hill QLD 4059, Australia

15th Mar 2023

Kitchen needs a skylight. Happy to take some quotes - Due date: Flexible

Light installation

$50

Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

29th Jan 2023

Light installation throughput unit - Due date: Flexible

Need a new bathroom light installed (light provided)

$45

Lutwyche QLD, Australia

6th Jan 2023

Need a 1 x new bathroom light installed in Bathroom. Light will be provided. Need it to be done today or Monday the 10th. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 6 January 2023

Led light installation

$130

Balmoral QLD 4171, Australia

15th May 2022

2 LED light bar installation on roll bar of VW Amarok - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 16 May 2022

Pendant Light Installed

$100

Cannon Hill QLD 4170, Australia

2nd Apr 2022

Electrician to install large pendant light in kitchen above bench top. No existing pendant light cables in this location - only surrounding down lights. Double story - install to top story ceiling - manhole approx 3.5m from install location. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 2 April 2022

Ceiling Fans and light installed

$200

New Farm QLD, Australia

13th Dec 2021

Looking for a qualified electrician to install two ceiling fans (replacing existing lights) and one new kitchen light (replacing fluerescent). See photos for models to install and existing fittings. Fans and lights are bought ready to go. To be done ASAP Would also like a dimmer switch for the light and a fan on off wall switch if possible which have not been provided.

DC Ceiling fan + light installation x 2

$250

Teneriffe QLD 4005, Australia

7th Dec 2021

Install 2 x new 52inch DC ceiling fans with light and remote in apartment bedrooms. Will need to replace and remove old light fittings with new ceiling fans. Please see photos for current light fittings in situ. Also have 2 of sockets/light switches to replace as shown (these bits will be very quick!) Please kindly provide your best quote for the 2 x ceiling fan installation plus the switch exchanges. Ideally looking to have this completely by 20th Dec please. Suitable dates: 9th, 10th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th Dec Teneriffe Thank you

Electrical light installation

$125

Chapel Hill QLD, Australia

17th Nov 2021

Install 3 into Led Lights and fan and check electrical power points . Lights and fans supplied . Labour only , please quote .

Downlight install

$150

Brisbane QLD, Australia

8th Nov 2021

Need to install / replace downlights. About 15 of it. Also need to do cutout for 12 new downlight. Install 3 dimmer to control this lights Already have lights units with me.

Great work, nicely done job. Tim is very nice person & professional. Will surely use him again for any electrical work.

Light installled

$100

Cannon Hill QLD 4170, Australia

15th Sep 2021

I have taken down an old fluorescent light in my Kitchen and wish to have someone install a simple new light. Wires have been taped. Ladder and light ready to go. I am happy to do any labour and get in the roof if required. Seeking reasonable price