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Recent Light Installation reviews in Melbourne

"Joel was professional, flexible and pleasant to work with. Would hire him again! "

Electrician for light install and switch replace

$250

"Efficient and friendly"

Outdoor light installation

$200

"Very efficient and friendly. Good job!"

Electrician needed for light installation

$50

"Very happy with Craig's work - scheduled in a time quickly to complete task within our timeframe. Very friendly and did a great job!"

Qual Electrician for bathroom light installation

$50

"Excellent job installing 2 ceiling fans in my apartment. Akin provided great service."

Ceiling Fan/light Installation x 2

$200

"John was a master. He did a fantastic job at installing the pendant light along with friendly advice for other things at the apartment. He assessed the area and layout, and quickly came up with an alternative solution that left no after work after the job. Very friendly, professional and has a high standard for quality. He definitely has his client's best interest at heart. I will recommend his service to anyone. "

Fresh ceiling light installation

$200

What's the average cost of a Light Installation specialist in Melbourne

$120 - $280

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$120

median

$199

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$280

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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 Melbourne

Electrical wiring and light installation

$250

Melbourne VIC, Australia

22nd Dec 2021

I have 4 ikea SKURUP wall mounted lights that need to be installed and mounted onto the walls in this small office. There is no existing holes or wall lighting alresdy in the room, the wiring would also need to be done as well as actually mounting the lights to the walls. Don’t have a set budget as of yet, just looking to get some quotes on how much it would cost

Auto Electrician - spot light install

$150

Prahran VIC, Australia

17th Dec 2021

Set of spot lights to be installed on bull bar Wiring loom provided

Downlight install

$300

Clifton Hill VIC 3068, Australia

28th Nov 2021

Installation of downlights in the home (up to 4) and installation of safety fixture on pendant light - Due date: Before Thursday, 30th Dec 2021

Tail light installation

$70

Melbourne VIC, Australia

20th Aug 2021

Hi I have a Volkswagen tsi mk7 and I’m wanting to install the tail lights.

I need light installation

$100

Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

13th Jun 2021

Hi, we are moving to new apartment and we want to replace the lights with smart and colored lights. Can we get a quote and assistance?

Skylight installation

$200

Richmond, VIC

15th May 2021

To go into a tin roof ! Ask for more details. We have a tall ladder for this job.

Peter came and did the job , left a bit of a mess but all in all job was done !

Light bar & spot light installer/ electrical work

$300

Melbourne VIC, Australia

1st May 2021

Hi, I need someone to install a few lights on the front and back of my Ute, also need someone to assess which fuse is blown on reverse camera... I don’t have time to do it myself and the last guy!who offered was just useless. If you near Werribee and can do this make an offer please... that simple

Weitao is the most pleasant hard working man I’ve met. I can’t say enough on how good this man is with a short window of time I gave him. He was also very accomodating of my schedule. He installed driving spot lights and light bar and fixed a reverse camera “in the dark” and in the cold...... if you want a great auto electrician without being over charged accept his offer, you won’t regret it. Thanks mate I’ll call you again for sure :)

Light installation x2

$5

Flemington VIC, Australia

19th Dec 2021

Licences electrician required Quotes please

Wall light installed

$150

Brunswick West VIC, Australia

11th Dec 2021

1 Serge Mouille single arm wall sconce to be hardwired at 2.1 affl. Wall is blockwork with render - happy to take advice on how to do this. Existing power outlet about 700mm on base of perpendicular wall. - Due date: Flexible

Velux Skylight Installation

$500

Moonee Ponds VIC 3039, Australia

26th Oct 2021

Installation of a velux skylight - flatroof fixed, for a single storey corrugated roof. - Due date: Flexible

Pendant light install (replacement of existing)

$60

Windsor VIC, Australia

8th Jul 2021

Replacement of existing light - install of a pendant light

2 x Light Installation

$50

South Yarra VIC, Australia

11th Jun 2021

I'm wanting to replace my current standard lights in my apartment with 2 x vintage pendant lights I have recently purchased. I have no idea how this would work, my only concerns are: - The pendant lights either won't fit - Once fitted, it will leave a mark and the original lights are unable to be reinstalled. I'll upload photo's when I am back at home, but please feel free to send me offers - I will start at $50 min

Spot light installed

$150

South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

12th May 2021

I require a spot light installed at my office to illuminate front reception signage at night

Light installation and electric socket and switch repairs

$350

Elwood VIC 3184, Australia

23rd Dec 2021

Install 2 pendant lights in hallway Repair electric socket in laundry that is not working - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 24th Dec 2021

Need to wall mounted light installed

$250

Elwood VIC, Australia

18th Dec 2021

Need a qualified electrician to install two wall mounted circular lights in Elwood

3 powerpoint and floodlight install

$300

Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

8th Dec 2021

just.to add 3 powerpoint and floodlight install.and replace fluorescent - Due date: Flexible

2 new power sockets and a outdoor light installati

$300

Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia

20th Sep 2021

two power sockets installed for speak installation and also and outdoor light installed. I’m uploaded 3 photos to show the spot I would like these plugs installed and some photos of the preexisting power cables are a running through. There is already a sensor light in the place I’d like the new outdoor light installed

I need a bathroom light installed

$120

Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

28th Jun 2021

I need an LED oyster light installed. The existing light has been removed leaving a rectangular hole about 350mm long and 200mm wide the new light is circular but 430mm so it should cover the hole. The wires are there and exposed. The light switch needs to turn on the light and the exhaust fan at the same time which is what it did previously. The job is in a unit that I own if that matters.

I need pendent light installation

$110

Armadale VIC, Australia

8th Jun 2021

Over kitchen counter New Pendant light installation, need the place whole in wall Have already bought the light which is a horizontal rod light Need licensed electrician

Light installation

$300

Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia

10th May 2021

I need an electrician to Job 1: fix lightbox( please refer to the photo), which doesn't work. Job 2:led light strips 7m long (supply and installation) need to be stick to surrounding the business name signage. Please provide me quotation.