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Recent Light Installation reviews in Sydney

"John did a fantastic job putting up my new ceiling pendant. Friendly. Punctual. Professional. Tidy. Most definitely recommend him for all things electrical 😊"

I need to install a new pendant light installation

$60

"Friendly and very helpful, would definitely use agin. Good natured about a job that turned out more be more complicated than we first thought."

I need a pendant light installed

$100

"Quick, reliable and gets the job done. Highly recommended! "

I need pendant light and spot light installation

$180

"Great service, very helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend "

Pendant light installation

$100

"Emanuel was wonderful! On time, patient and completed the job above and beyond "

Qualified Electrical check and light installation

$250

"Dave was efficient and professional. Would recommend is services. "

Wall light installation

$50

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

$113 - $320

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$113

median

$160

high

$320

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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 Sydney

Pendant light install

$350

Redfern NSW, Australia

24th Jul 2022

Installation of 2 pendant lights to replace existing oyster lights. - Due date: Flexible

Excellent work, very professional - recommend highly!

Headlight installation

$100

Mascot NSW, Australia

14th Apr 2022

Need someone to install headlight for holden commodore Evoke 2016 (the previous right headlight has been broken and needs to be replaced) I already bought the headlight just need someone to install it

Pendant light installation

$150

Sydney NSW, Australia

21st Nov 2021

Need a quote for a pendant light installation in our small apartment. See attached photo for reference. Location is in Lane Cove. Not sure what you need to know prior so please ask the questions below. Thank you.

Helpful and did the job quickly

Need a bathroom light installed (urgent)

$80

Chippendale NSW, Australia

14th Jun 2021

Need a bathroom light installed urgently as current light failed.

Brilliant sparky!

Ceiling fan light and light installed

$100

Potts Point NSW 2011, Australia

24th May 2021

Currently light fitting removed and install fan light with wall switch in place of existing fan to be operated by remote control 1 single pendant light changed to new . Existing point Fittings and globes supplied in packaging

Skylight installation

$7,000

Potts Point NSW, Australia

13th Apr 2021

x3 skylight installation (qualified) needed for a top floor apartment (35 degree steel room above attic). Enquire for more details.

I need light installation, pendant light

$150

Millers Point NSW, Australia

12th Mar 2021

Hi there need help installing a pendant light above kitchen table. Also need to screw a new Dyson vacuum cleaner charge point to laundry wall. Thanks!

2 x LED ceiling light installation

$120

Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

26th Jun 2022

Hello Looking for a licensed electrician. Would love your help to install 2 x LED ceiling lights in the living room. Set at the warmest color at 3000 Lumens Remove and dispose current ones. Pictures attached to help. There's a fusebox in a cabinet in the apartment. The product: https://www.beaconlighting.com.au/yuma-led-medium-round-dimmable-cct-flush-mount-in-white Installation guidelines: https://www.beaconlighting.com.au/media/im/181044_IM_v1.1_2021.05.28_.pdf Parking available in the building for cars under 1.97m high. Otherwise there's off street parking. It would be great if you're available Monday 4th of July. Or can do Tuesday 7am - 9:30am. Happy to chat further. Thank you! - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 4 July 2022

Great to deal with you again! Brilliant work and super excellent to work with!

Skylight install

$5

Petersham NSW 2049, Australia

17th Jan 2022

Skillion metal roof. Easy access. 1.5 floor height. I have skylight. Need flashing - Due date: After 24 Jan

Painting a ceiling following a skylight installation

$200

Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia

1st Oct 2021

Hi there, we have just had a skylight installed into the ceiling of our 2 floor apartment. We need someone to paint the ceiling and the skylight shaft. - Due date: Before Friday, 8th Oct 2021

Chris is an excellent tradesman. He's the kind of guy who's number you really want in your phone. He's reliable. he's quick and his workmanship is excellent. We had him come in and paint our hall ceiling. he has the undercoat and ceiling painted in quick time. He left zero mess. He even offered to touch up some other issues elsewhere. We will definitely be getting him back in to do some more painting shortly.

Skylight installation

$1,000

Sydney NSW, Australia

8th Jun 2021

I'm after a superhuman to install skylights for us

Pendant light installation

$250

Chippendale NSW, Australia

27th Apr 2021

We have 5 pendant lights that we would like installed in our office. 3 x kitchen, no current lighting other than down lights nearby. 2 x boardroom replacing existing pendant lights.

Great guy, easy going, quick and efficient

I need light installation

$50

Elizabeth Bay NSW, Australia

15th Mar 2021

Change ceiling light to drop ceiling light

Light installation and electrical work for my two bedroom apartment

$1,750

Zetland NSW, Australia

26th Jul 2022

1. I need to replace (oyster light) and Install 6x pendant lights in my two bedroom apartment - Pendant /new oyster lights to be supplied by us. Note- oyster light are directly fixed to the concrete ceiling (there is no ceiling cavity) and therefore we are replacing the old exisiting oyster light with pendant/new oysters fixtures. 2. Supply and replace 28x white switch and PowerPoint cover plates 3. Replace 4 LED lights in bathroom - install additional 1 LED in a bathroom) - install additional 3 LED in hallway (By removing existing oyster light, the hallway has ceiling cavity so the addition of the LED is feasible) - In total Supply 8 LED’s and instal Note: LED’s have ceiling cavity. 4. REPLACE & supply 4 RCBO (Safety Switch - Electrocution Protection Device) in Enclosure: RCBO in appropriately sized enclosure. Strip and terminate corresponding cable. Loom and tidy cable. Test and commission. 5. INSTALL Surge Protection - Install Surge Protection into Switchboard Enclosure. Strip and terminate corresponding cables. Loom and tidy cables. Test and commission.

One Pendant light installation

$60

Petersham NSW 2049, Australia

28th Apr 2022

Need a new pendant light installed - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 April 2022

Thanks great work

Light installation

$150

Darlington NSW, Australia

18th Dec 2021

Installing a fun light for bedroom and 1 ceiling light for a bathroom - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 23rd Dec 2021

Outdoor light install

$100

Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

21st Aug 2021

I need 5 x lights to be added to existing lights (8x) lights and transformer already installed so you would be adding these lights to those. Outside so needs to be waterproofed. Can be no contact covid safe job as outside.

Fast and efficient. Good job.

I need light installation

$50

Sydney NSW, Australia

8th Jun 2021

I would like to replace the Bateenholder for the ceiling light because old socket is broken

Efficient and great service. Highly recommend.

I need light installation

$40

Botany NSW 2019, Australia

26th Apr 2021

I am in Botany. I need one light fitting to be installed. Simple fitting in average height ceiling. Thanks

Awesome. Great service

Pendant light installation

$135

Mosman NSW, Australia

13th Mar 2021

I am looking for a qualified electrician to install a pendant light in my living room. There was a pendant light previously installed in the same spot by the previous owners of the apartment. The pendant light I have purchased is as per below: https://smithandsmithlighting.com.au/collections/pendant/products/gem-copper-and-clear-glass-pendant-lamp Please see attached for the existing light in the spot that I would like the light installed.

This is the second time that David has helped out with electrical work around my apartment and as per usual, he was excellent. He is friendly, helpful and strives for perfection with the task assigned - thank you David!