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Dawar A

Parkinson QLD


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"Dawar did a great job. He came within a couple hours of posting the job, I would highly recommend. "

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Oleksandr C

Kogarah NSW


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"Arrived on time and performed the job quickly and correctly! Thank you!"

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David G

Mascot NSW


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"Quick & efficient "

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Adam D

Clayton South VIC


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"Great to deal with!"

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Joey R

St James NSW


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"Good communication, very professional. He did the task very fast and know well of what he's doing. highly recommend."

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"Great bloke and job well done given the challenges!! "

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James G

Carseldine QLD


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"Quick turn around, thank you!"

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Nicholas K

Bundall QLD


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"Great friendly and professional service 👍"

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"Rob was punctual, polite and went above and beyond what was required for this task! He did a more than thorough job and I could not recommend him more highly!!!"

Electrician to change 2 light fittings & switches


"Guy did a great job.. Came on time .. Was quite friendly , patient and professional.. Highly recommend"

Electrical switches replace and lighting point fi


"Professional. . Reliable. ... Timely. . On point.. highly recommended "

Electrician - installation of TWO power sockets


"Dion was great - arrived on time and communicated really well in advance. He was friendly and did a great job despite the hassles we had with dodgy existing wiring. I can highly recommend Dion if other people need his skills and will call on him if I ever need any other work done."

Electrician : Replace two ceiling light sockets


"Great guy, on time, efficient, reliable, knowledgable, communicated well and did an excellent job. "

Electrician to install lights & switches


"Great job. Thanks Rob "

New Clipsal light switches installation


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If you want to maximise your space with well-installed and distributed power sockets, then you need certified electricians who know their way to intricate circuit and wiring systems. With Airtasker, finding someone who can help is just a post away!

Whether you're in the middle of a home renovation or new construction, it always pays to get an expert to install any electric outlet for an extra layer of safety. Electricians cover the entire process–from planning and setting up the necessary framework to the installing wires and control panels. They can even do a final inspection right after to ensure your peace of mind and that your switches and sockets are all safe and ready to use.

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Top Sockets and Switches Installation related questions

Where should I place electrical switches and sockets in my home?

It's wise to install sockets in areas where you tend to use your appliances or equipment heavily. For example, you can distribute the outlets around your kitchen island for easy access. This way, you can quickly plug in your blenders, mixers, or coffee makers. Industry experts also recommend dispersing power points in your garage to support your power tools adequately.

Do I need to provide tools or equipment for a socket and switch installation service?

Not necessarily. Electricians usually arrive at your doorstep, carrying the necessary tools needed for a particular service. For switch and socket installations, they'll likely require pliers, fishing tools, power drills and hammers, wire strippers, and screwdrivers. For good measure, they may need a voltage tester to inspect the electricity flow as well. In case you have any of these on-hand, you're free to lend your tools to your electrician. Otherwise, you won't have to provide anything beforehand.

How long does it take to install a power socket?

If done by an expert, installations take roughly about 30 minutes. But if you need them to extend your electrical source to a new location or install more powerpoints outside your home, then it may take a whole day to complete. There are also rare occasions where they might need to visit your area the next day for further installations and testing.

Can a Tasker also help me fix my power sockets and switches?

Definitely! Taskers can lend a helping hand if your outlets aren't producing enough electricity to power your gadgets, or if you have noticed unusual sparks from your sockets. They can help troubleshoot issues and repair them as necessary as well. Some common socket problems include minor loose connections, worn-out receptacles, overloaded circuits, and tripping circuit breakers. If the problem is beyond repairable, they can also assist with replacing your power sockets and install a new one.

Do I need a specialist license or permit to install sockets and switches?

It depends on the type of installation service you need, and the regulations set by your local authorities. Usually, permits or licenses are required for new permanent wirings. They are also necessary when altering existing circuits or installing new outlets to different locations. While most minor replacements do not necessarily need special approvals, it is still advisable to get the job done by a licensed and insured electrician.

How else can Airtasker help improve the functionality of my home?

Aside from distributing electrical sockets around your house, Taskers can assist in redesigning your interior. They can also install new furniture and appliances to improve the functionality of your home. Taskers can even help you declutter your attic or storage areas, and create more usable space. If you want to build a home working station, you can also book a Tasker to set up home wifi and networking gears. 

What do sockets and switches installation services include?

Trained and certified electricians work on socket and light switch installation tasks so you won't have to compromise you and your home's overall safety. They can assemble wirings and cable, connect them to power sources, and inspect if the electricity is flowing adequately right after. Thinking of booking our switch installation service? Here's what you can expect:

Powerpoint installation

Before installing your appliances, it's crucial to secure enough power points to support the electricity flow. Electricians can help you plan, install, and replace or add powerpoints to maximise your area. They start by inspecting your place to identify specific spots where you'll likely need power sockets. The installation process typically involves:

  • unscrewing the cover plates
  • retesting the power source
  • connecting extra cables to existing electrical outlets and stretching them to different locations
  • rewiring cables to the new electrical socket or powerpoint
  • Light switch installation

Light switches are responsible for connecting your electrical lights to the power source. If you need to replace an existing light switch, your electrician can disconnect them for you. Keep in mind, however, that the replacement switch needs to have the same functionality as the old one.

We can help install new light switches if you're in the process of building a new home or renovating your bathroom or kitchen. The process mostly involves rewiring and connecting new cables to the power source and mounting new faceplates. In case you want multi-purpose electrical lights, you can also request for dimmer switch installation.

Outdoor electrical socket installation

Professional electricians can also install outdoor sockets on your balcony, patio, or turf. This way, it's easier and safer to connect your appliances, especially if you're planning to have an outdoor kitchen or barbeque area. 

It's also essential to consider the size of the landscape area, the structure conditions, and all the equipment you're planning to utilise. Electricians can handle the drill, connect cables from indoor to outdoor wall, and rewire your new outdoor electrical outlets accordingly.

Recent Sockets and Switches Installation tasks

Electrical sockets


Petrie QLD, Australia

18th Jun 2021

2 x new double sockets and a TV aerial point to be supplied & installed

Check & Repair down lights & power wall sockets


Gladesville NSW 2111, Australia

17th Jun 2021

Check approx 20 down lights in living & dining area & repair faulty ones . Replace light fitting.

Electricians-pendant lamp installation


Eumemmerring VIC, Australia

14th Jun 2021

2 pendant lamps (ground floor)

Replace light fittings, switches and powerpoint


Lyneham ACT, Australia

7th Jun 2021

Looking for licensed electrician to get 4 x existing lighting fittings replaced with new LED fittings, as well as replace 3 x existing lights switches (2 single and 1 double) and replace 1 x existing double powerpoint. I will supply new light fittings, need you to supply new switches and powerpoint (looking for something basic in white). Flexible with timing but hoping to get this done this week.

Highly recommended - the job ended up being more complicated than anticipated but Jaron found a way to get it sorted!

Replace light switches


Mount Lawley, Western Australia, Australia

26th May 2021

Supply and replace 3 light switches. Work to be complete by a Licensed Electrician. Two switch to be replaced with one switch panel, sensor switch to be replaced with standard switch panel. See photos attached of standard work. Budget includes Airtasker fee and standard task.

I recommend Grayson to complete electrical work. Good communication, arrived on time and efficiently completed the job. Thanks Grayson.

Replace powerpoints and switches


Preston, VIC

18th May 2021

Hello I have 2 switches to replace - 1 is a single light switch and 1 is a 3 switch combo for a light fan heat in bathroom 1 powerpint/switch combo to be replaced and 1 loose PowerPoint to be tightened as its loose. I also require someone to look at the sensor light as well and replace it. Please quote with all materials supplied including the sensor light. Or quote without materials and they can be reimbursed. Please also comment with your availability Thanks

Michael did a great job. He was on time and was easy to deal with. I would definitely recommend Michael and will use him again for future jobs.

I need sockets and switches installation


Macquarie Fields NSW 2564, Australia

12th May 2021

I have 2 sockets need to repair (photo attached) and I have one light bulb broken and stuck in the socket. Please kindly provide quote. Note: I will provide new socket and new bulb myself. Prefer job to be done on this Friday 14/05/2021 before 5 pm.

Lin is very good and very friendly and helpful. I am very very happy with his job. Very recommended!

Install 4 smart light switches


Sydney Olympic Park NSW, Australia

18th Jun 2021

Hi, I bought “No neutral line required” switches 2x 1 gang switches 1x 2 gang switch 1x 3 gang switch I checked my inside of switch, it doesn’t have neutral line, so ordered no neutral line required items. However, They need capacitor to sit around light between L and N line. Also, each light switch turns on and off 2-4 led lights. 2x 1gang switches(rooms) are connected to 4 led lights each. 2 gang(lounge room) and 3 gang(kitchen) are sharing 2 led lights (between kitchen and lounge room). So I have no idea where the capacitor gonna be installed. I don’t think you need drilling or any new wiring. Just replace 4 switches and find and install where the capacitor will sit on. If you can install these 4 smart switches, please offer me plus how long will it takes to complete it. Prefer 21st June morning, but can discuss time and date to find best for us. But must finish before 3pm. Also, feel free to ask me if you need more information Thank you in advance👍

Pendant lights, electrical sockets


Croydon Park NSW, Australia

16th Jun 2021

Need 3 pendant lights installed, need about 4 electrical sockets installed, possibly some Downlights too x 6. It’s concrete building and brick walls. please only contact me through this app. Not on my mobile.

Fix 5 Led down lights and change 2 switches


Box Hill VIC, Australia

12th Jun 2021

Led down lights are not working potentially the adapter behind lights needs to replaced. Change couple of broken switches.

Very professional

Replace fan switches


Mount Coolum QLD 4573, Australia

3rd Jun 2021

I need a qualified electrician to replace two fan switches at my house in Woodridge. I have the new switches. Photos attached of old switches.

Great job would definitely use again.

Install light switches and double power points


Joondanna WA, Australia

23rd May 2021

I got my house painted and I would like to replace old light switches and power points with new ones

Great guy, fantastic skills. I’ll definitely recommend his work.

Plasterer to fix wall around light switches


Camp Hill QLD 4152, Australia

18th May 2021

Need a qualified plasterer to fix holes and smooth around light switches in bathroom and ensuite so electrician can finish installation for renovation. Let me know current hourly rate. Happy to pay hourly if appropriate.

Jason did a very professional job and attended to the work in a very timely and efficient manner. I would definitely use Jason again if I need an experienced plasterer.

Light switches


Taringa QLD 4068, Australia

19th Jun 2021

To change existing light switches for newer switches in different parts of the unit.

Install of smart switches


Bella Vista NSW, Australia

17th Jun 2021

Install of: 2 x 1 gang switch 4 x 2 gang switch 6 x 3 gang switch 2 x 4 gang switch. The switches have been ordered, would require neutral wiring. Applicants would need to have experience in installing these along with set up with Alexa and google home.

Electrician install x12 power point switches


Glen Huntly VIC, Australia

15th Jun 2021

Hi I’m looking for an electrician to upgrade my power points and light switches in my apartment in Glen huntly. I have the new switches. The are the iconic switches. Looking for someone to come in this Saturday 19th or even this Friday or next week

Move light switches


Woolloongabba QLD, Australia

11th Jun 2021

move light switches on wall about 3m

Efficient & Friendly Great service!

Replace fan and light & power switches


Taigum QLD 4018, Australia

26th May 2021

Need a qualified electrician to replace our bedroom fan with a new one as well as our light and power switches. Please see pictures of old and new fan as well as old switch to new switch that we want installed.

Came in and professionally and promptly did the job, definitely will be hiring again!

Supply/install 2 powerpoints and 2 light switches


Ashgrove QLD 4060, Australia

19th May 2021

To supply and install new powerpoints (one with a backing plate) and light switches replacing the old items as per the photos. Also reconnect additional PowerPoint that’s come away from the skirting board.

Absolutely flawless job with such a professional presence. Would hire again. Thanks Dawar!

Replace light switches and fix TV antenna socket


Newstead QLD 4006, Australia

17th May 2021

Hi,  I’m looking for an electrician to replace our light switches and covers (and possibly powerpoints) as some are broken or have become loosened.  I also require the TV antenna wall socket to be fixed as it is not receiving any signal. Bunnings is just across from where we are. Can do a diagnosis then we can go from there. Pretty flexible on time so just let me know.

Nicholas was punctual, polite and a professional at his job. Lovely to have him help us out with the electrical job. Highly recommend his services!