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Ashley S

The West End England

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"Ashley provided an excellent service. Got the job done quickly and to a high standard. He had all necessary tools with him and these were included wit..."

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Oluwafemi A

Abbey Wood England

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"Quick and efficient work by Femi, very pleased with how he handled and showed me what the issue was as well. Thanks"

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Joshua M

Woking Borough England

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"Excellent job"

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Mark P

Broxtowe Borough England

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"Very professional, thorough and a lovely chap."

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"Quick & efficient"

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Mohammad P

East London England

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"Brilliant, perfect job, professional and friendly, will definitely keep in mind for any future jobs. Highly recommended. "

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Julien mawangu M

Temple Mills England

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"Julien was fantastic. Very professional. Job completed. Thank you so much"

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"Luis did the job very well and was very quick! Much appreciated"

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Recent Sockets and Switches Installation reviews

"Great service again, prompt timing and communication"

4111 - Lights and loose sockets in Haggerston

£65

"Steven is surely the brightest mind for any of your electrical issues.. I had te replace a single wall socket, which became much more complicated than anticipated... He was facing various technical issues, and appeared to be very devoted to succeed... The only solution was to replace the single socket by a double socket, and kindly offered it free of charge... Midnight arriving, he decided to made it a priority in his schedule, and kindly offered to come back the next day... :-) After an other hour of other challenging matters, he finally succeeded... My experience is that he will never let you down, whatever the time it takes... :-) Arnaud :-)"

Electrician required for replacing 2 Wall sockets

£50

"Steve sorted our lights and plug sockets very quickly and did a great job. highly recommended."

Install lights and plug sockets

£100

"Great work, fast and prodessional. Would highly recommend. "

Reconnect plug sockets

£70

"Very fast and efficient! Great job!"

Two faulty sockets - Electrician is needed

£60

"He did an excellent job! The work was carried out quickly and tidily, and to a high standard. He waited to check that everything worked once he’d finished and give advice on aftercare. Highly recommended."

Replace sockets and fit new electric panel heaters

£200

What's the average cost of a Sockets and Switches Installation specialist

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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?

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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

I need sockets and switches installation

£80

Ratcliff, Greater London

27th May 2021

I need one additional two sockets and switches installed.

Change some sockets, check smoke alarms.ventlators

£100

Wycombe Marsh, Buckinghamshire

15th May 2021

we need to change 1-2 sockets. when we use one the electricity goes down. check smoke alarms change toilet ventilators

Light switches changing

£50

Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire

16th Apr 2021

Replace old plastic light switches with new ones x 3

Basic electrical sockets fitted

£150

Somers Town, Greater London

2nd Apr 2021

I have a blank room where I need several electrical sockets fitting. Wires don't need to be run behind the walls and sockets don't need to be installed permanently, all temporary/easily installed. I can send more details and pictures, I think it will only take a couple of hours.

Plug sockets installed incorrectly

£100

Castle Green, Greater London

21st Feb 2021

Check plug sockets if installed correctly

Chandelier installation and sockets

£55

Gallows Corner, Greater London

14th Dec 2020

Hello, I need these tasks to be done from an electrical person: 1. Two chandeliers installations on the ceilings of the images attached 2. Fixing one of the sockets back in the existing wall socket (I got it removed previously but now want it back in the wall) 3. Moving the second socket neatly along the skirting and drilling it on the wall 4. I have two golden chandeliers on the ceiling but i just need to move them slightly down a bit. I have got extra cabling and wire for it

Done an amazing and exceptional job. Really polite and does the job at hand very professionally. If you have any electrical needs in your house, you must use his services. Will definitely use his services again! Highly recommend.

Electrician to check why sockets not working

£50

Little Heath, Greater London

3rd Oct 2020

In the living room all the wall sockets are not working. The rest of the sockets around house are working. I need someone to check it out.

Gabriel was very friendly and hot the job done whilst describing in detail the issue. I highly recommend.

Move plug sockets and timer switch installation.

£80

Hackney, Greater London, E8

26th May 2021

Need one double plug and one internet socket moved down 20cm and made good. (Plastered after and painted - I have the paint). Also one timer switch for ventilation installed.

14 X Light switches changed

£250

Queen's Park, Greater London

10th May 2021

Hi, I need 4X 2 gang dollys and 10x 1 gang dollys changed. You would be removing the old fitting and installing a new fitting in the same place.

Quick and Professional. Highly recommend.

Electrician to add plug sockets

£250

New Cross Gate, Greater London

14th Apr 2021

Add 2 plug sockets in my living room and 2 in my bedroom

Electrician lighting sockets

£50

Becontree, Greater London

2nd Apr 2021

Wrong connect from hallway

Checked plug sockets at the resident home

£100

Castle Green, Greater London

20th Feb 2021

Check wiring new plug sockets

Sockets has no power. Electrician wanted

£100

Spitalfields, Greater London

19th Nov 2020

Electrician wanted asap! There’s light in the house however all sockets are not powered. + need help to change the light bulb

Recommended! Completed the job fast, we had a good laugh and performed some extra tasks free of charge +++ punctual

Change 3 pendants and 2 switches

£70

Maida Vale, Greater London

12th Jun 2021

Not too much to add really

Fault finding - sockets fuse tripped

£150

South Harrow, Greater London, HA2

18th May 2021

Socket fuse in main fusebox has tripped and cannot turn it back on. Have tried isolating electrical appliances but still tripping

Electrical Jobs - light switches, wiring etc.

£200

Canary Wharf, Greater London

2nd May 2021

Hi, thanks for looking at the job. location- is E14, Poplar timing- need done by Tuesday job time- is maybe 4-6 hours, so should comfortably fit into a single day (9-5) - for a skilled electrician with all the right tools and know-how job description:- finish the last few electrical jobs left over on an install (everything is wired already, all circuits are running and live, no carpentry etc required- holes etc. already done. Just connecting and adjusting wires/switches) 1. Install 3-gang switch for bathroom lights 2. Install 2-gang 2 way switch for bedroom lights 3. Install Fan isolator switch for bathroom 4. Install bathroom LED Downlight 5. Move location of a Central Heating programmer box 6. Install 2-gang 2 way switch for bedroom lights 7. Install 2-gang 2 way switch for bedroom lights 8. Install 1-gang switch for a wall light 9. Push on faceplates for 4 screwless switches/sockets 10. Fix: one of the bedroom lights seems to have wires the wrong way round (so the 2-way doesn't work properly) 11. Fix: one circuit in kitchen isn't working properly. It is all wired, but some sockets don't have power. Needs testing/ make live. There may be the odd other small job. Most of these jobs are straightforward 15min jobs, obviously the problem-fixing jobs can take longer. All Switches etc. provided, all Wiring is there already. So quote is just for 1 day of your time. If I have to run to Screwfix to buy something we need, I'm happy to do that, there is one nearby in Canning Town. I am happy to assist where necessary with e.g. turning things on/off if it helps get the job done.

lovely guy and highly professional. punctual, reliable, intelligent, super helpful and capable - very positive experience. thank you Josh!

Replace pendant light and casing on 3 wall sockets

£50

Evington, Leicestershire

5th Apr 2021

I have a new pendant light fitting and casing for 2 double and 1 single wall socket. I just need someone to replace my old fittings with the new. See photos of current light fitting and wall sockets. pendant. I am flexible - ready for the work to be done now but can wait until you are in the area if that will reduce the cost. Thank you.

Mark arrived promptly and was knowledgable and efficient. he explained what he was doing and finished the jobs quickly and well. Mark is pleasant and friendly and I would recommend him to anyone. Good work and thank you.

Move existing plug sockets

£150

Westcombe Park, Greater London

22nd Mar 2021

The task involves: - Move 5 existing plug sockets up a wall by about 15 cm. - Chase aerial cable into wall Please check the attachments

Fix light switches and change ceiling pendants

£50

Sydenham, Greater London

13th Feb 2021

A few small jobs: - Switch over and install two ceiling light pendants between bedroom and living room. - Advise on best option for buzzing (currently broken) dimmer switch and install new one suitable for LED chandelier - Change faulty triple light socket in kitchen (currently gets hot to touch/smells of burning) - Check mains electrics, as some lights have been flickering. Note the flat was re-wired in 2014. Likely related to faulty sockets above!

Replacing three light switches and one light

£100

Stoke Newington, Greater London, N16

2nd Nov 2020

Need someone to: 1) Replace three light switches (provided) which are all dimmer switches. Will need to provide silver screws to fix it to the wall 2) Remove old bathroom light fixture and install new LED light fixture (provided)

Amazing job. Profession, friendly, quick. 100% recommend.