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Electrical Installation

Whether you are carrying out a significant home renovation or putting the finishing touches to a new addition, the electrical work is something you cannot ignore. From subpanel wiring to installing new outlets, you will need to ensure your home is fully equipped for the demands of your extended kitchen, basement conversion, or new room. Hiring an electrician ensures the work is carried out safely and professionally, leaving you free to enjoy your new living space with total peace of mind. 

Electrical installation costs

The cost of electrical work for new additions and renovations varies widely. If your current electrical system is out of date, you might find other parts of your home need an upgrade at the same time.


Cost breakdown

Install an outlet

This job costs an average of $207*, including parts and labor. The costs will rise if the room needs new electrical outlet wiring or a new circuit. 


Install a lighting fixture

The cost of installing a new lighting fixture ranges from $150 to $800* or more. More expensive options included recessed lighting and track lights.  


Upgrade or replace an electrical panel

If your home is more than a few decades old, you might find your electrical panel needs upgrading or replacing to meet the needs of your new addition or renovation. Costs can range from $506 to $1,719*.

How it works

Do you need conduit wiring, a new breaker box or light switch wiring repairs? Whatever the size of your project, it is easy to find the right professionals for the job. Just tell us a few quick details about the project and your location, and we will connect you with electricians in your area


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average cost of hiring an electrician?
Electricians will usually charge an hourly fee of between $40 to $100*, plus a possible extra callout fee which can be around $75*.
How much does it cost to install new electrical switches?
Installing a basic light switch can cost $15* or less for the materials, plus the labor cost of your electrician. However, the actual cost will depend on the type of switches you choose. For example, three-way light switch wiring is much more complex, so will take longer to install. 
Do I need a permit for my electrical work?
There are some very basic electrical works which do not require a permit, such as replacing a light switch or lighting fixture. Many other projects will require permits to ensure they comply with local safety codes. A qualified electrician will be able to advise on what permits you require, depending on your project.
How much will it cost to rewire my home?
Rewiring your entire home is a major project that can cause a lot of disruption, but if your current electrical system is old or unsafe and you are planning to renovate or build a new addition, then you might feel it is worth carrying out this project at the same time. The average cost to rewire a home, depending on the age and size of your property, is between $8,000 and $15,000*. 

*Cost estimates referenced are sourced from HomeAdvisor, Angie's List and other national home improvement websites.

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