How much will your electrician cost?
2020 Electrical Cost Guide
During normal working hours, a Dublin electrician will typically charge a call out fee between €70 – €90 +VAT and an hourly rate of €35 – €45 plus VAT, parts and materials. Day rates in Dublin generally start from €250.
Outside of Dublin, hourly rates range from €30 – €40 per hour plus VAT, parts and required materials.
If you are seeking an electrician outside normal working hours or weekends then expect to pay approximately 20% more – however if you have pre-booked an appointment, electricians tend to charge the standard day rate.
For bigger jobs, electricians will generally quote a set price including labour and materials.
Following is a price guide on the most common jobs posted via Onlinetradesmen.
Electrical Jobs Cost Estimate
Single lightweight pendant
|€130 - €150
|Fit electrical socket
||Installing socket added to an existing circuit via a spur including chasing wall (painting not included)
||€150 - €250
|Electric shower install
||Drill holes, feed pipe and electrical cables, connect inlet pipe, connect unit cable, fit covers, connect handset hose
||€450 - €950
||Full rewire of 3 bed semi approx. 140m2 including replacing all wiring, new fuse board, sockets, switches, etc.
||€4,500 - €6,500
|Electrical Safety inspection
||Average 3 bedroom home – up to 12 circuits and includes ETCI periodic inspection and testing report
|Mains powered smoke detectors
||Replace battery operated smoke detectors with mains powered units
||Starting at €95
||Half day – 1 day depending on units required
|External security light
||Drill holes, connect cable cores, fix light, brackets to box, pare wire, attached fixture
||€90 - €140
||1-3 hours depending on distance from electrical supply
|Fit electric cooker
||Replacing old for new on exiting circuit
||€55 - €80
Please note: These prices are averages only. To get an accurate electrical quote in your area, please submit your job to get electrician quotes from qualified professionals.
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