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Things to Consider Before Any Light Installation

(Last Updated On: August 25, 2020)

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Before setting up new light installations for your home, it’s vital that you do some prior research. This is because lights significantly affect your home’s atmosphere and brightness. As a result, replacing your light fixtures with the wrong models can result in much discomfort and inconvenience. Moreover, it’s important to keep in mind that the cost for installing lights differs according to their type.

Knowing which lights you want a licensed electrician to install and how much it costs to set them up can be extremely helpful. These can help you to avoid going over budget as well as prevent any light installation problems caused by incompatible lights. In line with that, we’ve prepared some things to keep in mind before doing any light installations. In addition, we’ve provided a table of light installation servicing costs.

 

Tips To Remember Before Any Light Installation  

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The following are some basic tips to remember before having kind of light installation done:

  • Longevity: Lights made with durable material are bound to last longer and are less likely to experience common lighting issues. So before purchasing certain light types, make sure that they can last for a long period of time to avoid immediate servicing by an emergency electrician.
  • Heat Production: Like light switches, light bulbs naturally emit heat due to the electric current which runs through them. That said, some lights produce stronger heat than others. So when purchasing lights for your electrical contractor to install, remember to choose those which don’t emit too much heat to avoid any discomfort.
  • Manufacturing Details: Whatever light you want to have electrically installed in your home, you should never forget to check its manufacturing details. That way, you can check which specific materials were used to build it and if they’re of high quality. Otherwise, you might end up purchasing low-grade downlights or recessed lights without realizing it.
  • Electricity Usage: Some lights consume minimal electricity no matter how much you use them. As such, they can help you save money on your electricity bills. So when deciding which lights to purchase for your home, make sure to choose those which don’t consume too much energy such as LED lights.

 

How Much Does It Cost To Install Lights? 

The cost for installing new lights depends on their specific type and the order in which they’re installed. For more guidance, have a look at the table below:

 

No. Description of Service Price for 1st Installation Price for 2nd and Subsequent Installation
1. Replace Light Bulb From SGD $60 From SGD $40 Per Replacement
2. Replace Light Fittings From SGD $45 From SGD $25 Per Replacement
3. Replace Light On-Off Switch From SGD $65 From SGD $65 Per Replacement
4. Install Lighting Point From SGD $65 From SGD $65 Per Installation
5. Install Down Light From SGD $60 From SGD $25 Per Installation
6. Install the hanging/deco light fitting From SGD $65 From SGD $45 Per Installation
7. Install the ceiling light fitting From SGD $45 From SGD $25 Per Installation

 

Conclusion

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If you wish to have some new lights installed in your home, feel free to contact Daylight Electrician Singapore. Our reliable electricians can ensure that your lights are set up without any hassles whatsoever. Moreover, they can provide you with many other electrical services which you might be in need of. For more information, be sure to view our price list.

Daylight Electrician Singapore provides complete electrical services including emergency electrician service in Singapore. Our EMA Licensed electrician and electrical workers are EMA/BCA/IDA certified and specially trained to execute all kinds of electrical repairs and works including electrical installation such as light installation, ceiling fan installation, power failure recovery as well as electrical wiring and rewiring, power socket, electrical switches, light switches and DB Box replacement . We have over 10 years of electrician experience and have done thousands of electrical works for both residential (Landed, condo and HDB electrician) and commercial electrician. We are the highly recommended electrician in Singapore with many happy customers and positive reviews over the years both on Google and Facebook. WhatsApp us at +65 8241 0032 for transparent quotation and honest pricing for all your electrical needs or Call us at +65 6653 6261. We offer a fast and efficient service to serve any of your electrical needs!