Tradespeople costs Electricians
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Many electrical jobs have to comply with building regulations to ensure they're safe. The easiest way to ensure this happens is to use an electrician who is Part P registered. For more information about which electrical jobs are covered by the rules see out video guide to employing electricians.
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Common electrician jobs
The costs of the job depends on where you live and whether there are any complications. For instance, if you're rewiring and the cables are difficult to access it will add to the time and the cost.
|Tradespeople costs for electrical jobs|
|Replace wiring to a power point or light fitting (1m)||£53|
|Service a consumer control unit (fuse box)||£55|
|Renew a consumer control unit (fuse box)||£305|
|Install a new double socket||£125 -£215|
|Install a new light fitting in a ceiling rose||£190 - £240|