04 Jul How Much Does It Cost To Install A Power Point
Do you happen to own a property? Whether your property is either commercial or residential, you no doubt are in need of installing and maintaining electricity, power points, and power sockets throughout all rooms within said property. If so, MCH Electrical is here to help you install your power points and power sockets into your various residential and commercial properties.
We – the experts at MCH Electrical – would greatly advise against going the DIY route when it comes to installing electricity and electrical power points within your various properties. Though it might seem counterintuitive, such shortcuts will only bring you pain and misery. In fact, while also being hazardous to your health – and the health and safety of every person passing through your various properties – the DIY installation of such power points can lead to even higher costs – due to additional repairs and other hazardous unforeseen emergencies brought about by such DIY installations.
Therefore, we at MCH Electrical advise you to seek out the advice and guidance of experts – qualified in all things electrical – such as those provided by MCH Electrical ourselves. In fact, if you do not hesitate to reach out to us at MCH Electrical today, we can assist you in the selection, installation, and maintenance of such electrical power points for each room within your various properties. Have the lights and other appliances on just like that – and most importantly in as safe a manner as possible!
What factors influence the cost to install a power point?
Many factors go into the overall cost of installing a power point within the rooms of your property – among these various factors are listed below. Consider them carefully prior to the selection of specific power points for specific rooms and properties.
Types of power point
Electrical power points come in a plethora of varieties. In fact, there are eight different types of electrical power points property owners should be made aware of. These varieties include 15-Amp, 20-Amp, GFCI, AFCI, USB Outlets, Tamper-Resistant Outlets, Smart Outlets, and Combination Outlets. If you have a good understanding of these various power points – you’re well on your way towards understanding the all-important selection phase of this process.
Accessibility of the socket
Next, when it comes to cost, evaluating the accessibility of the socket and power point you wish to install become a valuable source of knowledge. Is it difficult to get to? Will it be difficult to install such a power point within this area? If it costs more – is there – or can there be – a more accessible, safe, and easier place to install such a power point? All these considerations and more must be taken into consideration when it comes to the accessibility and cost of installing a power point into said socket.
The next factor to consider when it comes to cost is the manufacturing quality of such a power point. Is the hardware itself sturdy and more expensive? If so – then the installation itself will be equally expensive.
As with accessibility, considering the location of the desired power point installation is another great way to evaluate cost. Cost will depend upon variable location within your property. Again – is such a location difficult to get to? If so, considering other possible power point installation locations may become your best bet moving forward.
Coupled with manufacturing quality of said hardware – the materials used within said hardware – indeed, to create said hardware – will also have an enormous factor when considering the installation of a potential powerpoint using a specific set of materials. Be mindful of what these materials are – how much they cost – and whether they are completely necessary at all to accomplish the task at hand.
Cost to install a power point by type
As stated previously, the cost to install a power point may depend upon the type of power point a professional is attempting to install within your property in the first place. Below is a list of different power point types – and how much they all may cost to install.
We here at MCH Electrical will typically charge our clients anywhere from $70 – at the low end – and $300 – at the high end – to install Usb power points within their various properties. Of course, this price can vary.
Quad power points
We here at MCH Electrical will typically charge our clients anywhere from $150 – at the low end – and $300 – at the high end – to install quad power points within their various properties. Of course, this price can vary.
Standard power points
We here at MCH Electrical will typically charge our clients anywhere from $125 – at the low end – and $175 – at the high end – to install standard power points within their various properties. Of course, this price can vary.
Stylish & modern power points
We here at MCH Electrical will typically charge our clients anywhere from $125 – at the low end – and $175 – at the high end – to install stylish and modern power points within their various properties. Of course, this price can vary.
High end power points
We here at MCH Electrical will typically charge our clients anywhere upwards of $300 to install high end power points within their various properties. Of course, this price can vary.
Smart power points
We here at MCH Electrical will typically charge our clients anywhere upwards of $300 to install smart power points within their various properties. Of course, this price can vary.
Average cost to install a power point
While all the prices above, as stated before, fluctuate wildly between power point types, locations, and specific manufacturing costs – we here at MCH will typically charge our clients between $125 and $175 to install power points within their properties. Of course, this does not take into account the various maintenance costs required to keep everything in ship shape moving forward.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please read the answers to these frequently asked questions concerning the installation of power points below.
For the experts provided by MCH Electrical, a typical USB power point installation will take five to ten minutes per outlet. However, do not take this short amount of time as an excuse to go the DIY route and end up costing yourself in both time, money, and health hazards!
The best way to find affordable, professional power point installation is to contact the experts right here at MCH Electrical. We can help guide you through the entire power point selection, installation, and overall (and continuing) maintenance process – lighting up your various properties like never before! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us today!