The Electrical Contractor Network

ECN Electrical Forum
Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Books, Tools and Test Equipment for Electrical and Construction Trades

Register Now!

Register Now!

We want your input!

Featured:
   

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

   
Recent Posts
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by aussie240
Yesterday at 02:39 AM
Photo Upload Tutorial
by DanK
12/06/16 11:35 PM
Sprinklered equipment 26-008
by bigpapa
12/02/16 04:24 PM
On Delay Relay with Auto Reset
by Potseal
12/01/16 09:59 AM
Wow, that was close!
by jraef
11/28/16 07:06 PM
New in the Gallery:
12.5A through 0.75mm˛ flex (just out of curiosity)
Shout Box

Top Posters (30 Days)
gfretwell 13
HotLine1 9
Texas_Ranger 8
sparkyinak 7
Trumpy 6
Who's Online
0 registered (), 238 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#2441 - 07/10/01 11:29 AM Estimate
Girl Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/10/01
Posts: 3
Loc: Boston
How much does it cost to install a ceiling fan? I got a quote for $300, for installing a ceiling fan with a new ceiling electrical box. Does the price sounds right?

Top
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Arc Flash Clothing, Gloves, KneePads, Tool Belts, Pouches, Tool Carriers, etc. etc....

#2442 - 07/10/01 11:36 AM Re: Estimate
Redsy Offline
Member

Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
$300.00 is on the high side. $150-200.00 seems more like it. However, if you have limited accessibility (no attic above the fan), and there is no power conveniently available, such as a receptacle or switch box, there could be significant drilling, and/or cutting & patching drywall. In that case, maybe it isn't a bad price.
Also, where do you live? And did you get a second price?


[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 07-10-2001).]

[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 07-10-2001).]

Top
#2443 - 07/10/01 11:40 AM Re: Estimate
Girl Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/10/01
Posts: 3
Loc: Boston
Thanks, I live in East Boston. I am waiting for another electrician to give me an estimate, no luck yet.

 Quote:
Originally posted by Redsy:
$300.00 is on the high side. $150-200.00 seems more like it. However, if you have limited accessibility (no attic above the fan), and there is no power conveniently available, such as a receptacle or switch box, there could be significant drilling, and/or cutting & patching drywall. In that case, maybe it isn't a bad price.
Also, where do you live? And did you get a second price?


[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 07-10-2001).]

[This message has been edited by Redsy (edited 07-10-2001).]

Top
#2444 - 07/10/01 12:31 PM Re: Estimate
Bill Addiss Offline
Member

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 4196
Loc: NY, USA
Girl,

Does the price include the fan?

Bill

Top
#2445 - 07/10/01 12:34 PM Re: Estimate
Girl Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/10/01
Posts: 3
Loc: Boston
No, it doesn't.

Top



ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals