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#2441 - 07/10/01 02:29 PM Estimate  
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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?


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#2442 - 07/10/01 02:36 PM Re: Estimate  
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$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?


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#2443 - 07/10/01 02:40 PM Re: Estimate  
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Thanks, I live in East Boston. I am waiting for another electrician to give me an estimate, no luck yet.

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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?


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#2444 - 07/10/01 03:31 PM Re: Estimate  
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Girl,

Does the price include the fan?

Bill


#2445 - 07/10/01 03:34 PM Re: Estimate  
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No, it doesn't.



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