Cost to move ceiling light placement?

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Posted by: from Calgary
3/20/2012 at 9:48:23 PM

I have three bedrooms where the ceiling fixtures are not centred to anything. I would like to move each 8" to 12".

I was wondering what that costs (ballpark)?


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Robert from Electrilight Ltd. in Oakville
Date/Time3/20/2012 at 11:07:05 PM

No more than a few hundred for electrical, but hiring someone to repair the holes and repaint will certainly cost the most.

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Date/Time3/28/2012 at 12:21:12 PM

It may not be quite as simple as you may think. If the cables are not long enough, then there will need to be additional electrical work required as you cannot bury an electrical box in the ceiling to extend it to the new location. That may require going to the nearest receptacle or the switch on the wall.

And then as stated, you will need somebody to patch and paint.



John Kuehnl-Cadwell

Master Electrician

Datawise Solutions Inc

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