How Much Does it Cost to Install a Ceiling Fan?

With energy costs skyrocketing and a higher awareness of our requirement to save energy, we’re discovering the benefits of the “old-fashioned” ceiling fan. There might be no more energy-efficient way to feel cooler than with a ceiling fan, particularly when compared to the expense of running an a/c.


The primary benefit of air conditioning is that they in fact, cool the air in your space or house. However, they are pricey to run and dry the air out. Fans, in fact, cool you by moving the air around you, so they are localized in their imm However, they are more affordable to run and enable you to adapt to the heat instead of being insulated from it. In regards to energy usage, a cefang fan utilizes roughly 65 watts per hour versus the 2,200 watts per hour of air conditioning con.


Who can install your ceiling fan?

A certified electrical contractor can install your fan for you and has the experience of how to wire a ceiling fan. As a guideline, anticipate paying between Rs 1000 and Rs 2000 per fan for setup, or a little less per fan if you are having more than one set up at the very same time. If your fan consists of brand-new circuitry and lighting, expect to pay more.

Sparkies will typically charge a flat service charge and a per-hour rate. The service charge will typically cover the very first 30 minutes that they are dealing with your task. Anticipate them charging a service charge in the area of R700–1300 and R700–950p per hour, with the per hour rate determined in 15 minute increments.

When it comes time to employ a sparkie, you need to make certain they are the best for your task. Some concerns to ask about

  • Are you guaranteed to operate in my house?
  • Can you offer a composed quote?
  • Do you have any referrals I can follow up on?
  • Are you certified?

Get a sense of just how much your job will cost by getting quotes from certified electrical contractors where you live. This will allow you to get a sense of what the market rates are presently. Don’t know any good contractors? Contact GP Electricians for all your electrical needs. 
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