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Cost of replacing socket

Tuesday 04 January 2022

Replacing socket prices

The average for installing or replacing a power point is €211. A new socket costs between €15 and €100 for the material. The entire project usually ranges from €70 to €250. Each socket costs between €3 and €50, depending on the type you need. The price of hiring an electrician ranges from €59 to €75 per hour, depending on when the electrician comes. Some, such as GFCI-protected or 220-volt units, will cost more material and labour to install than others, such as a standard 120-volt unit.

Average cost €211
Typical range £70 - £250
Low end - high end €70 - €370
*These are indicative prices based on jobs previously carried out. The final costs may differ from the invoice you receive from us.

Prices per outlet type

The biggest factor in the price for installing a power socket is the type you choose, which varies from € 3 to € 50 . Most electricians include this cost in the total project quote. If a homeowner already has materials or needs a special unit, an electrician will only charge for the installation.

Standard 120-volt sockets are usually at the lower end of the spectrum for €3 to €5 each. These devices can deliver up to 16 amps. The actual voltage varies from 110-125 volts and manufacturers build modern devices to withstand the variations. A standard 16-amp, 120V with two USB ports costs £13 to £22. By placing USB ports in the power outlet, you can plug smartphones, tablets and other USB-powered devices directly into the power outlet to charge.