Updated: April 2021
|Recessed Light Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 4" recessed, remodel design recessed lighting fixture. Basic white trim. No direct contact with insulation 120V.
|Recessed Light Installation Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to install recessed lighting with favorable site conditions. Turn off power to circuit. Layout location and cut mounting hole. Add or modify wiring from existing switch or existing parallel fixture after verifying safe amperage for circuit. Connect and secure fixture. Secure wiring and place trim piece. Power and test. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Recessed Light Installation Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install recessed lighting including: connectors, fittings, junction boxes and fasteners.
|Option: Add AFCI Circuit Protection|
Shutoff power to circuit. Remove existing circuit breaker. Add new 15A or 20A Arc Fault Circuit Interrupt breaker. Repower and verify proper operation. For existing systems with compatible AFCI breaker option only.
|Unused Minimum Labor|
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
|Totals - Cost To Install Recessed Lighting|
|Average Cost per Light|
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 light, the cost to Install Recessed Lighting starts at $289 - $403 per light. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, and options.
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