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  1. Phill

    EV Charger Pricing

    Hi guys, Not long on the OLEV register. Just wondering how you guys price your work. Do you just quote by taking in to account and passing the £500 grant on to the customer? Is this, then the same invoice you submit to OLEV? Do you itemise the grant separately for the customer? Just...
  2. A


    New to the forum, I’m looking at starting up on my own but I find it hard to price work as I don’t really know the going rates had a look online and the prices seem really high? I live and work in the north of England. what would be a average price per day and hour? and do people charge for...
  3. C

    Pricing help

    Hi guys first time on here so be gentle lol. Right I'm a qualified sparks for 30 years now, always worked for other company's and have only recently gone self employed and started my own business. I have a job to price and not sure how much to charge as this side is all new to me. The job is to...
  4. S


    Hi, just wondered how people price work as there are various ways people do it. Also what’s the average price to rewire a two bed terraced house and new fuse board?
  5. Simon-0116

    Pricing per points

    How does this work? Not exact costs just a number. Hear people on £50 a point. So Oblivious say db £350 fixed cost 10 way. 10 x sockets on ring £50 each Lighting. 1 x way switch and a pendant £50 Or classed as £100.. 2 way switch and a pendant £50 Or £150. Cooker must be classed as more ...
  6. T

    Pricing a large block of flats

    Any one on here have experience of pricing or working on large blocks of flats? I have a block of 30 to price for an need some advice! Thanks
  7. T

    Pricing software

    Do anyone of you use any pricing software? Just been sent plans for 28 flats over 4 floors with 2 levels of parking, pricing the flats is fine but its more the communal area and the unknown time for galvanised conduit for car park lighting!
  8. T

    Pricing a restaurant

    Hi Could someone please give me some advice on how to price commercial type work. I have worked on commercial properties when I worked for a company so doing the work is fine. I have only worked domestic since I started out myself and it took me a while to get the pricing of that ok. I am...
  9. Floody

    Pricing just off a drawing.

    Hi Folks, this is a first for me but wondering if you could share some info. A local builder uses me to wire a few extensions now and again and he has another for me in July and needs a price. Thing is...he needs to submit the whole cost before winning the job, usually he gets me in after hes...
  10. M

    Pricing an extension

    Hi guys new to this forums. Recently went self employed and out on my own after working for someone for 7 years, Currently working as a subcontractor and starting to get jobs in to price, Can any one advise what the best way is to price? Ie points or day rate if points is £50 supply & fit...
  11. G

    Commercial New to the electrician forum....

    Hi All!! New to this electricians forum.. I have used it in the past to point me in the right direction thanks chaps!! I am self employed gold and black card holder in central London looking to expand and start up my own company!! Any else in the same boat?? Whats everyone else doing?? :cool:
  12. T

    Pricing larger new build

    Morning all Need some advice on pricing a 6 bedroom house with a swimming pool. Im use to pricing your average 3 bedroom new build but this is another step for me. The house is 37m x 24m Ground floor: Play room, family room, dining room, gallery/entrance, kitchen, pantry, study, sitting...
  13. S

    Extension pricing for a sofa surfee

    Ball park figures ... How much do you reckon for a single storey extension off the back of your house, approx 5 by 5 metres, South Manc, all in?
  14. T

    New to pricing and need help

    Evening all Been working as an electrician for 11 years now (27yo now) and have started pricing more work for my company. Pricing up a three story block of 15 flat. Nine of them are two bedroom with small kitchen living room area and a bathroom with the other six being the same but with one...
  15. S

    Help pricing for upcoming job

    Hi Guys, Just getting going in the electrical business and want some advice on pricing for a job I’m going to do. Going to do the following:- Fit spur off of ring. So chasing out wall channel and backing box. Replacing 2 light switches for shinier ones. Replacing 5 socket faceplates...
  16. R

    Pricing Kitchen rewire and consumer unit upgrade with bonding and Cert

    Good evening people. I'm about to price up a kitchen we wire for a friend I've done work for mates before and know how it goes. Anyway, was hoping to get some guidance as I'm an improved and steadily taking on larger jobs myself. Job: Kitchen rewire. 3 sockets 3 single sockets chased in 4...
  17. 2

    Cable calculations for pricing

    Ok guys it's back to school for me.... Since leaving college I have prided myself into thinking what a great electrician I am, only now that I am starting to take on my own projects from scratch it has become apparent that I am a little rusty on the theory side! Turning up as a subby, no...
  18. S

    Need help pricing a job

    Hi all New to pricing and just wondered what the majority would charge then I got a ball park figure Doing a chip shop refit. Just the front. Not the kitchen 6x high level sockets for breakfast bar run in metal conduit and surface boxes 9m run 5x high level sockets for display TV screens...
  19. T

    How long is a piece of string (silly pricing question)

    Afternoon all, I realise that this is very likely a silly question but I'm only looking for a very pricing guide from a professional. I moved recently and as a result no longer have a garage. I'm building a workshop which I eventually want to get connected to proper mains electricity rather than...
  20. Moaz

    Pricing up jobs? Best way?

    Guys, how do most of you price up work? If you're self employed? Do you go per point? Or see how long it will take you? What do you average per day? What do you tend to charge for your points? Roughly?
  21. littlespark

    Scotland's minimum pricing for alcohol

    After the nationwide sugar tax attacks my taste for full fat coke in a red can, the SNP have gone one better and finally brought in their diabolical minimum price for alcohol. I don't know the details, because i'm not really interested, but I think its 50p per unit of alcohol. Reading off some...
  22. Fitzy

    Newbie pricing help please.

    I've been asked to add a couple of new sockets to ring final and was unsure on how to price the job. Per hour plus materials or a set price based on the individual jobs. Per hour I thought about £25 plus materials or £40-£50 plus materials per individual job. I'm not after what any of you...
  23. S

    Help with pricing please

    I'll start by saying thank you for any help given.. much appreciated I've been a spark for 12 years now doing domestic and new builds but have recently decided to go it alone.. so far I've been able to price my jobs on a day rate but now I'm in the process of getting a small contract with a...
  24. C

    Commercial Pricing Advice

    Hi All, I’ve recently priced for a couple of small to medium commercial jobs. I’ve found it quite time consuming, can anyone give any advice on pricing efficiently or recommend any estimating software? Thanks
  25. N

    Pricing for jobs advice required

    Hi all . I am new to the Electrical world and wondering how do you price for jobs. I would appreciate any advice on where to start with this. Do you start with a minimum standing charge or just price for estimated time and materials. Distance? Thanks Neil
  26. leep82

    Pricing a two story extension

    Bear with me on this guys as its a long one and i know these threads have been done to death but im interested in any views any of you may have. I have been asked to price electrical work for a two story extension consisting of kitchen/diner downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs. Although the...
  27. M

    Pricing information needed

    Hi After some great feedback from another topic, I thought I'd throw this one out there, I'm new to this so this has probably been brought up before. I'm moving to London, of course pricing will be different, Alot of my work has been fixed price over the years but now gonna be different...
  28. D

    BMS Pricing per point for contols and power

    Hi all I have been sent a few jobs to look at and price for BMS installations What do you charge per point for controls and power? Do you charge more for longer runs IE over 100m. To be honest am in the deep end here and would like not to come short at the end of it and hopefully gain some...
  29. WillWX

    Help with pricing for council wetrooms..

    Hi, Hoping someone can help me on a pricing issue, if that's allowed. I'm looking at taking on some work wiring council wetrooms (shower, light, extractor fan, etc). The price list I've been given is pretty poor, the prices are seriously low in my opinion. I wondered if there was someone on...
  30. D

    EICR pricing advice.

    I have been asked to do an EICR for a community centre, there are 9 consumer units throughout the building..just after a bit of advice on how you would go about pricing a job like this?
  31. R

    Socket/Switches Swap Pricing Help

    Hi, Just on abit of advice on how you guys would price up a job that just involves changing socket/switches fronts from white to antique brass. The client has supplied all the materials and ive checked that there are cpc's present at the switches. There are 38 points to swap in total would...
  32. Leesparkykent

    Hours spent pricing and doing customer site meeting....

    Just a bit of a rant really....This one job that is pretty much mine as do all the builders work and the customer has confirmed that I'm doing the job. 6/7 bed house just around the corner from my house. 1st site meeting I Sit down with the customer for 2 hours and went through what ideas they...
  33. G

    My first big job, made up of lots of little jobs, please help with pricing!

    Hi all, The title says it all really, I have been asked to do a series of jobs in a 2 bed flat based in South West London. He's a really nice man and want to charge a fair price. Historically, I have only completed individual jobs at a time so am a bit stumped of how to charge for what he...
  34. D

    Pricing for new build bungalows (advice please)

    hi all i am new to this forum. I am after some pricing advice please. I have just gone self employed, I am subcontracting mostly but I have been asked to price some new build bungalows. I have not done any pricing on this scale only small jobs. Would I be best pricing per point if so what do...
  35. JK-Electrical

    Cut-throat Competition: The Race To The Bottom

    Electrical installation work, as all self-employed electricians will know, is a highly-competitive business. My own business operates mainly in the greater Glasgow area, and I have to say that I'm finding it increasingly difficult to compete on a level playing field. I was recently approached...
  36. P

    Hi everyone I am looking for help Pricing work

    hi everyone I was just wondering how everyone prices there work I do a lot of loft conversions and extensions. Do you price on each socket and light etc I would be grateful for any advice or ideas please
  37. D

    Electrika software for pricing

    looking for some advice guys, has anyone used electrika for pricing jobs? Just looking around & this came up, wondering if it's worth it or am I just as well using excel which I do already. Any advice would be great. Thanks in advance
  38. P

    Looking for advice on pricing for PAT testing

    I have just joined this forum I am leaving the military and have qualified as a Portable Appliance Tester and was wondering what i should charge. Any help would be really appricated Paul Gray
  39. G

    Pricing advice

    Hi, I am fitting out a new cattle shed with 12 led tube lights in 3 rows each switched separately, 2 led floodlights switched separately, 2 way consumer unit, 7 double sockets, conduit running between every light light and socket, approx 120 meters of conduit fitted, power done by previous...
  40. K

    Pricing on a job?

    Hi all, How much would it be for the following job?... relocating a double socket, data point and a TV point a metre across the wall. Also adding two extra sockets next to the relocated socket and to top it off, disconnecting two wall lights and leaving them safely in connector blocks for the...
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