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How Much to Install a Pendant Light Fixture In My Home?

Every home electrical project has its own challenges when it comes to installing. That being said, asking the right questions ahead of time makes the experience much easier to find out how much to install a new pendant light fixture in your home?


Starting Point

How Do You Know If You Have A Pendant Light Fixture Or Not?

A good way to tell if you have a pendant lighting fixture is to consider some of these questions:

  • Does the lighting fixture hang down at a certain height?

  • Does the pendant lighting fixture have a lot of parts and pieces?

  • How big/heavy is the pendant?  

  • Pendant light fixtures tend to go over countertops and islands.

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Whenever you work with TradeWork Home Services we try to always treat you fairly. We want homeowners to have access to quality work and great pricing on every home electrical project they have big or small. TradeWork Home Services does super savings the more home electrical projects you bundle together. Check out how we do business.

Home service appointments can be a juggle to manage. When you bulk up a few electrical projects together. You help make our schedule easier. Whenever you do that, we will always make sure to get the savings.

How Much? | BallPark Estimates

Cost To Install A Pendant Light Fixture In Your Home

With answering all the info listed above we can now answer the elusive question of ”how much for an electrician to install a pendant lighting fixture in your home”.

Most likely you will fall into some of these pricing categories.

Typical Costs Associated with Installing a Pendant Light Fixture, Depending On Your Needs:
  • Cost To Install Pendant Lighting Fixture To Existing Area | Customer Supplied: $135 to $225 and up

  • Cost of Adding Overhead Electrical Wiring: $480 to $600

  • Cost To Add Power For A New Light Switch Location: $180 to $450

  • Cost To Add A Dimmer: $95 to $145

  • Cost To Install A Smart Switch: $95 to $200

  • Cost Of Installing Standard Electrical Circuit Breakers: $100 to $135

  • Cost Of Installing 15-20amp AFCI/GFCI Electrical Circuit Breaker: $150 to $195

  • Cost To Add Electrical Conduit Per 10 Feet To Install Location: $180 to $500

  • Cost Of Ladder Work On Ceilings Over 12 Feet: $230 And Up

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What To Expect

Pricing Questions To Install A Pendant Light Fixture In Your Home

Whenever a customer asks us to install a new pendant light fixture in their home we ask pretty much the same questions every time.

Here are the questions TradeWork would ask during a typical phone conversation or home visit.


Once we have the answers to these questions we can usually give you a ballpark estimate for installing a new pendant lighting fixture in your house right over the phone. 

When we arrive at your home we can confirm the estimate, answer any other questions you have, and get to work.

Homeowner Safety Update

2023 Electrical Safety Code requires Arc Fault Protection (AFCI) to be installed on all general use electrical outlets and lighting throughout a home.

When Will I Need To Install AFCI Protection In my Home?

The following home electrical projects will be required to be upgraded to AFCI protection:

  • Whenever adding electrical wiring that is 6 feet or longer to an existing home electrical circuit.

  • Pretty much whenever you install a new electrical circuit to the living spaces of your home.

  • During any home electrical renovations, remodels, or new home builds.

  • Some cities & towns require you to upgrade to AFCI protection whenever you replace an electrical outlet, light switch, or when you upgrade your electrical panel.

Have More Questions About Arc Fault Protection For Your Home?

Head over to What Is Home Arc Fault Protection? to find out more details on why arc fault protection has become the new standard in home electrical safety.


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