Updated: June 2016
|Can Light Cost|
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 5" recessed, remodel design recessed lighting fixture. Basic white trim. No direct contact with insulation 120V.
|Can Light Labor - Basic|
Basic labor estimate to install can lighting. Layout location and cut mounting hole. Add or modify wiring from existing switch or existing parallel fixture after verifying safe amperage for circuit. Conect and place fixture. Secure wiring and place trim piece. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Can Light Materials and Supplies|
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install can lighting including: connectors, fittings, junction boxes and fasteners.
|Totals - Cost to Install Can Lighting - 1 Light||$252.88||$369.65|
|Average Cost Per Light||$252.88||$369.65|
Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install Can Lighting! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Can Lights Installation project. For a basic 1 light project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install Can Lighting ranges between $252.88 - $369.65 per light.
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These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of can lighting new installation labor options and material prices here.
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