Cost to Install Low Voltage Deck Lighting

Updated: December 2019

Low Voltage Deck Lighting Installation CalculatorZip Code
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Deck Light Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Low voltage min-deck downlight. Thermoplastic resin construction. 6.5W lite.
6 lights$127.49$303.75
Deck Light Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install low voltage deck lighting with favorable site conditions. Layout fixture and transformer placement. Run / conceal wiring. Secure above ground wiring to structure. Connect and test fixtures. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
6 lights$127.49$303.75
Deck Light Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install low voltage deck lighting including: connectors, junction boxes, fasteners and mounting hardware.
6 lights$127.49$303.75
Deck Light Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Pneumatic finish nailer, 10" miter saw, electric jigsaw, 3" belt sander, 3 1/4" electric planer. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
6 lights$127.49$303.75
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
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Average Cost per Light  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 6 lights, the cost to Install Low Voltage Deck Lighting starts at $65.41 - $120 per light. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, and options.

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Cost to Install Low Voltage Deck Lighting - Notes and General Information

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 low voltage deck lighting new installation labor options and material prices here.

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Low Voltage Deck Lighting Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Low Voltage Deck Lighting Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Low Voltage Deck Lighting Installation. Add 13% to 22% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

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