Average Labour Cost/Price to Fit a Front Door Bell

To clarify the following prices it is recommended that you read the article in the INFORMATION box below the PRICES…

(These prices are based on a tradesman’s rate of £150.00 per day and a labourer if required at £100.00 per day. This includes the cost of buying and collecting any materials, dumping any waste if necessary and any incidental materials they will need. The minimum price will usually be for a half day)

How Much Does It Cost To Fit a Front Door Bell?

Front Door Bell

Aren’t they all wireless nowadays? Don’t the bell pushes come with sticky stuff on the back? For goodness sake, if you can’t put a couple of batteries in that, then one in the chimer unit and slap it in the bookshelf, then you deserve to pay the
£25.00 a bloke will charge to do it for you!

Hang on though, the batteries do cost a lot
and they keep “going”, so let's see what a proper job will cost.

This price is based on an electrician's rate of £200 per day. (The minimum price will usually be for a half day)

Job 1
To wire in a transformer from the fuse box, fix the bell push and chimer and connect them all together. Materials and bell £35.00, + half a days labour………£135.00

(It might be cheaper to leave some bricks by the front window).

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A Price Guide and Information Sheet on Fitting and Installing a Door Bell

Mine plays the introduction to “Dixon of Dock Green”, so when people leave the house I can stand on the doorstep and give them a little homily followed by a cheery smile, then finish it all off with a smart salute. (That soon stops them coming back)!

Be careful though, if the one you buy has a really catchy tune, you’ll be singing it all day!

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