Cost of Outdoor Flood Lights
A 500 watt flood light, such as you’d find in a parking lot, averages between $400 and $500. If you’d like to install electric lights on your property, you can expect the cost to install outdoor lighting to come to $60 – $130 per light for basic grade, typically. This figure includes the light itself, plus labor. On average, a total of 6 lights will be needed.
How Much Do Flood lights Cost?
Pricing ranges for flood lights are extremely broad, from as low as $7 to as high as $5,500 for 2,000 watt stadium lighting. The main indicator of price is the amount of light you need, i.e. the wattage. For example, parking lots, campuses, and sports arenas typically require higher wattage lighting than doorways, storefronts, and signage. A 1,000 watt flood light, such as you’d find in a parking lot, averages between $400 and $500.
Residential needs are even lower; a simple 20-watt halogen flood light costs less than $10 and easily lights up a walkway or sidewalk outside of a home. Even adding a motion sensor and increasing the wattage to 110 only brings the price to around $20.
*A 16W fluorescent replacement bulb starts at around $3
*A 65W LED replacement bulb starts at around $4
*A 10W LED floodlight starts at around $5
*A flood light mount with adjustable knuckle starts at around $50
*An LED solar-powered floodlight averages between $50 and $350
*A dusk-to-dawn, two-head LED from Home Zone starts at around $60
*A 30W LED bullet light starts at around $75
*Trunion 120W LED averages around $200
*Morris 71544 FlatPanel Series 220W averages around $300
*Lumapro 150W metal halide averages around $300
*A 10-piece 100W LED starts at around $300
*Cree 160W LED averages around $350
LED with 540W and 122-degree spread costs around $3,000
Hiring an electrician to install your flood light varies according to your area and the amount of time needed to install the lights. Expect to pay between $30 and $80 per hour. If the electrician also needs to tap an electrical circuit, this may bring the charge as high as $400. Make sure to get a quote from multiple electricians to compare costs for your area.
Finally, the cost to run your flood light varies according to its total wattage and power pricing in your area. You reduce your cost of you use a motion sensor and only run the light during nighttime hours. Running a 150W flood light 24/7 would cost you around $30 per month.
Outdoor Flood Lights – Pricing and Installation Cost Checklist
*Expect the Outdoor Flood Lights prices to fluctuate between various companies – each and every company have different operation expenses and over-head.
*Try to get prices in late Fall, early winter – you should expect aggressive pricing discounts by waiting for a contractor’s down season.
*Try to budget and additional 7-15% more on top of what our calculator gives out for Outdoor Flood Lights costs.
*Visit every supply house that sell your particular brand of Outdoor Flood Lights and try to negotiate a better price with each supplier – I save on average 20%.
*Outdoor Flood Lights isn’t an easy task to perform and can leave you with a sore back. You might find it more cost effective to hire a Electrician contractor to perform the work for you. *Electrical companies will most always get better prices on Outdoor Flood Lights — saving your back and additional costs of Outdoor Flood Lights, so shop around, ask your neighbors if they can recommend someone.
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