Costs and savings
If the installers have to re-do wiring and replace LED lights, is there an additional cost and how much can I expect?
Yes, if a licensed electrician is required to install new downlights or re-wire. Trade websites Hipages.com.au and serviceseeking.com.au both put the general cost as: • Licenced electrician: Per light $50-$75 for installation, (plus a callout fee ...
Are there any maintenance costs associated with insulation?
Insulation lasts a lifetime (if it doesn’t get wet) and requires little maintenance once installed. Electrical inspections are required for ALL insulation installs regardless of the insulation type or install location.
Are there any other associated costs when installing insulation?
As with any job there are factors that can increase your overall cost. For insulation the main factors include; access to your property, access to your ceiling (installers may have to lift the roof), thickness of the material, obstructions, ability ...
What is the price difference between the various types of insulation material (e.g. rock wool, natural wool, polyester, polystyrene batts, etc)?
The main types of insulation are: Mineral fibres (earthwool, rock wool and fibreglass), Cellulose, Polyester, Sheep’s Wool, Polystyrene foam boards, Reflective foils/foilboards, Spray-on Foam and various combinations of the above types. Exact prices ...
What does it cost to remove old existing insulation?
• This is a very expensive process. The reasons you might remove insulation are: your insulation poses a health risk or the insulation is water damaged. Otherwise you would leave the existing insulation in place and put in "top-up" insulation on top ...