Wondering about electric stove top installation costs? Cowley Electrical are here to outline the main costs you need to consider and the factors that can influence these costs.
Electric Stove Top Installation Costs
Many homeowners are now considering electric stove tops over traditional gas appliances. Whether it’s to help the environment or save on energy bills in the long run, installing an electric stovetop is an excellent decision. The only issues you may have with your new stove is determining electric stove top installation costs.
Cowley Electrical Services has compiled the electric stove top installation costs in 2022 to help you gauge the price point for a new electrical cooktop, and how much you can expect to pay for installation services in your new or renovated home.
How much does electric stove top installation cost?
The installation cost for electric stove tops will vary depending on the stove's size and the complexity of the installation job. The average installation cost is from $300 to $750. If you need new electrical wiring, you will likely be expected to pay more.
It’s essential to first book an electrician for the installation of your new stove. Improperly handled stove top installations can be harmful to those in your household. It’s understandable to considering getting the best price on a handyman or even opting to install it yourself; however, can be extremely dangerous. Getting an expert electrician in to properly install your new electric kitchenware will also provide peace of mind for any future complications.
Is it hard to install an electric cooktop?
Installing your electric cooktop may seem like an easy job, but as mentioned before, it’s crucial to hire a licensed tradesperson to take on this task.
Suppose there is a case of a fire or any electrical faults down the line. In that case, you will not be able to validate warranty or insurance due to the possibility of improper electric stove top installation.
Cowley Electrical Services has highly qualified experts who will safely install your electrical stove tops for a fair price. Visit the services or inquiry page for more information.
Do electrical cooktops need special wiring in Australia?
In Australia, unless you want customised requirements on the voltage of amperage of your electrical stove top, you don’t need special wiring installed.
However, if you have faulty existing electrical wires connected to your stove or need new electrical wiring, this may add to installation costs.
Can I replace my gas hob with an electric hob?
If you’re wondering if you can replace your traditional gas stove with an electrical stove, you definitely can!
It is important to note that this process should only be completed by a qualified tradesperson. A gas-safe engineer will ensure that your gas connection is safe and capped off. You will also need an electrician to consult on measurements and specifics, as your existing in-built oven may be connected to a circuit.
What are the pros and cons of electric and gas cooktops?
Not sure of which new cooktop to install? Cowley Electrical Services has created simple pros and cons to help you make an informed decision.
Electrical Stove Top
Can be easier to burn yourself: Without a visible flame and a flat surface, it can be easy to forget that the electric stove is on.
Newer models and advanced features can cost more than gas: New electric stoves are becoming more expensive.
Powered by electricity: If the power goes out, so does the stove.
They cook food slower than gas: This is one of the main reasons people opt for a gas stove: the time it takes to heat up and cook food is longer.
Gas Stove Top
Electrical stove tops are an excellent investment for saving energy bills and helping the environment. However, installing an electric stove is not a task you should take on yourself, things can go wrong, and it’s better to be safe and get a professional.
Cowley Electrical Services offer electric stove top installation services across the South Coast of NSW. For more accurate costs on installing a new electric stove, get in touch with the Cowley Electrical team for a free, no-obligation quote!
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