Depends on a load of factors, where in the country, access to the job, what’s the boarding like, is there hopes for spot lights all over, what do you seem like as a customer, an experienced spread will take all these into account before giving you a price. It’s difficult to price off the top of your head
Get 3 prices and judge for yourself. Look at the person who is giving the quote, there advice ,attitude and how professional they look. It's not 100% accurate but a good way of getting the job done correctly and to a good standard.
I say £180 plus materiels plus 20% and I don't do half days...of course, the customer never gets the materiels, but the way I put it, I pretend to have given him the option....
So a visit from me would usually be between £220 and £300, depending on materiels but not on time. A visit's a visit.
Did really well out of that recently...the customer wanted to do it in little stages....I told him it'd be dear - don't do half days....he ended up paying £800 for what was really only a day and a half's work....but I don't feel bad - he was told.
We had the 2 walls in the hall done for 220. I think it's about 15ft long and 8ft high, but has 5 doors in it so there's not a lot of wall, but it is quite narrow so not the easiest. We had another 1 quote for 160
Well that's more like a company quote. And people forget that's precisely what you are when self employed.
Charge it right or don't bother working for yourself.
You won't see a sparky under pricing. Probably because they are pretentious. But we're all accountable for our work which carry certain risks. So they have to pay for professionalism and knowledge.