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What price for an aerial installation?

What prices have you been quoted and paid for an aerial installation?

What prices have you been quoted and paid for an aerial install
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In responses to the guideline I posted about how much having a new aerial fitted should cost, Ian Grice posted: "£40-£50? Every aerial fitter I contacted wants at least £150+VAT considering you can get a class 3 aerial for under £10 and a class 2 for under £15 and cable is 40p a metre why are they charging so much for 30 minutes work?"

OK, for some places putting up a TV aerial is hard work, such as multi-story properties. As many people will simply be exchanging a Group A, B, C/D, E or K aerial for a wideband type, often without changing the supporting pole or cable, a high price cannot be justified.

I am concerned that some companies will exploit vulnerable groups (such as the elderly).

So, I what prices have you been quoted for aerial installations? What price have you paid for installation?

Do you know of any companies to avoid? Do you know of any companies that are good value for money?

Or do you work for a great aerial installation company?







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steve h
Monday 13 October 2014 7:47PM

Every aerial install is different but most installers should be able to give a customer a fairly accurate price guide on the phone. The national firms are reluctant to do this and will only ever give a starting from price which is normally half the going rate. Remember starting from 50 pounds can mean 250 pounds or more!

K
K lamb
Wednesday 15 October 2014 12:04PM

I am 65 years old and would like a tv aerial fitted in the bed room can any body help thank you

KB Aerials
Wednesday 15 October 2014 1:04PM

K lamb where do you live

I'm in Sheffield I could help if your around this area

KB Aerials
Wednesday 15 October 2014 1:04PM

K lamb where do you live

I'm in Sheffield I could help if your around this area

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