Cost of Wiring a House in Kenya, New Prices

Electricity is quickly becoming one of the most essential needs in any home, business, or organization. Electricity plays an important role in today’s world. The government of Kenya has helped by providing electricity to the rural areas, which was previously unavailable.

Furthermore, you cannot have electricity in your home until you first install wiring.

Needless to say, having a comprehensive monetary strategy is crucial in order to avoid future shortages and difficulties. As a result, I am going to show you how much it costs to install electricity and wire a house in this article.

The cost of wiring a house in Kenya ranges from Ksh. 50,000 to Ksh. 500,000. This is the total cost of purchasing the wiring materials as well as the labour charges. Furthermore, the electrical wiring for a new house varies greatly depending on the size of the house, the type of wiring materials used, and the labour involved in wiring.

Cost of Installing Electricity

Are you curious about how much it costs to install electricity in Kenya?

The cost of installing electricity in Kenya is now Ksh. 15,000 as the government decided to drop the price from Ksh. 35,000, thus installing electricity has become more affordable. This is the recent Kenya power connection fee.

Commonly Asked Questions

  • How much it costs to wire a house per sq.ft.

The cost ranges from Ksh. 1,560 to Ksh. 3,780 to wire a house per sq. ft.

  • Cost of wiring a 3-bedroom house

You may be interested in knowing the cost of wiring a 3-bedroom house in Kenya. The cost of wiring a 3-bedroom house ranges from Ksh. 50,000 to Ksh. 85,000. This cost caters for the wiring materials and the labour input.

  • Average electricity and plumbing costs

You may also be interested in knowing the average electricity and plumbing costs in Kenya, which is an average of Ksh. 200,000 including labour.


I hope you have gotten a clear electrical house wiring estimate. This will help you avoid being exploited by being overcharged. I hope you have successful wiring in your house.

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