Estimate of Repair or Replacement Costs

Estimated Repair, Replacement, and Upgrade Costs
Description Estimated cost
Electrical
Retrofit
attic ventilator-mechanical $250
baseboard heater (4′) $150-$400
ceiling fan $200
doorbell system $80-$100
dryer duct $100-$150
hardwired smoke detector $60-$120
exhaust fan-bathroom $135-$150
exhaust fan-oven $200-$250
exterior light fixture $100-$250
fluorescent light fixture $150-$250
ground – public system $75-$100
ground-private system(w/ ground rods) $200-$300
outlet – conventional $100-$150
outlet – split $150-$250
outlet – exterior with cover $150-$250
outlet-replace conventional w/GFCI $75-$125
outlet – CO/ALR (aluminum) $50-$75
outlet – stove/dryer $75-$100
outlet – rewire reverse polarity $40-$60
standard light fixture $100-$200
Upgrade
100 amp (new panel) $1,000-$1,500
100 amp (existing panel) $600-$900
200 amp (new panel) $1,800-$2,500
200 amp (existing panel) $1,000-$1,200
120/240 volt circuit $200-$500
breaker panel – main $600-$900
breaker panel – auxiliary $100-$300
circuit breaker (replace) $60-$100
knob & tube wiring (replace) $6,000-$12,000
Heating and Cooling
Forced-Air System
air duct (new) $3,500
air duct (retrofit) $5,500
annual service $75-$150
blower/motor $300-$500
clean duct $150-$300
convert oil to gas (1 story) $2,000-$3,000
convert hot water to forced air (1 story) $6,000-$10,000
electronic air filter $500-$900
gas furnace-mid efficiency $2,000-$2,800
gas furnace-high efficiency $3,000-$4,500
humidifier – drum type $75-$150
humidifier – flow through type $350-$400
metal lin.ft. (existing chimney flue) .$500-$1,000
Hot Water System
circulating pump $500-$750
cast iron radiator $550-$650
expansion tank $250-$300
gas boiler – standard $2,500-$4,500
gas boiler – high efficiency $5,500-$10,000
removal of oil tank from basement. $350-$500
radiator/boiler removal $1,500-$2,000
radiator $500-$900
radiator valve $100-$200
Air Conditioner / Heat Pump
air handler 3-ton (vertical) $1,200-$1,500
air handler 3-ton (horizontal) $1,500-$1,800
central a/c existing duct $1,500-$3,000
central a/c attic mounted; separate duct $9,000+
compressor (replace) $1,300-$1,500
condenser (replace) $1,500-$2,500
heat recovery ventilator (HRV) $1,500-$2,500
heat pump $4,500-$6,000
Plumbing
Bathroom
basin – pedestal type $300
basin – vanity $200
bathtub – replace – retile $2,200+
shower connection $200
shower stall – plastic $700-$1,900
shower stall – ceramic tile $2,200-$3,000
toilet – flush mechanism $100-$150
toilet – replace $350
toilet – replace seal $100-$250
toilet – unclog $100-$200
tub enclosure – ceramic tile $2,200-$3,000
tub enclosure – plastic $500-$1,200
whirlpool bath/faucet $3,500
Kitchen
dishwasher $550-$890
garbage disposer $175-$400
range hood $300-$500
sink – porcelain $650-$820
sink – stainless steel $550-$73
Private Plumbing System
laundry tub and waste pump $400-$800
septic tank (1000 gal.) $2,000-$5,000
septic tank cleaning $150
sewage waste pump $1,300-$1,700
well – shallow $25/lin.ft.
well – deep $35/lin.ft.
well – submersible pump $1,000
well – suction / jet pump $500-$900
Upgrade
hose bibb $100-$150
hot water tank (40 gal. Electric) $400-$500
hot water tank (40 gal. Gas) $500-$800
laundry tub/connection $300-$500
main water service $150-$200/lin.ft.
main shut-off valve $150-$300
sump pump $150-$250
supply lines-1 story; up to 2 baths $1,500-$2,500
temperature/relief valve (replace) $50-$90
water softener $800-$1,500
waste drain lines $2,000-$4,000
Swimming Pool / Hot Tub
pool – vinyl lined (16 ft. X 40 ft.) $7,250+
pool – concrete lined (16 ft. x 40 ft) $12,700+
pool heater $1,500
pump / filter $1,200
hot tub fiberglass $4,000+
Miscellaneous
central vacuum (retrofit) $800-$2,000
central vacuum (canister only). $800-$1,000
Structure & Exterior
Structure
addition (foundation to roof) $75-$110/sq.ft.
basement entrance $6,000-$10,000
basement main beam $1,500
basement support post/foundation $500
excavation/waterproofing $90-$110/sq.ft
foundation cracks (excavation method) $300-$900
foundation cracks (injection method) $350
lintel (masonry wall) $600
lower basement $175-$300/lin.ft.
remove bearing wall $2,500
remove partition wall $600-$1,600
resupport floor joist (sistering) $200-$300
roof sheathing (replace) $5-$6/sq.ft.
underpinning $300-$400/lin.ft.
termite prevention (chemical soil treatment) $1400+
Exterior Wall Coverings
aluminum siding $4-$5/sq.ft.
brick veneer $8-$20/sq.ft.
brick cleaning (unpainted) $2.50/sq.ft.
brick cleaning (painted) $5.50/sq.ft.
brick repainting $3-$7/sq.ft.
cedar siding $7-$10/sq.ft.
stucco $8-$10/sq.ft.
vinyl siding $4-$5/sq.ft.
Exterior Door
aluminum storm door $350
metal insulated door $700
patio door – replace $700-$1,500
patio door – brick wall (6 ft.) $250-$3,500
patio door – wood wall (6 ft.) $2,000-$3,000
Roof, Eaves, Flashing, & Chimney
Sloped Roofs
asphalt shingle (over existing) $1.50-$2.50/sq.ft
asphalt shingle (strip & re-shingle) $2.50-$3.50/sq.ft.
asphalt shingle aspha (high quality) $4-$6/sq.ft.
cedar shake/shingle $6-$9/sq.ft.
clay tile $10-$20/sq.ft.
concrete tile $6-$12/sq.ft.
wood shake/shingle $4-$6/sq.ft.
slate tile $30-$50/sq.ft.
Flat Roofs
roll roofing asphalt (90 lb.) $1-$2/sq.ft.
4 ply (tar and gravel) $6-$10/sq.ft.
single ply membrane $5-$10/sq.ft.
Gutters
gutter cleaning $100
gutter/downspout – aluminum $5-$8/lin.ft.
gutter/downspout – galvanized $4-$5/lin.ft.
downspout extension $15
soffits/fascia (aluminum) $10/lin.ft.
Flashing
chimney flashing (sloped asphalt) $200-$400
chimney flashing (flat built-up) $300-$500
metal cricket at chimney $200-$400
parapet wall flashing $25/lin.ft.
roof vent $50
reflash skylight $400-$500
valley flashing $15-$25/lin.ft.
wall flashing $3-$4/lin.ft.
Chimney
chimney extension $100-$250/lin.ft.
chimney repointing $5-$10/brick
concrete cap (single flue) $100-$250
concrete cap (double flue) $200-$350
rain cap $75
reline flue $30-$40/lin.ft.
Garage, Driveway, & Walkway
Garage
detached carport $4,000+
detached wood frame – single $8,000+
detached wood frame – double $13,000+
detached block – single $18,000+
detached block – double $24,000+
removal of existing garage $1,500+
Overhead Doors
automatic garage door opener $300
cladboard – single $400-$650
cladboard – double $750-$1,000
metal – single (one piece) $700
metal – double (one piece) $1,100
wood – single (one piece) $725
wood – double (sectional) $1,250
Driveway
asphalt paving (existing base) $3-$5/sq.ft.
asphalt paving (new base) $3-$5.50/sq.ft.
asphalt (seal) $50-$75
asphalt paving (existing base) $3-$5/sq.ft.
asphalt paving (new base) $3-$5.50/sq.ft.
Landscaping, Deck, Patio, & Fence
Landscaping
lay soil & sod $1-$2/sq.ft.
sprinkler system $1,000
retaining wall-concrete $35/sq.ft.
retaining wall-wood $25/sq.ft.
Deck
pressure treated/cedar $10-$25/sq.ft.
custom designed & built $30-$50/sq.ft
Patio
concrete $10-$15/sq.ft.
flagstone/fieldstone $16/sq.ft.
interlock brick/stone $8-$10/sq.ft.
patio stone $3/sq.ft.
Porch
flooring $5/lin.ft.
railing $150
skirting $15/lin.ft.
steps – concrete $400
steps – wood $250
Fence
chain – link (4 ft.) $10/lin.ft.
wood – cedar (5 ft.) $15-$20/lin.ft.
wood – pressure treated (5 ft.) $10-$15/lin.ft.
reset post in concrete $60
Interior
Windows
awning $45/sq.ft.
awning/casement (replace) $40/sq.ft.
bay/bow $35-$40/sq.ft.
casement $50/sq.ft.
double hung $40/sq.ft.
double hung (replace) $35/sq.ft.
skylight $250-$3,000
slider – aluminum $25/sq.ft.
slider – aluminum (replace) $20/sq.ft.
storm – aluminum $45-$175
thermal glass (existing frame) $25/sq.ft.
Ceiling/Wall
acoustic celing (suspended) $4/sq.ft.
baseboard/door/window casing $2.50/lin.ft.
drywall over plaster $2-$3/sq.ft.
plaster (over existing plaster) $2.50/sq.ft.
stucco/stipple $1/sq.ft.
walls (insulations/drywall) $2.50/sq.ft.
walls painting (3 coats) $1.25/sq.ft.
wallpaper $2-$8/sq.ft.
Floor
carpet – clean $35-$50/room
carpet – outdoor $1.50/sq.ft.
carpet and underpad $3-$6.50/sq.ft.
ceramic tile $5-$8/sq.ft.
hardwood $6/sq.ft.
hardwood (prefinished) $8-$10/sq.ft.
hardwood – refinish $1.75-$3.50/sq.ft.
vinyl – sheet $2.50-$8/sq.ft.
vinyl – tile $1-$8/sq.ft.
Doors
bi-fold – louver $800
bi-fold – panel $600
custom with casing/hardware $400
exterior – panel $750
interior panel $400
French $700
patio $1,750
storm – aluminum $190-$300
Stairs/Railings
curved stair – oak (7 risers) $7,000+
spiral stair – oak $4,700
standard stair – oak (7 risers) $900
stair railing $30-$50/lin.ft.
Insulation
rigid exterior (prior to finish) $0.75-$1.25/sq.ft.
R20 – batt $0.60-$1.50/sq.ft.
R20 – loose $0.50-$0.75/sq.ft.
R32 – batt $1.50-$2/sq.ft.
R32 – loose $1.50-$4/sq.ft.
Estimated Life Expectancies
Description Average Life (Years)
Roof Covering
asphalt standard shingle 12-15
asphalt premium shingle 15-30
wood shingle 10-20
concrete/clay tile 20-40
asbestos cement 40-80
slate tile 40-80
roll roofing 5-15
tar & gravel 15-25
metal 60
Heating
forced air furnace 10-25
oil tank 40
water/steam boiler-welded steel 15-30
water steam boiler-cast iron 30-50
water/steam circulating pump 10-25
Cooling
central air 10-15
heat pump 10-15
window air conditioning 10-20
Plumbing
galvanized water pipe 20-25
water heater 5-15
septic/sewer pump 5-10
well pump 10
Appliances
dishwasher 5-12
dryer 10-25
garbage disposal 5-12
oven/range 15-20
washing machine 5-15

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