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RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING ESTIMATES

Electrical

Retrofit

> receptacle - rewire reverse polarity $50-$75

> standard light fixture $125-$200

> receptacle - replace conventional with GFCI $100-$125

> receptacle-CO/ALR (aluminum) $75-$100

> receptacle - stove/dryer $100-$125

> receptacle-conventional $125-$150

> receptacle-split $175-$250

> receptacle - exterior with cover $175-$250

> fluorescent light fixture $180-$250

> ground-public system $90-$120

> ground-private system (with ground rods) $250-$300

> exhaust fan-bathroom $160-$175

> exhaust fan-oven $250-$300

> exterior light fixture $125-$250

> doorbell system $100-$120

> dryer duct $125-$175

> hardwired smoke detector $75-$125

> attic ventilator-mechanical $300

> baseboard heater (4') $180-$550

> celing fan $250

Upgrade

> breaker panel-auxilliary $125-$300

> circuit breaker (replace) $75-$100

> knob and tube wiring (replace) $7,500-$12,000

> 200 amp (existing panel) $1,200-$1,500

> 120/240 volt circuit $250-$500

> breaker panel-main $750-$900

> 100 amp (new panel) $1,200-$1,500

> 100 amp (existing panel) $750-$1,000

> 200 amp (new panel) $2,000-$2,500

Garage/Driveway/Walkway

Driveway

> concrete (stamped) $6-$10 / sq.ft.

> interlock brick/stone $8-$10 / sq.ft.

> asphalt paving (existing base) $4-$6 / sq.ft.

> asphalt paving (new base) $4-$7 / sq.ft.

> asphalt (seal) $60-$75

Garage

> detached block-single $20,000+

> detached block-double $25,000+

> removal of existing garage $1,500+

> detached carport $5,000+

> detached wood frame-single $10,000+

> detached wood frame-double $15,000+

Overhead Doors

> wood-double (sectional) $1,800

> metal-single (one piece) $850

> metal-double (one piece) $1,250

> wood-single (one piece) $1,000

> automatic garage door opener $450

> cladboard-single $600-$800

> cladboard-double $1,000-$1,200

Heating and Cooling

Air Conditioner/Heat Pump

> heat recovery ventilator (HRV) $1,800-$2,500

> heat pump $5,000-$6,000

> central A/C attic mounted;separate duct $10,000

> compressor (replace) $1,500-$1,700

> condenser (replace) $1,800-$2,500

> air handler 3-ton (vertical) $1,400-$1,800

> air handler 3-ton (horiziontal) $1,800-$2,000

> central a/c existing duct $1,800-$3,000

Forced-Air System

> metal lin.ft.(existing chimney flue) $600-$1,000

> gas-high efficiency $3,500-$4,500

> humidifier-drum type $100-$150

> humidifier-flow through type $400-$450

> convert hot water to forced air (1 story) $7,500-$10,000

> electronic air filter $600-$900

> gas-mid efficiency $2,500-$3,000

> blower/motor $350-$500

> clean duct $180-$300

> convert oil to gas (1 story) $2,500-$3,000

> air duct (new) $4,000

> air duct (retrofit) $6,000

> annual service $100-$150

Hot Water System

> radiator/boiler removal $1,500-$2,500

> radiator $600-$900

> radiator valve $125-$200

> gas boiler-standard $3,000-$4,500

> gas boiler-high efficiency $6,500-$10,000

> removal of oil tank from basement $400-$600

> circulating pump $600-$750

> cast iron radiator $600-$700

> expansion tank $300-$400

Interior

Ceiling/Wall

> walls painting (3 coats) $1 / sq.ft.

> wallpaper $5-$10 / sq.ft.

> plaster (over existing plaster) $2-$3 / sq.ft.

> stucco / stipple $2 / sq.ft.

> walls (insulations/drywall) $3 / sq.ft.

> acoustic ceiling (suspended) $5 / sq.ft.

> baseboard/door/window casing $3 / lin.ft.

> drywall over plaster $2-$3 / sq.ft.

Doors

> patio $2,000

> storm-aluminum $200-$300

> exterior - panel $1,000

> interior panel $500

> french $1,000

> bi-fold-louver $800

> bi-fold-panel $600

> custom with casing / hardware $500

Fireplaces

> metal box insert $1,000-$2,500

> masonry with flue rough-in $5,000

> wood stove $1,500-$3,000

> glass door $500

> hearth extension $400

> flue cleaning $150

> damper $150

> brick replacement $400-$1,000

> gas insert $2,500-$4,000

Floor

> hardwoord - refinish $2-$5 / sq.ft.

> vinyl - sheet $3-$8 / sq.ft.

> vinyl - tile $3-$8 / sq.ft.

> ceramic tile $5-$10 / sq.ft.

> hardwood $5-$10 / sq.ft.

> hardwood (prefinished) $10-$15 / sq.ft.

> carpet-clean $100 / room

> carpet-outdoor $2 / sq.ft.

> carpet and underpad $5-$10 / sq.ft.

Insulation

> R32 - batt $1-$2 / sq.ft.

> R32 - loose $1-$4 / sq.ft.

> wall/roof cavity $1-$4 / sq.ft.

> rigid exterior (prior to finish) $1-$1 / sq.ft.

> R20 - batt $1-$1 / sq.ft.

> R20 - loose $-$1 / sq.ft.

Kitchen/Bathroom

> kitchen renovation $7,500

> bathroom renovation $5,000

> kitchen cabinet $50-$100 / lin.ft.

> kitchen counter-laminate $40 / lin.ft.

> kitchen counter-marble $75 / lin.ft.

Security System

> wired system $1,500

> wirless motion detectors $500

> alarm monitoring $30 / month

> alarm system $2,500

> intercom system (retrofit) $1,500

Stairs/Railings

> stair railing $40-$60 / lin.ft.

> curved stair - oak $7,000+

> spiral stair - oak $5,000+

> standard stair - oak $1,000+

Windows

> storm-aluminum $75-$175

> thermal glass (existing frame) $30 / sq.ft.

> skylight $750+

> slider-aluminum $30 / sq.ft.

> slider-aluminum (replace) $25 / sq.ft.

> casement $60 / sq.ft.

> double hung $50 / sq.ft.

> double hung (replace) $40 / sq.ft.

> awning $50 / sq.ft.

> awning/casement (replace) $45 / sq.ft.

> bay/bow $50-$60 / sq.ft.

Landscaping/Deck/Patio/Fence

Deck

> pressure treated/cedar $15-$25 / sq.ft.

> custom designed & built $50-$75 / sq.ft.

Fence

> reset post in concrete $75

> chain - link (4 ft.) $10-$15 / lin.ft.

> wood - cedar (5 ft.) $15-$25 / lin.ft.

> wood - presure treated (5 ft.) $10-$20 / lin.ft.

Landscaping

> lay soil & sod $2-$5 / sq.ft.

> Sprinkler system $1,000

> retaining wall-concrete $50 / sq.ft.

> retaining wall-wood $40 / sq.ft.

Patio

> patio stone $6 / sq.ft.

> concrete $15-$20 / sq.ft.

> flagstone/fieldstone $20 / sq.ft.

> interlock brick/stone $10-$15 / sq.ft.

Porch

> steps-concrete $500

> steps-wood $300

> flooring $7 / lin.ft.

> railing $200

> skirting $20 / lin.ft.

Miscellaneous

General

> central vacuum (retrofit) $1,000-$2,000

> central vacuum (canister only) $1,000-$1,500

Plumbing

Bathroom

> whirlpool bath/faucet $4,000

> toilet-unclog $125-$200

> tub enclosure-ceramic tile $2,500-$3,000

> tub enclosure-plastic $600-$1,200

> toilet-flush mechanism $125-$150

> toilet-replace $400

> toilet-replace seal $125-$250

> shower connection $250

> shower stall -plastic $900-$1,900

> shower stall-ceramic tile $2,500-$3,000

> basin-pedestal type $350

> basin-vanity $250

> bathtub-replace-retile $2,500

Kitchen

> sink - porcelain $750-$850

> sink - stainless steel $600-$750

> dishwasher $650-$900

> garbage disposer $200-$400

> range hood $350-$500

Private Plumbing System

> well-submerisble pump $1,200

> well-suction / jet pump $600-$900

> sewage waste pump $1,500-$1,700

> well-shallow $30 / lin.ft.

> well-deep $40 / lin.ft.

> laundry tub and waste pump $500-$800

> septic tank (1000 gal.) $2,500-$5,000

> septic tank cleaning $180

Upgrade

> water softner $900-$1,500

> waste drain lines $2,500-$4,000

> sump pump $175-$250

> supply lines-1 story; up to 2 baths $1,800-$2,500

> temperature and relief valve (replace) $60-$90

> laundry tub /connection $350-$500

> main water service $175-$200 / lin.ft.

> main shut-off valve $175-$300

> hoss bibb $120-$150

> hot water tank (40 Gal Electric) $450-$500

> hot water tank (40 Gal Gas) $600-$800

Roof/Eave/Flashing/Chimney

Chimney

> Concrete cap (double flue) $200-$400

> rain cap $100

> reline flue $40-$50 / lin.ft.

> Chimney extention $150-$250 / lin.ft.

> chimney repointing $7-$10 / brick

> concrete cap (single flue) $100-$250

Flashing

> valley flashing $20-$30 / lin.ft.

> wall flashing $5-$6 / lin.ft.

> parapet wall flashing $30 / lin.ft.

> roof vent $100

> reflash skylight $400-$600

> chimney flashing (sloped asphalt) $250-$400

> chimney flashing (flat built-up) $350-$500

> metal cricket at chinmney $250-$400

Flat Roofs

> roll roofing asphalt (90lb) $1-$2 / sq.ft.

> 4 ply (tar and gravel) $5-$10 / sq.ft.

> single ply membrane $5-$10 / sq.ft.

Gutters

> downspout extension $15

> soffits/fascia (Aluminum) $15 / lin.ft.

> gutter cleaning $150

> gutter/downspout -aluminum $6-$8 / lin.ft. > gutter/downspout -galvanized $5-$6 / lin.ft.

Sloped Roofs

> wood shake/shingle $5-$7 / sq.ft.

> Slate tile $30-$50 / sq.ft.

> cedar shake/shingle $6-$9 / sq.ft.

> clay tile $15-$20 / sq.ft.

> concrete tile $8-$12 / sq.ft.

> asphalt shingle (over existing) $1-$2 / sq.ft.

> asphalt shingle (strip & re-shingle) $3-$4 / sq.ft.

> asphalt shingle (high quality) $4-$6 / sq.ft.

Structure/Exterior

Exterior Door

> patio door-brick wall (6ft) $2,500-$3,500

> patio door-wood wall (6ft) $2,000-$3,000

> aluminum storm door $350

> metal insulated door $650-$750

> patio door-replace $750-$1,500

Structure

> roof sheathing (replace) $5-$7 / sq.ft.

> underpinning $300-$500 / lin.ft

> termite prevention (chemical soil treatment) $2,000

> remove bearing wall $2,000-$3,000

> remove partition wall $800-$1,600

> re-support floor joist (sistering) $300-$500

> foundation cracks (injection method) $400

> lintel (masonry wall) $500-$750 / lin.ft

> lower basement $200-$400 / lin.ft

> basement support post/foundation $500

> excavation/waterproofing $120-$150 / sq.ft.

> foundation cracks (excavation method) $500-$1,000

> addition (foundation to roof) $90-$120 / sq.ft.

> basement entrance $5,000-$10,000

> basement main beam $2,000

Wall System

> brick repainting $5-$7 / sq.ft.

> cedar siding $9-$12 / sq.ft.

> brick veneer $9-$21 / sq.ft.

> brick cleaning (unpainted) $2+ / sq.ft.

> brick cleaning (painted) $5+ / sq.ft.

> stucco $9-$11 / sq.ft.

> vinyl siding $4-$5 / sq.ft.

> aluminum siding $4-$5 / sq.ft.

Swimming Pool/Hot Tub

General

> pump/filter $1,500

> hot tub fiberglass $5,000+

> pool-vinyl lined (16 ft. X 40 ft.) $10,000+

> pool-concrete lined (16 ft. X 40 ft.) $15,000+

> pool heater $2,000

LIFE EXPECTANCY

COMPONENT AVERAGE LIFE (YRS.)

Roof Covering

> asphalt standard shingle 12-15

Plumbing

> galvanized water pipe 20-25

> hot water heater 5-15

> septic/sewer pump 5-10

> well pump 10

Appliances

> dishwasher 5-12

Heating

> oil tank 20

Cooling

> central air 10-25

Heating

> forced air furnace 10-25

Cooling

> heat pump 10-15

Appliances

> dryer 10-25

Roof Covering

> asphalt premium shingle 15-30

> wood shingle 10-20

Appliances

> garbage disposal 5-12

Cooling

> window air conditioning 10-20

Heating

> water/steam boiler-cast iron 30-50

> water/steam circulating pump 10-25

Appliances

> oven/range 15-20

Roof Covering

> concrete/clay tile 20-40

> asbestos cement 40-80

Appliances

> washing machine 5-15

Heating

> water/steam boiler-welded steel 15-30

Roof Covering

> slate tile 40-80

> roll roofing 5-15

> tar and gravel 15-25

> metal 60