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The following costs are intended as ballpark estimates to repair, replace or upgrade certain systems or components of the typical Midwest home. The costs are based on information obtained in the Greater Kansas City area. Our experience has shown that actual contractor quotations can vary by as much as 250%. Naturally, the quality of workmanship and materials will influence costs. The complexity of the job, accessibility, and even economic conditions can also alter actual costs.

Air Conditioning
Appliances
Electrical
Exterior
Foundation/Basement/Structural
Heating
Interior
Kitchen
Plumbing
Roof/Flashings/Gutter/Chimney
Stucco/EIFS

Air Conditioning

1.

Clean & service A/C or Heat Pump

$100 - $200 ea.

2.

Clean evaporator/condenser coils

$75 - $200 ea.

3.

Clean condensate drain

$65 - $100 ea.

4.

Install/replace existing condensing unit

$1,200 – $3,000 ea.

5.

Install/replace existing evaporator & condenser

$2,500 – $5,500 ea.

6.

Install/replace fan on forced air unit

$250 – $450 ea.

7.

Install/replace heat pump or A/C compressor

$800 – $1,500 ea.

8.

Install/replace drip pan on air handler

$150 – $400 ea.

9.

Replace fan motor @ condenser

$225 - $400 ea.

10.

Service & add Freon to A/C or Heat Pump

$125 - $250 ea.

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Appliances

1.

Add/replace garage door opener

$300 & up

2.

Add/replace window air conditioner

$375 - $800 ea.

3.

Install/replace range

$450 – $1,500 ea.

4.

Install/replace wall oven

$850 – $1,900 ea.

5.

Install/replace cook top

$350 – $1,200 ea.

6.

Install/replace dishwasher

$400 – $900 ea.

7.

Install/replace garbage disposal

$175 – $450 ea.

8.

Install/replace trash compactor

$350 – $650 ea.

9.

Install/replace range hood / exhaust fan

$150 – $500 ea.

10.

Install/replace microwave-built in

$350 – $1,050 ea.

11.

Repair/replace range / oven elements

$100-$150 ea.

12.

Repair/replace dishwasher gasket

$100 & up

13.

Repair/replace range / oven gasket

$100 & up

14.

Repair/replace refrigerator gasket

$125 & up

15.

Repair/replace range / cooktop burners

$75 - $100 ea.

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Electrical

 1.

Rewire entire house including panel

$3 - $5 psf

 2.

Upgrade electric service to house including panel:

-          upgrade to 100 amps

-          upgrade to 200 amps

 

$1,000 – $1,500 ea.

$1,500 – $2,000 ea.

 3.

Replace main entrance cable

$500 – $750 ea.

 4.

Replace meter base

$250 – $500 ea.

 5.

Repair loose meter base

$50 – $150 ea.

 6.

Repair loose overhead entrance cable

$75 – $150 ea.

 7.

Add exterior grounding rod

$100 – $200 ea.

 8.

Install underground (buried) wire

$5 – $10 plf

 9.

Replace main panel box only

$500 – $800 ea.

10.

Replace 110v circuit breaker

$50 – $100 ea.

11.

Replace 220v circuit breaker

$75 – $125 ea.

12.

Add GFCI breaker / outlet

$75 – $150 ea.

13.

Add grounding strap to water line

$50 – $100 ea.

14.

Add grounding strap across meter base

$25 – $75 ea.

15.

Replace ungrounded wires including knob and tube with grounded romex

$3.50 – $6.50 psf

16.

Add additional receptacles or replace

 

 

ungrounded receptacles with grounded

$45 – $100 ea.

17.

Replace grounded receptacle with GFCI

$50 – $75 ea.

18.

Install new basic light and switch

$150 – $350 ea.

19.

Replace/repair light fixture

$75 – $150 ea.

20.

Replace defective light switch / outlet

$50 – $75 ea.

21.

Install junction box to repair spliced wires

$25 – $50 ea.

22.

Install covers where missing or broken

$3 – $5 ea.

23.

Install proper connectors for aluminum wiring

$0.50 – $1 psf

24.

Install hard wired smoke detectors

$75 – $150 ea.

25.

Install battery powered smoke detectors

$50 – $100 ea.

26.

Install door bell

$50 – $250 ea.

27.

Install exhaust fan

$250 – $550 ea.

28.

Install attic fan

$350 – $550 ea.

29.

Install central vacuum

$1,500 – $3,500 ea.

30.

Install exterior spotlights

$150 – $300 ea.

31.

Install security system

$500 and up

32.

Install phone or cable jack

$25 - $50 ea.

33.

Install bathroom vent fan

$100 - $200 ea.

34.

Install ceiling fan

$150 - $350 ea.

35.

Install phone or cable jack

$150 – $350 ea.

36.

Caulk/clean entry box & cable

$75 - $125 ea.

37.

Correct reversed polarity @ outlet / switch

$50 min + $10 ea.

38.

Upgrade alum. outlet / switch to CO/ALR type

$75 min + $30-$50 ea.

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Exterior

 1.

Roofing shingles-install new:

- asphalt shingles-20 to 30 year over existing

- wood shake / shingles

- slate / tile roof

- plastic shingles

- tear off existing shingles-add for each layer

- steep roof add

- install ridge vent

- install ice and water shield

 

$1.00 – $1.50 psf

$3.50 – $5.50 psf

$5.50 – $8.50 psf

$3.50 – $5.50 psf

$25 – $50 psf

$50 – $100 psf

$6 – $10 plf

$1 – $3 plf

 2.

Rolled roofing

$1.50 – $2.50 psf

 3.

Rubber roofing

$3.00 – $5.00 psf

 4.

Built up/tar & gravel roofing

$3.50 – $5.50 psf

 5.

Metal roofing

$2.50 – $6.50 psf

 6.

Install skylight

$350 – $850 ea.

 7.

Install roof flashing along a wall

$3 – $6 plf

 8.

Install chimney flashing

$150 – $350 ea.

 9.

Line existing box gutter with rubber

$20 – $30 plf

10.

Install gutters and downspouts:

- aluminum

- galvanized

- copper

- gutter screening or covering

- downspout

 

$5 – $8 plf

$3 – $6 plf

$8 – $12 plf

$1.50 – $8 plf

$1 – $5 plf

11.

Replace face boards / fascia

$20 – $35 plf

12.

Replace soffit

$2 – $4 psf

13.

Siding-install or replace with new

- vinyl

- aluminum

- wood/hardboard

- steel

 

$3.00 – $6.00 psf

$4.00 – $6.00 psf

$4.00 – $8.00 psf

$4.00 – $6.00 psf

14.

Repoint masonry wall

$3 – $5 psf

15.

Rebuild masonry wall

$8 – $14 psf

16.

Rebuild chimney-exterior only

$75 – $125 plf

17.

Replace masonry weather cap

$125 – $200 ea.

18.

Install new metal chimney cap

$150 – $350 ea.

19.

Concrete patio-new

$8 – $12 psf

20.

Concrete patio-repair with bonding

$2 – $4 psf

21.

Porch-wood-replace with new

$15 – $20 psf

22.

Porch railing

$15 – $40 plf

23.

Deck-install new

- pressure treated

- cedar

- composite

- railing

- steps

 

$15 – $25 psf

$30 – $50 psf

$20 – $40 psf

$10 – $30 plf

$50 – $100 plf

24.

Replace damaged wood trim

$5 – $15 plf

25.

Paint wall or trim

$1 – $2 psf

26.

Replace caulk

$0.50 – $1 plf

27.

Concrete walk-new

$8 – $12 psf

28.

Concrete walk-repair with bonding

$2 – $4 psf

29.

Concrete driveway-new

$8 – $15 psf

30.

Concrete driveway-repair with bonding

$2 – $4 psf

31.

Asphalt driveway-new

$6 – $12 psf

32.

Asphalt driveway-resurface

$3 – $6 psf

33.

Seal driveway

$1 – $3 psf

34.

Install drain at bottom of driveway

$8 – $12 plf

35.

Add/replace storm windows

$50-$150 ea.

36.

Replace double garage door

$800 & up

37.

Replace single garage door

$500 & up

38.

Replace wood posts @deck / porch

$100 - $150 ea.

39.

Replace wood stairs @ deck

$200 - $400 & up

40.

Repoint / tuckpoint masonry

$5 - $10 plf & up

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Foundation / Basement / Structural

1.

Add fill dirt/regrade @ foundation

$500 & up

2.

Add/regrade swale @ yard to improve drainage

$450 - $750 p/side

3.

Add/install metal support pole (3”x8’)

$100 - $200 ea.

4.

Add/install steel I-Beam (W10x15)

$20 plf & up

5.

Inject cracks w/epoxy

$350 & up ea.

6.

Labor to set beam/pole

$15 plf & up

7.

Build/rebuild detached garage

$30 - $50 psf

8.

Build/repair retaining wall

$75 - $200 psf

9.

Brickwork (labor to set, metals, etc)

$10 psf & up

10.

Install sump pump / drain tile

$1,600 & up

11.

Mudjack concrete slab / walk / etc 

$600 & up ea.

12.

Stonework (labor to set, metals, etc)

$15 psf & up

13.

Remove/replace concrete slab

$10 psf & up

14.

Repair/replace concrete block walls

$225-$350 plf

15.

Repair/restrain 8’ concrete block wall

$400 & up p/beam

16.

Repair/replace rotted or damaged joist

$100 - $250 ea.

17

Repair/replace rotted or damaged sill plate

$75 - $100 plf & up

18.

Underpin corner of building

$1,100 – $1,300 ea.

19.

Underpin/replace foundation

$500 plf & up

20. Underpin/align masonry chimney

$2,500 - $3,000

21.

Waterproof foundation add drain tile

- Interior System

- Exterior System

 

$60 - $90 plf

$85 - $100 plf

22. Realign foundation wall

$85 - $100 & up plf

23. Install helical tie-backs

$700 - $800 ea.

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Heating

 1.

Clean & service furnace / boiler

$125 - $250 ea.

 2.

Install/replace new gas forced air furnace

$1,500 – $3,500 ea.

 3.

Install/replace new oil forced air furnace

$1,800 – $3,000 ea.

 4.

Install/replace new duct work

$10 – $15 plf

 5.

Install/replace new oil boiler

$2,800 – $4,500 ea.

 6.

Install/replace new gas boiler

$2,500 – $4,000 ea.

 7.

Install/replace baseboard heaters

$150 – $350 ea.

 8.

Install/replace new hot water radiators

$250 – $450 ea.

 9.

Install/replace new electric baseboard heat

$15 – $25 plf

10.

Install/replace humidifier

$150 – $450 ea.

11.

Install/replace water circulator pump

$150 – $250 ea.

12.

Install/replace zone valves

$75 – $150 ea.

13.

Install/replace oil burner

$350 – $550 ea.

14.

Install/replace oil fuel tank above ground

$650 – $1,000 ea.

15.

Install/replace thermostat

$150 – $600 ea.

16.

Reline firebox on oil furnace

$250 – $450 ea.

17.

Remove/encapsulate asbestos @ ducts / pipes / flue

$20 - $30 plf ($500 min)

18.

Repair/replace burners

$100 - $300 ea.

19.

Replace blower motor

$150 - $250 ea.

20.

Replace electronic air cleaner

$400 - $700 ea.

21.

Replace fan switch

$75 - $150 ea.

22.

Replace gas valve

$150 - $250 ea.

23.

Replace thermocouple

$75 - $150 ea.

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Interior

 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flooring-installing new

- sheet vinyl

- vinyl tiles

- wall to wall carpet

- parquet flooring

- hardwood flooring

- ceramic tile flooring

- new sub floor

 

$5.00 – $7.50 psf

$2.50 – $8.50 psf

$3.00 – $8.50 psf

$4.50 – $8 psf

$6 – $13 psf

$8 – $20 psf

$1.50 – $2.50 psf

 2.

Clean carpets

$0.05 – $0.25 psf

 3.

Strip and refinish wood floors

$2 – $4 psf

 4.

Install new drywall

$1.50 – $3.50 psf

 5.

Install new plaster

$3 – $5 psf

 6.

Repair damage to drywall or plaster

$2.50 – $4.50 psf

 7.

Install new drop ceiling

$3.25 – $5.50 psf

 8.

Replace existing drop ceiling tiles

$0.25 – $1 psf

 9.

Install acoustic ceiling tiles

$1.50 – $3.50 psf

10.

Windows-replace with new

 

 

- vinyl

$300 – $600 ea.

 

- metal

$200 – $400 ea.

 

- wood

$400 – $600 ea.

 

- bay window

$1,200 – $2,500 ea.

 

- bow window

$1,800 – $3,500 ea.

 

- garden window

$800 – $1,500 ea.

11.

Windows-repair per sash

 

 

- replace single pane glass

$25 – $75 ea.

 

- replace double pane glass

$75 – $150 ea.

 

- replace ropes or springs

$50 – $100 ea.

 

- replace windowsill

$50 – $150 ea.

 

- replace window screen

$25 – $75 ea.

12.

Exterior doors-replace with new

 

 

- single door

$450 – $650 ea.

 

- double door

$650 – $850 ea.

 

- single door with side lites

$1,200 – $2,500 ea.

 

- sliding door

$800 – $1,500 ea.

 

- atrium door

$900 – $1,800 ea.

 

- french doors

$1,200 – $2,500 ea.

 

- storm door

$200 – $450 ea.

 

- metal basement doors

$500 – $1,200 ea.

 

- door hardware

$45 – $150 ea.

13.

Exterior door-repair

$25 – $100 ea.

14.

Interior door-replace with new

 

 

- hollow core slab

$75 – $150 ea.

 

- hollow core raised panel

$125 – $250 ea.

 

- solid wood-single door

$200 – $350 ea.

 

- interior french doors

$400 – $800 ea.

 

- closet doors

$150 – $400 ea.

 

- door hardware

$45 – $75 ea.

15.

Interior door repair

$10 – $75 ea.

16.

Wood stairs-install new

$50 – $100 plf

17.

Wood stairs-repair

$5 – $50 plf

18.

Pull down attic stairs

$350 – $850 ea.

19.

Wood stair railing

$5 – $50 plf

20.

Wood trim

$1 – $5 plf

2l.

Paint walls and trim

$0.25 – $1 psf

22.

Hang wallpaper

$1.50 – $3.50 psf

23.

Install insulation

$.75 – $2 psf

24.

Fireplace-install new

 

 

- install pre-fab fireplace with wall vent

$2,000 – $4,000 ea.

 

- add for vertical metal chimney

$75 – $150 plf

 

- masonry fireplace

$4,500 – $10,500 ea.

 

- add for chimney

$200 – $400 plf

 

- install glass doors

$250 – $550 ea.

25.

Fireplace repair

 

 

- replace damper

$250 – $650 ea.

 

- repoint inside of fireplace

$150 – $550 ea.

 

- rebuild inside of fireplace

$500 – $1,200 ea.

 

- install metal liner in chimney flue

$80 – $150 plf

26.

Install/replace counter-tops (Corian)

$200 plf & up

27.

Install/replace wood paneling

$40 p/sheet & up

29.

Insulate attic to R-30

$0.75 - $1.50 psf

30.

Insulate crawlspace / garage ceiling (batts) to R-19

$1.25 - $2.50 psf

31.

Remove frame walls (not load bearing)

$50 plf & up

32.

Repair/replace window glazing

$75 min & $20 ea.

33.

Spray texture ceiling (no prep)

$100 min. & $2 psf

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Kitchen

 1.

Total remodel of kitchen

$50 – $200 psf

 2.

Refinish/reface cabinets

$75 – $150 plf

 3.

Wood cabinets new-wall

$100 – $400 plf

 4.

Wood cabinets new-base

$200 – $500 plf

 5.

Counter top-replace with new

- formica

- solid surface

- ceramic tile

 

$40 – $75 plf

$75 – $125 plf

$100 – $150 plf

 6.

Kitchen sink

$350 – $1,250 ea.

 7.

Sink fixture

$250 – $850 ea.

 8.

Replace sink trap

$65 – $100 ea.

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Plumbing

 1.

Total remodel of bathroom

$50 – $150 psf

 2.

Replace main water shut off valve

$150 – $350 ea.

 3.

Replace main water supply line from street

$25 – $75 plf

 4.

Dig new well for water supply

$1,500 – $3,500 ea.

 5.

Install new well pump

$650 – $1,000 ea.

 6.

Install new water lines from well

$6 – $10 plf

 7.

Install new well pressure tank

$350 – $750 ea.

 8.

 

 

 

 

Water heater-install new

- 30 gallon

- 40 gallon

- 50 gallon

- dispose of old unit – add

 

$300 – $400 ea.

$400 – $500 ea.

$500 – $700 ea.

$50 – $75 ea.

 9.

Water heater-repair

 

 

- replace electric heating element / thermostat

$100 – $150 ea.

 

- replace gas valve/burner

$125 – $150 ea.

 

- replace pressure relief valve

$50 – $100 ea.

 

- add extension on pressure relief valve

$35 – $75 ea.

 

- add drip pan

$150 – $450 ea.

10.

Add or replace septic system

$8,000 – $15,000 ea.

11.

Repair septic drain field

$1,200 – $2,500 ea.

12.

Replace septic tank

$1,800 – $2,500 ea.

13.

Replace main waste line from street

$25 – $75 plf

14.

Replace outside hose bib

$75 – $150 ea.

15.

Insulate supply piping

$1 – $3 plf

16.

Replace existing supply piping with cpvc

$5 – $10 plf

17.

Replace existing supply piping with copper

$10 – $15 plf

18.

Replace existing waste piping with pvc

$5 – $10 plf

19.

Replace existing waste piping with cast iron

$10 – $15 plf

20.

Install new shutoff valve

$25 – $50 ea.

21.

Install new toilet

$200 – $500 ea.

22.

Replace toilet hardware

$50 – $100 ea.

23.

Replace toilet wax seal

$50 – $125 ea.

24.

Install new bath vanity and sink basin

$250 – $1,500 ea.

25.

Install new bath pedestal sink

$350 – $1,500 ea.

26.

Install new sink faucet

$75 – $150 ea.

27.

Replace sink trap

$65 – $100 ea.

28.

Replace sink pop-up drain control

$50 – $100 ea.

29.

Install new fiberglass tub / shower combo

$650 – $1,200 ea.

30.

Install new fiberglass shower stall

$450 – $800 ea.

31.

Repair crack or chips in fiberglass tub / shower

$150 – $350 ea.

32.

Install new tile shower stall

$1,500 – $3,500 ea.

33.

Replace damaged tile

$10 – $25 psf

34.

Regrout tile

$5 – $10 psf

35.

Install cast iron bath tub

$250 – $550 ea.

36.

Install tile tub surround

$10 – $25 psf

37.

Install fiberglass tub surround

$250 – $650 ea.

38.

Install “glass doors”

$150 – $550 ea.

39.

Install tub or shower fixture

$250 – $1,000 ea.

40:

Replace tub pop-up drain control

$100 – $350 ea.

41.

Repair hot-cold water reversed at fixtures

$150 – $300 ea.

42.

Install drip pan under washing machine

$150 – $450 ea.

43.

Install vent piping for dryer

$5 – $10 plf

44.

Add/enclose 1/2 bath @ basement

$1,800 & up

45.

Add/enclose 3/4 bath @ basement

$2,400 & up

46.

Clean out drain w/snake

$75 - $200

47.

Install glass shower doors

$150 - $400

48.

Install whirlpool tub

$2,000 & up

49.

Regrout tile @ bath / shower

$75 - $175 min.

50.

Repair/replace drain or trap

$75 - $200 ea.

51.

Repair simple leak (service call)

$75 - $125 ea.

52.

Replace bathtub & ceramic tile

$1,500 & up

53.

Replace/extend gas lines (inside)

$25-$35 plf/min.

54.

Replace shower, pan, mud & tile

$1,500 & up

55.

Retile & mud @ tub / shower enclosure

$750 - $1,800 ea.

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Roof / Flashings / Gutters / Chimney

1.

Add splashblocks / extend downspouts

$10 - $25 ea.

2.

Align & respike gutters

$100 & up

3.

Caulk/repair metal flashing 

$100 & up

4.

Clean gutters & downspouts

$50 - $75 & up

5.

Clean/sweep & evaluate chimney / flue

$150 - $300 ea.

6.

Install passive roof vents / caps

$35 - $85 ea.

7.

Install soffit vents

$35 - $65 ea.

8.

Repair/replace flashings or valley

$200 min & up

9.

Repair slate / tile roof

$50 p/slate/tile & up

10.

Replace ridge shingles @ wood roof

$6 plf & up

11.

Spot maintenance @ wood roofs

$350 – 850 min. & up

12.

Strip/replace tar & gravel roof

$10 - $15 psf     

13.

Tuckpoint chimney above roof line

$175 min. & up

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Stucco / EIFS

 1.

Skim top coat

$3 – $5 psf

 2.

Install new

$5 – $8 psf

 3.

Repair Stucco / EIFS

$8 – $14 psf

 4.

Caulk windows / doors

$65 – $75 ea.

 5.

Caulk breach locations

$10 – $15 ea.

 6.

Seal exposed wall bottom

$5 – $6 plf

 7.

Install kickout flashings

$225 – $300 ea.

 8.

Install deck flashing

$34 – $45 plf

 9.

Install window drain pan

$75 – $125 plf

10.

Install window head flashing

$12 – $14 plf

11.

Install door head flashing

$17 – $20 plf

12.

Remove & replace substrate / framing

$40 – $50 psf

13.

Repair cracks or delamination

$100 – $125 ea.

14.

Repair holes or minor damage

$35 – $40 ea.

15.

General caulking

$3 – $5 plf

16.

Install backer rod & caulk

$5 – $6 plf

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