Structure

Structure

 

Underpin one corner of house……………………. $5,000+
Underpin or add foundations …………….. $300+/lin.ft.
Lower basement floor by underpinning and/or bench Footings ……………………………… $150-300+/lin.ft.

Replace beam in unfinished basement …$1,000-2,000
Install basement support post with proper Foundation……………………………………. $300-400+
Remove or open bearing wall………………………. $2,000+
Remove partition wall…………………………….$500-1,500
Install door opening interior wall ………….. $500-1,000+

 

Building and Addition

 

Foundation to roof……………………………….$125-250/sq.ft.
Additional story…………………………………$100-200/sq.ft.
Install collar ties………………………………………$30-50each+
Install lateral bracing on collar ties …………….. $100-200+

 

Electrical

 

Upgrade electrical service to 100 amps:
Incl. new breaker panel ………………….. $1,200-1,800
If suitable panel already exists …………….. $500-800
Upgrade to 200 amps …………………………… $1,800-2,200
Replace main ground………………………………….. $100-150
Install new breaker panel ………………………….. $500-800+
Install auxiliary breaker panel …………………… $250-500+
Install circuit breaker (15-20 amps) …………….. $50-100+
Add 120 volt circuit (freezer M/wave) ………… $250-500
Install exterior outlet (weatherproof cover)… $200-300+
Add 240 volt circuit (dryer/stove) ……………… $250-350
Add conventional outlet ……………………………. $100-250
Add kitchen split outlet …………………………….. $150-300
Ground a conventional outlet………………………$100-200
Replace a conventional outlet with aground Fault Interrupter outlet ……………………….. $50-150
Install switches (if electrician is already there) …………………….$10 each+
Install standard light fixture ……………….$100-200each+
Install exterior light fixture …………………$100-200each+
Install fluorescent light fixture …………….$100-200each+
Rewire entire house during gutting or Major renovations ……………………………… $5,000+
Replace Knob & Tube, (Bungalow) ……… $4,000-7,000
Replace Knob & Tube, (2 Story) ……… $10,000-15,000

 

Heat and Air

 

Install forced air gas furnace:
Mid efficiency…………………………… $1,800-3,000+
High efficiency…………………………. $2,800-5,000+
Annual service by HVAC contractor ……………. $75-100
Replace blower and/or motor…………………….$300-500
Install humidifier……………………………………. $200-400+
Install electronic air cleaner…………………….. $500-700+
Install programmable thermostat ……………. $100-300+
Add electric baseboard heater…………………… $250-350
Clean ductwork……………………………………….. $200-400
Ductwork modifications to convert a gravity furnace to forced air furnace………. $1,000-2,000

Cooling and Heating Pumps

Air system ………………………………………… $2,000-3,500
Replace A/C condenser………………………..$1,200-2,000
Install independent A/C system ……….. $5,000-10,000+
Service/clean air conditioner…………………… $300-500

 

Insulation

 

Insulate open attic area to Modern standards …………………… $.50-1.25/sq.ft.
Additional roof vents…………………………….. $50-75each
Add turbine roof vent ……………………………… $200-250
Insulate from exterior with rigid insulation Prior to residing……………………………….$1-2/sq.ft.
Insulate basement from interior……………….. $1/sq.ft.

 

Plumbing

 

Replace water line to house…………..$100-200/lin.ft.
Replace main shut off valve…………………. $150-300
Install water heater…………………………. $450-600+
Replace toilet………………………………………. $300+
Replace toilet flush mechanism…………….. $75-150
Unclog/remove obstruction from toilet……..$100-200
Replace seat on toilet ……………………………… $50
Install bidet ………………………………………… $450+
Replace vanity sink ………………………………. $150+
Replace pedestal sink ……………………………. $250+
Replace faucet set ………………………………… $150+
Replace bathtub (tile incl.) …………………… $1,500+
Installed refinished claw foot tub……………. $1,800+
Replace bathtub/shower faucet set ……………. $250+
Install whirlpool bathtub ……………………… $2,500+
Install vinyl bathtub enclosure …………… $200-400+
Install plastic shower stall ……………… $600-2,000+
Install bathroom exhaust fan……………… $300-500+
Install basement bathroom …………………… $5,000+
Install laundry hookups ………………………….. $900+
Install kitchen top mount sink:
Single ……………………………………………….. $300+
Double………………………………………………. $400+
Install dishwasher ………………………….. $300-600+
Install garbage disposal……………………. $300-500+
Install kitchen range hood ………………… $200-300+
Connect to municipal sewer …………………. $2,500+
Snake out sewer obstruction…………………$100-250+
Repair collapsed sewer line ………………….. $1,000+