Cost to Install a Bath Surround

Updated: December 2016

Bath Surround Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
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Bath Surround Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 3 piece modular bathtub wall surrounds. Caulk free corner seams. High gloss finish. 4 corner shelves.
1 surround$437.27$1,041.83
Bath Surround Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install bath surround with favorable site conditions. Remove existing wall mounted fixtures. Mark and cut plumbing openings. Secure walls. Connect plumbing. Seal edges. Repairs / finishing to surrounding walls is extra. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 surround$437.27$1,041.83
Bath Surround Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install bath surround including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 surround$437.27$1,041.83
Bath Surround Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pneumatic finish nailer, 10" miter saw, electric jigsaw, 3" belt sander, 3 1/4" electric planer.
1 surround$437.27$1,041.83
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Bath Surround   
Average Cost per Surround  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Bath Surround! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Bath Surround Installation project. For a basic 1 surround project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Bath Surround ranges between $754 - $1,437 per surround.

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Cost to Install a Bath Surround - Notes and General Information

These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of bathroom wall surround new installation labor options and material prices here.

These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Bath Surround Installation, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Costs for job cleanup and debris removal at project completion.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Bath Surround Installation jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Bath Surround Installation. Add 15% to 23% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

Cost to Install a Bath Surround - References

Bath Surround Installation - Average Cost Per Surround

Expect to pay in the higher end of the price range for a licensed, insured and reputable pro - and for complex or rush projects.

To lower Bath Surround Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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