Home Service Job Cost Calculator

Cost to Install Exterior Trim

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Exterior Trimzip code   feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Exterior Trim Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade exterior trim.
212 feet$251.94$333.16
Exterior Trim Labor
Direct labor expenses to install exterior trim.
8.5 hours$255.90$298.40
Exterior Trim Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install exterior trim including: corrosion resistant fasteners, flashing and exterior grade caulking, weather stripping and sealants.
200 feet$28.96$31.36
Exterior Trim 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.

Totals - Cost to Install Exterior Trim
200 feet$587.05$729.67
Average cost
per linear foot

Cost to Install Exterior Trim - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Exterior Trim averages $2.94 - $3.65 per linear foot in 2014. This Exterior Trim Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Exterior Trim Installation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Exterior Trim Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $2.94 - $3.65 per linear foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Exterior Trim Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Exterior Trim - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Exterior Trim - References

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