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Cost to Install a Kitchen Backsplash

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Kitchen Backsplashzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Backsplash Tile Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade backsplash tile. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
107 square feet$992.78$1,413.10
Backsplash Tile Labor
Direct labor expenses to install kitchen backsplash.
41.7 hours$1,245.54$2,469.71
Backsplash Tile Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install kitchen backsplash including: fabrication and polishing disposables, manufacturer recommended underlayment, fasteners, adhesives and surface sealants.
100 square feet$61.28$66.36
Backsplash Tile Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 10" diameter diamond wet tile and stone saw, mortar box and power mortar mixer.
 $52.50$78.75

Totals - Cost to Install Kitchen Backsplash
 
100 square feet$2,352.10$4,027.92
 
 
Average cost
per square foot
$23.52$40.28

Cost to Install a Kitchen Backsplash - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Kitchen Backsplash averages $23.52 - $40.28 per square foot in 2014. This Kitchen Backsplash 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 Kitchen Backsplash 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 "square feet" required for the project.

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Kitchen Backsplash Installation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $23.52 - $40.28 per square 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 Kitchen Backsplash Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Kitchen Backsplash - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Kitchen Backsplash - References



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