Cost to Install an Oil Furnace

Updated: June 2016

Oil Furnace Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
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Oil Furnace Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 120,000 BTU oil furnace. Flame retention burner. Ceramic combustion chamber. Integral fan controller. Requires fuel, exhaust vent and 120V electrical connection at unit. 5 yr limited warranty.
1 furnace$1,901.28$2,218.76
Oil Furnace Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to install oil furnace. Place, level and secure unit on solid pad (existing). Connect to existing supply and return piping (with proper shutoff valves). Install vent duct. Connect to existing electrical supply. Connect fuel line(s). Verify proper thermostat operation. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
7.4 hours$608.42$774.72
Oil Furnace Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install oil furnace including: fittings, fasteners and mounting hardware.
1 Furnace$65.45$74.45
Oil Furnace Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pipe cutting and threading, tubing cutter, brazing kit and pipe wrenches.

Totals - Cost to Install Oil Furnace - 1 Furnace $2,599.15$3,116.69
Average Cost Per Furnace  $2,599.15$3,116.69

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install an Oil Furnace! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Oil Furnace Installation project. For a basic 1 furnace project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install an Oil Furnace ranges between $2,599.15 - $3,116.69 per furnace.

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Cost to Install an Oil Furnace - 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 oil furnace 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 Oil Furnace 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 Oil Furnace 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 Oil Furnace 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 an Oil Furnace - References

Oil Furnace Installation - Average Cost Per Furnace

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 Oil Furnace Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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