Cost to Install Shower Enclosures

Updated: December 2016

Shower Enclosure Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
Enclosures
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Shower Enclosure Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 3 piece modular shower wall surround. Caulk free corner seams. High gloss finish. 4 corner shelves.
1 enclosure$385.43$473.77
Shower Enclosure Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install shower enclosures with favorable site conditions. Fabricate and secure support / frame to wall structure. Set and adjust enclosure and door. Caulk perimeter edges of door frame. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 enclosure$385.43$473.77
Shower Enclosure Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install shower enclosures including: fasteners, mounting hardware and adhesives.
1 enclosure$385.43$473.77
Shower Enclosure 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 enclosure$385.43$473.77
Option: Demo and Remove Bath or Shower Area
Detach from adjacent surfaces. Break into haul able pieces. Remove from home and dispose of legally.
1 enclosure$385.43$473.77
Shower Enclosure Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 enclosure59.062567.1875
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Shower Enclosures   
Average Cost per Enclosure  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install Shower Enclosures! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Shower Enclosure Installation project. For a basic 1 enclosure project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install Shower Enclosures ranges between $569 - $837 per enclosure.

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Cost to Install Shower Enclosures - 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 shower enclosure 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 Shower Enclosure 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 Shower Enclosure 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 Shower Enclosure 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 Shower Enclosures - References

Shower Enclosure Installation - Average Cost Per Enclosure

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


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