Cost to Install Shower Enclosures

Updated: January 2015

Shower Enclosure Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
Enclosures
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Shower Enclosure Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade shower enclosure.
1 enclosure$385.43$473.77
Shower Enclosure Labor
Direct labor expenses to install shower enclosures. Includes planning, job equipment and material acquisition, area preparation, setup and cleanup.
3.4 hours$94.83$122.80
Shower Enclosure Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install shower enclosures including: fasteners, mounting hardware and adhesives.
1 Enclosure$22.33$25.67
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.
 $30.00$48.00

Totals - Cost to Install Shower Enclosures - 1 Enclosure $532.58$670.24
Average Cost Per Enclosure  $532.58$670.24

Looking for a fast, accurate estimate of the cost to Install Shower Enclosures? This FREE online calculator uses the latest material costs, unit productivity rates and region specific wages to create instant, no-obligation estimates for your Shower Enclosure Installation project. For a basic 1 enclosure project in zip code 47474, the cost to Install Shower Enclosures averages $532.58 - $670.24 per enclosure - but costs in your area will vary. To estimate costs for your project:

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

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

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


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Cost to Install Shower Enclosures - Notes and General Information

Homewyse cost estimates are "ballpark" ranges for basic work performed in normal, serviceable conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for firm quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment 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:

  • Unless explicitly noted in the description of work, this Shower Enclosure Installation estimate does NOT include costs for relocating, repairing, modifying or enhancing existing structural, HVAC, electrical, ventilation and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Shower Enclosure Installation. Add 11% to 19% 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 high end of the estimated price 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 Shower Enclosure Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.


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