Cost to Install a Sink Drain Pipe

Updated: December 2016

Sink Drain Pipe Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
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Sink Drain Pipe Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 4 1/2" diameter fixed post drain with strainer. Stainless steel finish and safety rolled edge.
1 pipe$9.52$11.70
Sink Drain Pipe Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install sink drain pipe with favorable site conditions. Measure, cut and fit drain pipe to p trap and existing rough-in drain connection. Drain and leak test. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 pipe$9.52$11.70
Sink Drain Pipe Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install sink drain pipe including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 pipe$9.52$11.70
Sink Drain Pipe 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.
1 pipe$9.52$11.70
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Sink Drain Pipe   
Average Cost per Pipe  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Sink Drain Pipe! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Sink Drain Pipe Installation project. For a basic 1 pipe project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Sink Drain Pipe ranges between $218 - $283 per pipe.

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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

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

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Cost to Install a Sink Drain Pipe - 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!

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 Sink Drain Pipe 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 Sink Drain Pipe 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 Sink Drain Pipe 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 a Sink Drain Pipe - References

Sink Drain Pipe Installation - Average Cost Per Pipe

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 Sink Drain Pipe Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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