Cost to Install Steel Garage Door

Updated: June 2016

Steel Garage Door Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
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Steel Garage Door Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 3 Layer steel construction. 25 ga steel skin. 2" thick R31 insulation between outer steel skins. 5 yr limited warranty.
1 door$590.58$891.08
Steel Garage Door Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to install steel garage door. Remove existing door. Layout, support and install door tracks on sides and above door. Install door panels. Install roll up spring and perimeter door seal/trim. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
3.5 hours$221.05$321.01
Steel Garage Door Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install steel garage door including: corrosion resistant fasteners, flashing and exterior grade caulking, weather stripping and sealants.
1 Door$24.37$27.72
Steel Garage Door Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pneumatic finish nailer, 12" compound miter saw, biscuit joiner, detail sander.

Totals - Cost to Install Steel Garage Door - 1 Door $899.76$1,326.06
Average Cost Per Door  $899.76$1,326.06

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install Steel Garage Door! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Steel Garage Door Installation project. For a basic 1 door project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install Steel Garage Door ranges between $899.76 - $1,326.06 per door.

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Cost to Install Steel Garage Door - 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 steel garage door 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 Steel Garage Door 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 Steel Garage Door 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 Steel Garage Door 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 Steel Garage Door - References

Steel Garage Door Installation - Average Cost Per Door

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 Steel Garage Door Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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