Cost to Install a Vented Soffit

Updated: December 2016

Vented Soffit Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
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Vented Soffit Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 16" x 16' prefinished vented soffit panel. 3/8" thick. 50 yr warranty with 15 yr finish warranty. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
132 linear feet$274.36$413.94
Vented Soffit Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install vented soffit with favorable site conditions. Layout, fabricate an attach vented soffit Use appropriate channel molding at seams. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
132 linear feet$274.36$413.94
Vented Soffit Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install vented soffit including: corrosion resistant fasteners, flashing and exterior grade caulking, weather stripping and sealants.
132 linear feet$274.36$413.94
Vented Soffit 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.
132 linear feet$274.36$413.94
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Vented Soffit   
Average Cost per Linear Foot  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install a Vented Soffit! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Vented Soffit Installation project. For a basic 125 linear feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Vented Soffit ranges between $3.88 - $6.76 per linear foot.

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

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Cost to Install a Vented Soffit - 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 soffit vent 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 Vented Soffit 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 Vented Soffit 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 Vented Soffit 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 Vented Soffit - References

Vented Soffit Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

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


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