Cost to Install a Washing Machine

Updated: January 2016

Washing Machine Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Washing Machine Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 4 cubic foot capacity front load washer. 7 programs. Energy efficient rating. Requires water, drain and 120V electric connection at unit. 10 yr limited warranty.FALSE
1 machine$596.19$1,306.65
Washing Machine Labor
Labor estimate to install washing machine. Connect appliance to existing utility and drain connections behind appliance. Level and place washer and verify operation. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
2.0 hours$116.16$188.57
Washing Machine Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install washing machine including: connectors and fittings.
1 Machine$25.00$25.00

Totals - Cost to Install Washing Machine - 1 Machine $737.35$1,520.22
Average Cost Per Machine  $737.35$1,520.22

Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to Install a Washing Machine! Our free calculator uses recent, trusted data to estimate costs for your Washing Machine Installation project. For a basic 1 machine project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install a Washing Machine ranges between $737.35 - $1,520.22 per machine.

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Cost to Install a Washing Machine - 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 Washing Machine 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 Washing Machine 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 Washing Machine 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 Washing Machine - References

Washing Machine Installation - Average Cost Per Machine

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 Washing Machine Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

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