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Cost to Install a Water Softener

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Water Softenerzip code   softeners 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Water Softener Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade water softener.
1 softener$311.09$445.27
Water Softener Labor
Direct labor expenses to install water softener.
2.5 hours$130.13$136.02
Water Softener Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install water softener including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 softener$25.00$25.45
Water Softener 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..

Totals - Cost to Install Water Softener
1 softener$490.21$655.48
Average cost
per softener

Cost to Install a Water Softener - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Water Softener averages $490.21 - $655.48 per softener in 2014. This Water Softener Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Water Softener Installation project:

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Water Softener Installation - Average Cost Per Softener

Expect to pay in the high end of the $490.21 - $655.48 per softener 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 Water Softener Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Water Softener - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Water Softener - References

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