Cost to Install Window Blinds

Updated: December 2016

Window Blind Installation Cost CalculatorZip Code
Blinds
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Window Blind Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Custom sized 6 gauge aluminum blinds in basic decorator color. Includes hardware for recessed/surface mount.
6 blinds$180.41$221.76
Window Blind Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install window blinds with favorable site conditions. Layout, mark and drill mounting holes in wall framing studs. Secure unit and install trim hardware. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
6 blinds$180.41$221.76
Window Blind Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install window blinds including: fasteners, connectors, surface preparation and finishing materials.
6 blinds$180.41$221.76
Option: Remove Window Covering
Remove window covering. Remove mounting hardware without damaging adjacent surfaces or hardware.
6 blinds$180.41$221.76
Window Blind Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
6 blinds2.36252.6875
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Window Blinds   
Average Cost per Blind  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install Window Blinds! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Window Blind Installation project. For a basic 6 blinds project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install Window Blinds ranges between $54.15 - $110 per blind.

To estimate costs for your project:

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.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.


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Cost to Install Window Blinds - 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 aluminum blind 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 Window Blind 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 Window Blind 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 Window Blind 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 Window Blinds - References

Window Blind Installation - Average Cost Per Blind

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


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