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Cost to Insulate a Water Heater

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Insulate a Water Heaterzip code   blankets 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Water Heater Blanket Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade water heater blanket.
1 blanket$22.00$27.64
Water Heater Blanket Labor
Direct labor expenses to insulate water heater.
2.0 hours$61.00$106.50
Water Heater Blanket Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to insulate water heater including: fasteners, vent flow baffles and sealing tape.
1 blanket$21.66$25.00

Totals - Cost to Insulate Water Heater
1 blanket$104.66$159.14
Average cost
per blanket

Cost to Insulate a Water Heater - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Insulate a Water Heater averages $104.66 - $159.14 per blanket in 2014. This Water Heater Insulation 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 Heater Insulation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

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

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Water Heater Insulation - Average Cost Per Blanket

Expect to pay in the high end of the $104.66 - $159.14 per blanket 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 Heater Insulation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Insulate a Water Heater - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Insulate a Water Heater - References

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