Cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain

Updated: January 2016

Kitchen Sink Drain Repair Cost CalculatorZip Code
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Kitchen Sink Drain Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 4 1/2" diameter fixed post drain with strainer. Stainless steel finish and safety rolled edge.FALSE
1 drain$9.52$11.70
Kitchen Sink Drain Labor
Labor estimate to repair kitchen sink drain. Replace or repair tail pipe, trap or fittings as necessary. Includes up to $20 in parts. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
2.0 hours$116.16$188.57
Kitchen Sink Drain Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to repair kitchen sink drain including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 Drain$25.00$25.00
Kitchen Sink Drain Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 1/3 hp, 115v electric pipe rooter for 3" - 10" diameter pipes..

Totals - Cost to Repair Kitchen Sink Drain - 1 Drain $168.68$253.77
Average Cost Per Drain  $168.68$253.77

Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain! Our free calculator uses recent, trusted data to estimate costs for your Kitchen Sink Drain Repair project. For a basic 1 drain project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain ranges between $168.68 - $253.77 per drain.

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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

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Cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain - 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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair, 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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair 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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair. 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 Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain - References

Kitchen Sink Drain Repair - Average Cost Per Drain

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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

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