Cost to Repair a Shower Valve

Updated: January 2016

Shower Valve Replacement Cost CalculatorZip Code
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Shower Valve Labor
Labor estimate to repair shower valve. Disconnect and remove existing valve. Fit and secure new valve. Connect to water supply. Drain and leak test. Wall surface restoration if needed is extra. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
10.3 hours$555.95$992.13
Shower Valve Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to repair shower valve including: fittings, mounting hardware and connectors.
6 Valves$282.18$324.44

Totals - Cost to Repair Shower Valve - 6 Valves $838.14$1,316.56
Average Cost Per Valve  $139.69$219.43

Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to Repair a Shower Valve! Our free calculator uses recent, trusted data to estimate costs for your Shower Valve Replacement project. For a basic 6 valves project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Repair a Shower Valve ranges between $139.69 - $219.43 per valve.

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Cost to Repair a Shower Valve - 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 Shower Valve Replacement, 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 Shower Valve Replacement 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 Shower Valve Replacement. 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 Shower Valve - References

Shower Valve Replacement - Average Cost Per Valve

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 Shower Valve Replacement: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

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