Cost to Replace a Bathtub Faucet

Updated: June 2016

Bathtub Faucet Replacement Cost CalculatorZip Code
Faucets
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Bathtub Faucet Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Single handle tub and shower faucet. Pressure balance valve - anti scald. Lever handle, shower head, spout and faceplate with durable chrome finish. 10 yr limited warranty.
1 faucet$148.41$325.27
Bathtub Faucet Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to replace bathtub faucet. Disconnect and remove existing faucet. Fit and secure new fixture. Connect to water supply. Drain and leak test. Wall surface demolition and restoration if needed is extra. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
3.8 hours$316.73$435.48
Bathtub Faucet Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to replace bathtub faucet including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 Faucet$35.48$40.36
Bathtub Faucet Debris Disposal Costs
Costs to load and haul away old materials and installation waste.
 $20.00$25.00
Bathtub Faucet 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.
 $24.00$48.75

Totals - Cost to Replace Bathtub Faucet - 1 Faucet $544.61$874.85
Average Cost Per Faucet  $544.61$874.85

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Replace a Bathtub Faucet! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Bathtub Faucet Replacement project. For a basic 1 faucet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Replace a Bathtub Faucet ranges between $544.61 - $874.85 per faucet.

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Cost to Replace a Bathtub Faucet - 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!

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 Bathtub Faucet 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 Bathtub Faucet 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 Bathtub Faucet 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 Replace a Bathtub Faucet - References

Bathtub Faucet Replacement - Average Cost Per Faucet

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 Bathtub Faucet Replacement costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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