Updated: December 2016
|Water Heater Cost |
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 50 gallon capacity, 11,000 watt electric heater. 0.95 energy factor. 70 gallons per hr recovery rate at 90F temperature rise. 12 yr limited warranty.
|Water Heater Labor, Basic |
Basic labor to replace hot water heater with favorable site conditions. Disconnect and remove existing heater. Mount and secure new heater. Connect vent to existing vent ducting. Connect water to existing supply lines. Leak and cycle test. Wall surface demolition and restoration if needed is extra. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Water Heater Job Supplies |
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to replace hot water heater including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
|Water Heater Debris Disposal|
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
|Unused Minimum Labor|
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
|Totals - Cost To Replace Hot Water Heater|
|Average Cost per Heater|
Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Replace a Hot Water Heater! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Hot Water Heater Replacement project. For a basic 1 heater project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Replace a Hot Water Heater ranges between $1,165 - $1,360 per heater.
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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 gas hot water heater new installation labor options and material prices here.
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