Cost to Stain Brick

Updated: December 2016

Brick Staining Cost CalculatorZip Code
Square Feet*
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Brick Staining Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Oil based, semi-transparent stain. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
534 square feet$156.49$427.63
Brick Staining Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to stain brick with favorable site conditions. Remove loose or peeling finish with light scraping - up to 1 hrs per 1000 SF. Apply new stain/coating - 2 coats. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
534 square feet$156.49$427.63
Brick Staining Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to stain brick including: masking tape and paper, surface repair material, solvents and cleanup supplies.
534 square feet$156.49$427.63
Option: Power Wash Surface
Clear surface of solid debris. Apply cleaner with light scrubbing. Power wash and rinse surface.
534 square feet$156.49$427.63
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Stain Brick   
Average Cost per Square Foot  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Stain Brick! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Brick Staining project. For a basic 500 square feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Stain Brick ranges between $0.73 - $1.75 per square foot* .

To estimate costs for your project:

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

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

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.


NOTE: *Input the total of the finished surface area AND the area of any openings enclosed by the finished area.


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Cost to Stain Brick - 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 Brick Staining, 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 Brick Staining 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 Brick Staining. 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 Stain Brick - References

Brick Staining - Average Cost Per Square Foot

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 Brick Staining costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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