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Cost to Waterproof a Basement

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Waterproof a Basementzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Waterproofed Surface Labor
Direct labor expenses to waterproof basement.
8.4 hours$436.92$476.00
Waterproofed Surface Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to waterproof basement including: fasteners, underlayment, drip edges and basic flashing.
100 square feet$265.38$287.38

Totals - Cost to Waterproof Basement
100 square feet$702.30$763.38
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Waterproof a Basement - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Waterproof a Basement averages $7.02 - $7.63 per square foot in 2014. This Basement Waterproofing cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Basement Waterproofing project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is 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.

Basement Waterproofing - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $7.02 - $7.63 per square foot 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 Basement Waterproofing: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Waterproof a Basement - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Waterproof a Basement - References

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