|Drain Cleaning Labor, Basic
Basic labor to clean drain with favorable site conditions. Remove and clear trap. Auger single drain line to main waste line. Ensure proper vent and drain flow. Replace trap. 30 day warranty. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Drain Cleaning Job Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to clean drain including: basic cleaning solutions, tool and machine consumables and disposable cleaning materials.
|Drain Cleaning Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 1/3 HP, 115V electric pipe rooter for 3" - 10" diameter pipes. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
|Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
|Totals - Cost To Clean Drain
|Average Cost per Drain
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In January 2024 the cost to Clean Drain starts at $118 - $277 per drain. Use our Cost Calculator for cost estimate examples customized to the location, size and options of your project.
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