Cost to Hang a Curtain Rod

January 2022

Curtain Rod Mounting CalculatorZip Code
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Curtain Rod Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 72" to 144" metal curtain rod with decorative finials and mounting hardware.
6 rods$120.56$189.41
Curtain Rod Mounting Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to hang curtain rod with favorable site conditions. Layout, mark and drill mounting holes in wall framing studs. Secure unit and install trim hardware. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
6 rods$120.56$189.41
Curtain Rod Mounting Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to hang curtain rod including: fasteners, connectors, surface preparation and finishing materials.
6 rods$120.56$189.41
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Hang Curtain Rod   
Average Cost per Rod  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 6 rods, the cost to Hang a Curtain Rod starts at $106 - $301 per rod. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, and options.

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Cost to Hang a Curtain Rod - 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! Explore the full range of curtain rod new installation labor options and material prices here.

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 Curtain Rod Mounting, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Curtain Rod Mounting 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 Curtain Rod Mounting. Add 13% to 22% 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.

References - Curtain Rod Mounting

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Curtain Rod Mounting Cost Infographic - critical areas of budget risk and savings

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