Cost to Hang Kitchen Cabinets

Updated: March 2018

Kitchen Cabinet Install CalculatorZip Code
Cabinets
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Kitchen Cabinet Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Solid wood face frame. Veneer plywood base, sides, shelves and bottom. Self closing metal drawer guides. Plywood drawer box. Solid wood door frame with fully adjustable hinges.
6 cabinets$1,326.95$1,977.77
Kitchen Cabinet Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to hang kitchen cabinets with favorable site conditions. Level and secure cabinet at proper height to wall. Scribe exposed panel edge to wall surface or apply molding at edge. Assemble, install drawers, doors and hardware. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
6 cabinets$1,326.95$1,977.77
Kitchen Cabinet Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to hang kitchen cabinets including: fasteners, connectors, surface preparation and finishing materials.
6 cabinets$1,326.95$1,977.77
Kitchen Cabinet Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Pneumatic finish nailer, 10" miter saw, electric jigsaw, 3" belt sander, 3 1/4" electric planer. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
6 cabinets$1,326.95$1,977.77
Option: Remove Cabinets
Detach from adjacent surfaces. Break into haul able pieces. Remove from home and dispose of legally.
6 cabinets$1,326.95$1,977.77
Kitchen Cabinet Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
6 cabinets0.29531250.3359375
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Hang Kitchen Cabinets   
Average Cost per Cabinet  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 6 cabinets, the cost to Hang Kitchen Cabinets starts at $287 - $431 per cabinet. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.

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Cost to Hang Kitchen Cabinets - 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 wall kitchen cabinet 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 Kitchen Cabinet Install, 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 Kitchen Cabinet Install 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 Kitchen Cabinet Install. 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.

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