Cost to Hang a Prehung Door

Updated: August 2017

Prehung Door Install CalculatorZip Code
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Prehung Door Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 30" x 80" 6 panel slab interior door. Primed for paint. Framed and prehung 4 9/16" wall. Pre-drilled for cylindrical doorknob/lockset.
1 door$96.11$146.81
Prehung Door Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to hang prehung door with favorable site conditions. Set unit in rough opening. Shim to achieve level and plumb placement. Set jamb edges flush to finished wall surfaces. Secure unit to rough opening framing. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 door$96.11$146.81
Prehung Door Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to hang prehung door including: fasteners, shims, flashing, drip cap, perimeter foam insulation and exterior caulking.
1 door$96.11$146.81
Prehung Door 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.
1 door$96.11$146.81
Option: Remove Door And Door Framing
Remove door at hinges. Score perimeter of door casing, where bonded to adjacent surface(s). Remove door casing, door frame fasteners and door frame without damaging adjacent surfaces, finishes or hardware. Remove materials from premises.
1 door$96.11$146.81
Prehung Door Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 door0.236250.26875
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
Totals - Cost To Hang Prehung Door   
Average Cost per Door  

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 door, the cost to Hang a Prehung Door starts at $323 - $500 per door. Because job specific configurations and options will result in significantly different costs, homewyse uses industry-standard algorithms and professionally screened cost data to create estimates customized to the specific options of YOUR prehung door install project. Unlike websites with vendor aggregated costs - which lack details for comparison and verification - homewyse delivers greater accuracy and relevancy, for estimates of cost, material and time to hang a prehung door.

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Cost to Hang a Prehung Door - 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 prehung interior door 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 Prehung Door Install, 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 Prehung Door 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 Prehung Door Install. 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 Hang a Prehung Door - Unit Price References

Prehung Door Install - Average Cost Per Door

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 Prehung Door Install costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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