Cost to Install a Concrete Block Wall Cap

Updated: July 2017

Concrete Block Wall Cap Installation CalculatorZip Code
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Block Wall Cap Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 6" x2" x 16" standard masonry block cap. 14 color options. ASTM C129 compliant. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
27 linear feet$105.86$71.46
Block Wall Cap Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install concrete block wall cap with favorable site conditions. Mortar and install CMU wall cap layer. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
27 linear feet$105.86$71.46
Block Wall Cap Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install concrete block wall cap including: cutting and grinding materials, mortar and reinforcement.
27 linear feet$105.86$71.46
Block Wall Cap Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 115 V wet masonry saw, 5 cubic foot mortar box and small plate compactor. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
27 linear feet$105.86$71.46
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Concrete Block Wall Cap   
Average Cost per Linear Foot  

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 25 linear feet, the cost to Install a Concrete Block Wall Cap starts at $14.40 - $15.45 per linear foot. 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 concrete block wall cap installation 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 install a concrete block wall cap.

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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size and Options Enter the number of "linear feet" required for the project.

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Cost to Install a Concrete Block Wall Cap - 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!

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 Concrete Block Wall Cap Installation, 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 Concrete Block Wall Cap Installation 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 Concrete Block Wall Cap Installation. 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 Install a Concrete Block Wall Cap - Unit Price References

Concrete Block Wall Cap Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

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 Concrete Block Wall Cap Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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