Cost to Install a Flagstone Walkway

Updated: March 2018

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Flagstone Walkway Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Flagstone pattern stone, 1" average thickness in sizes ranging between 12"x12" to 24" x 36". Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
129 square feet$516.07$778.65
Flagstone Walkway Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install flagstone walkway with favorable site conditions. Layout, mark and excavate area to be paved. Add 4" base gravel, edge border, and 2" bedding sand. Fabricate, set and level stone. Apply polymer modified sand to joints. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
129 square feet$516.07$778.65
Flagstone Walkway Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install flagstone walkway including: cutting and grinding materials, mortar and reinforcement.
129 square feet$516.07$778.65
Flagstone Walkway 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.
129 square feet$516.07$778.65
Option: Slab Excavation
Excavate with hand tools to a uniform depth below final surface level - to a maximum depth of 8 inches. For sidewalks, slabs and driveways. Distribute excavation material on site.
129 square feet$516.07$778.65
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
Totals - Cost To Install Flagstone Walkway   
Average Cost per Square Foot  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 120 square feet, the cost to Install a Flagstone Walkway starts at $18.67 - $23.96 per square foot*. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.

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Cost to Install a Flagstone Walkway - 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 flagstone walkway new installation labor options and material prices here.

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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 Flagstone Walkway Installation, 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 Flagstone Walkway 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 Flagstone Walkway Installation. 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.

Cost to Install a Flagstone Walkway - Unit Price References

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