Cost to Install a Water Line

Updated: July 2017

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Water Line Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install water line with favorable site conditions. Install T connector, single 10m/30ft water line and shutoff valve to existing system. Connect, route, secure and leak test new line. Route inwall/underfloor only. Demolition, structural modifications and surface restoration are NOT included. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 line$0.00$0.00
Water Line Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install water line including: fittings, mounting hardware and connectors.
1 line$0.00$0.00
Water Line Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Pipe cutting and threading, tubing cutter, brazing kit and pipe wrenches. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
1 line$0.00$0.00
Option: Remove Water Line
Shutoff water supply. Disconnect or cut and remove single supply water line up to 10m/30ft from nearest supply branch. Cap line and leak test remaining supply system. Handling of asbestos insulation, modifications to structure and any required surface restoration are NOT included.
1 line$0.00$0.00
Water Line Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 line11.812513.4375
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Install Water Line   
Average Cost per Line  

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 line, the cost to Install a Water Line starts at $470 - $583 per line. 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 water line 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 water line.

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Cost to Install a Water Line - 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 Water Line 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 Water Line 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 Water Line 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 Water Line - Unit Price References

Water Line Installation - Average Cost Per Line

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 Water Line Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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