Cost to Install a Whirlpool Tub

Updated: December 2019

Whirlpool Tub Installation CalculatorZip Code
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Whirlpool Bathtub Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Cultured marble tub. Alcove, skirted style with 8 jets. Multiple color options. Connect to existing, dedicated electrical circuit. Limited 10 yr warranty.
1 bathtub$1,796.06$4,279.23
Whirlpool Bathtub Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to install whirlpool tub with favorable site conditions. For new installation. Install level ledger strip(s) and mortar leveling base. Align and secure tub to wall / deck. Connect plumbing and electrical (to existing connections). Any surface demolition, structural modifications and surface finishing is extra. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 bathtub$1,796.06$4,279.23
Whirlpool Bathtub Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install whirlpool tub including: fittings, mounting hardware and connectors.
1 bathtub$1,796.06$4,279.23
Option: Remove Bathtub
Detach from adjacent surfaces and components. Break into haul able pieces. Remove from home and dispose of legally.
1 bathtub$1,796.06$4,279.23
Whirlpool Bathtub Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
1 bathtub11.812513.4375
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
Totals - Cost To Install Whirlpool Tub   
Average Cost per Bathtub  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 bathtub, the cost to Install a Whirlpool Tub starts at $2,604 - $5,254 per bathtub. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, and options.

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Cost to Install a Whirlpool Tub - 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 whirlpool bathtub 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 Whirlpool Tub 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 Whirlpool Tub 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 Whirlpool Tub 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.

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