Cost to Move an Exhaust Vent

Updated: January 2017

Exhaust Vent Re-Routing Cost CalculatorZip Code
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Exhaust Vent Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to move exhaust vent with favorable site conditions. Install watertight roof/wall cap and up to 5m/15ft of metal exhaust ducting to exterior. Install waterproof exterior flashing. Secure and leak test. 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 vent$0.00$0.00
Exhaust Vent Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to move exhaust vent including: fittings, mounting hardware and connectors.
1 vent$0.00$0.00
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
Totals - Cost To Move Exhaust Vent   
Average Cost per Vent  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Move an Exhaust Vent! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Exhaust Vent Re-Routing project. For a basic 1 vent project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Move an Exhaust Vent ranges between $445 - $534 per vent.

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Cost to Move an Exhaust Vent - 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 Exhaust Vent Re-Routing, 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 Exhaust Vent Re-Routing 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 Exhaust Vent Re-Routing. 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 Move an Exhaust Vent - References

Exhaust Vent Re-Routing - Average Cost Per Vent

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 Exhaust Vent Re-Routing costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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