Cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain

Updated: January 2017

Kitchen Sink Drain Repair Cost CalculatorZip Code
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Kitchen Sink Drain Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: 4 1/2" diameter fixed post drain with strainer. Stainless steel finish and safety rolled edge.
1 drain$9.52$11.70
Kitchen Sink Drain Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to repair kitchen sink drain with favorable site conditions. Replace or repair tail pipe, trap or fittings as necessary. Includes up to $20 in parts. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 drain$9.52$11.70
Kitchen Sink Drain Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to repair kitchen sink drain including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 drain$9.52$11.70
Kitchen Sink Drain Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 1/3 HP, 115V electric pipe rooter for 3" - 10" diameter pipes. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
1 drain$9.52$11.70
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
Totals - Cost To Repair Kitchen Sink Drain   
Average Cost per Drain  

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Kitchen Sink Drain Repair project. For a basic 1 drain project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain ranges between $205 - $255 per drain.

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Cost to Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain - 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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair, 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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair 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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair. 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 Repair a Kitchen Sink Drain - References

Kitchen Sink Drain Repair - Average Cost Per Drain

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 Kitchen Sink Drain Repair costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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