Cost to Repair a Leaky Faucet

Updated: August 2017

Faucet Leak Repair CalculatorZip Code
Faucets
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Leaky Faucet Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to repair leaky faucet with favorable site conditions. Shut off water supply to faucet. Adjust, repair seat washers, packing, cartridge as needed. Turn on water supply and verify leak-free operation. Includes up to $20 in parts. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
1 faucet$0.00$0.00
Leaky Faucet Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to repair leaky faucet including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 faucet$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 Repair Leaky Faucet   
Average Cost per Faucet  

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 1 faucet, the cost to Repair a Leaky Faucet starts at $195 - $235 per faucet. 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 faucet leak repair 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 repair a leaky faucet.

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Cost to Repair a Leaky Faucet - 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 Faucet Leak 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 Faucet Leak 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 Faucet Leak 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 Leaky Faucet - Unit Price References

Faucet Leak Repair - Average Cost Per Faucet

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 Faucet Leak Repair costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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