Cost to Replace Grout

Updated: March 2018

Grout Replacement CalculatorZip Code
Square Feet*
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Grouted Tile Replacement Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to replace grout with favorable site conditions. Remove existing grout - up to 4 linear feet grout per SF of tile. Mix and install new grout. Clean tile surface. Seal water exposed inside edges with caulk. For minimum area of 10 SF. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
129 square feet$0.00$0.00
Grouted Tile Replacement Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to replace grout including: cleaning solvents, and disposable cleaning components.
129 square feet$0.00$0.00
Grouted Tile Replacement Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Multipurpose cutting tool. Oscillating cutting tool. Grout mixing and floating tools. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
129 square feet$0.00$0.00
Grouted Tile Replacement Debris Disposal
Costs to load and haul away old materials, installation waste and associated debris.
129 square feet0.17720.2016
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Replace Grout   
Average Cost per Square Foot  
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For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 120 square feet, the cost to Replace Grout starts at $10.70 - $23.60 per square foot*. Actual costs will depend on job size, conditions, size options.

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Cost to Replace Grout - 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 Grout Replacement, 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 Grout Replacement 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 Grout Replacement. 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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