Cost to Replace a Pool Filter

Updated: July 2017

Pool Filter Replacement CalculatorZip Code
Filters
Item detailsQtyLow  High
Pool Filter Cost 
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Cartridge based filter unit. 30 micron filtering rating. Easy connect plumbing fittings.
6 filters$1,662.55$2,043.62
Pool Filter Labor, Basic 
Basic labor to replace pool filter with favorable site conditions. Disconnect and remove existing heater. Mount new unit. Attach inlet and outlet connectors to existing plumbing. Connect power and verify operation. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
6 filters$1,662.55$2,043.62
Pool Filter Job Supplies 
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to replace pool filter including: job surfacing materials, connection fittings and minor components.
6 filters$1,662.55$2,043.62
Pool Filter Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: Pipe cutting and threading, tubing cutter, brazing kit and pipe wrenches. Daily rental. Consumables extra.
6 filters$1,662.55$2,043.62
 Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
   
Totals - Cost To Replace Pool Filter   
Average Cost per Filter  

For a basic project in zip code 47474 with 6 filters, the cost to Replace a Pool Filter starts at $1,877 - $2,166 per filter. 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 pool filter replacement 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 replace a pool filter.

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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size and Options Enter the number of "items" required for the project.

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Cost to Replace a Pool Filter - 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 Pool Filter Replacement, 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 Pool Filter 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 Pool Filter Replacement. 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 Replace a Pool Filter - Unit Price References

Pool Filter Replacement - Average Cost Per Filter

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 Pool Filter Replacement costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.


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