Repair Cost Estimates

Estimated Replacement/Repair Costs

The following is an estimate of the costs associated with the listed repairs or improvements. These are simply for reference and are not intended to be exact. Costs vary and it is advised that you consult with a professional for an estimate of costs. These are provided for reference only.

Additions Costs
Build Addition $70-$120/foot
Enclose Porch $5,500 to $15,000
Drywall ceiling over plaster $1.50 to $2.00/foot
Bathroom Costs
Remodel Bathroom $7,000 to 12,000
Add Half Bath $3,500 to $5,000
Add Full Bath $7,000 to 12,000
Electric Service Costs
Increase Service to 200 Amps $700 to $1,200
Run Separate Electrical Lines $150 to $300
Install Connectors or Outlets (aluminum wired homes) $15 to $30/outlet
Exterior Costs
Re-grade Lawn $500 to $1,500
New Gutters and Downspouts $2.50 to $3.50/liner foot
Fireplaces Costs
Build Masonry Fireplace $3,300 to $4,800
Install Prefabricated Fireplace $1,800 to $2,300
Reline Chimney with Terra Cotta $2,000
Floors Costs
Sand and Finish Wood Floors $1.50 to $3.30/sq. foot
Install Ceramic Tile Floor $11.00 to $22.00/sq. foot
Install Wall-to-Wall Carpet $3.38 to $6.61/sq. foot
Garages Costs
Build Single Car Garage $6,000 to $9,000
Build Double Car Garage $8,000 to $12,000
Heating and Air Conditioning Costs
Replace Warm Air Furnace  
Replace Electric Heat Pump $2,200 to $3,600
Replace Central Air Conditioning System (Electric) $1,500 to $3,000
Replace Electric Air Conditioning System (Gas) $2,600 to $3,500
Install Humidifier $300 to $550
Install Electrostatic Air Cleaner $500 to $750
Replace Hot Water Boiler $2,500 to $3,500
Install Attic Ventilation $250 to $450
Insulation Costs
Insulate Attic/Basement $.75 to $1.20/sq. foot
Remodel Kitchen Costs
Kitchen $8,000 and up
Plumbing Costs
Hot Water Heater 50 gallon $400 to $650
Hot Water Heater 40 gallon $300 to $500
Install New Well $3,000 to $5,000
Install New Septic System $3,000 to $5,000
Install Sump Pump $400 to $500
Install French Drain and Sump Pump $2,000 to $3,500
Roofs Costs
Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles  
Install Over Existing Shingles $1.00 to $1.20/sq. foot
Remove and Replace Shingles $1.30 to $1.75/sq. foot
Windows Costs
Install Storm Windows $60 to $100 each
Replace Existing Windows $250 to $500

Copyright 1995 Freddie Mac. All Rights Reserved. Reproduced with permission from Freddie Mac http://www.freddiemac.com/sell/consumerkit.english.