Costimates

Cost Estimates for Home Improvement Projects


Latest Home Improvement and Repair Project Cost Estimates

worker cleaning out dryer vent with lint
The cost to install a dryer vent duct is between $140 to $275 for most new duct vents. Replacing an old vent costs less; installing a vent in homes with brick or stone siding can cost much more.
professional cleaning a carpet
The cost to have carpets cleaned averages around .33 cents per square foot. Expect to pay between $350 - $750 for 3-6 rooms in your home, or up to 2000 square feet.
installed electric base board heater
The cost for electric baseboard heater installation depends on whether it's being replaced, or a new unit. Expect around $160-$300 for replacement, and up to $975 for a new unit.
geothermal hvac system graphic
The cost to have a geothermal heat pump installed at your home is going to cost between $12,000 - $27,000, with an average of around $21,000. DIY'ing this project cost around $14,000.
set of new deck stairs from porch
The most common cost of wood deck stairs is $115 to $210 per stair when professionally installed, or $440 to $1,350 for the most common deck stair projects.
vinyl deck railing installed on composite deck
The cost of professionally installed deck railing starts at about $30 per linear foot for vinyl and wood deck railings, and tops $500 for upscale glass railings. There are many options in between.
new patio enclosure painted wite with windows
The cost to have a 3-season enclosure installed on your existing patio or deck averages around $64 per square foot when hiring a local pro to complete the job.
painting or staining a wooden deck
The cost to have your deck pressure washed and stained or painted, averages around $3.20 per square foot when hiring a local pro to complete the job.
pressure washing a stained wood deck
The cost to have your deck pressure washed is around $165 - $240, when hiring a local company or handyman to do the job. DIY is going to cost around $350 for a pressure washer.
new wooden deck railings installed
The average cost of wood deck railing is about $30 per linear foot, installed. For DIY'ers, you can plan to pay around $16/foot when buying tools, supplies and installing it yourself.
deck with mix of composite wood and vinyl
The average cost of composite deck railing installed by a pro is $57.00 per linear foot. If you DIY, average cost for the materials is about $33.00 per linear foot.
modern home with cable deck railings
The average cost of cable railing is about $135 per linear foot, installed. The breakdown is roughly $100 per foot for the most common materials and $30 per foot for installation labor.

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