Cost Estimates for Home Improvement Projects
Popular Project Costs – September 2021
Latest Home Improvement and Repair Project Cost Estimates
$140 - $310 per GFCI Outlet
The average cost to install a GFCI outlet is $220 per outlet when you hire a licensed electrician. This cost includes the electrical outlet, installation, testing and labor expenses.
$8.25 - $14.00 / Linear Foot
The average cost to hire a professional to paint stain a wood fence is $2,400 for a 250-foot fence. The average is $9.60 per linear foot and $1.95 per square foot, including minor repairs.
$450 - $800, Installed
The cost to replace a kitchen sink is around $450 to $800 for most popular sink styles, including installation. High-end or custom sink replacement can exceed $1,000, the only limit is budget.
$125 - $500
The average cost to install a microwave above the stove is $215 plus the cost of the appliance. This does not include any cabinetry or electrical work that may be needed if it's not there already.
$475 - $1,100, Installed
A pot filler faucet above your stove costs between $475 to $1,100 to have the most popular styles installed, with a total price range of about $325 to more than $1,500 for all your options.
$1,200 - $3,800, Installed
Tankless water heaters cost about $850 for an electric model and up to $4,400 for a whole-house gas tankless unit. Most homeowners pay $900-$3,800 for the unit plus installation.
$10 - $16 / Square Foot
Radiant floor heating costs between $11 per square foot for an electric system and $15 per square foot for hydronic floor heating. Cost goes down as the size of the project rises.
$250 - $550 / Storm Window
Storm windows cost around $510 depending on size, quality and features. The cheapest storm windows are $60 per window, while better quality windows cost up to $600.
$2,000 - $4,500 per Window
The cost to have egress windows installed in a basement will range between $2,000 to $4,500 per window installed by a local pro. To do it yourself, expect to pay between $650 - $2,000.
$1,850 - $3,200, installed
Most homeowners pay between $1,850 and $3,200 for common types of vinyl, wood and aluminum garden windows. You can save money by doing it yourself, though installation isn’t always easy.
$225 - $500 Per Light
The cost to have an electrician install recessed lighting is around $290 to $375 per light, depending on your specific needs. If you choose to do it yourself, the cost is around $40 - $125 / light.
$6.00 - $10.00 / Square Foot
The cost to screen in a porch is around $4 per square foot with basic screen and doing it yourself. Using higher quality screen and paying a contractor costs as much as $8 per square foot.