Cost Estimates for Home Improvement Projects
Popular Project Costs – August 2021
Latest Home Improvement and Repair Project Cost Estimates
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The cost to install a 30/50 amp RV electrical hookup for plugging in your recreational vehicle averages about $810 for the materials, labor and hiring a licensed electrician.
The cost to have a paving company excavate and install a new asphalt driveway is going to range from $8 to $14 based on site conditions and how much gravel must be used.
The average cost to install a skylight into the ceiling of a room is around $2,250 per skylight when having a pro handle the installation. If you prefer to DIY, you can save $250 - $300.
The cost of most professionally installed double-hung windows ranges from $400 and $1,500 each. If you DIY, cost can be as low as $200-$1,000 per window depending on size and material.
The cost of new or replacing single hung windows is between $275 - $800 each for standard windows in a fairly straight forward project with no complications. This includes window installation.