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CATEGORY ITEM UNIT OF MEASURE COST
AIR CONDITIONING Clean "A-Coil" each (ea.) $70 to 125.00
" Clean "A" Coil ea.. $70 to 125
" Clean and adjust once $57.00
" Compressor only, replace 1.5 to 2.0 Ton $675.00
" Compressor only, replace 2.5 to 3.0 Ton $950 to 1000
" Compressor Unit, NEW 3.5 to 5.0 Ton $1600.00 to 1700.00
" Compressor Unit, rplc 1.5 to 2.0 Ton $1350.00
" Compressor Unit, rplc 2.5 to 3.0 Ton $1675
" Compressor Unit, rplc. 3.5 to 5.0 Ton $2100.00
" Condensate Sump-pump (sml) pump and hose ea. $140 to $175
" Condensing Unit, rplc. 1.5 to 2.0 Ton $1100.00
" Condensing Unit, rplc. 2.5 to 3.0 Ton $1300.00
" Install Electric disconnect 30 to 60 Amp. $150 to 200.00
" New Unit 1.5 to 2.0 Ton $1250.00
" New Unit 3 Ton $3400.00 Complete
" New Unit 4 Ton $4000.00 Complete
" New Unit, add on 2 1/2 Ton $1900.00
" New Unit, add on 5 Ton (42 to 60,000 btu) $2700.00
" Recharge coolant ea. $--.--
" Roof top w/ heat 10 Ton/200 MBH $9200.00
" Roof top w/ heat 4 Ton/ 95 MBH $4000.00
" Roof top w/ heat 4 Ton/ 95 MBH $4100.00
" Roof top w/ heat, Repl. 3 Ton/60,000 BTU $3800
" Sump Pump (small) ea. 35.00
" Sump Pump (small), instld. ea. $130.00 markup
APPLIANCE REPAIR h.hold appliances per hr. $20 to 35/hr.
ASBESTOS REMOVAL Attic Insulation Removal per sq. ft. $4.00
" Contam. Carpet Removal per sq. ft. $1 to $2/sq. ft.
" Dump Charge per 55 gallon drum $20 to $30/drum
" Encapsulate Heating Duct/Pipe 75' to 125' $250 to $400.00
" Fireplace Insert Removal per fireplace $350,$ 250/ EA. addl. unit
" Flooring, Removed V.A.T.& MASTIC $3/sq. ft.
" Flooring, Removed V.A.T.only $1.50/sq.ft.
" Furnace/Boiler, Rem. sq. ft. $5.00 to $6.00
" Heating Duct/Pipe Insul. 75' to 125' per lin.ft. $8 to $10 per
" Roof/Siding, Rem. sq. ft. $3.00
" Testing per sample $50
" Wall/Floor Decontam./Clean per sq. ft. .20-.50/sq. ft.
CHIMNEY Chimney Crown Repair per chimney $150
" Chimney Sweep ea. $70.00
" Extensive Repair/Reb. per verticle ft. $100.00/vert.ft.
" Flashing Repl. lin.ft. cop per $26
" Flashing Replacment lin. ft.-aluminum $12 per lin. ft.
" Reline Chimney 30'stainless ea. $1000.00
DECKS, BUILDING item unit cost
" Deck Const. per sq.ft. $13.00
" Wood Deck Cleaning per sq.ft. $1.00
DRAINAGE Item Unit Cost
" Extending Window Well per well $30 to $40/well
" Perimeter Drain lin.ft. $20 to $25/lin. ft.
" Soil Curbing 1 cu. yd./40 lin. ft. $500.00 min.
" Subsurface Drains per lin. ft. $15 to $20 per
" Sump Pump w/ pit installed ea. 450.00 Max.
" Sump Pump, Pit type ea. $90.00
ELECTRICAL Item Unit Cost
" 100 Amp Service, Upgrade to per instl. $550 to $650.00
" 110 Circuit- 2nd Floor Inst. per circuit $175 to $200.00
" 110 Circuit- 3rd Floor Inst. per circuit $225 to $250
" 110 Circuit, Installed per circuit $125 plus $50 ea. addtl. floor
" 150 Amp. Service, Upgrade to per installation $750 to $850
" 200 Amp. Service, Upgrade to per $900 to 1500.00
" 220 Circuit, Add per circuit $150 to $200.00
" ACCENT LIGHTING, 8 fixtures per $1600.00
" ACCENT LIGHTING per service call $50
" Aluminum Wire Maintenance per house $75 to 150
" Breakers/Fuses, Replace up to 6(six) fuses/breakers $20 to $60, $75 min.
" Drip Loop, Installed per service $75 to $100.00
" Ext. Outlet/Light, Inst. per circuit $100 to $150/circuit
" Ground Clamps, Replace 2-3 clamps $20 ea. $50 min.
" Jumper Cable, Add per jumper cable $20 to $50 min.
" Main Breaker (& Box),Inst. per main breaker labor only $300.00
" Main Service Line, New per line, up to 25' $200 to $300.00/line
" NM Wire Repl. w/Ext. Type per circuit $50 to $100.00
" Refasten Anchor/ Masthead ea. $75 to $100.00
" Service Call per visit $50 min.
" Switch/Outlet, Repl./Rew. per switch/outlet $20, $50 min.
" Term.in Main Box, Cln./Repr. 6-circuit, 100 amp. $20 to $60 / $75 min.
ELEVATORS Item Unit Cost
" Adjust Door Operators per elevator $97.00
" General Servicing per hour $65.00/hour
" Inspection per HR. varies with type $ --.--
" Lighting Repair per hr. $65.00
" PA Certificate of Operation per $25.00
" STATE INSPECTION per ELEVATOR $25.00
" Valve and Fitting Maint.(with weights) per elevator $600-700.00. 00
EMERGENCY EXITS Item Unit Cost
" Alarm Bar Inst. ea. $195 to $800.00
" Door Closer Inst. ea. $120 to $230
" Fire Escape Inst. per story $1,000 to $1500.00
" Fire Escape Welding Repair lf $15 to $20
" Panic-Bar Inst. per door $160 to $430
EMERGENCY LIGHTING Item Unit Cost
" Battery Repl. per unit $40
" Emergency Back-up Lighting per 25 watt unit $130 to $200
" emergency back-up lights per 9-watt unit $80 to $120
" Emergency Lamp Repl. per lamp $40
" Lighted Exit Signs per sign $60 to $100.00
FENCING Item Unit Cost
" Invisible Fence per 1/2 Acre Installed $750 to $850
" Chain Link Fence per lf $8 to $10
" Ornimental Iron Rod Rail per lf $8 to $10
" Wood per lf $10 to $12
FIRE ESCAPES Item Unit Cost
" Free-standing type per floor $1500.00 min.
" Non-freestanding type per floor $1000.00
" Welding repair per hr.(2 men) $130.00
FIREPLACES Item Unit Cost
" 25yr.Stainles Steel Flue per lin. ft. $33/lin. ft.
" Damper per/Smoke Shelf, Inst. $200 to $300.00
" Fire Mortar Repair avg. firebox $75-100.00
" Flue Cleaning 2-story flue $75.00
" Line With Firebrick average firebox. $300, $450-600.00 w/ brk removal
" Supa-Flue Lining 2- story chimney $2000.00
FOUNDATION/
CRAWL-SPACE
Item Unit Cost
" Con. Block Wall w/Footer 8'h. by lin. ft. $100 to $120/lin. ft.
" Concrete Floor Repair square foot $5 to $7/sq. ft.
" Concrete Floor, New square foot $2.50 to $3.50/sq. ft.
" Inspection - L.P. Engineer per visit $100.00 minimum
" Insulate Crawl Space square foot .65/sq. ft.
" Repointing square ft. $1.75/sq. ft.
" Vapor Barrier, Add square foot .25/sq. ft.
GARAGE Item Unit Cost
" Fire Ceiling, Installed square foot $1.20/sq. ft.
" Fire Door, Installed per door $300.00
" Garage Door (15'or16',or17'x7') per door $700 to $1200.00
" Garage Door (8'X10')REPLACEMENT per door $400 to $800.00
" Garage Door ELECTRONIC OPENER ea., complete $250 to $350
GAS PLUMBING Item Unit Cost
" Disconnect and Cap Line per hour $37.00 to $45.00 per hr.
" Joint Leak Repair less than 4 leaks $45.00 MIN.
" Joint Leak Repair more than 4 leaks $100.00 min
" Main Service Line- New average $350 to $2200.00
" Pipe Installation per outlet $150.00 per outlet
" Repl. all Basmt. or Crawl pipes average $450 to $700.00
" SERVICE LINE plastic in exist.steel installed $375-500.00
" Valve Repair/Replace per valve $55.00 per valve
REPAIR GARAGE DOORS Item Unit Cost
" labor per hr. $45/hr.1&1/2 time after hrs.
" Tracks/Springs/Opener Adj. per item $30 to $75.00
GUARD RAIL Item Unit Cost
" Handrail (Iron). Add lin. ft. $20/lin. ft.
" Also see "FENCING" - -
GUTTERS AND DOWNSPOUTS Item Unit Cost
" Al. Gut.& Dspt.- Inst. lin. ft. $3.50 to $4.50/lin. ft.
" Box Gut. Repr. per patch $30/patch, $75.00 min.
" Clean Gut.& Dspts. average house $50 to $125.00
" Clear Dspt./Drain per drain $25 per drain, $75.00 min.
" Cop. Gut.& Dspt.- Inst. lin. ft. $5 to $7.00/lin. ft.
" Fasteners or Gtr. Adj. per hr. $15/hr. ,$75.00 min.
" Gal. Gut.& Dspt.-Inst. per lin. ft. $3 to $4.00/lin. ft.
" Ground Drain (Cast Iron/Plastic), New lin. ft. $15/lin. ft.
" Gut. Seam Touchup per hr. $15/hr., $75.00 min.
" Gut./Dspt. Painting lin. ft. $1.00 to $1.25/lin. ft.
HEATING Item Unit Cost
" Radiator Air Bleeder Valves, New per valve $12 to $14 ea.
" Boiler, New 100,000 BTU's $2500-3000.00
" Circ. Pump L/Flange ea. $45.00
" Circulating Hot Water Pump per pump $300 to $400.00
" Clean and Adjust per boiler $59-$71.00
" Clean and Adjust per furnace $59-$71.00
" Electronic Air-Cleaner per unit $450 to $600.00
" Fan Limit Controls, New per system $120-160
" Forced Air Fan Motor per motor $200 to $300.00
" Furnace, 95% efficiency any size 2800-3500.00
" Furnace, higher efficiency any size add $200 to $700.00
" Furnace, new 75-125,000 BTU $1800-2400.00
" Furnace, New 75,000 BTU's $1700-2300.00
" Furnace, New 100,000 BTU $450-800.00
" Heat Pump 2 Ton/ 8.5 MBH $2300-2500
" Heat Pump 3 Ton/ 13 MBH $2500-2800.00
" Heat Pump 7.5 Ton/ 33 MBH $7,000-7,800.00
" Solenoid Valve, New per valve $145 to $165.00
" Thermostat, Set-back type per zone, or unit $130 to $250.00
" Thermostat, standard type per zone or unit $100 to $120.00
INSULATION Item Unit Cost
" R-13 Faced per sq. ft. .50/sq.ft.
" R-19 Faced per sq. ft. .50/sq. ft.
" R-25 Faced per sq. ft. .75/sq.ft.
" R-30 per sq. ft. .73/sq. ft.
" R-30 per sq. ft. .75/sq. ft.
" R-30 BLOWN IN ATTIC, FIBERGLASS per sq. ft. .70/ sq.ft.
" R11 Cellulose in Ext. Walls per sq. ft. .80-.90/sq. ft.
" R19 Cellulose in Attic per sq. ft. .50 sq. ft.
" R19 Fiberglass in Attic per sq. ft. .80-.90/sq. ft.
INTERIOR Item Unit Cost
" Acrylic Spa Repair per repair $150-500.00
" Bathroom Vent Fan, Inst. per fan and vent $125 to $150.00
" Bthrm. sink w/Faucet, new vanity type ea. $130.00
" Bthrm. sink w/Faucet, new vanity type ea. $130
" Bthrm. Sink w/Faucet, New wall type ea. $110
" Countertop, New linear foot $25 to $40/lin. ft.
" Dishwasher & Inst., New per unit $450 to $550.00
" Doorknob, New per knob $35 to $55.00
" Drywall Repair square foot $1.50 to $2.50/sq. ft.
" Floor Covering, New square foot $1.35 to $1.75/sq. ft.
" G.F.I. ea.(original instal) $95 to $160.00
" G.F.I.,Installed ea.(replace) $45.00
" Grout/Caulk Repair per tub area $100.00
" Kitchen Faucet, New with spray ea. $65
" Kitchen Vent Hood, New per vent $250 to $300.00
" Plaster Repair per sq. ft. $2.50 to $3.50/sq. ft.
" Refinish tub avg.cast iron $275 to $300.00
" Replacement Int. Door per door $125 to $150.00
" Resurface wall tile avg.job/sq.ft. $7.00 to $7.50
" Stainless Kitchen Sink, New per sink $250.00
" Sub-Floor Repair square foot $2.50/sq. ft.
" Toilet, New per toilet $150 to $250.00
" Tub & Sink Refinishing Standard, in color ea. $75-150 sink;$225 tub
" Tub & Sink Refinishing Standard, white ea. $75 to $150 sink; $225 tub
" Tub Repair,fiberglass per tub $50 to $350.00
" Bathroom Vent Fan, Installed per vent $125 to $150.00
INTERIOR,STAIRWAY Item Unit Cost
" Balusters, Add per 12 risers. $50 to $100.00
" Handrail, Add per 12 risers. $100 to $200.00
" Pull Down Stair, New per stair $200 to $300.00
LANDSCAPING Item Unit Cost
" GARDEN POND installed ea. $1500-$3000.00
" Mulch per cub. yard Picked up $9.00
" Mulch per cubic yd. $12/cb.yd.(20 yd.min.)
" Tree Trim/Removal @ 20' trim $80, remove $150.00
" Tree trim/Removal @ 30'-60' $200 trim, $300 to $700.00 to remove
" Tree trim/remove per 60'or more $950 Trim, $1500 remove
" Tree Stump Removal ea. $75

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