Installing a new drain can improve the look of your bathtub, eliminate leaks and correct the difficult operation of an old, worn drain. Even a small leak can cause extensive damage to a home, so it's best to take care of it immediately.
|What you can expect|
|Range per drain:||$318.43||$384.78|
|Range for this type of project:||$318||$385|
Bath Drain Cost
Cost of residential-grade, toe-tap drain and overflow cover with chrome, nickel, or brass finish options. All pipes and fittings included.
Bath Drain Labor, Basic
Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation. Drain pipe will be assembled and fit between trap and existing drain connection. Optimal operation will be verified with drain and leak tests. Fee is inclusive of all aspects of the project, such as thorough planning, acquisition of equipment and material, preparation and protection of installation site, and meticulous cleanup.
Bath Drain Job Supplies
Requisite supplies for the job, including connectors, fittings, and mounting hardware.
Bath Drain Debris Disposal
Responsible disposal of all project debris, including the cost to load and haul old materials, installation waste, and any other refuse.
Option: Remove Drain Line
Drain line will be disconnected or cut and removed up to 30' from nearest connection branch. Line will be capped, and remaining supply system tested for leaks. Modifications to structure and any required surface restoration will incur additional fees.
|cost to install a bathtub drain|
|National Avg. Materials Cost per drain||$96.35|
|National Avg. Cost (labor and materials) for 1 drain||$345.97|
|National Cost Range (labor and materials) for 1 drain||$313.33 - $378.62|
Most drains connect to the tub in two locations. The first is the normal drain at the bottom, and the other is an overflow point higher up in the tub. The drain assembly attaches to both points and directs all flow down to the trap and, ultimately, into a master drain pipe.
Several factors can cause cost variations:
For such detailed work, most homeowners turn to an experienced professional to perform the installation. A professional's expertise is useful in verifying that hidden areas are free from leaks or other problems.