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How Much Does It Cost To Install A Mortar Bed?

Typical range: $1,992-$3,035

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For your project in zip code 20149 with these options, the cost to install a mortar bed starts at $6.64-$10.12 per square foot. Your actual price will depend on job size, conditions, finish options you choose.

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What you can expect
Range per square foot:$6.64$10.12
Range for this type of project:$1,992$3,035
Estimate: $2,514
Mortar Bed Labor, Basic
24
hours
$1,575$2,556
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Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation. Framing and screed strips will be secured, then mortar will be prepared, uniformly applied, and leveled. 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.
Mortar Bed Job Supplies
320
square feet
$406$462
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Requisite supplies for the job, including fabrication and polishing disposables, manufacturer-recommended underlayment, fasteners, adhesives, and surface sealants.
Mortar Bed Equipment Allowance
1
job
$11$17
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Daily rental of specialty equipment for maximum quality and efficiency. These include 5+ cuft, heavy-duty mortar box with electric drill-driven mixer. Consumable equipment elements not included.
Mortar Bed Debris Disposal
300
square feet
$234$266
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Responsible disposal of all project debris, including the cost to load and haul old materials, installation waste, and any other refuse.
Optional Services
Option: Remove Tile
39
hours
$653$4,127
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Tile will be detached from adjacent surfaces, broken into portable segments, and removed from premises.
Standard services
Mortar Bed Labor, Basic
$1,575 -$2,556
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24
hours
Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation. Framing and screed strips will be secured, then mortar will be prepared, uniformly applied, and leveled. 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.
Mortar Bed Job Supplies
$406 -$462
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320
square feet
Requisite supplies for the job, including fabrication and polishing disposables, manufacturer-recommended underlayment, fasteners, adhesives, and surface sealants.
Mortar Bed Equipment Allowance
$11 -$17
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1
job
Daily rental of specialty equipment for maximum quality and efficiency. These include 5+ cuft, heavy-duty mortar box with electric drill-driven mixer. Consumable equipment elements not included.
Mortar Bed Debris Disposal
$234 -$266
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300
square feet
Responsible disposal of all project debris, including the cost to load and haul old materials, installation waste, and any other refuse.
Optional Services
Option: Remove Tile
$653 -$4,127
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39
hours
Tile will be detached from adjacent surfaces, broken into portable segments, and removed from premises.
What you can expect
Range per square foot:
$7 - $10
Range for this type of project:
$1,992 - $3,035
Estimate:
$2,514
Cost Comparison
YOUR ESTIMATE
$2,514

NATIONAL AVERAGE RANGE
$1,960 -$2,986
YOUR ESTIMATE

Install a Mortar Bed: national average cost

The national average materials cost to install a mortar bed is $1.33 per square foot, with a range between $1.25 to $1.42. The total price for labor and materials per square foot is $8.24, coming in between $6.53 to $9.95. A typical 300 square foot project costs $2,473.27, with a range of $1,960.22 to $2,986.31. Your actual price will depend on your location, job size, conditions and finish options you choose.
cost to install a mortar bed
National Avg. Materials Cost per square foot$1.33
National Avg. Cost (labor and materials) for 300 square foot$2,473.27
National Cost Range (labor and materials) for 300 square foot$1,960.22 - $2,986.31
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