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How Much Does It Cost To Replace A Bathroom Faucet?

Typical range:Β $337-$477

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Faucet Installation Cost

For your project in zip code 20149 with these options, the cost to replace a bathroom faucet starts at $336.61-$476.54 per faucet. Your actual price will depend on job size, conditions, finish options you choose.

The national average cost to replace a bathroom faucet is approximately $350 which includes the price of the faucet and the cost of labor. Your total cost may vary depending on the type and brand of the faucet you select, if you hire a plumber or install the faucet DIY, and how many faucets you need to replace. On the low end, it can cost as little as $100 to replace a bathroom faucet and as much as $575 or more on the higher end of the spectrum.

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What you can expect
Range per faucet:$336.61$476.54
Range for this type of project:$337$477
Estimate: $407
Bath Faucet Cost
1
faucet
$71$155
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Cost of residential-grade, two-handle bathroom sink faucet with center-set spout and pop-up waste assembly. Finish options include chrome or stainless steel. Ten-year limited warranty guarantees excellent.
Bath Faucet Labor, Basic
3
hours
$256$310
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Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation. Existing faucet will be disconnected and removed, and new faucet will be fit, secured, and connected to water supply. Optimal operation will be verified with drain and leak tests. Restoration of surface wall, if needed, will incur additional costs. 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 Faucet Job Supplies
1
faucet
$6$6
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Requisite supplies for the job, including connectors, fittings, and mounting hardware.
Bath Faucet Debris Disposal
1
faucet
$5$5
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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.
Standard services
Bath Faucet Cost
$71 -$155
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1
faucet
Cost of residential-grade, two-handle bathroom sink faucet with center-set spout and pop-up waste assembly. Finish options include chrome or stainless steel. Ten-year limited warranty guarantees excellent.
Bath Faucet Labor, Basic
$256 -$310
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3
hours
Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation. Existing faucet will be disconnected and removed, and new faucet will be fit, secured, and connected to water supply. Optimal operation will be verified with drain and leak tests. Restoration of surface wall, if needed, will incur additional costs. 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 Faucet Job Supplies
$6 -$6
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1
faucet
Requisite supplies for the job, including connectors, fittings, and mounting hardware.
Bath Faucet Debris Disposal
$5 -$5
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1
faucet
Responsible disposal of all project debris, including the cost to load and haul old materials, installation waste, and any other refuse.
Optional Services
What you can expect
Range per faucet:
$337 - $477
Range for this type of project:
$337 - $477
Estimate:
$407
Cost Comparison
YOUR ESTIMATE
$407

NATIONAL AVERAGE RANGE
$331 -$469
YOUR ESTIMATE

Replace a Bathroom Faucet: national average cost

The national average materials cost to replace a bathroom faucet is $111.09 per faucet, with a range between $69.61 to $152.56. The total price for labor and materials per faucet is $400.06, coming in between $331.22 to $468.90. Your actual price will depend on your location, job size, conditions and finish options you choose.
cost to replace a bathroom faucet
National Avg. Materials Cost per faucet$111.09
National Avg. Cost (labor and materials) for 1 faucet$400.06
National Cost Range (labor and materials) for 1 faucet$331.22 - $468.90

Bathroom faucet replacement cost

If you need to remove a bathroom faucet that's already installed, it should cost approximately 30 more minutes in labor for the plumber to disconnect your old faucet from the plumbing and remove it. Some plumbers may charge a separate disposal fee, but most will factor in the cost of removing and disposing of your old faucet in their total installation price. If you're replacing the entire bathroom vanity, prepare to pay more since there will be a lot more labor and materials to deal with. The national average to replace a bathroom faucet is $250-350, but costs can be lower or higher depending on the faucet you choose and how complicated the installation process is for your plumber.

Bathroom faucet repair cost

If you want to keep your bathroom faucet but it needs repair, plan to pay anywhere between $50 and $150, on average. The cost to repair your bathroom faucet will largely depend on the problem. If you're dealing with a leaky faucet, repairs should cost between $65 and $150. Problems with your drain or pipes will typically cost more and could range between $120 to $170 to correct the problem. If your bathroom faucet is old or has worn-out parts, it might be best to pay a bit more and replace it entirely.

Labor cost to replace a bathroom faucet

It should take approximately 3 hours or less for your plumber to remove and replace your bathroom faucet under ideal conditions. Labor costs typically include the price to disconnect the existing faucet and all connections and then fit and secure the new fixture. The plumber will connect the new faucet to your water supply and perform a drain and leak test. On average, the labor cost to replace a bathroom faucet is between $200 and $250 if the process takes 3 hours. Labor rates for plumbers vary, but it's typically between around $85 to $105 per hour. Your estimate should include all of the necessary connectors, fittings, and mounting hardware.

Bathroom faucets cost by type

Bathroom faucets come in a wide variety of styles and configurations, which can have an impact on your total cost. Some bathroom faucets are built into the sink itself, which can also impact the price. Here are some of the most common types of faucets and the average cost of each:

  • Cross sink faucet knobs: $20-$300
  • Joystick faucet: $50-$500
  • Traditional knob: $10-$200
  • Push-button: $125-$450
  • Motion sensor or touchless: $150-$500 and up
  • Single handle: $50-$550
  • Centerset (3 hole): $30-$300
  • Widespread: $70-$900
  • Vessel: $120-$700
  • Wall mount: $80-$600

As you can see, the cost of a bathroom faucet replacement can vary widely, and much of it depends on the type of faucet, the brand, and the finish you choose. Take these costs into consideration when replacing your bathroom faucet and be sure that you choose a faucet you'll enjoy for years into the future.

Bathroom sink faucet cost by brand

The brand name of the bathroom faucet you choose to have installed can have a significant impact on the price, too. Here are some of the most popular brands and the average associated costs of each:

  • Premier: $25-$200
  • Peerless: $50-$250
  • Krause: $80-$200
  • Kokols USA: $50-400
  • Hansgrohe: $90-$800
  • Danze: $50-$600
  • Delta: $40-$500
  • Moen: $80-$700
  • Kohler: $80-$1,100
  • American standard: $60-$450

Brand costs vary depending on availability, finish styles, and the configuration/setup of the faucet itself. Look for sales online, at your local home improvement store, or ask your plumber if they have access to faucets and hardware at a discount. Many plumbing companies provide faucets for their customers, but the range of available brands and styles may be limited.

Replace bathroom faucet cost break down

In order to get a more accurate idea of what your bathroom faucet replacement cost will be, let's break down the numbers:

Plumbing

If no major changes need to be made to your plumbing, your cost should be close to the national average mentioned above. However, if you need to make significant alterations or you need additional items like a shower or bathtub faucet installed, your total cost will be much higher.

Condition of faucet

If your existing bathroom faucet is in bad shape or if it's rusted, it may cost more to remove it since the plumber may require more time, resulting in higher labor costs.

Mountings

The cost of mountings should be included in your bathroom faucet installation quote, however, if there are more than the standard number required or you need faucets in multiple bathrooms, the price will be higher.

Plumber

Plumbers may charge different labor rates depending on your location and the current demand. Get estimates from at least three plumbers if possible so you have an accurate idea of what your cost will be.

Faucet design

If you're changing your standard bathroom faucet to something more complicated, such as a wall mount faucet, prepare to pay more for labor and for the cost of the new faucet itself.

The number of handles

The more handles you require, the higher the cost of installation in most cases.

Bathroom faucet installation cost

With all of these factors in mind, it should cost you between $200 and $550 to replace each bathroom faucet. Remember, costs will vary based on the brand of the faucet you select, how many handles it has, the configuration, and more. Talk to several plumbers in advance and shop around for the best deals for faucets so you can get more for your money.

Other faucet replacement costs

If you're having your entire bathroom remodeled, there will be more costs associated with the job. Each type of faucet carries a different cost due to the size, plumbing requirements, and the amount of labor involved. Take these costs into consideration if you're planning to replace other faucets in your bathroom (or your kitchen):

Kitchen faucet replacement cost

The cost to replace a kitchen faucet is much higher than that of a bathroom sink. Plan to pay between $400-$650 to have your kitchen faucet replaced.

Bathtub faucet replacement cost

Bathtub faucets cost more than a sink faucet due to their size, installation requirements, and the amount of labor required to install them. On average, it costs approximately $600 and $900 for a bathroom faucet replacement

Shower faucet replacement cost

A new shower faucet can do wonders for your bathroom, and it's a smart way to upgrade your life. The cost to replace a shower faucet runs between $450 and $750 on average.

Faucet Replacement CostAverage CostLowest CostHighest Cost
Kitchen faucet replacement$525$400$650
Bathtub faucet replacement$750$600$900
Shower faucet replacement$600$450$750

DIY vs hire a pro

While you may be able to replace your bathroom faucet yourself, it's highly recommended that you hire a professional. Working with plumbing requires skill and experience, and a pro will need to make precise adjustments to the mountains and connectors. No two faucets are the same, which means installing a new one requires a trained eye. It's recommended that you hire a licensed plumber to replace your faucet, especially if the job requires any modifications to your current plumbing. In some cases, there may be work done within the walls of your home, and that could mean that you need a permit before the work can begin. Consult with a plumber in your area to get an accurate estimate of the cost and the amount of work that will be involved.

If you want to replace your bathroom faucet DIY, it can take as little as one hour or as much as three hours or more. If the current faucet is difficult to remove, you'll probably tack on at least another hour to the job. A complete bathroom faucet installation from start to finish should take no more than 3-7 hours on average. This includes removing the old faucet, installing the new one, connecting water supply lines, and testing the drain and water flow. An experienced plumber may take less time if the job isn't too complicated.

Pros and cons

As with any home improvement project, there are several benefits and drawbacks. Here are some of the pros and cons of replacing your bathroom faucet.

Pros

  • Replacing a bathroom faucet will improve water pressure and flow and give your bathroom a fresh, attractive look.
  • New faucet models include water-saving features that can save you money in the long-term.
  • Updating the faucet in your bathroom is an easy and fairly inexpensive upgrade that looks great.
  • In some cases, it may cost you less to replace the faucet rather than repair the existing one, which makes this project a smart move. Many new faucets come with a lifetime warranty on all parts, which means the upgraded faucet should last for years.

Cons

  • It costs more to replace a bathroom faucet than it does to repair one in most cases. A simple plumbing repair should cost less than $150, while a new faucet can be several hundred dollars.
  • Depending on the type of faucet you choose, there may be additional work required like removing and then re-tiling a section of your bathroom wall.
  • If a bathroom faucet installation is done incorrectly, it can cause serious leaks and other plumbing problems.
  • Homeowners who want to install a new bathroom faucet DIY may run into issues that could result in serious plumbing disasters and more expensive repairs later.

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