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Average Plumbing Cost in San Jose

Updated: Nov 18, 2019

AVERAGE PLUMBING COST

Basing on actual project costs as reported by 496 HomeAdvisor members in San Jose, California, the average plumbing cost in this area is 346$. Services may include drain cleaning, faucet replacement or installation, and toilet repair.


"Plumbing" is a broad category that includes anything to do with the system of pipes, tanks and fittings required for the water and gas supplied to your home. Plumbers can do anything from fixing leaky faucets to installing sump pumps. They can repair or install your water heater or add a sink to your garage. They work everywhere in your home.

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AVERAGE COST FOR EACH TYPE OF PLUMBING JOB IN SAN JOSE

Each type of plumbing job will vary greatly in cost because of factors that influence the project like the difficult of the drain cleaning or installation, the time required, the expertise of the plumber or plumbing company.


TYPE OF PLUMBING JOB / NATIONAL AVERAGE COST / SAN JOSE COST( +33% )

Plumbing / $50 - $14,000 / $67 - $18,620

Bathtub / $2,500/$3,325 Drain Line Breakage - Repair / $360 - $1,290 / $479 -$1,716 Gas Line / $200 - $500 / $266 - $665 Kitchen sink - Unclog / $300 / $399 Main Water Line / $1,000 - $5,000 / $1,330 - $6,650 Water Main - Repair / $800 / $1,064 Outdoor Spigot - Install / $225 / $300

Plumbing for a Kitchen Remodeling / $800 - $5,000 / $1,064 - $6,650

Kitchen Faucet - Install / $350 / $466

Plumbing for a Bathroom Remodeling / $13,600 / $18,088

Propane Tank / $500 / $665

Sump pump / $550 - $1,100 / $732 - $1,463

Toilet - Install / $160 - $800 / $213 - $1,064

Unclog a toilet / $400 / $532 Water Heater / $400 - $10,000/ $532 - $13,300

Electric Water Heater / $1,035 / $1,377

Tankless Water Heater - Install / $3,500 - $4,500 / $4,655 - $5,985

Solar Water Heater/ $2,600 - $20,000 / $3,458 - $26,600 Solar Water Heater - Repair / $200 - $750 / $266 - $978

According to fixr.com


UNION FEES

Union fees vary by location and level but make up about 20 to 25% of a their wages. They include union dues, insurance, pension and other fees. Not all professionals belong to a union. Most of these dues are already figured into the hourly rate you're charged.


EMERGENCY, WEEKEND, HOLIDAY OR AFTER-HOURS CHARGES

Most are called out for emergency situations. Off-hour repairs are more expensive than if you make an appointment during regular business hours. Weekend, holiday and after-hours work comes at a higher hourly rate or flat fee, or a combination of the two.

FLAT OR TRIP FEE

$100 to $350 (or more in extreme cases). Ask your contractor if this is in addition to an hourly rate.Hourly Rate: $70 to $400

Most charge time-and-a-half to triple their hourly rate depending on when the call comes in. One may charge time-and-a-half for evening work, double-time for weekends and triple-time for holidays. It depends on individual contractor policies.


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