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How Much Should You Pay For A Plumber?

A plumber is an essential trade who is the essential short term and long term in so many aspects of your home. whether it’s standard maintenance, a major renovation project or an emergency at 3:00 am in the morning.

And with all these varying factors coming into play, you’re probably asking: “how much will my specific needs cost me?’

The cost of plumbing depends upon a few factors. however, before even seeing the site, it is possible for an expert to estimate the cost. This article has been written to help you understand what you can expect to pay for a plumber, as well as exactly what jobs plumbers can actually do for you.

To start with, your standard ‘call out cost’ which means to turn up can range from $60 to $100.
Hourly costs range from $100 – $150 dependent on your location and what type of job is required.

 

 Be sure to keep in mind that some plumbing companies will try to charge more depending on what area you’re from. For example, they may try to charge more to a person needed a job completed in Brighton as opposed to Mordialloc.

Depending on your location, these are the expected average costs:

$60 – $140 will fix a leaking toilet or tap
$80 – $250 to fit and replace the taps of a bath/basin a brand new shower head
$155 – $550 to install a sink, toilet, basin or a bath
$1,150 – $4,400 for a hot water replacement service
$3,500 – $12,000 for installation of a hot water solar system
$4,900 – $19,000 to replace your property’s entire drainage system
$5,900 – $12,000 to redo your house’s entire plumbing system, keeping in mind this cost changes depending upon the tools required.

Please keep in mind these prices very highly due to your task requirements (amount of time, manpower, and equipment required to give you the best service and results possible) as well as your location in the Bayside area. Be also sure to check out our article that talks about why you need to hire a professional plumber.

These prices have been provided to give you a rough idea of exactly what you should expect on each individual plumbing job. However, price varies and no job is too small or too big for us. So please give one of our friendly staff a call on (phone number) or simply go to our contact us page to find our more.

2 Responses so far.

  1. David says:

    The prices look about right.

  2. Alexander says:

    Wow the prices you guys have for a toilet installation is half of what I payed for mine last year!.. Damn!..