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Tampa Home Inspection Repair Costs

Useful Tampa Bay Repair Expense Guide

Repair Expense Guide Updated 2005

(Use for "ball-park" figuring only)

EXTERIOR
Install/repair soffits/fascia $8.00 to $12.00 per lin.ft.
Wooden deck $30 to $50 per sq. ft.
Exterior wooden staircases $1500 to $2500 per story
Wooden fencing $25 to $35 per linear ft.
Resurface asphalt driveway $2 to $4 per sq. ft.
Concrete flat work $3 to $5 per sq. ft.
Build detached garage $50 to $80 per sq. ft.
Build addition $60 to $100 per sq. ft.
Build concrete retaining wall $40 to $60 per sq. ft.
Replace windows $400 to $600 each
Paint building exterior $3000 to $6000
Paint trim only$1500.00 to $2500.00
Build retaining wall (wood) $20.00 to $25.00 per sq.ft.
Build retaining wall (concrete) $30.00 to $40.00 per sq.ft

ROOFING
A single story 1500 sq.ft. home with a sloped roof and over hanging eaves will usually require about 1800 to 2000 square feet or 18 to 20 "squares" of roofing material.
To install one square (100 square feet):

-composition shingles $150 to $200
-wood shingles $300 to $400
-wood shakes $300 to $400
-gravel surfaced built-up roofing $250 to $350
-cap sheet built-up roofing $300 to $400
-modified bitumen roofing $300 to $400
-tile $600 to $1200
-strip roofing materials and install new sheathing $50 to $100

Install new rain gutters and downspouts $5 to $8 per lin. ft.
Install skylight $1500 to $2000
Reflash skylight/chimney $300.00 to $500.00
Rebuild chimney $100.00 to $200.00 per vertical ln.ft.
Repoint masonry chimney $6.00 to $8.00 per sq.ft.

INTERIOR
Painting $400 to $600 per room
Remove acoustic ceiling w/asbestos $5 to $10 per sq. ft.
Install masonry fireplace $6000 to $10,000
Rebuild masonry fire box $500 to $800
Install prefabricated fireplace $3000 to $5000
Install glass doors on fireplace$300 to $400
Major bathroom remodel $5000 to $10,000
Major kitchen remodel $10,000 to $50,000
Install battery smoke detector $40 to $60 each
Install direct wired smoke detector $150 to $250 each
Retile bathtub enclosure$800 to $1200
Replace leaking shower stall pan$1000 to $1600
Rebuild tile shower stall$1500 to $2500
Add drywall over plaster $1.50 to $2.50 per sq.ft.
Sand and refinish hardwood floors $1.50 to $3.00 per sq.ft.
Install replacement windows $300 to $1000 ea
Install security system $1000.00 $5000

ELECTRICAL
Upgrade electrical service to 100 amps $700.00 to $1000.00
Upgrade electrical service to 125-amps $1000 to $1500
Upgrade electrical service to 200 amps $1800.00 to $2200.00
Install new subpanel $500.00 to $700.00
Replace fuse panel $400 to $800 each
Install 120 volt circuit $150 to $200 each
Install 240 volt circuit $300 to $500 each
Install electrical outlet (switch, light or receptacle) $75 to $150
Install GFCI outlet $75 to $125 each
Correct reverse polarity $10 to $15 each
Add grounding to outlet $75 to $125 each
Repair aluminum wired outlets$50 to $75 per outlet
Replace receptacle or switch with aluminum compatible type (CO/ALR) $10.00 to$15.00 ea.

HEATING/COOLING
Install new forced-air furnace $2000 to $4000
Remove ducts with asbestos $1000 to $2000
Install new flexible ducting $2000 to $3000
Install new wall furnace $1000 to $2000
Install new floor furnace $1000 to $2000
Replace vent piping $500 to $1000
Install chimney liner for gas appliance vent $300 to $700
Service furnace $200 to $400
Encapsulate asbestos ducting $1000 to $1500
Add electric baseboard heater $250 to $350
Add central A.C. system $2500 to $3500
Replace condenser pump $300 to $600
Replace A.C. compressor $1200 to $1500
Service A. C. system $125 to $400
Install thermostat $125 to $200 (programmable) $200 to $300
Remove abandoned underground oil tank$3000 to $6000
Clean ductwork $250 to $500

PLUMBING
Replace galvanized piping with copper $1500 to $2500 per floor
Replace main water line to house$1500 to $3500
Install new waste piping to street $3000 to $6,000
Reset toilet (excluding floor damage) $100 to $200
Install new toilet $300 to $400
Replace water heater $500 to $1000
Install pressure/temperature valve $100 to $150
Elevate water heater on platform $150 to $350
Install sump pump $700 to $1200
Replace shower pan $1000 to $1500
Replace tile shower $2000 to $3000
Replace faucet $150 to $250
Install gas line $30 to $40 per ft.

INSULATION/VENTILATION
Attic-Fiberglass batt 6 inch thick R-19 $1.00 to $1.50 sq.ft.
Attic-Fiberglass batt 9 inch thick R-30 $1.50 to $2.00 sq.ft.
Walls-Cavity fill with loose fiberglass R-11 $1.00 to $2.00 sq. ft.
Floors- Fiberglass batt 6 inch thick R-19 $.60 to $1.00 sq.ft.
Improve attic/subarea ventilation$40 to $50 per vent

FOUNDATION
Replace foundations $300.00 and up per lin.ft.
Replace low foundation wall $150 to $250+ per ft.
Repair minor crack in poured concrete foundation $400.00 to $800.00
Install cap on foundation wall $100 to $150 per ft.
Install footing under precast pier $300 to $600 each
Underpin foundation $1500 to $3000 per piling, typically placed 6'-8' apart
Install anchor bolts $1500 to $3000
Install subarea shear paneling $2000 to $4000
Extensive seismic retrofit $6000 to $10,000
Install plastic vapor barrier on subarea soil $300 to $500

Remember to find a Tampa Certified ASHI Home Inspector prior to closing on your new Tampa area home. Links to other Independent Home Inspectors in Florida, and outside the state, can be found from our home page.

It is recommended that you choose a home inspector who is a Certified Member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Registered Professional Inspector with the Florida Association of Building Inspectors (FABI), and ICC code certified as a Residential Combination Inspector.

 

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