Most homes have at least one or two outdoor faucets. An outdoor faucet is a tap located outside your house that you will use to tap water to clean yard equipment, wash vehicles and water lawns and gardens. Job cost structure.
The cost of replacing an outdoor faucet will consist of removing the already old faucet, which may have malfunctioned, and installing a new one. There will be the cost for labor and the cost to buy a new facet.
- A new faucet will cost about $20-$30 depending on where you buy it.
- If you need to replace any pipes or other components you will need to add in that cost.
- On average when making use of an expert, you will have to part with $200 for the faucet to be replaced. This also varies depending on the place you live and plumber’s per hour charge.
- If a plumber has any problems removing the old pipes or faucet that labor time will add to the cost.
Do it your self-cost
The cost of doing it yourself only involves buying the materials that will be used in replacing the faucet. In order for your replacement work to be perfect, you should ensure you buy the best brand of the outdoor faucet. You will easily know about the best brand after you carry out your own research and select one from the market.
Hiring a professional plumber
When hiring a licensed professional you will have to incur about $200 for you to get the faucet replaced. Even if it will appear as if it is too much, it is worthy because after you hire a professional you will be assured of great services. This is due to the great experience of the professional in offering you the services.
What you should watch out for
Try to compare different plumbing experts available before you decide on one. You should also decide on one who has fair rates as well as great experience. A plumbing expert with great experience will advise you on the best outdoor faucet to replace.