How much does it cost to install a new kitchen faucet?


There are a couple of reasons you might chose to replace your kitchen faucet. If you have a faulty kitchen faucet that leaks it will end up costing you a lot because the water bills will go up. You may want to update the look of your kitchen with a new faucet to make your kitchen look more modern.

The job of installing a new kitchen faucet will involve removing the already existing and installing the new one. This will involve unscrewing the one that was installed and screwing a new one in place. If you contact the plumber for the job, they may charge you as much as $500 for doing the job. This will involve buying a new faucet and installing it in your kitchen. The price will also vary depending on where you are located. In order to save money you can decide to shop around and locate a store that will offer you the faucet at cheaper prices.

  • Do-It-Yourself Cost–The cost of doing it yourself will involve buying a new faucet that you will install by yourself. This will eliminate the labor cost and the cost that you will pay the experts. There are many types available to choose from and the prices vary greatly. A new faucet can cost you anywhere from $100 to $450 depending on the type of faucet.
  • Hiring a Professional Plumber –The professional plumber will install a faucet you have bought, or provide a faucet, or guide you in choosing the faucet that is right for you. Plumbers charge their labour by the hour; this cost varies depending on where you live. It could be as little as $200 or as much as $500.

By using a professional you will be assured of faucets that are of high standards in your kitchen. This is possible because the professional will know the right type of faucets that they will install in your home and the best way to install it. The plumber will also guarantee their work so if you have any leaks or problem with the faucet due to installation they will probably fix it for free.