Skylights are decorative pieces that enhance a home’s curb appeal, however, like everything else in homes, they can have issues that require to be fixed. A common homeowner dissatisfaction is the appearance of a severe leak around a professionally installed skylight. Even a miniscule leak could cause water damage to the roof, attic space, insulation, materials in the ceiling, and the interior of the home underneath the leak. Because of this, when a leak is noticed near a skylight, professional involvement is key.
On average, homeowners spend around $300 to $500 for skylight repair. Many homeowners spend around $400 to replace the seals and flashing. On the lower end, you are going to pay around $100 for flashing or dome repairs. On the high end, you can pay up to $1,925 to replace the whole unit, including the cost of removing the old one.
Cost to Repair Skylight
Usually, estimates are for BASIC work carried out in serviceable conditions by a qualified professional using likewise materials. Work not mentioned in this post and/or work done by a master craftsman, using high quality materials and project supervision is going to result in higher costs!
These estimates are not a substitute for written quotes from trade professionals. It is strongly recommended that you get a hold of trustworthy professionals for accurate evaluations of the work required and costs for your skylight – prior to making any decisions or commitments. The cost estimate includes:
- Costs for materials / equipment delivery to and roofing professional transportation to and from the work site.
- Costs for preparing the job site for Skylight Repair, including costs to safeguard existing structure(s), finishes, materials, and parts.
- Labor set-up time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are generally included for smaller Skylight Repair projects.
The cost estimate does not include:
- Costs for the removal, relocation, repairing, or altering of existing framing, surfaces, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems – or bringing those systems up to building code.
- Costs for the testing and remediation of hazardous materials (such as asbestos, lead, etc.).
- General contractor expenditure and markup for organizing and overseeing the Skylight Repair. Add 13% to 22% to the total cost above when a general contractor is going to supervise this project.
- Materials and supplies sales tax.
- Permit or inspections fees (or portion there by) required by your local building department for your entire project.
Skylight Installation In The East Valley
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