The following price ranges represent averages.  Prices will vary by manufacturer, quality or materials, union vs. non-union contractors, accessories, special circumstances and local economic conditions.  There are price guidelines only, and reflect prices in the northern Illinois area.  Customer should always obtain at least three quotes from reputable and referenced, licensed and fully insured and bonded contractors who do work specifically within the needed construction specialty required.



New asphalt shingle roof installed over existing roof (not recommended)

$2.00 to $3.00 per SF

Asphalt shingle roof, complete tear off and replacement (Always hire a state licensed roofer in Illinois)

$3.00 to $5.00 per SF

Asphalt shingle roof, complete tear off and replacement, steep, high or complex roof $4.00 to $7.00 per SF
New wood shake / shingle roof, tear off and replacement $7.00 to $11.00 per SF

New 4-ply flat roof, complete tear off and replacement

$7.00 to $13.00 per SF

Remove and replace gutters and downspouts – aluminum

$5.00 to $10.00 per SF

Re-flash typical skylight or chimney $360.00 to $500.00
Re-Point typical chimney above roof line $6.00 to $9.00 per SF
Rebuild typical single flue chimney above the roof line $1,500.00 to $3,500.00

Note:  Any roof replacement should include replacement of all flashing at edges (drip caps, eave line, valleys) and of roof penetrations (vents, chimneys, skylights).




Foundation and Exteriors


Remove and replace concrete walks and patios with haul away of debris

$8.00 to $16.00 per SF

Mud jacking (repair for failed foundation footing)

$9.00 to $14.00 per SF

Usually $1000 to $2000 minimum

Replace stucco siding

$10.00 to $16.00 per SF

Tuck pointing brick

$2.50 to $10.00 per SF

Remove and replace exterior door

$800.00 to $2000.00

Remove and replace window – wood

$400.00 to $800.00

Remove and replace window – Vinyl

$400 to $600.00

Remove and replace garage door opener

$250.00 to $350.00





Upgrade to 200 Amp service (including new service panel, not including electrical company charges)

$1500.00 to $2500.00

Replace old outlet with grounded outlet, GFCI or AFCI

$40.00 to $60.00 per outlet

Note: Price is less, per outlet, if multiple outlets done at one time.

Add new outlet / light switch

$300.00 to $400.00

Add 240 volt circuit (electric dryer, stove, A/C) $300.00 to $500.00
Rewire / correct electrical outlet with no ground /reversed polarity (minus service call fee) $10.00 to $15.00 each
Replace circuit breaker $$75.00 to $125.00



Insulate open, accessible attic are to modern standards (R 31 or better) $1.50 to $2.50 per SF
Blow-in insulation into flat roof, cathedral ceiling or wall cavity $2.30 to $5.00 pr SF
Improve attic ventilation $50.00 to $75.00 per vent



Drywall (installation and taping)

$2.50 to $7.00 per SF

Sand and Refinish hardwood floors $2.00 to $4.00 per SF
Install vinyl replacement windows $320.00 to $1,000.00 per window
Install skylight $1,800 to $3,000.00
Complete kitchen remodel (bases, cabinets, countertops, tile, floors, appliances) $10,000 and up
Complete bathroom remodel (4 pieces and plumbing, no whirlpool tub) $7,000 and up
Install modest basement bathroom (Ejector Pump in place) $4,000 and up





Replace air conditioning compressor (central air conditioning)

$2000.00 to $6000.00

Replace heat pump

$3500.00 to $9000.00

Replace furnace – Gas (price varies largely based upon furnace efficiency)

$2000.00 to 6000.00

Replace furnace – Electric

$2000.000 to $4000.00

Replace humidifier

$500.00 to $700.00

Replace boiler

$3500.00 to $5000.00





Replace water heater – Gas

$350.00 to $550.00

Replace water heater – Electric

$400.00 to $800.00

Replace sink faucet

$100.00 to $300.00

Replace old galvanized pipe with copper pipe

$5.00 to $12.00 per foot






$500.00 to $4500.00


$500.00 to $2000.00

Dishwasher (built-in)

$400.00 to $2000.00

Garbage Disposer

$150.00 to $400.00

Clothes Washer

$450.00 to $900.00

Clothes Dryer – Gas

$450.00 to $1000.00