Ask Your Question

Angie's List Answers is the trusted spot to ask home improvement and health questions and get answers from service companies, health providers and consumers. For ratings and reviews on companies in your area, search Angie's List.

 
 
or
Submit
Top 30 Days Experts
Rank Leader Points*
1 kstreett 240
2 Guest_9020487 110
3 Guest_9190926 105
4 GoldenKid 100
5 ahowell 95
6 KnowledgeBase 95
7 skbloom 80
8 Guest_98024861 70
9 Guest_9311297 70
10 Guest_9400529 70

*Updates every 4 hours

Browse Projects By Category

Question DetailsAsked on 7/13/2016

Is $480 too much replacing shut off valve and all fixtures in the tub? Space was not accessible had to cut access!

Do you have the same question? Follow this Question


1 Answer

0
Votes

Assuming by "all fixtures" you mean the shower arm and head and the water valves and tub spout with their escutcheons [cover plates] at least (and maybe the drain stopper / lever and drain), sounds well in the range to me - actually, if this included the cost of the fixtures as well then you either went box store economy brand or got probably a real good deal for most areas. Including normal "good" brand fixtures and valves like Kohler or Delta/Peerless, I would have expected this to run more in the $600-800 range with having to cut in from the back wall or underneath.


BTW - if he did not put a coverplate on it, you can buy screw-on plastic and metal coverplates from about 4 inches up to several feet each way to cover up the access hole rather than repairing it - that way it is accessible in the future. Of course, this works fine if access was through a closet wall or such - might not be acceptable if in plain view, but they can be painted (neatest job probably if done with a spray can) or with rub-on gel stain to match better, and I have seen people put sticky-backed veneer or sticky-back wallpaper on them with success.

Answered 2 years ago by LCD




Related Questions


Terms Of Use
|
Privacy Policy