What Are The Most Common Home Repair Costs?

Buying a house is far more costly than simply a down payment and monthly mortgage payment. Owning a home can come with its share of extra bills, particularly unexpected home repairs.

Home repair costs can quickly add up; even if you’re doing the work yourself, you’ll need to factor in the price of materials—not to mention your time.

Here are the estimated costs of the most common home repairs that you need to prepare when you need to make an emergency home repair.

Foundation Repair

Foundation damage is also a common home repair needed after home inspection and can cost north of $10,000.

Electrical Issues

Average cost of electrical repairs: $141 to $419 for minor repairs; $2,000 to $6,000 for full electrical wiring.

Roof Repair

Average cost of roof repairs: $300 to $2,000 for partial repairs; $5,397 to $11,035 for a full roof replacement.

Repair Or Replace A Water Heater

Average cost of water heater repairs: $579 to repair, up to $1,300 to replace.

Water Damage

Average cost to fix water damage: $1,181 and $4,938, with an average of $3,046.

Repair Pipes Or Install New Pipes

Average cost to repair pipes: anywhere from $300 for a leak repair to $2,500 for a sewer line repair.

Septic System Repair

Average cost to repair a septic system: $1,702 average to repair, $3,000 to $9,500 for a new installation.

Heating Or Air Conditioning Repair Or Installation

Average cost to fix a heating or air conditioning unit: up to $577 for A/C repair, $5,000 to $12,500 for a professional furnace installation.

Mold Removal

Average cost of mold remediation: $2,218.

Termite Damage

Average cost to repair termite damage: Average of $565 for treatment, though extensive termite damage to a home can cost an average of $8,000.

for more about the most common home repair costs.