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Old 04-04-2005, 09:21 PM   #1
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Shower pan prices???

Oh no, not another price thread!

I know pricing is really relative to different areas, but what do you guys generally charge to pour shower pans? How much difference in price for different size pans?

I've recently went on my own and am having to play little guessing games when it comes to figuring out these sort of things and I don't want to be way to high or to low.


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Old 04-04-2005, 09:24 PM   #2
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How do you install your pans?Hot mop and float,vinal liner,kirbi?
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Old 04-04-2005, 09:30 PM   #3
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PVC Liner. I'm starting to do pans for an interior deco company and they will supply me with whatever materials I need so its just the labor costs that I'm trying to figure out. I've already tried to talk them into buying some kerdi but they won't go for it. Maybe I should insist.........
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Old 04-04-2005, 09:38 PM   #4
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I charge the same rates to tile the pan and the walls.If your wondering on installing a pan liner around here they average 250.If you charge the company
for labor only since they are suppling the materials figure between 125 to 200
depending on size and how complex.
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Old 04-04-2005, 11:42 PM   #5
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$65. per square foot.
I believe a lot of the shops around here even charge $75.

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Old 04-05-2005, 04:55 AM   #6
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40.00 s/f standard and square
60.00 s/f for any angled pans
This includes Preslope ,notching, Liner, Curb, final float.

So a 3x3 Square pan =360.00
a 4x4 neo angle = around 5-600.00 (the pan costs more but theres generally less tile and more glass to these.Final costs on a neo angle generally come out similar per S/F of finished area)
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Old 04-05-2005, 08:32 AM   #7
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Geeze louise! I must be too cheap! I charge 200~250 for a 3X5 pan, thats like 17.00/s.f.

Someone in the Northwerst chime in with what you charge.

~at 60~75 dollars a s.f. would make the above pan cost the consumer about a grand! Just cant see that in my area.
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Old 04-05-2005, 01:34 PM   #8
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Arn, find out what a plumber charges in your area and you'll raise your rates.
they charge more to do less!!
The day of the 200.00 shower pan ended about the same time the Vikings lost thier 4th super bowl
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Old 04-05-2005, 02:25 PM   #9
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A decent fiberglass pan is going to cost $500-$1000 for just the pan alone not installed. Personally I think a tile pan is nicer and should cost at least as much when done.
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Old 04-05-2005, 02:57 PM   #10
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Well, let me get clear on exactly what you guys are talking about. New pans? Just the mud and liner? No tile?

Because if I tear into an existing shower to replace the pan my prices start at $1,000. That's for a pan replacement complete, ready for showering as soon as it cures a couple days. I've never heard of square foot pricing.
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Old 04-05-2005, 04:00 PM   #11
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Wow, I though that I might be high at 300-350 just to pour the pan. Guess not. The guy I'm subbing for said he'll pay whatever I want, as he has no one else to do them. Now I'm starting to think...hmm.....

Off topic but I was in this warehouse today, and saw a roll of Ditra. Never used it myself. I asked the guy about it and he said that he had a guy use it on two different jobs and both jobs ended up with cracked tile and he will never use it again. I didn't have time to ask for details but was surprised to hear that since so many guys here seem to love it. Is there anyway that someone who wasn't familiar with it could mess up so badly putting it in, that the install is bound to fail?
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Old 04-05-2005, 04:13 PM   #12
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60-75 a sf? holy snikies... i paid 1300.00 for a plumber to rough in and trim out my new bathroom and my shower is about 6x6. but the price i paid didnt include the mud bed just preslope
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Old 04-05-2005, 04:31 PM   #13
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I can say this if you are caught here in Duval county doing a pan without a permit you are in the hot seat. I know florida is strict on pans. Joh how can you do a pan with out a permit?? I thought the permit and plumber excluded us tile guys from a warranty issue. I m not saying you cant do one but I know for a fact they are cracking down on permits and pans. I do a pan tear out and 3 foot up in the shower I bill it out for 1600 bucks that includes a plumber and permit and new tile etc. But for a little more you can drop the whole sucka and start over.
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How can I do it? I live in Texas, and I live and work out in the county. No inspectors on residential, amigo.
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Old 04-05-2005, 06:00 PM   #15
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Based on a 3' wide shower, 100.00 per linear foot of length, and add 30.00 per foot over the 3' width. That includes all materials for the pan plus install, NOT including tile or labor for tile-- just the pan.
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