Cost to add a fireplace. Costs to prepare the worksite for fireplace unit installation including costs to protect existing structures finishes materials and components. While a freestanding fireplace may cost 500 you will also have to pay a professional installer to assemble the fireplace before he can begin the installation process. This cost is usually included in his estimate and varies greatly based on the complexity of the job.
Most projects of this type run around two thousand dollars for the pre built unit plus around five thousand more for the construction work it takes to install and build out the unit. Adding a chimney is always a major projectenhancement for any gas fireplace project and will add 60 95linear foot. The cost of adding a fireplace to an existing home can be as low a few hundred bucks and as high as around twenty thousand dollars.
Adding glass fireplace doors to a new or existing fireplace can cost between 400 1000 plus another 100 200 for installation. Labor setup time mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small fireplace unit installation jobs. With costs ranging up to 30000 for a traditional brick hearth and mantel adding a fireplace can be a considerable investment.
Installation and finishing typically add 2500.