Cost to Hook up a Washer and Dryer

Washer dryer hook-ups seem like an easy thing to do. The weight of the machines make it an impossible task for many homeowners. But beyond that, because you’re dealing with water supply hoses, dryer air discharge hoses and gas or electric hook ups you probably want a professional to do the work.

It’s a good idea for you to double check any water hoses for leaks within 24-48 hours of the installation and be aware of any gas odors you may detect. Also visually check the warm air discharge hose from the dryer for severe angles or restrictions. Often a handyman will overlook the importance of a clear run. Double check your handyman’s work.

Low estimate for labor and materials:

  • Dryer vent pipe
  • Labor 1-2 hours

High estimate for labor and materials:

  • Dryer vent pipe
  • Labor 2.5 hours

If you are a contractor or a handyman, how much would this job cost in your area?

Low Price: $90

Consensus Price: $95

High Price: $150



  1. People upstairs are moving and have a stakeable washer dryer to be brought downstairs to my apt.what would the charge be. Thank you. Sharon braden

What would a fair price be?