Cost of installation?

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    What would it cost to put in a new toilet bought by the company who will install it?
     
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    Depends on the toilet and the company. Call plumbers in your area and get quotes.
     
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    Thanks GRey, we had 1 installed yesterday at the tune of $1,185.82...others are saying we was robbed (so to speak) I was just wondering it that price to just have one bought and installed a bit pricey ....thanks
     
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    I just had two toilets installed, including new supply lines and wax rings for $300. And this included the toilets! Remember, ALWAYS get three quotes before selecting a tradesman. And lastly, if it is not written down on paper, it wasn't said.
     
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    You was robbed... but more details might explain the price. Did this include the cost of a new toilet (you can easily spend $7,000 for a very nice Toto Neorest), were you simply replacing an existing toilet (more than an hour's labor and YWR), or plumbing in a complete new installation?
     
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    Whaaaaaaat 300 for 2? I need to move to California. Our toilet alone cost about that much DANG lol
     
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    They installed an American Standard 10 inch toilet, and yes it was purchased from the company. It has no bells and whistles on it lol....and on top of the $1,185.82 he said for an additional 200 he would have put in a shut off as well....just an existing toilet UGH....what can I do?
     
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    You can call and complain and thats about it. It may have served you better to get a few other prices and possibly buy the toilet yourself. I dont know of any company that would install 2 at 300 bucks, unless they had the toilets laying around.
     
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    We do the American Standard Cadet Pro comfort height EB with slow close seat for 519.00 complete with haul away. Shut off 60 buck extra. 10 inch rough probably 75 more(ish).
     
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    Ok I am not feeling good right now about this :(
     
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    Wow, you did get screwed. Sorry... It is VERY important for people to get multiple quotes for everything these days. I'm very thankful that I do everything myself. EVERTHING!!!
     
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    The reason I got two toilets installed is because this is a new, extreme water saving toilet. I won a free toilet installed during a raffle at a water saving workshop put on by my city. I called the installer and asked to install two more and we negotiated this deal as a way to promote this new toilet. By the way, these new toilets (I now have 3 installed) only use .8 of a gallon of water per flush. They are "power flush" types and work extremely well.
     
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    What toilets are they? I want to replace 4 of mine. The ones I have are very cheap and crappy(lol) ones. I need ones that have a powerful flush.
     
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    YAY, I called and spoke with the guy and he is sending me $200.00 back in a check....thank you all for you thoughts and advice (CT18)
     
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    That's great but try getting multiple quotes next time you need any work. You'll save a ton of money.
     
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    Better yet, find a guy you trust and stick with till the cows come home. And way to go making that call!
     
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    We did call 5 different places Rickwhoo and they said 600 to 650 just to install, that doesn't include the toilet or the seat. In my next life i'm going to be a plumber they make good money haha....thank you :)
     
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    I can assure you the person doing the work see's only a fraction of that money. After 30 years of doing this and the pain from head to toe, you dont want to do this. Of that 30 i have been in the office for 15 and i still am in constant pain.
     
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    CT18, I can only imagine. I watch these guys go up and down the stairs and down on their knees and back up and then down again. I'm thinking oh how nice it is to be young again, then I think they are going to feel it when they get older. I'm so sorry that you are feeling the pain now :(.....I watch these football players being tossed around and jumped on, I think to myself, a body should not go through that kind of abuse and they will feel it when they get up in years....oh by the way next year GOOOOO PATS, YIKES lol !!....I know i'm goofy haha...I hope you are not in much pain today.
     

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