6 Expensive Home Repairs

Posted on May 3rd, 2018

Sure, a few hours a week maintaining your home can go a long way in keeping everything in working order. But who has that much time to spare?

If you’re curious how much it could cost you to renovate your home, check out 6 of the most expensive repairs out there. (Then breathe a sigh of relief because HomeGo will buy your house as-is. Learn more here.

6 Expensive Home Repairs

1. Roof Repair

If the damage is extensive, the roof will most likely have to be replaced. Replacing the roof can cost up to $12,000 plus a fee to remove the old roof.

2. Removing Mold

Mold is often caused by water damage from flooding or a weak foundation. Mold removal can cost between $500 and $6,000.

3. Plumbing Issues

Plumbing can be a major cost, especially in older homes. Plumbing repairs can be anywhere between $100 and $10,000 depending on the damage.

4. Electrical Issues

Electrical issues can cause fires and/or electrocution. Repairs start at $300 but if it requires wiring replacement, it could cost more than $4,000.

5. Repair Septic System

Septic system replacement may seem cheap when looking at individual prices but when it all comes together, it could cost you up to $12,000.

6. Fixing the Foundation

Water seeps through concrete causing the foundation walls to crack. The cost of repairing bad foundation can range between $10,000 and $40,000.


We make the process simple and fast so that you can get on with your life. HomeGo buys houses using a straightforward process and will close the deal fast, often in as little as seven days. Even if your home is old or damaged, HomeGo will buy it. Don’t make any repairs, we buy as-is. Unlike selling your house the old-fashioned way, HomeGo offers no stress, no waiting around, and no fees.

If you’re interested in what kind of offer you can get for your home— you can find out in seconds. Get your offer here. 

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Sure, a few hours a week maintaining your home can go a long way in keeping everything in working order. But who has that much time to spare?

If you’re curious how much it could cost you to renovate your home, check out 6 of the most expensive repairs out there. (Then breathe a sigh of relief because HomeGo will buy your house as-is. Learn more here.

6 Expensive Home Repairs

1. Roof Repair

If the damage is extensive, the roof will most likely have to be replaced. Replacing the roof can cost up to $12,000 plus a fee to remove the old roof.

2. Removing Mold

Mold is often caused by water damage from flooding or a weak foundation. Mold removal can cost between $500 and $6,000.

3. Plumbing Issues

Plumbing can be a major cost, especially in older homes. Plumbing repairs can be anywhere between $100 and $10,000 depending on the damage.

4. Electrical Issues

Electrical issues can cause fires and/or electrocution. Repairs start at $300 but if it requires wiring replacement, it could cost more than $4,000.

5. Repair Septic System

Septic system replacement may seem cheap when looking at individual prices but when it all comes together, it could cost you up to $12,000.

6. Fixing the Foundation

Water seeps through concrete causing the foundation walls to crack. The cost of repairing bad foundation can range between $10,000 and $40,000.


We make the process simple and fast so that you can get on with your life. HomeGo buys houses using a straightforward process and will close the deal fast, often in as little as seven days. Even if your home is old or damaged, HomeGo will buy it. Don’t make any repairs, we buy as-is. Unlike selling your house the old-fashioned way, HomeGo offers no stress, no waiting around, and no fees.

If you’re interested in what kind of offer you can get for your home— you can find out in seconds. Get your offer here.