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Cost to finish basement?

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Whitby
6/19/2015 at 3:38:55 PM

I have a 1500 sq ft unfinished basement that I need finished. Just the outside walls for now. No kitchen or bathroom. What would be the average price to frame, board and tape the outer wall? Also want a price for a t-bar ceiling installed with a 2 x2 tile. What ball park price should I be looking at?

Thanks

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Date/Time6/20/2015 at 8:46:51 AM

Hi Andrew,

No one can give you a meaningful price without seeing existing condition. Price can range from $20.00 per sq.ft.to $50.00.

Steve

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Date/Time6/21/2015 at 9:44:25 PM

Hi Andrew,

Those questions are easily answered with a trip to your local Big Box store. There you can choose your wall material, (wood or metal) insulation, drywall and all the little extra's you may need. The same for your ceiling. You can tell them about the little oddities in the basement you haven't mentioned here.

So many clients write in for a price with little or no details, when what they could be doing is speaking directly to their local handyman/builder or the professionals at the outlet where the material will come from. That's how to get a viable estimate!

Thanks Andrew, good luck with you project.

Paul

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