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Cost to install wainscotting

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Posted by: from Ottawa
6/3/2016 at 9:52:00 AM

Hello,

I'm curious as to what I should expect to pay to have 41 linear feet of wainscoting installed and painted in my den. The wainscoting I'm planning on using is this https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.primed-fibreboard-beadboard-14-in-x-7-in-x-32-in-6-pieces.1000655516.html

Based on the number of linear feet I'm expecting the wainscoting to cost about $220.00. So how much should I expect to pay to have this installed and painted with a small chair rail added to the top of the wainscoting? Any help and advice is appreciated.

Have a great day.

Mark

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Date/Time6/3/2016 at 1:27:32 PM

Hi Mark,

Unfortunately I would prefer to see exactly where you would like to install this. It sounds like a fairly simple installation but I must be fair to both you and me. After I met with you and see exactly what you want, my estimate is very detailed, will not change and may even be less in the end.

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Date/Time6/4/2016 at 12:29:22 PM

Hi Mark,

From your description it sounds like a simple project, should not take longer than a day to complete, Depending on the labor rate of the carpenter charge shouldn't be more than $300-$500.Painting is extra and shouldn't take longer than couple of hours to do.

Good luck with your project.

Bob

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Mark in Ottawa
Date/Time6/6/2016 at 11:36:17 AM

Thanks for the responses. I spoke with a friend who had a similar job done. Basically the same amount of Wainscoting being installed (41 linear feet) and painted and he was charged $535.00 for labour and $500.00 for the materials. Does this sound reasonable?

Thanks again

Mark

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