Sqare Footage for Painting Estimates

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Posted by: from Calgary
6/30/2020 at 1:26:36 PM

When you bid on a paint job do you estimate by floor sq ft or the actual wall sq footage? I've heard both?

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Date/Time6/30/2020 at 3:17:48 PM

Depends on the type of job, but generally I price by sq/ft. Unless, it's a sub-contracting job then board foot is used more

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Joshua from Hardwood Pros in Mississauga
Date/Time6/30/2020 at 4:08:36 PM

You need to measure the actual wall sq ft. You cannot go by the floor because of the different ranges in ceiling heights. Hope that helps!

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Date/Time6/30/2020 at 4:13:49 PM

When I bid on a painting job, I usually look to see how long i think it will take me/us and go from there. Square footage is not always accurate as a bidding guide because surfaces can vary greatly from job to the next. Hope this helps !

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