What is the cost for drop ceiling installation?

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Posted by: from Milton
2/5/2015 at 4:38:10 PM


I'm a contractor and pricing some jobs. Anyone know the going rate for drop ceiling installation, labour only?


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Aj in Toronto
Date/Time2/5/2015 at 7:17:51 PM

0.90/sqft if regular ceiling height. Add 0.20 per foot increase.

Only if one hall/room. Applicable only if more than 250 sqft per room.

Can also go up as $2.0 / Sqft.

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Josh from Welch's Drywall in Portland
Date/Time2/5/2015 at 9:59:01 PM

Hi Curious!

In our field cost of drop ceilings can go from $1.50/sq ft. to $3.00 a square foot. All depends on the light detail and how many bulk heads in room to work around. It also depends on how high the ceilings are. For example on the simple application at 8 ft ceilings and no bulk heads, square room, looking at bare minimum of $1.50 sq ft. and anything more complicated it would be more. If we are using inlay tile they are more difficult to cut and you have to put the groove on the tile for the outside boarder. We have to make it on the saw, more time means more money.

Hopefully this has helped some.



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