Cost for drywall installation?

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Posted by: from Toronto
4/20/2015 at 11:33:39 AM


Got a quote as part of basement finishing for installing drywall. 88 X 32 sqf X $2.7 = $7,600. Including framing, insulation, wall/ceiling installation, taping and sanding.

Is it a reasonable price?


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Date/Time4/20/2015 at 11:46:20 PM

Sounds like a reasonable quote. It is always a good idea to get a minimum of three quotes from different contractors so that you are able to compare prices in your area.

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Date/Time4/21/2015 at 10:31:39 AM

Good Morning.

Installation: Hanging drywall costs rely on figures like target application, total area and room size, drywall type, thickness and dimensions. The price can go from $1.60 and up per sq foot with a liberal give or take. But expect to pay a rate bump for specialized areas like curved walls and areas that have many breaks or odd configurations and cutouts. In addition, costs for drywall installation swing by geographic location and labor markets.

Finishing: When dealing finishers, to the completion of drywall finishing depends on the quality of hanging, and the desired end finish - thus putting on different looks if the surfaces are to get painted with high gloss paint, flat, or ceiling stomp-textured. A lot of finishers are experienced tradespeople, and many operate with an efficiency and quality of finished work level that is hard to compare in terms of cost, with the unqualified worker. Always check local codes and for any applicable restrictions if doing yourself.

To me it seems prety low due to the material for the framing and installation. Depends on what type of installation ( R40 or 4X8 Staraform boards ) all diffrent cost form diffrent suppliers.

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Date/Time2/18/2016 at 11:11:30 PM

I do dry wall installation for $1.50 per square foot and plaster and mud same price but small jobs will be double price.

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