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How much would it cost for mudding and taping?

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Posted by: from Windsor
12/1/2018 at 2:59:40 PM

800 square foot basement. Drywall done. Just checking to see how much it would roughly cost if we paid someone to come in and do the mudding and taping?

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Date/Time12/1/2018 at 5:18:51 PM

I'm from Hamilton and the best prices you get out here are .50 - .60 cents to tape so 800 x .50 is 400$ or 800 x .60 is 480$ but that is all based off the total drywall up being 800 sq ft. Remember floor space is different then walls and ceiling footage combined.

Glad I could help you out!

Cody Langille from HD Construction

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Cornel from Steopan Remodeling in Coquitlam
Date/Time12/2/2018 at 1:23:28 AM

Hi, Drywall Taping Labor, Basic .

Basic Labor to Tape Drywall joints with favorable site conditions, Starts at $ 0,98-$1,35 per linear feet.

Actual costs will depend on job size , Conditions size options.

Cover joints and Screw heads with mud.

Embed tape in joint mud .

Lightly sand and remind joints 2x Final sand for Primer/finish Ready.

Includes Planning equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, set up and cleanup .+ Cost of Related materials and Suppliers typically Required to tape drywall joints including fasteners , Seam tape, a side Corner beads and tapping Compound.

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Gerard from Betterbuilt in Burlington
Date/Time12/5/2018 at 1:39:18 PM

Hi there...

800 squire feet probably means floor space.......so multiply by at least 4.....gives you at least 3200 sq. ft. of drywall.

Now add-in bulkheads/corner beads, etc.and you are probably looking at approx. $1.00 per sq. ft..........$3,200.00......in total

How good is the boarding job ?

Pre-fill, tape and at least 2 coats to finish......then sand and touch-up.

Hope this helps.

Regards,

Gerard Schoeman

betterbuilt(2525)

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