Installing Trim and Molding

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Posted by: from Newmarket
12/15/2011 at 11:13:32 PM

What is the going rate to install baseboard, door trim and crown moulding (customer supplies all materials) per linear foot?

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Date/Time12/16/2011 at 1:01:19 PM

Hi Brett:

When asking for a quote for finishing, there are variables to consider. Are the mouldings natural wood? Are they dimensional or architectural? Are they medite or wood? Is the finisher also responsible for the filling and sanding of the mouldings, or is the painter responsible? How good is the drywall job? Are there drywall returns on the windows and the closet returns? How about the hanging of the doors? Is this new construction or a redo? If a redo, who moves the furniture? If new construction, are the floors already in place?

What standards are you placing on the job, for there are carpenter finishers, and THEN there are true finishers.

Just like a good drywaller finisher and painter, you will pay for a good job, but then, they are the ones that make the home a masterpiece, and not just another job.

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Date/Time12/16/2011 at 9:05:52 PM

Thanks, Chuck. I knew it was complicated! lol

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