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What is the going rate by square foot for hanging drywall?

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what is the going rate by square foot for hanging drywall? tape
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: only a short time
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: iI would like the cost to know the cost to tape bed texture & paint
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 11 months ago.

Drywall Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Paper faced 1/2" thick gypsum board. 4' x 8' sheets.

Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.

535 square feet$222.85$304.55

Drywall Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to hang drywall. Layout, fabricate and fit drywall sheets. With up to 1 cutout per 100 SF. Secure to framing per manufacturer specifications.

Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.8.3 hrs$489.62$639.77

Drywall Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to hang drywall including: fasteners, seam tape, outside corner beads and topping compound. 500 square feet$25.00$25.00

Drywall Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: manual drywall hoist, drywall cutting and fabrication tools, auto loading drywall screw gun. $31.88$43.50

Totals - Cost to Hang Drywall - 500 square feet $769.35$1,012.82

Average Cost Per Square Foot $1.54$2.03

Expert:  Webb-Guy replied 11 months ago.

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