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Old 10-03-03, 02:57 PM
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Question cost of hanging and finishing drywall?

I live in Atlanta, GA...actually, around 30 miles south of the airport.

I am looking for a hanger/finisher to install and finish drywall in my basement (8 foot ceilings). How do I know what to ask for and how do they usually price themselves...like $/sheet or by the job? Is nailing better than screwing or does it matter?

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Old 10-03-03, 03:29 PM
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Screwing is always better than nailing. That didn't sound so good. Anyway, I live in kansas city and I charge around a dollar a square foot.
 
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Old 10-03-03, 05:43 PM
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you're talking about material included right coops? Otherwise I'm workin for a song!
 
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Old 10-03-03, 08:50 PM
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Yup. Material, labor and taxes.
 
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Old 10-04-03, 06:59 AM
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I think I'm gonna have to raise my rates, no wonder the phone is ringing off the hook.
 
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Old 10-04-03, 09:10 AM
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Originally posted by awesomedell
I think I'm gonna have to raise my rates, no wonder the phone is ringing off the hook.
Knock it off! I am trying to get the best prices!

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Old 10-05-03, 07:39 PM
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bverdon,
Sorry didn't mean to derail your thread, I live in more rural area a couple of hours east of coops, I generally just bid the labor end of things, also by the sq ft. Prices vary according to the difficulty of the job, vaults, high ceilings, etc, around here labor alone will run you $.40 to $.65 a ft. Material is around a quarter a ft.

Prices for this type of work vary by region, shop arond in your area, get at least 3 bids. remember the lowest isn't always the best, and check references. Hope that helps. Good luck
 
 

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