Will a pro drywaller use my material?

Old 02-15-20, 02:54 PM
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Will a pro drywaller use my material?

I'm in the process of finishing my basement. I bought a stack of 4'x8'x1/2" drywall and used some of it to drywall, tape and mud the basement bathroom and bedroom. There are 26 sheets remaining for the rest of the basement. If I hire a pro drywaller to hang, tape and mud the rest of my basement, can I ask him to use the stack of drywall I have? Or do pro's insist on bringing in their own material? I'm not so much concerned about getting a reduced bid to reflect material he doesn't have to buy. I'm more concerned with not having a stack of useless drywall sitting in my garage.
Old 02-15-20, 03:22 PM
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In my area hanging and finishing are often priced separately. When I've had big jobs I provide the material and the hangers get paid by the sheet.
Old 02-15-20, 03:59 PM
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Sure why not, you're actually saving him some work schlepping the material to the basement!

He may normally mark it up some considering but it's all in the details!
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Something standard like this should be fine.
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Drywall hangers rarely buy the drywall. It's normally already on the job site waiting for them when they show up. Finishers might charge more for 8' boards versus 12' boards [more butt joints]

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