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Cost to Install Backer Board

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Backer Boardzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Backer Board Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade backer board. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
214 square feet$150.26$203.96
Backer Board Labor
Direct labor expenses to install backer board.
6.5 hours$336.44$350.08
Backer Board Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install backer board including: manufacturer recommended underlayment, fasteners, adhesives and surface sealants.
200 square feet$34.46$40.00

Totals - Cost to Install Backer Board
200 square feet$521.16$594.04
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Install Backer Board - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Backer Board averages $2.61 - $2.97 per square foot in 2014. This Backer Board Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Backer Board Installation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Backer Board Installation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $2.61 - $2.97 per square foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Backer Board Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Backer Board - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Backer Board - References

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