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Cost to Install Chair Rail Molding

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Chair Rail Moldingzip code   linear feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Chair Rail Molding Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade chair rail molding. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
212 linear feet$179.08$499.88
Chair Rail Molding Labor
Direct labor expenses to install chair rail molding.
10.9 hours$314.60$591.68
Chair Rail Molding Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install chair rail molding including: fasteners, connectors, surface preparation and finishing materials.
200 linear feet$108.08$117.04
Chair Rail Molding Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pneumatic finish nailer, 12" compound miter saw, biscuit joiner, detail sander.

Totals - Cost to Install Chair Rail Molding
200 linear feet$665.51$1,294.85
Average cost
per linear foot

Cost to Install Chair Rail Molding - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Chair Rail Molding averages $3.33 - $6.47 per linear foot in 2014. This Chair Rail 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 Chair Rail 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 "linear feet" required for the project.

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Chair Rail Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $3.33 - $6.47 per linear 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 Chair Rail Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Chair Rail Molding - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Chair Rail Molding - References

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