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Cost to Install Decorative Beams

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Decorative Beamszip code   linear feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Beam Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade beam. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
27 linear feet$162.08$230.16
Beam Labor
Direct labor expenses to install decorative beams.
7.3 hours$214.45$392.09
Beam Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install decorative beams including: fasteners, connectors, surface preparation and finishing materials.
25 linear feet$20.51$25.00
Beam 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 Decorative Beams
25 linear feet$460.79$733.49
Average cost
per linear foot

Cost to Install Decorative Beams - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Decorative Beams averages $18.43 - $29.34 per linear foot in 2014. This Decorative Beam 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 Decorative Beam 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.

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

Decorative Beam Installation - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $18.43 - $29.34 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 Decorative Beam Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Decorative Beams - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Decorative Beams - References

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