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Cost to Install Gypsum Board

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Gypsum Boardzip code   square feet 
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Gypsum Board Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade gypsum board. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
214 square feet$81.66$95.68
Gypsum Board Labor
Direct labor expenses to install gypsum board.
3.0 hours$223.50$223.50
Gypsum Board Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install gypsum board including: fasteners, seam tape and top compound.
200 square feet$31.84$34.48
Gypsum Board Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: manual drywall hoist for drywall up to 4' x 16'..

Totals - Cost to Install Gypsum Board
200 square feet$363.25$391.16
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Install Gypsum Board - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Gypsum Board averages $1.82 - $1.96 per square foot in 2014. This Gypsum 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 Gypsum 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.

Gypsum Board Installation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $1.82 - $1.96 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 Gypsum Board Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Gypsum Board - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Gypsum Board - References

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