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Cost to Replace Drywall

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Replace Drywallzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Drywall Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade drywall. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
214 square feet$81.66$95.68
Drywall Labor
Direct labor expenses to replace drywall.
8.9 hours$638.84$671.80
Drywall Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to replace drywall including: fasteners, seam tape and top compound.
200 square feet$47.28$51.20
Drywall Debris Disposal Costs
Costs to load and haul away old materials and installation waste.
Drywall 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 Replace Drywall
200 square feet$853.09$921.50
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Replace Drywall - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Replace Drywall averages $4.27 - $4.61 per square foot in 2014. This Drywall Replacement cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Drywall Replacement 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.

Drywall Replacement - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $4.27 - $4.61 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 Drywall Replacement: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Replace Drywall - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Replace Drywall - References

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