Updated: January 2016
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Wood forms, staked. Used with form release agent or oil. For slabs, sidewalks and structures not to exceed 6 inch thickness. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
|134 square feet||$40.51||$44.66|
Labor estimate to set concrete formwork. Layout finished height and slope. Lightly grade and compact soil. Place and secure forms. Excavation not included. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Formwork Materials and Supplies|
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to set concrete formwork including: reinforcing materials, isolation materials, cleaning and chemical release agents .
|125 Square Feet||$15.20||$25.00|
|Formwork Equipment Allowance|
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: pneumatic framing nailer, 12" miter saw and 3 1/4" electric planer..
|Totals - Cost to Set Concrete Formwork - 125 Square Feet||$319.12||$429.52|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$2.55||$3.44|
Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to Set Concrete Formwork! Our free calculator uses recent, trusted data to estimate costs for your Concrete Form Setup project. For a basic 125 square feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Set Concrete Formwork ranges between $2.55 - $3.44 per square foot* .
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