Cost of False Ceiling

Item Buy Qty Low High
Material start qty $394.40 $510.75
Labor start qty $1061.66 $1512.50
Supplies, Tools $635.54 $735.32
Total   $2091.60 $2758.57

Finished Surface Area 500 square feet

Material Quality Basic - contractor grade

Labor Type Vendor supplied

Floor Shape L or U shape (up to 8 corners)

Zip Code

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False Ceiling - Pricing and Installation Cost Notes

Homewyse cost estimates are approximate ranges for basic work in typical conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

  • Labor tasks - Cut and fabricate tiles as needed to fit in existing drop ceiling grid and around fixtures. Install tiles.
  • False Ceiling installation costs are commonly quoted from a standard rate and can be estimated/quoted by the service professional after measurement and visual inspection at the job site.
  • The homewyse False Ceiling cost estimates do not include costs for modifications to ceiling framing or removal of existing ceiling panels.
  • Reduce total project cost by having multiple vendors bid on the same, detailed work specification of your False Ceiling project.
  • Save on installation costs by combining similar jobs and by being willing to have your project completed during low demand periods for the vendor/installer.
  • Low to High labor cost range differences are in part due to variations in work load, job location and seasonal wage rates.
  • The homewyse cost estimates include all typical costs for local delivery, unpackaging, measurement, fitment and installation.
  • Higher priced False Ceiling may include features/attributes that include superior grade construction materials, thicker gauge material, more durable finish and more surface design options.
  • False Ceiling installation costs vary considerably by location. For an accurate estimate in your area, enter your zip code in the calculator above.
  • Skill and experience greatly speed and simplify False Ceiling work and minimize project delays. Hiring an experienced professional can significantly reduce completion timelines and project schedule risks.

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