Cost of Furring Strips

Item Buy Qty Low High
Material start qty $45.93 $58.70
Labor start qty $232.29 $344.54
Supplies, Tools $32.03 $37.05
Total   $310.25 $440.29

Finished Surface Area 100 square feet

Material Grade Premium styles

Labor Type Vendor supplied

Zip Code

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Furring Strips - 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 - Fabricate and secure 1" thick furring strips spaced 16" on center. Shim or sand furring to achieve mounting surface flat to within 1/4" over 6 feet in any direction.
  • Furring Strip 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 Furring Strip cost estimates do not include costs for modifications or repairs to existing framing or finished surfaces.
  • Furring Strip installation costs vary considerably by location. For an accurate estimate in your area, enter your zip code in the calculator above.
  • Reduce total project cost by having multiple vendors bid on the same, detailed work specification of your Furring Strip 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 delivery, unpackaging, fitment, and installation.
  • Higher priced Furring Strips may include features/attributes that include thicker, more stable material.
  • Skill and experience greatly speed and simplify Furring Strips work and minimize project delays. Hiring an experienced professional can significantly reduce completion timelines and project schedule risks.
  • The typical Furring Strips project can be completed by a moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer; as with any project, high quality Furring Strips requires attention to detail and careful planning.

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