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Drywall Cost Calculator  | How Much Drywall Do I Need?

How much does it cost to drywall a 1500 sq ft house?More need for scaffolding, such as a two-story entryway and vaulted ceiling. Ceilings are smooth. Our cost range for drywall is $1.30 to $4.00 per square foot.

Average Cost to Drywall a House by House Size
Cost to Drywall a 1000 sq ft HouseTotal Cost
Cost to Drywall a 1500 sq ft House
Low x 5500 square feet$7,975
Average x 6325$12,100
High x 7250$17,325
Cost to Drywall a 2000 sq ft House
Low x 8100 square feet$11,165
Average x 9355$20,580
High x 10450$32,920
Cost to Drywall a 2500 sq ft House
Low x 9650 square feet$13,990
Average x 11225$24,695
High x 12545$39,515
Cost to Drywall a 3000 sq ft House
Low x 11160 square feet$16,180
Average x 12840$28,250
High x 14500$45,600

How much should I charge to hang and finish drywall?

People typically charge about $1,800, or between $955 and $2,550 to hang drywall. Low-end jobs can run about $450 while high-end jobs reach $5,000 or more.

Cost of Drywall Based on Thickness.

ThicknessUseCost Per Sheet
5/8”Walls and ceilings$12-$15
1/2”Walls and ceilings$10-$20

What’s the average cost to hang and finish drywall?

The average cost to hang and finish drywall is $65 for a 4′ x 8′ sheet and $100 for a 4′ x 12′ sheet. The number of panels you need depends on the dimensions of the room, particularly the height.

Is it cheaper to drywall or drop ceiling?

Cost of a Drop Ceiling

The savings are slim to none. If you’re hiring a drywall crew to do the walls anyway (which I highly recommend) then it’s not a much more to have them do the ceiling as well. In newer houses especially, a drywall ceiling is about the same or cheaper compared to a suspended ceiling.

How much does it cost to drywall a 20×20 room?

Average cost to drywall a room

RoomDrywall square feetAverage cost
12×20 Master bedroom510 – 750$750 – $2,600
16×20 Living room580 – 900$850 – $3,100
20×20 Garage730 – 1,130$1,000 – $3,900
1,000 SF Basement1,000 – 2,000$1,500 – $7,000

How much does it cost to drywall a 2 car garage?

Average Cost to Drywall a Garage by Size

Cost to Drywall a Garage
Cost to Drywall a 1-Car GarageCost to Drywall a 2-Car Garage
Low Cost$1,290$2,355
Average Cost$1,635$2,850
High Cost$2,235$3,380

How much does it cost to drywall a 1000 sq ft basement?

The average price of finishing a basement is $15 per square foot. Costs can range from $7 to $23 per square foot.

Average Cost Per Square Foot to Finish a Basement.

Size (Square Feet)Average Price
800$12,000
1,000$15,000
1,200$18,000
1,500$21,350

What’s the difference in sheetrock and drywall?

Drywall is a flat panel made of gypsum plaster sandwiched in between two sheets of thick paper. It adheres to metal or wood studs using nails or screws. Sheetrock is a specific brand of drywall sheet. These terms are often used interchangeably.

Which is cheaper drywall or sheetrock?

As with most name brand materials, sheetrock tends to be a bit more expensive than its non-name brand counterparts. However, many builders believe sheetrock provides a better quality product and is a bit easier to work with than generic brand drywall.