0Comment

# Estimate the Cost of Drywall Hanging and Taping

On average, it costs between \$300 to \$400 per day to hang the drywall. This cost includes applying the spackle and taping the seams. This cost comes to approximately \$10 to \$15 per square foot. If your drywall costs between \$6 and \$14 per sheet, this comes out to about \$30 to \$40 per square foot with labor included. Get to know more about our working process.

## How do you estimate drywall and taping?

Calculate how many drywall sheets you will need by dividing the total square footage of the area by 32 (if you’re using 4-by-8 sheets) or by 48 (if you’re using 4-by-12 sheets). If you want to get the cost, just multiply the total number of sheets by the price per sheet. Remember to add local taxes and delivery charges.

### How much do drywall tapers charge per square foot?

The national average materials cost to tape drywall joints is \$0.05 per linear foot, with a range between \$0.04 to \$0.05. The total price for labor and materials per linear foot is \$0.91, coming in between \$0.83 to \$1.00.

What is the going rate for drywall finishing?

The cost of finishing drywall is typically in the range of \$1.00 to \$1.65 per square foot, not including labor. For an average 12′ x 12′ room (144 square feet), those costs would translate into a drywall finishing cost of anywhere from \$144 to \$238.

How much should I charge to hang drywall?

On average, it costs between \$300 to \$400 per day to hang the drywall. This cost includes applying the spackle and taping the seams. This cost comes to approximately \$10 to \$15 per square foot. If your drywall costs between \$6 and \$14 per sheet, this comes out to about \$30 to \$40 per square foot with labor included.

## Level 5 drywall finish

A level-5 finish is a skim coat of joint compound (also known as mud) applied to a finish that you would normally leave at level 4. There are two instances when you need a level 5 coating: when the finish will be glossy; or when light is be angled low enough to highlight bumps and depressions.

#### How much drywall do I need for a 10×10 room?

Estimated number of drywall sheets to buy for a certain room size

### How much does it cost to drywall a 2000-square-foot house?

Our page on Average Drywall Installation Cost & Prices shows that the cost to drywall a house per square foot is roughly \$1.30 – \$4.00 per square foot.