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Estimate the Cost of Drywall Hanging and Taping

On average, it costs between $300 to $400 per day to hang 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 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 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

Room size1Floor area2Number of drywall sheets to buy5
Total for room
10 x 1010015
12 x 1214418
14 x 1419622

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.

Average Cost to Drywall a House by House Size
Cost to Drywall a 1000 sq ft HouseTotal Cost
Average x 6325$12,100
High x 7250$17,325
Cost to Drywall a 2000 sq ft House