Drywall installation costs $1.50 to $3.50 per square foot, depending on the ceiling height, drywall type, and level of finish. Drywall costs $0.50 to $0.80 per square foot for materials. The labor cost to hang and finish drywall is $1.00 to $2.70 per square foot. Cost to Hang Drywall – Notes and General Information These estimates […]

## How Do You Estimate Excavation?

So, the formula is: Ab = Wb * Lb, where Wb and Lb are the width and length of the bottom of the excavation. At = Wt * Lt, where Wt and Lt are the width and length of the top of the excavation. Excavation Costs A typical residential excavation job runs between $1,449 and $5,313 with […]

## How Much Do Xactimate Estimates Cost?

Xactimate is a super-complex piece of software that holds so many uses in the claims industry, it’s not something you can legitimately assign a length of time to learn. It’s very much similar to learning an entirely new language—you can learn enough to (for the most part) get-by over a weekend. We have a fee range […]

## Asphalt Paving Cost stimate – 2022 Cost Calculator

Asphalt installation projects is one of the most cost-effective options for your driveway. The national average price to replace an old road for a new one ranges anywhere from around $2,000 to $6,000, depending on the length and timeline of installation. While that may seem expensive, the cost is actually much cheaper than concrete. Asphalt […]

## How to Estimate Excavation and Backfill

Backfill for Figure Backfill volume = excavation volume – footing volume – wall volume. … (Note that only the portion of the wall that is in the trench is deducted, so the height of wall in the trench is the average trench depth minus 2′-0” for the footing: 6′-0” – 2′-0” is 4′-0”) Backfill volume […]

## Xactimate Estimating Services

Xactimate is a system for estimating the cost of repairs and reconstruction for residential and small commercial structures. We have a fee range from $110 to $165 an hour for everyone from old, established clients (lower fee) to brand new folks (coaching included in services). After the minimum service fee ($299), our estimated generation fee will not exceed […]

## Paving Estimate

How do I estimate the cost of a paved driveway? For the simplest estimate, you can use this formula. Length x width=Square footage of the driveway. Driveway sq ft x $3= low end cost. Driveway sq ft x 7= high end cost. Driveway sq ft x $2= low end cost. Driveway sq ft x $4= […]

## How do I calculate drywall installation?

Measure the total square footage of the areas where the drywall will be installed. Multiply the width times the height of each wall or ceiling area, then add all of the quantities together to get a total square-foot amount. How much does it cost per square foot to hang and finish drywall? Drywall installation costs $1.50 to […]

## Structural Steel Estimating

Structural steel is normally priced by weight, so having a firm idea of what structural sections will be used and the meaning of the lettering of each section is important for developing an accurate estimate. Get to know more. Metal Fabrication Costs One ton of steel costs about $400. To have this fabricated and one coat of […]

## How do you calculate carpentry estimate?

Estimate the amount of hours it will take to complete the job, and multiply that by the amount you need to charge per hour (such as $35 per hour). Add the cost of the materials, and multiply this number by 15 percent. To get the total amount, add the cost of materials and the amount you are […]