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Old 01-17-2009, 06:49 PM   #1
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I would like to know if somebody can help me give a bid to a builder in drywall and taping per square foot. The builder has a hotel and I'd like to know how i can give him a right price in the state of Minnesota. Thanks.

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Old 01-17-2009, 07:58 PM   #2
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I would like to know if somebody can help me give a bid to a builder in drywall and taping. The builder has a hotel and I'd like to know how i can give him a right price in the state of Minnesota. Thanks.

Somewhere between $1,000.00 And $1,000,000,000,000,000.00

Man, Is this for real?

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They are just crawling out of the wood work today...

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Just tell him you'll do this one for him for free if he promises to let you bid the next one.
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if you need help, you need to ask yourself, is it worth it...for instance i have a contractor owing me $20000 for the past 6 months, and he promises to pay, meet me here and there, but never shows...are you prepared to go broke, make very little money if you bid wrong, framing issues cause problems, that you cant see, or account for....you need to go and do some homework, on the contractor, the bid process, material costs, and labour rates, plus what you want for proffit,
asking that type of question tells us you have no clue what your biding on, and that you are taking away a good bid from someone else that knows what they are doing....
if you want the answers, start you homework, by finding out your material cost, and all other costs, then double that.
DO YOUR HOMEWORK MAN
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while its on the table though, what factors do you look at when it comes to HUGE projects like that? Ive done a pretty big commercial bulding but it had a 3 story elevator shaft and prob 200 sheets extra for fire code but no channel really. So far from a hotel, but prob bout 4k sheets. I just think there are more factors i dont see in those huge projects.
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Send me the plans and I will gladly help you out.
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Im just asking a question because the builder its looking for a bid, he wants to know how much I can charge him per square foot in sheetrock and taping this hotel he didn,t show me any plans, to other contractors I charge them $0.21 square foot.
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Just tell him you'll do this one for him for free if he promises to let you bid the next one.
Im not joking I dont know whats wrong with you why dont you go to other place and play this serious:furio us:
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Send me the plans and I will gladly help you out.
Im just asking a question because the builder its looking for a bid, he wants to know how much I can charge him per square foot in sheetrock and taping this hotel he didn,t show me any plans, to other contractors I charge them $0.21 square foot.
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Somewhere between $1,000.00 And $1,000,000,000,000,000.00

Man, Is this for real?
Grow up this site its for contractors not for 6 year old kids: furious:
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No plans? What about fire walls, penetrations, and all that worthless stuff?
Anyhow, everyday we see "howmuchshouldIcharge" threads being started by new people here.
Remember, this is the intronut and all advice is free. So how do you suppose we answer your question not knowing a darn thing about the job other than it's a hotel in Minnesota?
My offer still stands though...
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Are we talking HOTEL or MOTEL 6? HUGE difference.

What does .21 sq. ft. include?

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You know how much you regularly charge for you boarding, taping, channel, etc. The fact that he hasn't given you any drawings doesn't really matter. I have priced loads of jobs over the phone, large and small by just saying x amount per square metre (square foot in you case). As long as you give him rates for ceilings, walls, lift shafts, double layers, fire taping etc, then the only arguement you are going to have is if his measure doesn't tally with yours.
Also, this way, you don't spend hours pricing a job you don't get. Let him work out how many thousand metres there are.
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Son there is so much wrong with your question and pricing.

If you trully charge 0.21 per sf to hang and finish your in way over your head.

Step back up on the porch.
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Wow..I'm not looking to offend anyone, but with a question like this you are in over your head. Sounds like it might be your first job and that could be a big one for your first one. My suggestion would be to PM me the builders number so I can bid it with the knowledge I have acquired over the many years of doing projects like this.

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My question is based on bids of drywall, and also where can I go to the right information on how to bid. Been on the field for almost 13 years and I have experience of framming metal, drywall and acustic ceiling etc.
Currently going to school for civil engieneering construction degree. I am a very ambitious man.

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Marty, Start here --- Pricing, Estimating, and Success (Yes, just like school you have to read & apply what you learn - no one has the right answer for you or anyone else on what to charge)
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Son there is so much wrong with your question and pricing.

If you trully charge 0.21 per sf to hang and finish your in way over your head.

Step back up on the porch.
Im sorry, I charge $0.21 per square foot to hang and
$0.21 per square foot for taping? and I would like to know how much to charge this builder? if this is a good price

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