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Old 10-24-2017, 05:39 PM   #1
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Estimating Drywall Price


Used to use a sf formula for a quick estimate to give someone a price on the spot. I don't remember, can someone help?
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Old 10-24-2017, 06:48 PM   #2
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Used to use a sf formula for a quick estimate to give someone a price on the spot. I don't remember, can someone help?
I don't remember what you charge either.

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I use .88 and 1.56
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Used to use a sf formula for a quick estimate to give someone a price on the spot. I don't remember, can someone help?
You want us to remember what formula you used?


Use the tried and true tree-fiddy method...
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$250 minimum, $50/hr if larger than 1 sheet. And i am a very slowwwwww drywaller.

My last job was 70 12 foot 1/2" sheets billed out at $2500 + materials for hanging and finishing. And that was probably a high price, who knows. I charge more and more until I lose jobs.

Why have a standardized price? Push it until you can't. Be ready to overcome objections, and you will be fine.

Looking at around 25 sheets on my next job, priced at $2000 + materials. Got the job. Let them talk you down in price, because you will never look good asking for more $ later. To hell with standardized pricing.
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Why not just ask the contractor who gave you the quote to explain how they got to that price.

That is why you are here right? Because you don't believe the price your contractor gave you?

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That is why you are here right? Because you don't believe the price your contractor gave you?

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