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Old 02-17-2009, 02:42 AM   #1
 
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Im needing to find out the easiest way to bid a drop ceiling in a garage someone please help
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Old 02-17-2009, 03:34 AM   #2
 
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$3 a sq. ft!

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Oddly enough I just did that yesterday for a client. I used a tried and true method of calculating the material I would need, the length of time to install it and of course, overhead and profit. For a small fee, I will give you the price.
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I've personally never had to bid one out. Every single time someone has asked me to do one I've convinced them to drywall their ceiling.
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You T-Bar rookies would do well to remember you wont need a full box of cross tees... so remember if you buy them individually you'll pay allot more... And if you buy some boxes you'll not use all the material up.

Leave it to the pros like me...

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Frame it out of dimensional and hang it from the floor joists.
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If you go to armstong's website you can find a program to estimate how much material you will need, spacing of panels etc. print it off and take it to your supplier and atleast have an accurate material list.
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Get Erco to hang a structural grid and drywall it.
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Im needing to find out the easiest way to bid a drop ceiling in a garage someone please help
The easiest way is time & materials.
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I think when we construct the ceiling we have to check the measurement and structure should manage proper weight.

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