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Old 08-18-2018, 12:28 AM   #1
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Is This Reasonable?


I’m taking a gig to hang drywal for $8 a sheet. Not by the sq ft. Is that a reasonable pay?
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Old 08-18-2018, 12:41 AM   #2
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You and another guy should be able to hang 30 or 40 sheets a day. That's busting a nut as well.


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Old 08-18-2018, 01:10 AM   #3
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I've seen novices do a lousy job hanging 10 sheets a day and awesome guys hang 50 solo.

Old home remodels, half that.
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The cut up factor is huge as well.


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you out of your mind....
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That should be your price if you sub it out and you should be changing customer $15 per board without taping.
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What size sheets?

My hanger can do 2000 sq ft in an 8 hr day by himself.
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That’s no taping or missing. Just to hang about 1,100 sheets for 3 guys.
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Wish I could find an electrician to also hang drywall at $8 a sheet.
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Wish I could find an electrician to also hang drywall at $8 a sheet.
Wire and hang, they'd have to fix their own cut wires in the boxes...
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Thatís no taping or missing. Just to hang about 1,100 sheets for 3 guys.


12' sheets right?


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Since the question was asked, I'll guess these are inexperienced hangers. I don't think they'll like the pay for the amount of work involved.
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Iím taking a gig to hang drywal for $8 a sheet. Not by the sq ft. Is that a reasonable pay?


Well figure out how long it will take you to hang 10 sheets, and decide if that amount of your time is worth $80.
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Iím taking a gig to hang drywal for $8 a sheet. Not by the sq ft. Is that a reasonable pay?

Burn them sheets for a raise, cause that's 16 pennies per square foot. Was almost happy with that 30 years ago.
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Sounds reasonable for the person paying you

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Wire and hang, they'd have to fix their own cut wires in the boxes...
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