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Im looking for some help in a price per linear foot to remove old baseboard and install new as well as installing quarter round. I live in ontario
 

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Wow Ill sit back for this one..........................
 

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Im looking for some help in a price per linear foot to remove old baseboard and install new as well as installing quarter round. I live in ontario
Two $ a foot sounds low to me for removal and install:rolleyes:. But Bass nailed it on the head, all jobs are unique. Paint grade vs. stained, cuts, access....:thumbsup:
 

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Thats some nice work basswood

As for the price per lineal foot - is that 2 dollars canadian or american??

I prefer the bartering system - I do this, you do that
 

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I live in Ontario and in a new construction production job you will be lucky to get $ 1.00 per foot. In a custom job with larger base and maybe round beads you have to get maybe $ 2.00/ft. I do alot of renovations and If I were to price a job like you describe I would assume that removal or uninstalling the trim will take almost as much time as installing. I would assume that the people are living in the house so there is going to be a clean up( remove drop cloths, vacuum put tools in truck trailer etc.):rolleyes: at the end of avery day. In addition to the clean up you have to watch for the kids that will try to play with your tools every time you set them to go to the truck, so you have to unplug the air guns:mad:. Make sure you lock out the saws when you go in to install each piece. Usually when I factor these jobs I take the total footage to remove and reinstall x what ever you think you need to make per ft. I will also estimate how many days the job will take to complete, and add in what ever profit and markup I need to make to stay profitable. With all that said it usually ends up some where around tree fiddy:thumbsup:
 

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wouldn't it be cool if we could get all the trades in on this price scale...framing for $2/sqft, electrician for $2/sqft, plumbers for $2/sqft....gets troubling when we schedule the roofers for their cut of the $2/sqft pie-is that floor plan sqft or roof pitch sqft?

basswood, I enjoy seeing the pictures of craftsmanship you share with us at CT:thumbsup:.
 

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Thats some nice work basswood

As for the price per lineal foot - is that 2 dollars canadian or american??

I prefer the bartering system - I do this, you do that
Thank you for the kind words sir.

I live in an agricultural area and "Will Work for Food." I bought a big freezer and so I can get paid with "half a cow". Was asked once, "Can I pay you in chickens?" Have also been paid with a wood stove and a couch, etc.

Make me an offer.:thumbup:

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gets troubling when we schedule the roofers for their cut of the $2/sqft pie-is that floor plan sqft or roof pitch sqft?

basswood, I enjoy seeing the pictures of craftsmanship you share with us at CT:thumbsup:.
Your roofing example reminds me of an interesting point. Colorado has more surface area than Texas... if you convert all that slope distance into hortizontal distance by flattening the mountains out. It is like a king sized blanket scrunched up on a twin bed. The Texans wouldn't believe that Colorado is a bigger state, unless you had them walk across it first.

Glad to here that you like seeing pics of the work I post. I enjoy this trade.

Bass
 
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