Cost to Repair Drywall
Our following drywall repair cost for 2015 calculator allows you to change patch sizing & refigure.
Includes all labor, materials and supplies needed for performing the work per
below based on entered board dimensions. Results are approximations based on drywall
repair and patch projects in the United States. Total cost sums exclude any taxes
charged for both materials and labor amounts.
Options for Repairing Drywall:
1 The length and width of patch with each figure taken to the next whole number.
Inclusions and Exclusions
Included are all areas that consist of drywall only. In certain cases, this might
mean pulling carpentry items prior to sheetrock work being performed. Excluded
is any wallboard bending methods applied for achieving a curving surface.
Also included is trip time, possible multiple visits to the same project.
Labor, Materials and Supplies notes:
The labor component charged to the project only.
Includes all labor necessary for the completion of project
from setup and providing staging for access to patch area.
Includes all materials and supplies from prepping and clearing
the damaged area, on to setting backers and replacement board, on to taping and mudding
seams & sanding off the surface (excludes texturing). Materials includes
screws, nails, mudding compound and possibly topping compound for achieving a match
with surrounding areas. Type of taping used may be paper or nylon-mesh type.
Includes waste of sheetrock due to partial cuts.
Efforts for dust containment may add a minimal amount to this
total figure certainly where drywall is being placed inside existing structures.
Final cleanup and disposal of waste is allocated within these amounts.
Grade of supplies and materials are rated at moderate and above, and this may include the application of 'low dust'
all purpose compound atop drywall.
Amounts for the labor portion per specific geographic locales may fluctuate based
on the particular zip code by 15% and greater. Especially for certain metropolitan areas.