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Cost to Repair Ceiling Drywall

With our drywall repair cost calculator for 2024 you can alter ceiling patch sizes/heights & refigure.

Drywall Ceiling Repair Cost Options:

Width & Length of Patch1
Foot Wide X Foot Long

Ceiling Height 2
Feet High

  Low Mid High
Labor to Repair Drywall  
Drywall Materials  
Total Cost

Includes all labor, materials and supplies needed for performing the work per below based on entered dimensions & working heights. 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.
2 From a minumum of 8 foot tall on up to 16 foot ceiling heights.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Included are all areas that consist of drywall only. Excluded is any wallboard bending methods applied for achieving a curving surface. Also included is trip time, multiple visits to the same project which normally accounts for a large percentage of the total amount.

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, depending on patch size and ceiling height.
  • Includes all materials and supplies from prepping and clearing the damaged area, on to setting backers/clips & replacement board, on to taping and mudding seams & sanding off the surface (excludes texturing). Materials include 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 cleared from & 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.

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