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How Much Does It Cost To Install Chair Rail Molding?

Typical range: $269-$411

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For your project in zip code 20149 with these options, the cost to install chair rail molding starts at $7.06-$10.79 per linear foot. Your actual price will depend on job size, conditions, finish options you choose.

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What you can expect
Range per linear foot:$7.08$10.81
Range for this type of project:$269$411
Estimate: $340
Chair Rail Molding Cost
40
linear feet
$42$63
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Cost of residential-grade, 3/4"x2-1/2" MDF chair rail molding. Rate is inclusive of local delivery, as well as standard excess for perfect installation and occasional repairs.
Chair Rail Molding Labor, Basic
2
hours
$155$251
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Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation. Chair rail molding will be measured, sized, and finished. Edge gap will be caulked, and nail holes patched and smoothed. Rate is inclusive of all aspects of the project, such as thorough planning, acquisition of equipment and material, preparation and protection of project site, and meticulous cleanup.
Chair Rail Molding Job Supplies
40
linear feet
$7$8
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Requisite supplies for the job, including fasteners, connectors, and materials for surface preparation and finishing.
Chair Rail Molding Equipment Allowance
1
job
$65$88
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Daily rental of specialty equipment for maximum quality and efficiency. These include pneumatic-finish nailer, 12" compound miter saw, biscuit joiner, and detail sander. Consumable equipment elements not included.
Chair Rail Molding Debris Disposal
38
linear feet
$9$10
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Responsible disposal of all project debris, including the cost to load and haul old materials, installation waste, and any other refuse.
Optional Services
Option: Remove Trim Millwork
1
hour
$10$63
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Trim edge will be scored where bonded to adjacent surfaces. Trim will be gently pried away, preserving the integrity of adjacent surfaces, finishes, and hardwork. Trim millwork will be removed from premises.
Standard services
Chair Rail Molding Cost
$42 -$63
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40
linear feet
Cost of residential-grade, 3/4"x2-1/2" MDF chair rail molding. Rate is inclusive of local delivery, as well as standard excess for perfect installation and occasional repairs.
Chair Rail Molding Labor, Basic
$155 -$251
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2
hours
Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation. Chair rail molding will be measured, sized, and finished. Edge gap will be caulked, and nail holes patched and smoothed. Rate is inclusive of all aspects of the project, such as thorough planning, acquisition of equipment and material, preparation and protection of project site, and meticulous cleanup.
Chair Rail Molding Job Supplies
$7 -$8
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40
linear feet
Requisite supplies for the job, including fasteners, connectors, and materials for surface preparation and finishing.
Chair Rail Molding Equipment Allowance
$65 -$88
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1
job
Daily rental of specialty equipment for maximum quality and efficiency. These include pneumatic-finish nailer, 12" compound miter saw, biscuit joiner, and detail sander. Consumable equipment elements not included.
Chair Rail Molding Debris Disposal
$9 -$10
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38
linear feet
Responsible disposal of all project debris, including the cost to load and haul old materials, installation waste, and any other refuse.
Optional Services
Option: Remove Trim Millwork
$10 -$63
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1
hour
Trim edge will be scored where bonded to adjacent surfaces. Trim will be gently pried away, preserving the integrity of adjacent surfaces, finishes, and hardwork. Trim millwork will be removed from premises.
What you can expect
Range per linear foot:
$7 - $11
Range for this type of project:
$269 - $411
Estimate:
$340
Cost Comparison
YOUR ESTIMATE
$340

NATIONAL AVERAGE RANGE
$265 -$404
YOUR ESTIMATE

Install Chair Rail Molding: national average cost

The national average materials cost to install chair rail molding is $1.29 per linear foot, with a range between $1.03 to $1.55. The total price for labor and materials per linear foot is $6.81, coming in between $5.32 to $8.29. A typical 125 linear foot project costs $850.71, with a range of $665.48 to $1,035.95. Your actual price will depend on your location, job size, conditions and finish options you choose.
cost to install chair rail molding
National Avg. Materials Cost per linear foot$1.29
National Avg. Cost (labor and materials) for 125 linear foot$850.71
National Cost Range (labor and materials) for 125 linear foot$665.48 - $1,035.95
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