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How Much Does It Cost To Install Sheetrock?

Typical range: $830-$1,046

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For your project in zip code 20149 with these options, the cost to install sheetrock starts at $1.66-$2.09 per square foot. Your actual price will depend on job size, conditions, finish options you choose.

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Standard ServicesQuantityLowHigh
What you can expect
Range per square foot:$1.66$2.09
Range for this type of project:$830$1,046
Estimate: $938
Drywall Cost
534
square feet
$242$330
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Cost of residential-grade, paper-faced 1/2"-thick gypsum board in 4'x8' sheets. UL fire rated for optimal safety. Rate is inclusive of local delivery, as well as standard excess for perfect installation and occasional repairs.
Drywall Labor, Basic
8
hours
$532$645
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Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation, including 1 cutout per 100 SF. Drywall sheets will be laid out, fabricated, and fit, then secured to framing in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 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.
Drywall Job Supplies
534
square feet
$23$26
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Requisite supplies for the job, including fasteners, seam tape, outside corner beads, and topping compound.
Drywall Equipment Allowance
1
job
$32$44
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Daily rental of specialty equipment that maximizes the quality and efficiency of the work. These include a manual drywall hoist, drywall cutting and fabrication tools, and auto-loading drywall screw gun. Consumable equipment elements not included.
Drywall Debris Disposal
500
square feet
$210$239
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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 Drywall
2
hours
$126$153
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Safe, efficient removal of existing drywall and related materials. Drywall will be removed and broken into sections, along with drywall fasteners.
Standard services
Drywall Cost
$242 -$330
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534
square feet
Cost of residential-grade, paper-faced 1/2"-thick gypsum board in 4'x8' sheets. UL fire rated for optimal safety. Rate is inclusive of local delivery, as well as standard excess for perfect installation and occasional repairs.
Drywall Labor, Basic
$532 -$645
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8
hours
Labor cost, under typical conditions, for complete installation, including 1 cutout per 100 SF. Drywall sheets will be laid out, fabricated, and fit, then secured to framing in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 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.
Drywall Job Supplies
$23 -$26
arrow_drop_down
534
square feet
Requisite supplies for the job, including fasteners, seam tape, outside corner beads, and topping compound.
Drywall Equipment Allowance
$32 -$44
arrow_drop_down
1
job
Daily rental of specialty equipment that maximizes the quality and efficiency of the work. These include a manual drywall hoist, drywall cutting and fabrication tools, and auto-loading drywall screw gun. Consumable equipment elements not included.
Drywall Debris Disposal
$210 -$239
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500
square 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 Drywall
$126 -$153
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2
hours
Safe, efficient removal of existing drywall and related materials. Drywall will be removed and broken into sections, along with drywall fasteners.
What you can expect
Range per square foot:
$2 - $2
Range for this type of project:
$830 - $1,046
Estimate:
$938
Cost Comparison
YOUR ESTIMATE
$938

NATIONAL AVERAGE RANGE
$816 -$1,029
YOUR ESTIMATE

Install Sheetrock: national average cost

The national average materials cost to install sheetrock is $0.53 per square foot, with a range between $0.45 to $0.61. The total price for labor and materials per square foot is $1.85, coming in between $1.63 to $2.06. A typical 500 square foot project costs $922.92, with a range of $816.36 to $1,029.48. Your actual price will depend on your location, job size, conditions and finish options you choose.
cost to install sheetrock
National Avg. Materials Cost per square foot$0.53
National Avg. Cost (labor and materials) for 500 square foot$922.92
National Cost Range (labor and materials) for 500 square foot$816.36 - $1,029.48
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