Drywall can increase the value of your home by $1,502
Drywall in Chicago is a building product used to construct wall structure and ceilings. It could be used to make a lot of style and design features, such as curves, attics, and other various architectural projects. It is really easy and quick to set up, remarkably durable, and only calls for very simple repairs whenever damaged. In house renovation and building, Chicago drywall is utilized to cover columns, to hide metal or wood supports and is a hassle-free and affordable approach to top off brickwork walls on top of the ceilings. Drywall in Chicago is also used to create fire resistant wall structures and ceilings, keeping the fire spread within the house so families can evacuate in safety in the course of an emergency.
Fair price breakdown
A basic Chicago drywall panel measures about 8 meters tall and 4 meters wide. It can cost around $10 up to $20 depending upon your chosen thickness and brand plus its resistance to mold or fire. An unmixed drywall compound or commonly known as mud is estimated to be around $5 up to $9 and will depend on the quantity that you will need for your project. A premixed dry compound, on the other hand, can cost $15 for every 5 gallons. Drywall joint tapes have varying prices based on what you want. They come in basic joint tape, fiber mesh, mold-resistant, laminate, and much more. A roll can cost you between $3 and $5, but it can go as low as $1 while some can go as high as $16.
Estimated final cost for drywall
|Sheetrock Cost||1282 Square Feet||$520.74|
|Sheetrock Labor||14.6 Hours||$1,259.92|
|Sheetrock Job Materials and Supplies||1200 Square Feet||$194.74|
|Sheetrock Equipment Allowance||$31.20|
|Totals - Cost to Hang Sheetrock - 1282 Square Feet||$2,006.60|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$1.67|
Find the Best Costs on Drywall - Chicago, 60601
Standard Chicago drywall with ¼” thickness cost around $.24 to $.32 per square feet. A drywall with 3/8” thickness is estimated to be around $.27 to $.34 per square foot. A ½” can cost $.30 to $.37 per square feet and a 5/8” goes around $.34 to $$.41 per square foot. So for a 500 square feet wall, expect to pay around $120 to $205. Drywall prices also vary depending on its functionality. A moisture resistant drywall costs $.40 to $.70 per square feet. A paperless drywall is tagged at $.45 to $.70 per square foot. Fire-resistant drywall will cost you $.34 up to $.42 per square foot, and a sound control drywall is approximately $.95 to $2.25 per square feet.
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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2020
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