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Old 04-06-2012, 02:49 PM   #1
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So we finally got some houses to bid today (6 in total) and these are the numbers I have come up with.

# of boards: Price (turn key):
193 $5,600
283 $8,013
336 $9,235
311 $8,486
417 $10,731
317 $8,717
Totals:
1,857 $50,782

So the bad part is I did the math and for hanging, finishing, sanding, pointing up, and supplying all materials and we are doing this for around .57 cents a sqft. or around $27 a board.

It is a good thing we got to bid this many houses in one day, but these are only bids and we really don't make much money in the end. Wish prices around here would go up

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Old 04-06-2012, 02:54 PM   #2
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Here in montreal you could bid around .74 cents a square foot and get the job ( same as you described)
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I wish we could do that....
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I've heard of prices aroud here in the .60s. I thought that was low. But .57 ?

Think you could get a job at Wal-Mart ?

What does your materials run per ft. ?
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Old 04-06-2012, 06:25 PM   #5
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I'm not gonna post what the DC I sub from gets but it's a good bit higher than that. A good friend of mine (tool finisher) moved to Somerset SC, can't get any drywall work. I heard he took a job at a fishing outfitter. I hope things turn around in your area.
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I'm not gonna post what the DC I sub from gets but it's a good bit higher than that. A good friend of mine (tool finisher) moved to Somerset SC, can't get any drywall work. I heard he took a job at a fishing outfitter. I hope things turn around in your area.
Are you supplyin the rock? Is that just tape materials and maybe some screws?
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Are you supplyin the rock? Is that just tape materials and maybe some screws?
Materials and labor it's over .60 and but under $1
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Wow,I would go work @ McDonalds before I left the house for those #ers....Atleast You would get benifits>>>>>>>Thats almost what we pay just in materials here>>>
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i don't even know how that works. i think it is around 1.50 a foot here.
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That's about 1/2 of what I bid out. I can't even imagine.
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