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Old 01-10-2012, 08:42 PM   #1
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Im posting for my dad who is just starting up a home improvement business (had one years back so starting up again). he wants to know th goimg rate per sq foot? Thanks

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Not really gonna get a straight answer on this question----- its different in regions, and each job has variables ,, so anywhere from .12 to .95 labor depending on job and region. Good luck!!!!!!!
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We live The Midwest...so when u give me that price range is that just for hanging/taping/mudding...it does not include labor and materials does it?

thanks!
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Not really gonna get a straight answer on this question----- its different in regions, and each job has variables ,, so anywhere from .12 to .95 labor depending on job and region. Good luck!!!!!!!
That's cheap dude!!!
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Sorry asking about labor rates here is very taboo .your better off asking these guys for naked pictures of there wives
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That's cheap dude!!!


so what is ur price range
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Sorry asking about labor rates here is very taboo .your better off asking these guys for naked pictures of there wives
ha! well i dont swing that way sooo im really sol .
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We live The Midwest...so when u give me that price range is that just for hanging/taping/mudding...it does not include labor and materials does it?

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Dude just figure out what the going rate in your area is. Call your competition maybe they will help you.

I honestly think opening a business in today's economy is crazy.
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so what is ur price range
whatever I want!
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Dude just figure out what the going rate in your area is. Call your competition maybe they will help you.

I honestly think opening a business in today's economy is crazy.


i perfer dudet ....he is layed off during winter he is doing this as a side job .
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i perfer dudet ....he is layed off during winter he is doing this as a side job .
So you're a chick that may buy you a little more than some dude. When was your dads last contracted job. Chances are prices are still real similar.

Do you plan on working with dad. Or do you have a different job.
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Ok see i did not find the right place...i take post off and help my dad some other way...wowa
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So you're a chick that may buy you a little more than some dude. When was your dads last contracted job. Chances are prices are still real similar.

Do you plan on working with dad. Or do you have a different job.
Ha yes im a chick ... i hope to help him out...his last job was about 3 years ago
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call your competition, you will have a better answer .
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. If he is only doing a side job or two then he sets the price. In my area alone a county of 80,000 prices range by. 25 cents per square.
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call your competition, you will have a better answer .
Ok thanks!!
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. If he is only doing a side job or two then he sets the price. In my area alone a county of 80,000 prices range by. 25 cents per square.
3 years ago or so...
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I haven't raised price in 3 or 4 years. If I did I would be sitting home. If his old price isn't enough to make money raise it 20%. My old boss always said never take anyone for more than they're worth.
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I haven't raised price in 3 or 4 years. If I did I would be sitting home. If his old price isn't enough to make money raise it 20%. My old boss always said never take anyone for more than they're worth.


k thanks for ur help.
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I haven't raised price in 3 or 4 years. If I did I would be sitting home. If his old price isn't enough to make money raise it 20%. My old boss always said never take anyone for more than they're worth.
Same here. I wish i could but I have been locked in with some good contractors. Didnt raise my sqft price but my new thing is the trim tex packages i have been doing. Anyway this is what I have been charging. Crown moulding $3 per foot plus materials. Bullnose $1 per ft. Chamfer $1.50 per ft. Trim tex conversion caps or ends $3 each. No coat or stait flex $1 per ft.
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