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These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Jiffy lube jiffy lube.

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These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Drywall Skimming, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Drywall Skimming jobs.
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The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Drywall Skimming. Add 13% to 22% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

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References - Drywall Skimming

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  • Product and Supplies Data: Menards Drywall Products and Supplies Menards, Apr 2021, Website
  • Product and Supplies Data: Home Depot Drywall Products and Supplies Home Depot, Apr 2021, Website
  • Product and Supplies Data: Lowes Drywall Products and Supplies Lowes , Apr 2021, Website
  • Product and Supplies Data: Drywall Product and Supplies Catalog Do It Best, Apr 2021, Website
  • The Building Estimator's Reference Book , Mar 2012,
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, Student Text Glencoe/McGraw-Hill; 6th edition, Jan 2003, Mark Feirer, John Feirer, ISBN 007822702X
  • Home Improvement 1-2-3: Expert Advice from The Home Depot Homer, TLC, Apr 2021, Editorial Staff, ISBN 696213273