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Mstrlucky74 03-11-2013 05:58 AM

Hanging Drywall $$
 
Hung about (18) 4x8x1/2" sheets of drywall on 8' ceilings this weekend. Any idea on about how much this would have cost if I hired a company. Just looking to get a rough idea? Thanks.

oh'mike 03-11-2013 06:09 AM

That's a tough one----the job is to small for sheet pricing----two men for 1/2 a day----what is a typical pay for hangers in your area? $38 an hour?

Mstrlucky74 03-11-2013 06:51 AM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1134386)
That's a tough one----the job is to small for sheet pricing----two men for 1/2 a day----what is a typical pay for hangers in your area? $38 an hour?

Thats about right in my area. It took these guys 2 days. They are friends and one of the guys is like 60 and SLOOOOOOOWWWW as all hell. But I want to give them some $$$. I was curious as to how long it would take people who do this for a living and how much thy get.......about. Thanks

oh'mike 03-11-2013 06:58 AM

My guy and I hang 70 to 90 sheets in a day----that's some hard work---

small jobs take longer----last week he hung and taped 17 sheets plus 6 Durrock and taped it in one day,by himself----speed comes with experience----

Mstrlucky74 03-11-2013 08:55 AM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1134402)
My guy and I hang 70 to 90 sheets in a day----that's some hard work---

small jobs take longer----last week he hung and taped 17 sheets plus 6 Durrock and taped it in one day,by himself----speed comes with experience----

Holy Sh&*..you guys are good. It seemed the measuring and cutting took long. Trying to get the but to land in the middle of the rafters/beams was not quick. Sometimes the rafters are a little out of whack but I'm sure there are tricks they have NO IDEA about.

oh'mike 03-11-2013 09:11 AM

We use the ruler ,with a knife held to the tip----this way there is no need for a straight edge or snap line--

Roto Zip is used to cut all electrical openings--full sheets across doos and windows--then cut out with the Roto Zip----

Like I said speed comes with practice----

With a three man crew--one cutter and two hanging and screwing we can do a complete basement ,ceilings and walls in one day----about 120 twelve foot sheets---not taping of course---just hanging----

Mstrlucky74 03-11-2013 10:32 AM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1134486)
We use the ruler ,with a knife held to the tip----this way there is no need for a straight edge or snap line--

Roto Zip is used to cut all electrical openings--full sheets across doos and windows--then cut out with the Roto Zip----

Like I said speed comes with practice----

With a three man crew--one cutter and two hanging and screwing we can do a complete basement ,ceilings and walls in one day----about 120 twelve foot sheets---not taping of course---just hanging----


OMG...:eek::laughing::laughing:. Nice..wish I had you

princelake 03-11-2013 06:05 PM

http://www.all-wall.com/Categories/R...ll-Square.html

pick up one of these. it really speeds things up when ripping sheets

Mstrlucky74 03-11-2013 06:14 PM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1134486)
We use the ruler ,with a knife held to the tip----this way there is no need for a straight edge or snap line--

Roto Zip is used to cut all electrical openings--full sheets across doos and windows--then cut out with the Roto Zip----

Like I said speed comes with practice----

With a three man crew--one cutter and two hanging and screwing we can do a complete basement ,ceilings and walls in one day----about 120 twelve foot sheets---not taping of course---just hanging----

Did you say 120 sheets for a basement??

coupe 03-11-2013 07:59 PM

back in mid 8-'s, my team of three would unload truck, hang 110 sheets, hang, nail on 52 sticks of corner bead, clean out , and drive 30 minutes home, in 4/2-5 hours. was in my mid 30's then, I've been retired 20 years now

oh'mike 03-11-2013 08:17 PM

Most of the basements that I have done require 120 to 140 sheets----12 footers----

coupe 03-11-2013 08:37 PM

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Originally Posted by princelake (Post 1134865)
http://www.all-wall.com/Categories/R...ll-Square.html

pick up one of these. it really speeds things up when ripping sheets

extra tool to keep safe and track of! simple finger tape and knife already have.


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