Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > DIY Repair > General DIY Discussions

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-25-2012, 09:45 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 13
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Cost for my siding replacement by Home Depot


So, I'm meeting today to finalize the contract with HD for my siding replacement. Basically what their quote included was:

Wrap entire house in 3/8" fan fold weather barrier insul board
Install 30 square of Market Square (Crane) siding (premium color)
Trim out all windows and doors, and wrap all trim and install all new soffit. I have 24 windows 4 doors, 2 garage doors. * note, 18 windows already have aluminum wrap because HD replaced them last month.

The house itself is a split foyer with a 2 car garage and apartment over the garage (lots or corners, trim, etc.).

I am stripping house myself so there is no stripping work for them.

Total cost, 24K.

I had someone say that's WAY too high and using tools on-line I can only find average costs for siding installed (not including wraps, trim, soffit work etc.)

So, does that seem high to you?

HankMaine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 10:56 AM   #2
Member
 
Tom Struble's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: west milford n.j.
Posts: 2,785
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

Cost for my siding replacement by Home Depot


you only got 1 price for the same scope of work? do you think thats wise?

Tom Struble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 12:48 PM   #3
Member
 
joed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Welland, Ontario
Posts: 7,848
Rewards Points: 2,490
Blog Entries: 4
Default

Cost for my siding replacement by Home Depot


Get more quotes. HD doesn't have contractors on staff. They sub it out. Call some siding guys who don't have to add the HD markup.
__________________
Do not PM with questions that can be asked in a forum. I will not respond.
joed is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to joed For This Useful Post:
woodworkbykirk (04-25-2012)
Old 04-25-2012, 02:45 PM   #4
Too Short? Cut it Again!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 9,635
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

Cost for my siding replacement by Home Depot


From the site moderators....
Thank you for posting your question on the DIY Chatroom.

This is a message pertaining to your question from the helpful moderators and members here at DIYChatroom.com.

Questions involving pricing, such as – “How Much” certain projects cost (i.e. - certain repairs, renovations, square-footage pricing, an addition, a decks, etc., etc.) – cannot be properly answered simply by information posted on an internet forum (regardless of how much information is supplied in a particular post). There are many, many variables, which also involve site visit(s), existing conditions, final designs, local-rates, material preferences, inspection costs and permit fees, etc.

Pricing for materials may be determined at your local supplier(s). Prices for subcontracted work are best determined by getting legitimate local contractors to submit written estimates (3 are suggested) and always checking references.

The industry generally suggests allowing a minimum of 20% buffer, over the assumed budget, for incidentals, unexpected points, material overages, etc. (For average basic-scope projects). On the other hand, rehabs and damage-repairs - tend to be an, all together different % ++).

We encourage you to continue to post other Do It Yourself related questions on this site.

Now, you may decide to push, and continue on to ask the same question(s), however, please be aware that some members may treat your post(s) with disdain (and even irritability). Most experienced members will simply point you to this thread. The thread itself may even be closed (as it is unrelated to DIY topics).

Even if you were to find someone willing to give you a guesstimated, 'ball park' figure, there is no way to gauge such blind figures as accurate. Actual costs can vary tremendously.
user1007 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to user1007 For This Useful Post:
AtlanticWBConst. (04-25-2012), woodworkbykirk (04-25-2012)
Old 04-25-2012, 07:24 PM   #5
Lic. Builder/GC/Remodeler
 
AtlanticWBConst.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 7,556
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

Cost for my siding replacement by Home Depot


Seriously: Do yourself a favor and PLEASE - get other estimates from actual vinyl siding contractors and follow the guidelines: 3 quotes from reputable, licensed contractors and check references.
AtlanticWBConst. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 07:55 PM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 26,967
Rewards Points: 3,050
Default

Cost for my siding replacement by Home Depot


There prices are never even close to a real siding company price for the exact same materials and job.

Expect to see price 1/3 to 1/2 as much or average.

There going to send some poor person that is low on work so they hooked up with HD. They may or many not even have much siding experiance.

I've seen some of the jobs done by Lowes and HD before and what a mess.

Look in the yellow pages under siding, see if there's any real siding supplys listed. If there is go there. There going to know who does nothing but siding, pays there bill, and most likly there going to have some business cards on the board.

You can also go on Crains web site and there's a list of siding contractors.

joecaption is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
question about Masonite exterior doors sold at home depot bokeh Windows and Doors 2 06-08-2011 11:14 AM
Home Depot Commercial or not? kwikfishron Off Topic 3 11-05-2010 03:16 PM
Moisture barrier installation question for replacement siding kooshball Building & Construction 1 11-21-2009 01:33 PM
new home cost jlandry Building & Construction 1 01-21-2006 11:15 PM
Siding: Aluminum vs. Vinyl Grumpy Remodeling 0 04-18-2004 03:35 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.