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asbury park 02-16-2013 04:28 PM

Rough estimate?
 
Guys-

May be moving into a new house and would look to remove popcorn ceiling from two ceilings (one is a tray ceiling) roughly 18x18. Also, remove wallpaper from 2 walls (12 wide by 8 high) and wallpaper from underneath a chair rail around a dining room. This and paint 3 rooms, each roughly 15x15. I know this is vague, but any rough estimates for having it professionally done?

747 02-16-2013 04:39 PM

Guys don't like to throw out numbers here. I don't have a clue. This is labor intensive. Popcorn ceilings are a mess to take down. The wallpaper will either go smooth or not. Then its special primer(something like Zinsser GARDZ) and a good quality paint.

chrisn 02-16-2013 04:40 PM

no way to tell from here

oh'mike 02-16-2013 06:12 PM

You will ,very likely, be getting time and materials prices on those jobs----I'm on a wall paper stripping job and the paper was installed over unpainted drywall---total skim coat is needed---$$$$---We would already be done painting if the paper came off without the wall damage----

chrisn 02-17-2013 05:35 AM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1118575)
You will ,very likely, be getting time and materials prices on those jobs----I'm on a wall paper stripping job and the paper was installed over unpainted drywall---total skim coat is needed---$$$$---We would already be done painting if the paper came off without the wall damage----


freeking "paper hanger" should be hung by his or her thumbs till he or she repents :whistling2:

oh'mike 02-17-2013 05:41 AM

Work is work----a paycheck is a paycheck---

Gymschu 02-17-2013 07:26 AM

$85,000 should cover it.

oh'mike 02-17-2013 08:23 AM

I'm putting you in charge of billing and collections----and offering you 50%==sound good?

chrisn 02-17-2013 04:54 PM

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Originally Posted by Gymschu (Post 1118820)
$85,000 should cover it.

I would do it fo $80,000:yes:

chrisn 02-17-2013 04:57 PM

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Originally Posted by oh'mike (Post 1118800)
Work is work----a paycheck is a paycheck---


Believe me ,I know. It just blows my mind that a "pro" paper hanger will not take the responsibility to do it right. It takes MAYBE an extra hour to prime the walls


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