Drywall Finishing Cost (Room)

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The Drywall Finishing Cost for a Room calculator estimates the cost to finish drywall in a room based on the dimensions of the room and the cost per unit (4x8) for finishing.room-drywall-ceiling.png Dimensions of a Room

INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:

  • (L)  This is the length of the room.
  • (W) This is the width of the room.
  • (H)  This is the height of the room.
  • (PPS)  This is the finishing price per drywall (4x8) sheet. 

Cost to Finish Drywall (F):  The calculator returns the estimated cost in U.S. dollars.  However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.

The Math / Science

The cost to finish drywall calculator:

  1. computes the surface area of the room including the walls and ceiling,
  2. divides the area by 32 square feet for a 4x8
  3. multiplies the number of sheets calculated above by the price per unit for finishing.

Note: in 2019 the U.S. national average for drywall finishing ranged between $45 to $70 per 4x8 sheet.

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