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Recently added a new wall to the house to separate the dinning &
formal Living areas. We would rarely use a formal LR and I need a home
office, so there you go.

Pictures can be found he

http://www.flickr.com/photos/11558691@N03/

I have already started receiving bids for this project from local subs
in the DFW area (and welcome any bids via this post if you are in the
area). Just curious what people on here would think a good bid would
be. I was told I should expect a great bid at $300 and most being
$400-600.

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On Aug 16, 10:39 am, hobbzilla wrote:
Recently added a new wall to the house to separate the dinning &
formal Living areas. We would rarely use a formal LR and I need a home
office, so there you go.

Pictures can be found he

http://www.flickr.com/photos/11558691@N03/

I have already started receiving bids for this project from local subs
in the DFW area (and welcome any bids via this post if you are in the
area). Just curious what people on here would think a good bid would
be. I was told I should expect a great bid at $300 and most being
$400-600.


Whover you get make sure they agree to put up a dust barrier and stuff
the local ductwork, that's worth an extra few bucks. This just
entails duct taping some plastic sheeting ceiling and floor to contain
the dust to each room or better yet portion of room.


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hobbzilla wrote:
Recently added a new wall to the house to separate the dinning &
formal Living areas. We would rarely use a formal LR and I need a home
office, so there you go.

Pictures can be found he

http://www.flickr.com/photos/11558691@N03/

I have already started receiving bids for this project from local subs
in the DFW area (and welcome any bids via this post if you are in the
area). Just curious what people on here would think a good bid would
be. I was told I should expect a great bid at $300 and most being
$400-600.


Whoever you get, make sure they don't skimp on materials, like you did
on the screws.
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hobbzilla wrote:
Recently added a new wall to the house to separate the dinning &
formal Living areas. We would rarely use a formal LR and I need a home
office, so there you go.

Pictures can be found he

http://www.flickr.com/photos/11558691@N03/

I have already started receiving bids for this project from local subs
in the DFW area (and welcome any bids via this post if you are in the
area). Just curious what people on here would think a good bid would
be. I was told I should expect a great bid at $300 and most being
$400-600.


Whoever you get, make sure they don't skimp on materials, like you did on
the screws.


A local finisher would stand in the center of the room with the texture gun
and just spin for about 2 seconds and then charge several hundred $ for the
job. What texture? General rule of thumb is to throw out the low bid and
anybody very close to it.

Mike DO.


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On Aug 16, 5:09 pm, "HP. Blunt" wrote:
hobbzillawrote:
Recently added a new wall to the house to separate the dinning &
formal Living areas. We would rarely use a formal LR and I need a home
office, so there you go.


Pictures can be found he


http://www.flickr.com/photos/11558691@N03/


I have already started receiving bids for this project from local subs
in the DFW area (and welcome any bids via this post if you are in the
area). Just curious what people on here would think a good bid would
be. I was told I should expect a great bid at $300 and most being
$400-600.


Whoever you get, make sure they don't skimp on materials, like you did
on the screws.


Dear lord, how many screws does one need to hold up an 8 foot sheet of
drywall ?!?! I think I put like 36 or so per board....

Anyway, I finally got a decent bid and the job completed to my
satisfaction for $300. The entire job took a total of 4 hours or so
and two days to complete due to the fact I expressed my desire NOT to
use a super-fast drying joint compound due to the cracking that can
occur. I was really suprised on the variance of the bids I received.
My highest bid for this tape/bed & texture job was $850. Yes that is
right. over $200/hour for drywall work. I may need to quit my job and
do drywall if people actually get work with bids like that...

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