Installing mouldings is a relatively simple project, but requires careful measurements and precise cutting. While prices vary greatly by contractor, geography and materials used these examples should help you identify a starting number to begin to budget with. If you would like to dig a little deeper you can check out current material prices here from your local home depot store, just navigate to Lumber & Composites > Moulding & Millwork.
The taller and more elaborate the moulding, the greater the materials cost.
Cost to Install Baseboard Mouldings
Example Cost of Baseboard for a 20′ x 20′ room
- Baseboard Materials Cost: $100 – $200
- Est. 4.6 hours of labor to install: $161 – $302
- Cost of misc. supplies and finishing materials: $20 – $25
- Equipment Allowance: $64 – $86
*Painting costs additional, estimated at $159 – $263
Total est. cost to install and paint baseboard in a 20′ x 20′ room: $504 – $881
To calculate the cost of your room(s) multiply the total number of linear feet by $6.3 (low end) and $11 (high end).
Cost to Install Window Trim Mouldings
Example cost of 100′ of window trim
- Trim Cost: $99 – $240
- Est. 6.2 hours of labor: $222 – $408
- Trim Job Materials and Supplies: $20 – $25
- Trim Equipment Allowance: $64 – $86
*Painting costs additional, estimated at $175 – $300
Total est. cost to install and paint 100′ of window trim: $579 – $1,060
To calculate the cost of your room(s) multiply the total number of linear feet by $5.79 (low end) and $10.6 (high end).
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