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

 

This moderately detailed 6.5 inch baseboard moulding can be ordered online from Home Depot (home delivery available!) for $1.82 per linear foot or $146.30 materials cost for a 20′ x 20′ room.

 

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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