Use this drywall finishing cost calculator to quickly estimate the cost of finishing your drywall project.

### How to Use the Drywall Finishing Cost Calculator

To use this calculator, simply input the required values into the provided fields:

**Wall Height:**Height of the wall in feet.**Wall Width:**Width of the wall in feet.**Number of Corners:**Total number of inside and outside corners.**Number of Doors:**Total number of doors in the wall.**Number of Windows:**Total number of windows in the wall.**Materials Cost:**Cost of materials per square foot in dollars.**Labor Cost:**Cost of labor per square foot in dollars.

Then, click the “Calculate” button to see the total estimated cost for drywall finishing.

### How It Calculates the Results

The calculator computes the total cost based on the following parameters:

- Wall Area = Wall Height x Wall Width.
- Total Materials Cost = Wall Area x Materials Cost per square foot.
- Total Labor Cost = Wall Area x Labor Cost per square foot.
- Each corner adds an additional $5 to the total cost.
- Each door adds an additional $10 to the total cost.
- Each window adds an additional $8 to the total cost.

The total cost is the sum of all the calculated costs.

### Limitations

This calculator is a simple tool for estimating the cost of drywall finishing. It does not account for specific complexities such as unusually shaped walls, varied labor rates, or unique materials. Always consult a professional for a precise estimate.

## Use Cases for This Calculator

### Calculate Cost for Drywall Finishing

Enter the dimensions of your room to calculate the total cost of drywall finishing, including labor and materials. This calculator takes into account the square footage, types of finishes, and current market prices.

### Estimate Labor Costs

You can input the hourly labor rate and estimate the total labor costs based on the estimated time required for completing the drywall finishing job in your room. This helps you accurately budget for the project.

### Compare Different Finishing Options

Explore various drywall finishing options such as smooth finish, textured finish, or custom finishes. This calculator allows you to compare the costs of different finishing options and choose the one that fits your budget.

### Include Material Costs

Add the prices of drywall sheets, joint compound, tape, sandpaper, and other materials required for the finishing job. This comprehensive calculator factors in both labor and material costs for an accurate estimate.

### Customize Finish Details

Specify additional details like corner beads, fasteners, and primer to get a detailed breakdown of costs. This feature ensures that you don’t miss out on any essential materials and provides a precise cost estimate.

### Account for Waste and Extra Materials

Consider adding a percentage for waste and extra materials to accommodate any unforeseen circumstances during the project. This ensures that you have a buffer in your budget to handle any unexpected requirements.

### Get Real-time Pricing Updates

Receive real-time pricing updates based on the current market rates for labor and materials. This feature helps you stay informed about the latest prices and adjust your budget accordingly.

### Save and Print Estimates

After calculating the total cost, you can save and print the estimates for future reference or to share with contractors. This functionality allows you to keep track of your budget and project details.

### Plan for Multiple Rooms

If you have multiple rooms to finish, you can calculate the total cost for each room separately or combine them to get an overall estimate. This flexibility helps you plan your budget efficiently for the entire project.

### Access Detailed Breakdown

View a detailed breakdown of labor and material costs, including individual item prices and quantities. This transparency enables you to understand where your money is being allocated and make informed decisions about cost-saving measures.