Fresh, wonderfully finished drywall is a blank canvas for homeowners to show their creativity and personality. Drywall is generally affordable, but various other components make up the final cost. Here is a range of considerations you need to keep in mind when figuring out the final cost of drywall finishing.

What Is The Average Cost Of Drywall Finishing?

The average cost to finish drywall is around $1,000 and goes up to $3,000. Complete room remodeling; that is, about 1,000-square feet could cost around $1,800 for standard ½-inch drywall. This estimate includes both labor and materials.

Cost Consideration Factor:

Many cost consideration factors affect your final drywall finish cost such as:

Cost To Finish Drywall per Square Foot

Many drywall installation contractors charge less for large projects such as the cost of complete home remodeling is usually less than the cost of one room. Labor costs are typically between $1.00 to $2.50 per square foot. For all the materials, installation with labor costs, and finish, you should budget for $1.50 to $3.50 per square foot.

Cost For Different Drywall Types

The cost for different types of drywall is different depending on the specification of drywall. For example:

Soundproof properties

If you’re not concerned about your cost and you want to deaden the sound then soundproof drywall is the best choice. Soundproof drywall costs about $50.00 a sheet and is high up to $75.00. 

Standard drywall

Most people prefer standard drywall for interior ceilings and walls. Standard drywall will cost around $10.00 – $12.00 per sheet. 

Cost For Different Sizes

4-by-8 Sheets- size is readily available in all types of drywall. The cost to finish drywall for this size is about $10.00 per sheet. 

4-by-12 Sheets– are used to wire a ceiling. The cost to finish drywall for this size range is approximately $12.00 -$18.00 per sheet. 

4-by-16– Sheets are the least common size, and work well for large-sized ceilings and rooms. The final cost for this size range is around $16.00- $25.00 a sheet. 

Drywall Installation Cost

A contractor will install your drywall, but they commonly require at least two to complete the project successfully. The total cost for labor is usually between $1.00-$2.50.

Labor Costs According To Finish Level

Labor costs also vary with the required finish level such as:

Level 0-1 Finish

If your drywall is 100% unfinished, or mud tapped only. Then level 0-1 is the best choice, they will cost $0.15 to $1.40 

Level 2-3 Finish

If you want to add primer or decorative texture. Then levels 2-3 are the best choice, it will cost $0.60 to $1.76.

Level 4-5 Finish

If you want lighter or thinner paint for your drywall. So level 4-5 finish is a good choice. It will cost $0.80 to $2.50.


To conclude, the cost of drywall finishing varies depending on the above-discussed factors. You should contact the best-experienced drywall contractors to get a good quality job. Contact our contractors at HOME DRYWALL AND PAINTING in Coon Rapids to experience the best drywall and painting services.


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