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    Quote Originally Posted by Beermonster View Post
    I use the floor area because its quick and simple! The harrder the job will b the higher the rate so a 200sqm house with a lot of combs and externals comes in about say 14 the sqm which gives u 2800 for the house no going round measuring walls,steels and stuff
    Fair enough I will give it a try next job. A contractor I tape houses for also uses this method but I always feel cheated as sometimes the smaller house has more work in it than the larger one but I get less money! Maybe he is just putting in the same rate rather than varying it 10 - 14 as you do.
    Think I'll be havin a word with him.....

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    Hey guys was just wondering what u lot charge the sqm for walls and ceilings and steels and stuff??

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    Varies between 3 - 4 a sq.m for ceilings and walls and I usually add 1 a linear metre for beads (plus cost of the beads as BG not very cheap)

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    The average up this way is about 2.50-3 sqm and same for beads! I use bg corner tape and pay 10.83 for the 33m roll so not bad!!

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    You're doing well getting BG flex for 10.83
    Anywhere I go its nearly 20! B+Q want about 23! Where best place to buy it?

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    I get my stuff from Travis Perkins. Prices r as follows
    Gyproc ready mix joint cement 9.06 12L
    Gyproc Pro mix lite 14.83 17L
    Gyproc Joint Filler 12.5 KG bag 5.10
    Gyproc joint tape 2.80
    Gyproc corner tape 10.83
    Scrim Tape 3.54
    Now go haggle with them

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