FAQ's About Ceiling Replacement
Below we've put together some of the most frequently asked questions about ceiling installation.
This may vary slightly from company to company, but on average, expect to pay $500 to $1,000 for minor repairs, $1,000 to $2,000 for medium scale jobs, and $2,000 to $5,000 for complete ceiling replacement.
This is not your typical one-size-fits-all type of answer; these factors can be many things, such as the size and condition of the ceiling, structural issues if there are any, and your preference. That said, the following are the leading factors that will determine the cost of ceiling installation.
Size of the ceiling: Replacing the ceiling of a big room will require more materials to complete, which means you will pay more to get the job done.
Type of ceiling – It boils down to your preference. What kind of ceiling do you want? Is it Mineral fibre acoustical ceiling tiles suspended in a metal frame, Drywall ceiling, Plaster ceiling, Wood ceiling, or Stamped metal ceiling? You get the point, what you want will determine the final price.
Finishes – We hate to admit it but adding the finishing touches, especially premium finishes will jack up the price quickly.
It will take a team of professionals roughly 1 to 2 hours to repair minor damages; however, a complete ceiling replacement for a big room might take a day or two. But depending on the size of the team, it may be less than a day.
Replacing a ceiling isn’t your typical DIY job; it requires experience, expertise and a very high level of skill sets. The average homeowner or the neighbourhood handyman should not attempt to replace a severely damaged ceiling; otherwise, it may result in serious injuries. That said, here are a few benefits of hiring a professional to do your ceiling installation.
- Experienced and highly skilled
- Right tools and materials
- Produce better results
- Save you from loads of stress
- Save more money in the long run.