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Construction Industry ATG Chapter 11 - Contractor Square Foot Costs - Division 4 Exterior Walls

Publication Date - May 2009

NOTE: This guide is current through the publication date. Since changes may have occurred after the publication date that would affect the accuracy of this document, no guarantees are made concerning the technical accuracy after the publication date.

Block Masonry Wall:

Block wall systems are constructed using concrete blocks, masonry reinforcements, masonry insulation, stucco and masonry paint. The costs in this system are based on square foot of the wall. Do not subtract for window or door openings.

Block Masonry Wall

System Description

Labor Hours

Cost Per Square Foot Materials

Cost Per Square Foot Installation

Total

Concrete Block (6" x 8" x 16")

0.100 $1.96 $3.99 $5.95

Masonry Reinforcing Strips (Every Other Course)

0.002 $0.14 $0.08 $0.22

Furring (1" x 3", 16" OC)

0.016 $0.25 $0.70 $0.95

Masonry Insulation (Poured Vermiculite)

0.013 $0.62 $0.58 $1.20

Stucco (2 Coats)

0.069 $0.20 $2.73 $2.93

Masonry Paint (2 Coats)

0.016 $0.20 $0.61 $0.81

TOTAL

0.216 $3.37 $8.69 $12.06

Concrete Block (8" x 8" x 16")

0.107 $2.14 $4.26 $6.40

Masonry Reinforcing Strips (Every Other Course)

0.002 $0.14 $0.08 $0.22

Furring (1" x 3", 16" OC)

0.016 $0.25 $0.70 $0.95

Masonry Insulation (Poured Vermiculite)

0.018 $0.82 $0.77 $1.59

Stucco (2 Coats)

0.069 $0.20 $2.73 $2.93

Masonry Paint (2 Coats)

0.016 $0.20 $0.61 $0.81

TOTAL

0.228 $3.75 $9.15 $12.90

Concrete Block (12" x 8" x 16")

0.141 $3.18 $5.50 $8.68

Masonry Reinforcing Strips (Every Other Course)

0.003 $0.16 $0.11 $0.27

Furring (1" x 3", 16" OC)

0.016 $0.25 $0.70 $0.95

Masonry Insulation (Poured Vermiculite)

0.026 $1.22 $1.13 $2.35

Stucco (2 Coats)

0.069 $0.20 $2.73 $2.93

Masonry Paint (2 Coats)

0.016 $0.20 $0.61 $0.81

TOTAL

0.271 $5.21 $10.78 $15.99

Brick/Stone Veneer:

The most common brick or stone veneer systems are constructed using brick, wall ties, building paper and painted pine trim. The costs in this system are based on a square foot of wall area. Do not subtract area for window and door openings.

Brick/Stone Veneer

System Description

Labor Hours

Cost Per Square Foot Materials

Cost Per Square Foot Installation

Total

Brick (Select Common Running Bond)

0.174 $4.24 $6.95 $11.19

Wall Ties ( 7/8" x 7", 22 Gauge)

0.008 $0.07 $0.34 $0.41

Building Paper (Spunbonded Polypropylene)

0.002 $0.15 $0.10 $0.25

Trim (Pine Painted)

0.004 $0.09 $0.18 $0.27

TOTAL

0.188 $4.55 $7.57 $12.12

Brick (Select Common Red Faced Running Bond)

0.182 $4.24 $7.25 $11.49

Wall Ties ( 7/8" x 7", 22 Gauge)

0.008 $0.07 $0.34 $0.41

Building Paper (Spunbonded Polypropylene)

0.002 $0.15 $0.10 $0.25

Trim (Pine Painted)

0.004 $0.09 $0.18 $0.27

TOTAL

0.196 $4.55 $7.87 $12.42

Brick (Buff or Gray)

0.182 $4.48 $7.25 $11.73

Wall Ties ( 7/8" x 7", 22 Gauge)

0.008 $0.07 $0.34 $0.41

Building Paper (Spunbonded Polypropylene)

0.002 $0.15 $0.10 $0.25

Trim (Pine Painted)

0.004 $0.09 $0.18 $0.27

TOTAL

0.196 $4.79 $7.87 $12.66

Field Stone Veneer

0.223 $6.20 $8.91 $15.11

Wall Ties ( 7/8" x 7", 22 Gauge)

0.008 $0.07 $0.34 $0.41

Building Paper (Spunbonded Polypropylene)

0.002 $0.15 $0.10 $0.25

Trim (Pine Painted)

0.004 $0.09 $0.18 $0.27

TOTAL

0.237 $6.51 $9.53 $16.04

Wood Siding:

Reserved.

Shingle Siding:

Reserved.

Metal & Plastic Siding:

Reserved.

Insulation:

Reserved.

Double Hung Window:

Reserved.

Casement Window:

Reserved.

Awning Window:

Reserved.

Sliding Window:

Reserved.

Bow/Bay Window:

Reserved.

Fixed Window:

Reserved.

Entrance Door:

Reserved.

Sliding Door:

Reserved.

Residential Overhead Door:

Reserved.

Aluminum Window:

Reserved.

Storm Door & Window:

Reserved.

Shutters/Blinds:

Reserved.


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