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Cost to Remove a Ceiling

Don’t let your remodeling budget go over-board by hidden surprises – understand what the average Cost to Remove a Ceiling is in your zip code by using our easy to use calculator. If you’re looking for 2022 Cost to Remove a Ceiling with labor and haul-away and how much a contractor might be, you’ve come to the right place.

As an experienced licensed home improvement contractor, I know first hand what it should cost for various levels — from Basic, Better, and of course the best. The Cost to Remove a Ceiling estimator will provide you with up to date pricing for your area. Simply enter your zip code and the number of needed to remove, next click update and you will see a breakdown on what it should Cost to Remove a Ceiling at your home

Note* A 10′ foot by 10′ foot area =100 square ft. When calculating square footage.

Remove Ceiling Cost Zip Code Square ft.
Low Mid High
Remove Ceiling – Labor & Material Prices $325.00 – $360.00 $425.00 – $525.00 $550.00 – $650.00
Remove Ceiling – Waste & Haul-away Costs $50.00 – $50.00 $60.00 – $65.00 $75.00 – $87.50
Remove Ceiling – Total $375.00 – $410.00 $485.00 – $590.00 $625.00 – $735.00
Remove Ceiling – Total Average Cost per square ft. $3.92 $5.38 $6.80
  • Cost can add up quickly, especially if you’re a novice and have never attempted to Remove a Ceiling before. I would strongly recommend you hire a licensed and Insured Remodeling, or General Contractor to Remove a Ceiling for you.

Remove a Ceiling – Pricing and Removal Cost Checklist

  • Get at least 3-5 estimates before hiring a Remodeling, or General Contractor — estimates are typically free, unless it’s a small job.
  • Expect Ceiling Removal prices to fluctuate between various Remodeling, or General Contractors – each and every company have different operation expenses and over-head.
  • Try to get prices in late Fall, early winter – you should expect aggressive pricing discounts by waiting for a contractor’s down season.
  • Try to budget and additional 7-15% more on top of what our calculator gives out – I.e; difficult configurations, Mechanical area space, the additional complexity of your home will add to the Ceiling removal costs.
  • Remember, there are multiple styled homes in the U.S – from: Contemporary, colonial, cape-cod style, ranch, bungalow, victorian, etc. So keep that in mind and try to budget a little more, before starting your Ceiling removal project.

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