Removal of asbestos and other hazardous materials may be necessary to comply with code requirements or to improve a property appraisal quotation.
You will find that the cost to remove an asbestos “popcorn ceiling” of an average home of 1,500 square feet depends upon the difficulty of the material removal, the construction details of the home, and the professional services rate.
In the following table are the typical costs to remove asbestos “popcorn ceiling” hazard.
Asbestos ceiling material removal: regulation compliant removal and disposal.
|Item||Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Set up: move furniture; install confinement and ventilation systems; cover walls and floors.||$2.88||per sq.ft.||1,500||$4,321|
|Removal: spray on remover encapsulant; hand scrape material; prepare waste for transport; dismantle confinement.||$0.57||per sq.ft.||1,500||$858|
|Disposal: landfill charges and transport costs.||$35||per drum||15||$525|
|Equipment, Fees, and Material Cost||$3.80||per sq.ft.||1,500||$5,704|
|+ Labor Cost||$32||per hour||120||$3,840|
|Total Cost||$6.36||per sq.ft.||1,500||$9,544|
Prices range from $3.80 per sq.ft. (1,500 sq.ft. ceiling - DIY) to $6.65per sq.ft. (1,500 sq.ft. ceiling + re-spray with textured sealant) and also vary depending on your zipcode:
Local costs have been calculated by accounting for labor and material cost differences across different cities. To get accurate cost estimates, indicate yours: