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How to calculate the cost of wall putty per sq. ft.? / Estimating the cost of cement wall putty. (Part - 1)

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 For the calculation procedure, go through the following steps.👇


Let us find out the application cost of cement wall putty for the below-given wall.



Given data:

Height of the wall = 10 ft.

Length of the wall = 16 ft.

Area of the wall 

= [length × height]

= [ 16 ft. × 10 ft.]

= 160 sq ft.


A. Material calculation:

Let us apply Asian wall care putty for this wall as shown below.



The coverage area as specified by the company for 2 coats is 10 - 15 sq ft./kg.


Let us take the average of these coverage areas = 12.5 sq ft./ kg.

So, total wall putty consumption 

 = [total wall area ÷ coverage area in sq ft.]

 = [ 160 sq ft. ÷ 12.5 sq ft.]

 = 12.80 kg.


B. Labor calculation:

The labor rate for applying 2 coats of wall putty is between INR 3/- to 5/- per sq ft.

Let us take the average rate of INR 4/- per sq ft.


The total cost of labor

= [ total wall area × labor rate / sq ft.]

= [ 160 sq ft. × 4/- ]

= INR 640/-


Now, let us calculate the cost of applying Asian wall putty in table format.

Sl. no.

    Item.

Qty.

Rate.

in INR.

Unit.

Cost

in INR.

1.

Wall care putty

  12.80

        21/-

Kg.

    268.80

2.

Miscellaneous

     Lump-sum

      50.00

3.

                                                    The material cost =

    318.80

4.

                                                      Add 5% wastage =

       15.94

5.

                                                   Total material cost =

     334.74

6.

                                                                 Labour cost =

      640.00

7.

  The total cost of applying wall care putty =

     974.74

 

Note: To get accurate results, insert your regional market rate of materials & labor, in the above table.

1. Cost of applying cement wall putty /sq ft.

     = [ Total cost  ÷ area of the wall ]

     = [ INR 974.74/- ÷ 160 sq ft. ]

     = INR 6.09 / sq ft.


2. Cost of applying cement wall putty /sq m.

    = [cost per sq ft. × 10.764]

       ( As 1 sq m. = 10.764 sq ft.)

     = [ 6.09 × 10.764]

     = INR 65.57 / sq m.


         Continued  Part-2 👇 

 👀. How to calculate the cost of acrylic wall putty per sq. ft.?  


Thank you for going through these calculation steps. Have a good day 😄.


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