Typical Stick Built Chase Cost Analysis

 

Material Costs
Description

Quantity

Cost Per Each

Extended Cost

Studs - 2" x 4" x 8'

20

$3.03 $60.60
Studs - 2" x 10" x 8'

6

 $7.50

 $45.00

Plywood

4

$13.50$54.00
Insulation R13

2

$40.66 $81.32
Drywall - 1/2"

2

$9.12 $18.24
Drywall Screws - 3"

3

$4.99 $14.97
Drywall Screws - 1 5/8"

3

$4.99 $14.97
Tyvek

1

$62.29 $62.29
Liquid Nails

3

$2.99 $8.97
Flashing-Aluminum

2

$4.29 $8.58
Shingles

1

$12.79 $12.79
Roofing Nails

2

$3.59 $7.18
Drip Edge

2

$3.49 $6.98
Common Board

1

$5.52 $5.52
Fascia

1

$9.99 $9.99
Vinyl Corner Posts

2

$16.19 $32.38
Vinyl Siding

1

$70.19 $70.19
Starter Strip

2

$2.59 $5.18
J Channel

10

$4.69 $46.90
Trim

3

$15.26 $45.78
Vinyl Soffit

1

$9.39 $9.39
       Material Costs$621.22
       Sales Tax$54.36
       Total Material Costs (No Margin of Profit Added)$675.58
Labor Costs
Description

Hours

Pick Up Material & Deliver to Job Site

2 Hours

Remove 2x10 Collar of House and Cantalever Floor Joist 6' into room extending out of house structure 2'.  Install plywood to bottom, insulate and cover top deck with plywood (4 hours, assuming existing duct work, plumbing & electrical does not need to be rerouted)*

4 Hours

Construct 2 side walls & one back wall with plywood on the outside

1 1/2 Hour

Insulate Walls & Drywall Interior

1 1/2 Hour

Construct a ceiling in chase, insulate & drywall

1 Hour

Construct a shed roof with overhang facia, shingles & drip edge

2 1/2 Hours

Flash Chase - Roof & Sides

1 Hour

Wrap Chase with House Wrap

1/2 Hour

Chase is now watertight but has an unfinished look - Side Chase with all corner posts, J channel & siding

3 1/2 Hours

Remove construction excess material from site & dispose

1 Hour

     Total Labor Hours 

18.5 Hours

     Total Labor Costs @ $95/hr for 2 People

$1,757.50

     Total Material costs (No margin or profit added)

$675.58

     Total Material & Labor w/no profit added

$2,433.08

*Add a minimum of 2-8 hours if plumbing, electrical or ducting is in the area of construction