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How much carpentry services cost in your city?

Published: July 20, 2022

Your home decor may be classic, modern, artistic, traditional or it's just another house in any neighborhood, one thing is certain that it has a lot of wooden furniture that needs constant repair and upgrading. And for that we need a carpenter. Even if you are looking to renovate your old house or decorate a new one, we cannot do without a carpenter.

One of the main difficulties we face here is to find the right carpenter, with the right skill set and pricing to do the job. Since there are a multitude of specialties within carpentry itself, it becomes an overwhelming task to search and contract work to one of them.

Let’s try to solve this puzzle! Broadly speaking there are two major categories of carpentry services provider:

Woodworker:These specialize in mostly small and movable things like table, chairs, wooden lamps, jewelry boxes, bird houses/feeders etc.

Carpenter:Primary specializes on large and unmovable items like windows, doors, solid surface, roofing, framing, siding, flooring, metal framing, wall partitions, office furniture systems, and both custom or factory-produced materials etc.

Now the question arises on how to estimate their charges. The charges will depend on many aspects of the workmanship. For example:

Complexity of the Design:As it takes more time to construct drawers than regular boxes. So, the more complex the design, the higher the fee will be.

Quality of Workmanship:A carpenter with more experience and efficiency will charge more.

Construction method:The durability and finishing of a product highly depends on the method of construction. And again, a more experienced carpenter with a good reputation will have higher fees.

Location:The charges also depend on the location of the carpenter. A workman from a proper shop in a market will cost much more than one you procure from his home and who has no work site. Many times the carpenter may add the conveyance cost from their site to your home as well.

Material used:Better the raw material used in making the furniture, costlier is the work. Sometimes it's better to purchase these materials yourself, rather than let the carpenter add those to his billing.

Apart from these aspects, we can analyze the cost for a carpenter's work based on the city’s development as well. The team at PostLo.com has spent a significant amount of time and energy to collect and analyze data regarding this area.

Here are our findings:

Estimate price range of different types of carpentry works in big and small cities
*Big cities refers cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Indore, Visakhapatnam etc
*Small cities refers to cities or towns like Ajmer, Amravati, Aara, Ujjain, Gaya etc
Type of Carpentry WorkBig citiesSmall cities
Visiting charge₹200 - ₹500₹100 - ₹200
Wooden Door Installation ( 6 to 8Ft.)₹400 - ₹600₹200 - ₹400
Door Handle & knobs per piece₹200 - ₹500₹200 - ₹300
Furniture Repairs & Assembly per day₹800 - ₹2,500₹500 - ₹1,500
Wood polish- Cellar Lacker per sq.ft.₹50 - ₹120₹40 - ₹80
Bed (per sq.ft.)₹300 - ₹600₹200 - ₹400
Sofa (per seat)₹1,200 - ₹2,500₹1,000 - ₹1,500
TV Cabinet (per sq.ft.)₹250 - ₹500₹200 - ₹400
Center table per sq.ft.₹250 - ₹500₹200 - ₹300
Modular kitchen wooden works per sq.ft.₹250 - ₹500₹200 - ₹300
Dining Table per sq.ft.₹250 - ₹500₹200 - ₹300
Shoe rack per sq.ft.₹200 - ₹400₹200 - ₹250
Almirah per sq.ft.₹200 - ₹500₹200 - ₹300
Dressing table per sq.ft.₹200 - ₹500₹200 - ₹300
Wood Ceilings design per sq.ft.₹250 - ₹500₹200 - ₹300

Now that you know how to find a carpenter and what is the estimated cost associated, you can search for the right contractor in your city on PostLo.com.

Author:This article has been created and published by PostLo.com team.