8" Concrete Block Installation Cost


Masonry construction unit cost for 8" concrete block or cinderblock walls.

Unit Size

One square foot.

Labor Costs

We figure about 12 square feet of wall per hour of mason time (about 15 blocks laid), plus one laborer hour for every 40 square feet of blocks installed.

Material Costs

For one square foot it takes 1.125 blocks plus about 8% waste factor. We also include some mortar materials.

Suggested Quantity

Goldenseal suggests the foundation wall area for this masonry unit cost item.

Source of Construction Pricing

Based on timing and job cost data for masonry work done by Turtle Creek Construction. Generally we did the small jobs in house and subcontracted the larger jobs.

Places Included

Architect Starter File, Construction Starter File, Developer Starter File


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