Glass Block (cont.) Clear 3-7/8" thick block installed in walls to 8' high. Costs shown include 1/4" mortar joints, caulking, wall ties and 6% waste. Heights over 8' to 10' require additional scaffolding and handling and may increase labor costs up to 40%. Mortar is 1 part portland cement, 1/2 part lime, and 4 parts sand, plus integral waterproofer. Costs for continuous panel reinforcing in horizontal joints are listed below.
Replacing 8" x 8" x 4" clear glass block, 10 unit minimum Per block replaced, add for mortar M1@.851 Ea 5.50 39.90 45.40
Additional costs for glass block
  Fiberglass or polymeric expansion joints — LF .42 — .42
  Reinforcing steel mesh — LF .52 — .52
  Wall anchors, 2' long Used where blocks aren't set into a wall — Ea 2.05 — 2.05
  Asphalt emulsion, 600 LF per gallon — Gal 13.50 — 13.50
  Waterproof sealant, 180 LF per gallon — Gal 15.40 — 15.40
  Cleaning block after installation, using sponge and water only Per SF cleaned CL@.023 SF — .93 .93
Stone Work The delivered price of stone can be expected to vary widely. These costs include mortar, based on 1/2" joints, but no scaffolding. Figures in parentheses show typical quantities installed per 8-hour day by a crew of two.
Rough stone veneer, 4", placed over stud wall
  Lava stone (79 SF) M4@.202 SF 8.08 9.45 17.53
  Rubble stone (40 SF) M4@.400 SF 11.50 18.70 30.20
  Most common veneer (60 SF) M4@.267 SF 14.30 12.50 26.80
Cut stone
  Thinset granite tile, 1/2" thick (120 SF) M4@.133 SF 16.90 6.22 23.12
  Granite, 7/8" thick, interior (70 SF) M4@.229 SF 27.50 10.70 38.20
  Granite, 1-1/4" thick, exterior (60 SF) M4@.267 SF 20.50 12.50 33.00
  Limestone, 2" thick (70 SF) M4@.229 SF 25.50 10.70 36.20
  Limestone, 3" thick (60 SF) M4@.267 SF 31.00 12.50 43.50
  Marble, 7/8" thick, interior (70 SF) M4@.229 SF 32.40 10.70 43.10
  Marble, 1-1/4" thick, interior (70 SF) M4@.229 SF 40.00 10.70 50.70
  Sandstone, 2" thick (70 SF) M4@.229 SF 22.80 10.70 33.50
  Sandstone, 3" thick (60 SF) M4@.267 SF 29.60 12.50 42.10
  Add for honed finish — SF 2.66 — 2.66
  Add for polished finish — SF 4.66 — 4.66
Marble specialties, typical prices
  Floors, 7/8" thick, exterior (70 SF) M1@.229 SF 24.60 10.70 35.30
  Thresholds, 1-1/4" thick (70 LF) M1@.229 LF 13.10 10.70 23.80
  Bases, 7/8" x 6" (51 LF) M1@.314 LF 11.70 14.70 26.40
  Columns, plain (15 CF) M1@1.06 CF 137.00 49.70 186.70
  Columns, fluted (13 CF) M1@1.23 CF 189.00 57.60 246.60
  Window stools, 5" x 1" (60 LF) M1@.267 LF 14.30 12.50 26.80
  Toilet partitions (1.5 Ea) M1@10.6 Ea 757.00 497.00 1,254.00
  Stair treads, 1-1/4" x 11" (50 LF) M1@.320 LF 32.00 15.00 47.00
Limestone, rough cut large blocks (39 CF) M1@.410 CF 39.50 19.20 58.70
Manufactured stone veneer, including mortar, Cultured Stoneฎ
  Prefitted types (160 SF) M1@.100 SF 8.17 4.68 12.85
  Brick veneer type (120 SF) M1@.133 SF 6.78 6.23 13.01
  Random cast type (120 SF) M1@.133 SF 7.49 6.23 13.72
Quarry Tile Unglazed natural red tile set in a portland cement bed with mortar joints.
Quarry floor tile
  4" x 4" x 1/2", 1/8" straight joints M1@.112 SF 4.14 5.25 9.39
  6" x 6" x 1/2", 1/4" straight joints M1@.101 SF 3.88 4.73 8.61
  6" x 6" x 3/4", 1/4" straight joints M1@.105 SF 5.07 4.92 9.99
  8" x 8" x 3/4", 3/8" straight joints M1@.095 SF 4.79 4.45 9.24
  8" x 8" x 1/2", 1/4" hexagon joints M1@.112 SF 5.46 5.25 10.71
Quarry wall tile
  4" x 4" x 1/2", 1/8" straight joints M1@.125 SF 4.11 5.86 9.97
  6" x 6" x 3/4", 1/4" straight joints M1@.122 SF 5.07 5.71 10.78

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