Frequently Asked Questions

Ceiling Repair Cost Answers and More



Common Questions

So the most common question we receive here at Fixit Ceilings is ‘what does Ceiling Repair Cost’?

While this is a good portion of our incoming questions, we’ve added a few other common ones. If we’ve missed anything, feel free to contact us direct and get the answer you’re after.

The prices we’ve included below are to be used as a guide – there’s some other factors that can influence the cost of ceiling repairs like ease of access to the job, locations and materials we’ll be replacing.

Our Quick Quote form will get you a quick, acurate quote.

How much does it cost to repair a ceiling?

On average there are 2 types of ceiling which are Gyprock and Plasterglass.

Both can be repaired with similar techniques.

On average, the Ceiling Repair Cost range is $30m2 to $55m2 depending on how many rooms and m2 been repaired at the same time.

How much does it cost to replace a ceiling?

There are 2 options to replace a ceiling.

1) Pull down and replace

2) Overlay.

On average the costs are from $90m2 to $120m2 depending on m2, height of ceiling and cornice chosen.

Can you organise electrical and painting for your jobs?

Yes we have both qualified electricians and painters so that we can coordinate the entire job for you.

Painting ranges from $15m2 to $25m2 depending on m2 that are being painted and weather it is a repair or new ceiling.

Electrical start from $160 a visit depending on how many lights are required to be disconnected.

How long does a repair last and what warranties are given?

Strapping repairs come with our 10 year structural warranty on all new straps and will last well over that with our new techniques and products used.

Do the ceilings need to be painted after repairs?

Ceilings will require repainting and generally the entire ceiling. Ceiling replacements will generally require wall painting also after the new cornice has been installed.

Price range estimate for painting are $15m2 to $25m2.

Why repair, over replace a ceiling?

Repairs are the most cost effective way to restore your ceiling and make them safe once again. On average the cost is 1/3 cheaper to repair over replacement. Repairing if done correctly the first time will last 50 plus years and comes with a 10 year warranty.

  • Less mess
  • Can work around most furniture
  • No waste removal cost
  • No electrical cost
  • Generally the walls wont require painting only the ceilings
  • Insulation can remain (wont require replacing generally)
  • Very pleased with the professional service from all at the fixit team.

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    Peter King

    Sound advice on what needed repair and a good job down!

    Paul Davies Avatar
    Paul Davies

    Excellent service.
    Very efficient and professional.

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    Julie Weddell
  • Fixit Ceiling's are absolutely fantastic! The work they did to repair my bedroom ceiling looks brilliant, and the staff who performed the work were very professional and punctual. I would highly recommend them.

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    Charlotte Hastings

    Came out to quote within a day, sent through quote that day, job done within a week, very happy with the end result

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    Karina Treacy

    Nothing but a professional and honest service by Mark and his team from the initial quote and onsite inspection to the finished job.
    Highly recommend to others.

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    Stephen Bose
  • Mark and the team at Fixit ceilings were absolutely amazing. From the moment I made an enquiry to when the job was complete, everything was handled courteously and professionally. The tradespeople arrived on the arranged date and left the house clean at the end of their work.
    I have no hesitation in recommending Fixit ceilings and I would definitely use them again in the future.
    Thank you so much.
    Katrina, Balcatta.

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    Katrina Tyza

    Thanks Mick Hendry. Well organized right from the start with the quote to execution of works. Hard working and professional Tradies. Wayne and Baz did an amazing job on our ceiling replacement, fast and efficient. Also Steve the sparkie had no problems with the extras we wanted in the way of new lighting. Great team of workmen. Cheers

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    Michael Outram

    Rang around for cornices fixing in 2 bathrooms and their quote was reasonable. The fixing and painting jobs were done over 2 days and their tradesmen turned up on time and showed care and skills in their work. Now the ceilings are as good as new and I highly recommend Fixit Ceilings.

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    Hoff Ho
  • We've had a few jobs done by Fixit now - including ceiling restrapping, decorative cornice replacement, wall framing insulation and lining, new ceiling including insulation. All the work has been of very high quality, with honest quotes and good advice. Will be back!

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    Heather May Shaw

    Great service provided. Very clean and professional. Would definitely use again

    SANDY KING Avatar

    Had a good experience with Fixit - great with communication and the work was done well, obviously care about doing a good job. They were a bit rough around the house but cleaned up thoroughly afterwards.

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  • Fixit fitted my bathroom cornices, the complex roof angles and cuts made it a tricky job but the result was exceptional as was the service. Cheers lads!

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    Grant Deuchar

    Fixit fitted my bathroom cornices, the complex roof angles and cuts made it a tricky job but the result was exceptional as was the service. Cheers lads!

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    Hazel Orme

    Had Fix it come and repair water damage in my house and they come on time, were efficient and cleaned everything up after they finished. Will be using again if needed.

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    Ryan Dagnall
  • Great work, were happy to work around the skylight installers requirements, left the house clean and tidy after completion.

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    Hayley Armstrong

    Thanks Fixit Ceilings.
    Great job done by the tradies who took care around my home and cleaned up after a long hot day in the roof space.
    A professional and organised company that delivers on service and quality of workmanship.

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    Iain Mac

    The team at Fixit Ceilings are craftsmen with exceptional skills. Their workmanship exceeded our expectations.

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    Michael Ryan
  • Excellent & Honest Service. Prompt, efficient and clean tradespeople. A very professional outfit. I would HIGHLY recommend.

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    Jenny D

    Incredibly organised group. At every stage you are kept updated with the various teams work. They cleaned up after which was great. Very Big Well done. Will be sure to use them again.

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    Milo Mercado

    Cannot speak highly enough of Fixit Services.
    The whole process was so easy,from Sharon in Admin to Mick giving the quote to Scott completing the work.
    Great customer service and a great job. Highly recommend this company

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    Leanne Finlayson
  • Very happy with the work performed by Fixit Ceilings. Sagging ceilings were fully repaired at a reasonable cost. Good team of trades people who cared about what they were doing and minimising any inconvenience.

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    Rob Donkersloot
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