Cost of Flooring Installation

Whether your home needs to be constructed or remodeled, one of the important tasks is to decide on the type of flooring. Typically, flooring installation will take $3,000 (or more) out of your total budget, so you would want to do smart ways of cutting down the cost. There are some flooring installation projects that will only cost $2,000 or less. You can also get free estimates from home remodelers or contractors to ensure that will not go over your budget.

Flooring Installation

Here are the different types of flooring and cost of installation that may serve as your guide.

Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is the most popular option that many homeowners prefer. It is tried and tested to be long lasting, but it can really be expensive. However, this is a long-term investment to consider. The cost and the labor of the material will depend on the type of hardwood floor you will install. Generally, the cost of this flooring is about $1,000 per 100 square feet. This includes the delivery and labor.

Ceramic and Tile Flooring

This type of flooring is a more affordable option since the expected cost will only run around $700 per 100 square feet. You can also cut the labor cost if you can do the installation yourself. Ceramic and porcelain tiles are easy to clean and resistant to humidity. When maintained right, they can last for a long time. However, be sure to choose quality brands as tiles can get easily cracked, especially when they are installed in high-traffic areas.

Carpet Flooring

Carpets add warmth and elegance to a room that is why they are also one of the most popular flooring choices. The cost will still depend on the type of carpet you will use. Among all other options, carpet flooring varies tremendously in cost, but the cheapest you can spend is about $600 per 100 square feet. This is good enough to install medium-quality carpet.

Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring can be an affordable alternative since it will only need about $400 per square feet on installation. It is also available in different colors, so it can be comparable to tile installation. However, the whole installation has to be done by a professional so you can be assured of a quality finish.

The cost of flooring may go from expensive to cheap. The choice is yours. To know more about flooring, visit the home remodelers at



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