With the right type of floor, you will enjoy added comfort, ease of use and cleaning, and additional value to the home. Before getting started, there are two important decisions you will have to make: choosing the type of floor and working with the right floor installers. The final flooring cost will be primarily determined by these two factors.
Most homeowners spend an average of $2,878 on a new floor. You may end up paying anywhere between $1,532 to $4,367. The floor installers cost typically ranges between 15% -25% of the total cost of a project.
The cost of hiring installers will also depend on:
Other cost factors based on floor types:
Wood floors are among the most common in homes. Hardwood floors cost more than engineered wood, with a 1,000 square foot home costing about $8,000 to install. If only installing wood in select rooms, the cost is typically $8 to $10 per square foot.
Laminate floors are engineered floors that resemble many natural materials. They’re popular for their affordable cost, ease of installation, and overall durability. They cost about $5.50 per square foot, with most properties of 500 square feet costing $2,772 to install.
Another common flooring type, carpet costs an average of $3.50 per square foot.