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How much does it cost to install carpet?

If you’re ready to bring new life into your house with a makeover from the ground up, you’re ready to learn more about carpet installation costs. Installation costs vary greatly, depending on a number of factors such as the type of carpet, the number of square yards, any necessary repair work, the number of stairs you have, and where you live. Due to these variables, the national average cost of carpet installation ranges between $200 and $4,500.

To start planning for your new carpet, measure roughly how many square yards of carpet you’ll need. Research the main carpet styles and materials you like to get a feel for what they cost. Nylon carpets are typically the least expensive, and wool is one of the higher-end carpets. Prices per square foot might range from under $2 to over $10, depending on materials. Count the number of stairs you want carpeted; each one might average between $3 and $10 (or more for box steps). Carpet removal can be an added cost as well, averaging $1-$4 per square yard, depending on the company and regional disposal costs. 

How much is the cheapest carpet?

If you’re looking to reduce carpet installation costs, there are several ways to save. Start by considering your carpeting needs. Manufactured materials such as polyester and nylon will be cheaper than natural fibers such as wool. From big box retailers, starting prices for olefin-based carpet are approximately 50 cents per square foot — making the cost under $5 per square yard. Indoor carpets made with olefin fibers are typically the least expensive on the market. Keep in mind that olefin fibers are not as soft on bare feet as other fibers, so are often used in areas like basements, playrooms or indoor patios. Nylon and polyester are good options to reduce carpet installation costs while still creating a cozy feel. The face weight, fiber construction and density of a carpet all affect the cost per square foot. The cheapest nylon or polyester carpets can start at just under $2 per square foot, making them about $18 per square yard. Lower-cost carpet tends to wear out more quickly and show stains more easily, so avoid light colors and vacuum regularly to keep the fibers clear of dirt that might age it too quickly.

How much does it cost to carpet a bedroom?

If you’re building a new home, remodeling, or ready for new carpet in your bedroom, you’ll want to know carpet installation costs. Here are the factors that affect the cost of your new bedroom carpet:

  • Installation cost per square yard: From under $2 to over $6. Carpet companies have a labor cost per square foot for installing your new carpet. Depending on where you live in the country, that rate can vary greatly. This rate does not include the cost of the carpet.
  • Type of carpet: from $1 per square foot to $20 or more per square foot. The fibers that make up your carpet will have a direct effect on cost. As an example, specialty wool carpets may start at about $10 per square foot, while a manufactured fiber like nylon may be about $2 per square foot.
  • Removal of old carpet: from $1 to $4 per square yard. Old carpet is labor-intensive to remove and also costs money to dispose of or recycle. The cost to remove carpet will depend on how much carpet you need removed and whether your installation pros offer a discounted rate for installing your new carpet at the same time.
  • Subfloor repair: from $40 to $70 per hour (plus materials cost). If the flooring underneath your old carpet is damaged, it must be repaired before the new carpet is installed. Many carpet pros can offer this service, or you can hire a handyman to handle the job.  
  • Type of carpet pad: $1 per square yard and up, depending on the thickness. The cost to install carpet pad is typically included with the labor cost per yard of installing the carpet itself.

How much does it cost to install carpet on stairs?

The number of stairs you want carpeted in your home will directly affect your carpet installation cost. Putting carpet on stairs generally increases the labor time and requires a higher degree of detail than laying carpet flat. Where you live in the country also plays a role in your carpet installation cost. Carpet installation companies in smaller towns with a lower cost of living and a lower cost to do business (insurance, company vehicles, employee labor, etc.) can usually offer their customers lower rates than companies in large cities where the cost of living and the cost to do business are higher. Carpet pros will often quote you a flat rate per stair once they do a site visit to provide an estimate. They’ll take into account the size of each stair you want carpeted (including both the step and the riser), and what type of stair it is. For example, the cost might range between $3 and $10 per stair for labor only. On the higher end of the spectrum, box stairs or staircase stairs with spindles that must be worked around might cost between $15 and $25 per stair.

How long does carpet installation take?

You can expect carpet installation to take anywhere between several hours and a day. The length of the job depends on the scope of the project, room size, the type of carpet being installed and the condition of the work space. If your carpet crew needs to move furniture or work around other contractors, expect the project to take longer. Odd-shaped rooms with nooks and carpeted closets will also add time.

How do you plan for a carpet installation project?

Start by researching your options and figuring out the following:

  • What kind of carpet do you want?
  • How big are the rooms where you plan to install the carpet?
  • What type of backing is required?
  • Does the subfloor need to be prepared?
  • Do you need to make any repairs to your flooring?
  • When do you want the installation process done?
  • What is your budget?
  • Who is the best company or contractor in your area for the project?

Next, remove furniture from the room and give it a deep clean. Hire contractors to remove the current flooring if necessary. Schedule your carpet installer to have access to the room for as many days as they need for the project.

How do you measure for carpet installation?

The first step is to measure your room’s length and width, adding 2-3 three inches to each dimension to account for doorways and  trimming. Measure additional sections, like the other part of an L-shaped room. Multiply the length times width to get the overall area of carpeting. When measuring for stairs, make sure to measure all the way around the nosing of the stairs to account for extra carpeting needed.

What is tackless carpet installation?

Tackless carpet installation (or stretch-in installation) involves installing carpeting without the use of tacks. With this method, your flooring contractor will place the carpet over separate carpet cushions and secure it in place with a power stretcher, according to the Carpet and Rug Institute.

Reviews for Brookhaven carpet installers
Thumbtack Customer
JC Carpet did an excellent job. They repaired and complete a bad job that was done by another installer. I will definitely use them again for my next carpet installation job.
JC Carpet InstallationJC Carpet Installation
Robb W.
Issa did an excellent job with my carpet installation. I was out of town during the install and he did a great job communicating throughout the process and was very flexible scheduling a time to install with my real estate agent. He had quality carpets at the best price. Overall I would highly recommend and would use again if carpet installation is needed.
Ali Flooring LLCAli Flooring LLC
Thumbtack Customer
JC Carpet arrived on time and prepared. They installed an intricate pattern of carpet tiles quickly and professionally. I'd recommend this company for sure!
JC Carpet InstallationJC Carpet Installation
Thumbtack Customer
Victor and his worker is a very nice and professional contractor.The installation carpet was a nice color and texture.I would hire vh carpet again.
VHCarpet, LLCVHCarpet, LLC
Mary B.
Our carpet installation experience with JCI Flooring was great. Suri was extremely responsive in communications; she came quickly to walk the space and give us a quote. Her installation team was punctual on installation day, and they worked really efficiently to get the carpet installed. Would definitely work with Suri and her team again.
JCI FLOORING LLCJCI FLOORING LLC
Bruce P.
Prompt and friendly service and very good word installing our carpet.
Carpet zone, LLCCarpet zone, LLC
Byron R.
Carpet installation was efficient and done properly, happy with the experience and would highly recommend.
Trending Floors LLCTrending Floors LLC
Bobin C.
I needed carpet replaced and installed for a small bedroom. Empire and Lowes quoted $500+. Victor and his team arrived the day after I contacted them, provided the carpet, installed it and cleaned up after themselves all for a third of that price.
VHCarpet, LLCVHCarpet, LLC
Juanita R.
Needed carpet installation immediately after purchase of carpet for a full household of furniture. I was pleased with the complete co-operation of the crew and quality of work. Thank you.
Charity Floors & Home RepairCharity Floors & Home Repair
Steve C.
Quickly did the install right on schedule. Carpet looks great. Communication was excellent. Highly recommend.
JCI FLOORING LLCJCI FLOORING LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Bobby with Charity Floors did a great job! They came out on short notice on a Sunday measured and got carpet completly installed Monday! Very professional! Great carpet! Great color! Great price!! Alex
Charity Floors & Home RepairCharity Floors & Home Repair
Sarah M.
Jose did a fantastic job installing carpet in my home! He was really flexible, and finished in just a few hours. It looks great!
JC Carpet InstallationJC Carpet Installation
Alex J.
Reached out to this company and my carpet was installed in 1 week! Even when my measurement were off, they got the job done
Trending Floors LLCTrending Floors LLC
Nancy Y.
Great job, prompt, pleasant to have in my home, professional, cleaned up afterward, good value for top quality carpet installation. Would hire again.
Absolutely flooredAbsolutely floored
Thumbtack Customer
Jose and his crew were extremely professional. They did and amazing job installing my carpet and their prices were very fair. I highly recommend them.
JC Carpet InstallationJC Carpet Installation
Thumbtack Customer
These guys deliver. Bobby went out of his way to find us the best quality carpet we have ever felt beneath our feet at a truly remarkable price. He and Mike did a quality job installing it too! It looks, smells, and feels incredible. We have already received a host of compliments on it, and it has been less than a week since it was installed. Great carpet, great people.
Charity Floors & Home RepairCharity Floors & Home Repair
Courtney B.
I had a great experience with Wilson Flooring. Virginia was wonderful to work with and very responsive. She tracked down the exact carpet that we wanted and helped us coordinate installation for our new carpets in our house while we were in California. After installation was completed, my husband and I noticed a seam in the carpet. When we called Virginia and told her, she was at our house the next day looking at it. She immediately had her team redo that part with no questions asked. I would HIGHLY recommend Wilson Flooring and we will definitely be using them again in the future.
Wilson Flooring Pros LLCWilson Flooring Pros LLC
Robert S.
Virginia and her team were awesome to work with on installing new carpet in my rental unit. They noticed some damage to my subfloor and were able to get it repaired easily. Overall job quality was great and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for carpet at a good price with very good service. Rob S.
Wilson Flooring Pros LLCWilson Flooring Pros LLC
Michael P.
Virginia was a pleasure to do business with, she really went the extra mile to ensure that our project went well. You will not be disappointed if you decide to hire Virginia for your next carpeting installation.
Wilson Flooring Pros LLCWilson Flooring Pros LLC
Deann Y.
This was the best experience I've ever had with carpet instalation! They were on time, efficient and professional. Very friendly and cleaned up behind themselves :) I would definitely recommend them to any and everyone. 10 STARS!!
Sell and install carpet & repairSell and install carpet & repair
Thumbtack Customer
We had two carpet stair runners to be installed. We were supplying the carpet, vendor was providing labor and pad. Job was committed to a couple weeks ago, for work to be done yesterday (Sat, Nov 19), starting between 9-10am. We waited around all day and no installer showed up. Tried to call and text, no response. Finally reached someone mid-afternoon. They said they would come today (Sunday). Text this morning indicated the store where they buy the binding is not open Sundays so they will pick up the carpet today, (presumably to measure and do binding off site) but will have to install tomorrow. My husband and I work business hours, which is why I arranged for a weekend install. No reply back when I asked to confirm their arrival time today so that we didn't waste another day waiting around for them. Out of frustration and lack of confidence on follow through, we have now cancelled the job with them and are now left scrambling to find another installer to do the install before company arrives Wednesday for the holiday weekend. Seems unlikely we'll succeed with that. Ugh!
VHCarpet, LLCVHCarpet, LLC
Priscilla M.
Bobby and his team are absolutely amazing. I contacted him last week and had the carpet installed within a few days. He’s responsive and punctual. I’d recommend Charity Floors to anyone needing a flooring company.
Charity Floors & Home RepairCharity Floors & Home Repair
Thumbtack Customer
My family and I are moving to Illinois and selling our home. We got three bids for the carpet and Jose was the least expensive. But we hired him because he was the most professional and personable. He was incredibly flexible when the painting delayed the project. The carpet was beautiful and professionally installed. We love it... Wish we met Jose a long time ago! New owners will love it!
JC Carpet InstallationJC Carpet Installation
Rob G.
Very happy with the carpet stair runner install. The crew was pleasant, asked questions every step of the way before starting the work, and was efficient in completing the job. The stairs look beautiful now. Would recommend them and would use them again.
Orange Cat Flooring LLCOrange Cat Flooring LLC
Shonda W.
I am so pleased with my new carpet. I purchased carpet at a very great disc from "big company", because it was a discount they wouldn't do an install. Well their loss because Wilson Flooring Pros has a new happy customer that is very satisfied. Ms. Virgina, her husband and son were very patient with me, my anxiety and my back and forth questions. The value was good for the services and they were extremely nice and knew exactly what to do. Thank you so much...my son has already rolled around on the floor in a black shirt and didn't have any fibers on it. Something that couldn't have happened with the old carpet. YIPPPEEEE!
Wilson Flooring Pros LLCWilson Flooring Pros LLC
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