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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.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a flooring professional during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To safely set up a consultation or appointment with a flooring professional and avoid the risk of transmitting COVID-19, start with an online search. Contact the professional through a message and ask to set up a video or phone call to discuss the project. This lets the professional visualize what needs to be done without physically needing to be there. Discuss the project’s timeline, budget, virtual payment capabilities and adherence to guidelines set forth locally and by the CDC.

Can I use digital payments to pay for floor installation, replacement or repairs?

Many local flooring professionals offer digital payments to conduct transactions for floor repairs, installation, replacement and more. This trend has been increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is prompting flooring professionals to take payments through Venmo, Square Cash, PayPal, Google Pay, Zelle and other convenient platforms. 

To ensure you can safely pay for the service, contact the professional beforehand and ask which services are acceptable. Take any measures necessary to comply with guidelines on social distancing.

Do flooring professionals offer remote or virtual services?

Because flooring work has to be done in-person, flooring professionals are typically unable to perform work virtually. If you come across a pro's profile that states they're offering remote services, message the pro to see what those services include.

If you plan to get indoor flooring installed once the pandemic is over, you can ask potential flooring specialists if they host virtual consultations through video calls and digital messaging. Compare flooring professionals in your area online to find the right fit, and book an appointment.

Does a flooring professional need to enter my home?

If the flooring project is located inside your residence, performing the job would require the flooring professional to enter your home. This is not recommended by the CDC during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, if a flooring project takes place in a separate location outside of your home, the flooring professional will not need to enter your home. 

Talk to flooring professionals in your area to see if it’s necessary for them to enter your home. If so, you might want to postpone the project until social distancing guidelines are relaxed by the government.

How can I find out if a flooring professional is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To find out whether a flooring professional is considered an essential service in the current coronavirus pandemic, consult your city or state’s government website. To get a sense of the national recommendations, check CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 webpage

This page lists 16 different infrastructure sectors that are officially considered essential during this time. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. Ultimately, you should consult with your local government. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a flooring professional when social distancing?

If you hire a flooring professional for an outdoor project, you may be able to avoid person-to-person contact with the pro. If you hire a pro for an indoor job, avoid physical contact, sanitize surfaces and use virtual payments like PayPal, Venmo, Google Pay and Square Cash App to complete transactions instead of using cash or checks. Determine a strategy with the flooring professional when you contact them.

Reviews for Steele Creek flooring installation and repair professionals
Jessica S.
Amazing job refinishing my floors and repairing areas that didn't have floor from removed walls! You cannot even tell the floor was not there before!
JDS Flooring LLPJDS Flooring LLP
Isiah c.
Had my floor done about a month-and-a-half ago I would highly recommend Vasquez flooring
Vasquez Flooring, LLCVasquez Flooring, LLC
Jonathan R.
I’ve used A Plus Flooring for multiple flooring projects over the past couple years. They’ve always done quality work for an affordable price. I highly recommend using them over larger flooring companies.
A Plus Flooring, Inc.A Plus Flooring, Inc.
Tia W.
This was a great experience from choosing the flooring to instillation. So friendly and the price was great. Will be using them again for hardwood flooring project!
Color Visions FlooringColor Visions Flooring
Carol W.
We hired 21 wood floors to repair and refinish hardwood floors. Alex did an excellent job. He was very professional and trustworthy. He was reasonably priced as well. Would highly recommend them if you need any kind of flooring.
21 wood floors21 wood floors
Dianna N.
I absolutely love my new laminate floors done by Workzy Contractors. They started on Friday and were done by Saturday. They removed my old glued down floors and placed the new floors down. They were efficient, fast and very accommodating.
Workzy Contractors LLCWorkzy Contractors LLC
Karen C.
Marcelo with MPro flooring did a fantastic job installing our hardwood floors. They look amazing and I would highly recommend them!
MPro FlooringMPro Flooring
Ramesh P.
Flooring work was very good but flooring work requires other work like plumbing. Should clearly tell what they can do and what they will not do for non flooring work. At the end has left me scrambling to fix vanity and related plumbing.
Workzy Contractors LLCWorkzy Contractors LLC
Abby R.
Great experience getting our hardwood floors buffed and coated by Starwood Flooring! I would definitely use them again and recommend them.
Starwood Flooring LLCStarwood Flooring LLC
Stefanie M.
Burgess Flooring did a great job! Great quality work and very clean and professional. I would definitely recommend them for your flooring needs.
Burgess FlooringBurgess Flooring
Andrew G.
Quick floor repair. Good work.
Timmy Gunn Construction & FlooringTimmy Gunn Construction & Flooring
Krista B.
Floor after a year is in terrible condition.
flooring install & trimflooring install & trim
Ryan O.
Harry was responsive, down to earth, professional, and really cared about the work he did to my flooring in my master bedroom. The value also was great! All my floor squeaking is now gone! Would recommend Harry for any flooring need. Thanks again Harry!
Harry’s Carpet RepairHarry’s Carpet Repair
Kiki K.
Lee did a great job refinishing our floors. The floors look awesome! He was very professional and punctual. Thank you Lee for a job well done!
Lee's Everyday CleaningLee's Everyday Cleaning
A. C.
I would reccomend Jennsey and Chris to anyone looking for reliable floor installers. They were always on time, easy to get in touch with, and our floors look great!
Astonishing FlooringAstonishing Flooring
Thumbtack Customer
We are very pleased with Jim's work. He refinished reclaimed oak flooring that had paint & urine spots to a beautiful finish that matches the abutting floors perfectly.
Lee Hardwood Floor & Remodeling CompanyLee Hardwood Floor & Remodeling Company
Cody W.
These guys were great. Got out and quoted so quickly and knocked out the floor fixes within a day of quoting. Floors look brand new again!
Thumbtack Customer
Buffing and Polishing hardwood floor. Cornell was on time did a great job. We are very satisfied and would recommend him highly for any job regarding hardwood floor.
Starwood Flooring LLCStarwood Flooring LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Alex did exactly what asked, (buffed/polish hardwood floors) for the price he quoted. He was very punctual and professional. The floors look great!!!! Would highly recommend
21 wood floors21 wood floors
Lacee H.
Vasquez Flooring was great, they responded to all of my inquiries timely and did a great job with my floors. Very professional and helpful from the initial measurement and throughout the entire project.
Vasquez Flooring, LLCVasquez Flooring, LLC
Lisa G.
Hired Toro Flooring to install tile floors in my bathrooms and hardwooods everywhere else in my home. I am very happy with the results, and will recommend them to everyone I know!
Toro flooring & interior LLCToro flooring & interior LLC
Josh C.
They came out to give me an estimate the next day when I initially contacted them. Ric came out with me to look at flooring to show me what is best for my needs, which was a big help. They installed my floor (950sq ft) in one day. They were fast, worked hard, and the floor looks great.
Delima hardwood incDelima hardwood inc
Latisha H.
I’m a designer and I contracted Lee Hardwood Floor Company for my client’s flooring. They did a great job installing not only carpet but laminate as well. I will definitely work with him again!
Lee Hardwood Floor & Remodeling CompanyLee Hardwood Floor & Remodeling Company
Loretta J.
working with Vasquez Flooring on the installation of my floor was easy. They were very professional, honest, and yes their attention to detail is a plus for me, that’s why i’m going to have them to the carpet in my bedrooms.
Vasquez Flooring, LLCVasquez Flooring, LLC
Nathan H.
Did a great job repairing subfloor and installing new flooring
TurnCall LLC /SteamMaster'sTurnCall LLC /SteamMaster's
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