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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Reviews for Preston Hollow flooring installation and repair professionals
Patricia A.
CR Flooring did a great job on my floors. Unfortunately when my furniture was placed we didn't notice that the I didn't have cushion underneath my furniture to protect my new floors.. my original floors were concrete. CR Flooring will return to replace the scratched flooring. I would recommend this company!
CR flooringCR flooring
Meagan m.
Zuriel flooring took on our small project to feather in new floor boards that match our existing floors- the fit right in!
Zuriel Flooring LLCZuriel Flooring LLC
Michele M.
love the floor!
Zuriel Flooring LLCZuriel Flooring LLC
Marquett B.
Awesome! Can’t say enough great things. Very pleased with their work on two projects. They remove tile flooring in the kitchen and breakfast as well as our back entryway and replaced it with engineered hardwood flooring and replaced hardwood/laminate flooring in our guest house and also installed floor trim in both areas.
DAT ‘s Hardwood FloorDAT ‘s Hardwood Floor
Arthur H.
Jp Installations Floors did an incredible job installing laminate flooring in all rooms. The price was very reasonable according to the services to be done. Juan and his crew completed the job in 3 days. They were respectful, polite and punctual each day. After consulting with other floor contractors, my wife and me are very pleased that we chose this contractor to install our laminate flooring. If anyone is needing any type of flooring installations I would like to recommend Jp Installations Floors.
Jp installations floorsJp installations floors
Chris P.
New floors look great!
Garcia flooringGarcia flooring
Brett C.
My floors look great
Smiley's Hardwoods, LLCSmiley's Hardwoods, LLC
Bryan S.
Fidel did a great job putting in my new luxury vinyl plank floor. He showed up on time and the floor looks great.
Garcia flooringGarcia flooring
John a.
They were really good. The room with the new hardwood floor that they put in looks better than the rest of the house with existing floors. Thank you, guys!
Footprints Floors Northeast DallasFootprints Floors Northeast Dallas
Olivia B.
Zuriel flooring were excellent. I would recommend them with no hesitation. They were very efficient and my floors look beautiful. Very happy
Zuriel Flooring LLCZuriel Flooring LLC
Thumbtack Customer
He is very knowledgeable about wood floors. He helped me out with fixing my floor and I will work with him again in the future!
Smiley's Hardwoods, LLCSmiley's Hardwoods, LLC
Barron O.
Clint and his crew were great. We wanted to save a 40-year old original hardwood floor downstairs and install new hardwood upstairs to match. They made the original floor look like new... and the floors throughout the house are gorgeous... my favorite part of the renovation, by far.
Smiley's Hardwoods, LLCSmiley's Hardwoods, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The guys did a great job on my old pine floors - even returning to stain the floors a second time when the first had some issues. They look fantastic!
Smiley's Hardwoods, LLCSmiley's Hardwoods, LLC
Arjamand S.
Chris is very knowledgeable of flooring. When we spoke about the project Chris and I assumed it was a easy remodel project. Once we started to remove the old flooring Chris saw short cuts and bad quality job the builder had done. He advised me on all options available to me based on price and longevity of the floors. He continued the project putting in extra days that we initially hadn’t scheduled. The floors were done right and turned out beautiful! I highly recommend Chris for flooring and would hire him again.
CR flooringCR flooring
Thumbtack Customer
Jose is timely, honest, and just a genuine guy. He made my floors look brand new. I will definitely be asking for Jose to help me with other flooring needs.
hardwood flooring specialisthardwood flooring specialist
I had an AWESOME, AWESOME experience with the ENTIRE team at MP FLOORING. I would highly recommend their service to everyone looking to have flooring done!!! They do extraordinary work, and they are EXCEPTIONALl!!!
MP Carpet and FloorsMP Carpet and Floors
Thumbtack Customer
The crew did a great job, and went above and beyond! In fact, they were able to install engineered wood flooring on a particle board sub-flooring (pier & beam house)...something installers for a home improvement store said they would NOT tackle. I would highly recommend MP for wood floor installation in your home!
MP Carpet and FloorsMP Carpet and Floors
Geary J.
Martin is a one man superstar! He installed new flooring on the first floor of my home. The project took a little longer than expected, but overall he did a magnificent job.
Zurita RenovationsZurita Renovations
Dana H.
He did a great job on my wood floor installation.
CJJ flooring&Remodeling (Customs shower&plumbing )CJJ flooring&Remodeling (Customs shower&plumbing )
Donna L.
Laminate Flooring and trim done for living room and bedroom for 1800
Elite Floors DFWElite Floors DFW
Jairus W.
Jose and crew did a great job on the original wood floors in my 1955 house! Was impressed with the value and Jose's desire to get me the right color and stain. I liked that he mixed several samples of stain and helped me understand my floor's unique situation (having two kinds of wood), so that I choose the right stain to get them to compliment each other. In the end, the floors look beautiful and I've only had compliments on them. I'd recommend U-NIK flooring!
Deandra H.
Highly recommended! Everything was excellent from the very beginning. JP was responsive to my request and all my questions. The floors look so good. I will definitely use him for my next flooring project.
Jp installations floorsJp installations floors
Debbie r.
Would highly recommend Lazo’s flooring. Very impressed with the work and pricing..
Lazo's Flooring ServicesLazo's Flooring Services
Garrick B.
Couldn’t be happier.. 75 yr old floors look amazing again!
Smiley's Hardwoods, LLCSmiley's Hardwoods, LLC
Daisy K.
I hired Lazo’s Flooring services to repair an extremely not leveled floor. They grind it and put self leveling concrete where needed and then grind it more. Not it’s ready the vinyl plank that I purchased. These guys provide a wide range of services, from roofing to flooring. Viktor is very responsive, the contractors are punctual, polite and know what they’re doing. I’d definitely recommend. Thank you!
Lazo's Flooring ServicesLazo's Flooring Services
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