Updated: June 2016
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Indoor olefin carpet. 10 yr abrasion resistance. 20 yr stain resistance. 75 oz/sy face weight polyester. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
|267 square feet||$528.88||$696.45|
|Carpet Labor - Basic|
Basic labor estimate to install carpet. Measure and layout seam locations. Set perimeter tack strip. Install padding. Cut, seam and secure carpet. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Carpet Materials and Supplies|
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to install carpet including: manufacturer recommended underlayment, fasteners, adhesives and surface sealants.
|250 Square Feet||$127.58||$145.13|
|Carpet Equipment Allowance|
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 20' stretcher, carpet edge trimmer and hot melt seaming tool.
|Totals - Cost to Install Carpet - 250 Square Feet||$970.12||$1,378.94|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$3.88||$5.52|
Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Install Carpet! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Carpet Installation project. For a basic 250 square feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Install Carpet ranges between $3.88 - $5.52 per square foot* .
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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.
2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.
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NOTE: *Input the total of the finished surface area AND the area of any openings enclosed by the finished area.
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These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS! Explore the full range of olefin carpet new installation labor options and material prices here.
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Expect to pay in the higher end of the price range for a licensed, insured and reputable pro - and for complex or rush projects.
To lower Carpet Installation costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.
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