Hardwood Floor

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Posted by: from Brooklin
3/5/2012 at 11:47:22 AM

I am looking to have the carpet in my house ripped up and replaced with hardwood to help with my son's allergies. The house is 2400 square feet, obviously not all is carpet. Is there a ball park cost per square foot I can use as an estimate?

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Date/Time3/5/2012 at 12:11:09 PM

Hi Mike,

Since you are near the GTA I would say you would be looking at roughly $2-3 SF to install Hardwood flooring (from a reputable company). Keep in mind there are many factors involved so a contractor would need to know about more about the area before committing to a firm price.

Our company has a North York branch that services your area in Brooklin. Please feel free to contact us through our company link in the left hand box (author section). You will find all our contact info through our profile.

Please let me know if you have any further questions. Thanks.

Scott Newman

NewRidge Refinishing

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CPC Universal Group in Calgary
Date/Time3/5/2012 at 2:59:52 PM

Greetings to you,

My name is Andreas Pirelli, Supervisor-Coordinator-Estimator for CPC Universal Group of Calgary.

They are many factors here to take in consideration, like Mr. Scott was telling you about.

1- is it a hardwood snap-on type,

2- Hardwood that requires the special nailing gun

3- Laminated flooring, which is a snap-on type as well.

If it hardwood flooring that snap's on, you will be looking at $1.50-$2.25 per square foot.

If it is Hardwood flooring that requires the special nailing gun , then you are looking at $2.00-$3.00 per square foot.

It all depends on how closets, corridor etc... the more you have of this small types of space the more work it is , more cuts and adjustments.

If you post your project, you will get many quotes from different tradesman.

Have a great quest for your project.


Andreas Pirelli


for CPC Universal Group of Calgary

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MOJ Contracting in Aurora
Date/Time3/6/2012 at 6:40:46 PM


You can expect to pay around $2-3/sq ft for the installation of standard 3/4" hardwood. You will also have to factor in the cost to remove and dispose of your old carpet and underpad.

From a material cost perspective, you should budget around $4+/sq ft for a good quality hardwood. You can get products cheaper but you as with everything you get what you pay. Cheaper products contain smaller boards and more knots in the wood. We supply a product that has board lengths no less than 20" and a long as 60".

Also in your budgeting you will have to add the cost of 1/4 round or some kind of shoe molding if you are not going to change your baseboards.

Happy renovating


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