Cost to replace carpet with laminate hardwood?

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11/6/2014 at 11:37:37 AM

How much does it cost to rip out carpet from a 300-400 sqf room and replace it with laminate hardwood?

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Gonzalo from My Man at Home in Brampton
Date/Time11/6/2014 at 1:30:50 PM


The cost for removal of the carpet is $ 2 sqft.

For the install of laminate hardwood is $ 5.00 sqft.

Materials not included.

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Date/Time11/6/2014 at 2:32:22 PM

Hi Reema

I think its possible to get your job done for $ 1 - 1.5 Sqft (removal) And Install Laminat 3 $ Sqft / Hardwood $ 4 - 4,5 and again not included materials.


European Construction Canada

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Date/Time11/6/2014 at 4:29:04 PM

Removal of pad and carpet, scrape staples is about $2.00/sf in Grande Prairie, installation of laminate starts at $2.75/sf and goes up from there depending on the laminate you've chosen.

Understand that most guys will charge to move the furniture in and out, they won't clean out the bottoms of closets for free, and unless you intend to install a shoe molding (1/4 round) the baseboards will most likely have to be removed and replaced.

Those prices don't include installation on stairs, or quietening, sanding, or floating the floor should it need to be done.

These are the rates that we charge as independent floor layers, shop rates may vary in the city.

Hope that helps.

Nathan Sawchuk

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Mark in Cambridge
Date/Time11/6/2014 at 5:42:04 PM

Labour cost go as such

1) remove carpet $100 / room

2) remove and re-install baseboards $100/room

3) Installation labour for reducers ( transition to other areas) $35/unit and $50/unit for any nosing (stair areas)

4) $2.5/sqft for hardwood and $2/sqft fro laminate

Materials such as flooring, underlayment ( for laminate), nosing material ( approx $50 /unit) and reducer material ( $35/ doorway) is over and above.

Mark Geier

Tempo Hardwood Floors

Cambridge, On

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Date/Time11/8/2014 at 11:55:33 AM

Depending on how the carpet was laid down. If just padding and staples $2.00 sqf. If glued down $2.75 sqf and the laying of Laminate flooring $4.75 sqf.

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