As you can see on ColorYourCarpet.com there is no such thing as free installation and goes ahead to outline the numerous extra costs that can be suddenly attached. They show that most private establishments will require from $3 to $6 per yard to for manhours. Extra costs have a tendency to include:
- Charges for moving and returning furniture which may go as high as $2 per square yard.
- Removal of old carpet can be an extra $4 per yard.
- “Berber” floor coverings can run at $3 per yard.
- Chargin extra if the room is of a weird shape
When adding all the costs up $5 per yard is really around $18 per square yard, or more! This is the reason why you need a plan before you let the workers in your home.
For the purpose of illustration imagine we are laying carpet in a standard room. This is a room measuring 16’x16‘ in size (256 square feet) and having no unordinary edges or exceptional cutting necessities.
Could it be a DIY venture? Not by any means, it takes some ability and particular instruments to appropriately lay carpet. It likewise requires a powerful carpet stretcher to be utilized also, and most people don’t have such gear.
If you moved all your furniture away yourself, but accepted the additional $4 per square yard for removing the old carpet then with a base rate of $5 per yard, the overall cost for you would be $252