Residential and Commercial
Carpet, Flooring, and Tile Installation
Ugly floors? Looking for a home facelift? Or in need of a repair or restoration to your current floor? Either way, our team of professionals will work with you to pick out the very best flooring for your application and budget. We provide full floor and carpet services, both residential and commercial, indoor or outdoor. We also have very experienced tile laborers, who specialize in perfecting your perfect kitchen, bathroom, or fireplace. We really do it all!
Hardwood or laminate, office carpet or something for the kids room – we have you ‘covered!’.
Full restoration services available as well, since sometimes refinishing the current floors are more economical than tearing out and replacing with new. We can provide a free quote if it will be cheaper to repair / restore or replace. If you have damage to current flooring (water / stains / scratches / wear and tear), let us review for what we can do. We have years of experience and are confident in our abilities to provide top of the line restoration services.
You can always go the DIY route – because there’s a You-Tube video for everything these days. However, if you want to hassle with trying to figure out what padding you need, renting the tools, and in the end spending your time and money on a job that doesn’t look quite right……or, call us. We will provide a free quote on and work with you to select the very best material for your application that will hold up and last!
While carpeting is great for a ‘warm’ feel, fantastic for it’s ‘softness’, and comes in almost an infinite number of color and design choices, hardwood or laminate is extremely durable and versatile for many applications, and oftentimes cheaper to install than carpet.
Pittsburgh Carpet Installers provides installation of most any types of floors, carpets, or tiles that you can possibly dream up. And we will work with you to make sure what you pick out will work for you, and you will be happy with it.
Our team will work with you start to finish – from selecting the right material, to moving your furniture and doing the install, as well as putting everything back together and doing a full cleanup for you to enjoy your new area.
Carpet Installation Services
Not all carpeting is created equal. A professional can find the very best carpet for your application, design, durability, and budget.
If you’re ready to bring brand-new life into your home with a transformation from the ground up, here is some basic information about carpeting installment costs. Setup costs differ significantly, depending upon a variety of factors such as the kind of carpet, the geometry of the room, any essential repair, the variety of stairways you have, as well as where you live. As a result of these variables, the nationwide typical expense of carpeting installation ranges between $200 to $4,500.
To start preparing for your brand-new carpeted area, estimate the number of square feet of material you will need. Research the main carpeting styles as well as materials to get a feeling for rough costs. Nylon carpets are typically the least pricey, whereas wool carpets are one of the higher-end carpeting. Costs per square foot might range from under $2 to over $10, depending upon products. Count the variety of stairways you desire carpeted; every one might average between $3 and $10 (or more for box actions). Carpet removal can be an included price too, balancing $1-$ 4 per square foot, depending on the firm and also local disposal costs.
If you’re looking to minimize carpeting installation prices, there are several methods to save. Start by considering your carpets needs. Made materials such as polyester as well as nylon will be less expensive than all-natural fibers such as wool. From big box retailers, beginning prices for olefin-based rug are about 50 cents per square foot– making the cost under $5 per square foot. Indoor carpeting made with olefin fibers are typically the least costly on the market. Bear in mind that olefin fibers are not as soft on bare feet as other fibers, so are commonly made use of in areas like cellars, playrooms or interior patios. Nylon as well as polyester are good options to reduce carpeted setup costs while still creating a comfortable feeling. The face weight, fiber building and construction and also thickness of a rug all impact the cost per square foot. The least expensive nylon or polyester rugs can begin at simply under $2 per square foot, making them concerning $18 per square yard. Lower-cost rug tends to break quicker and also show discolorations much more easily, so prevent light colors and also vacuum consistently to maintain the fibers clear of dirt that could mature it as well swiftly.
If you’re developing a brand-new residence, renovating, or all set for brand-new carpeting in your bedroom, you would like to know carpet installation costs. Below are the variables that affect the expense of your brand-new bedroom carpeting:
The number of staircases you desire carpeted in your house will directly impact your carpeting setup price. Placing rug on staircases typically enhances the labor time and also needs a greater level of detail than laying carpeting flat. Where you stay in the country additionally contributes in your carpeting installation cost. Carpet installation companies in smaller communities with a reduced cost of living as well as a lower expense to do organization (insurance, company automobiles, employee labor, etc.) can typically use their customers lower rates than business in large cities where the cost of living and the expense to do company are higher. Carpeting pros will usually quote you a flat price per staircase once they do a website visit to supply an estimate. They’ll take into account the dimension of each stair you desire carpeted (including both the action and also the riser), and also what kind of stairway it is. For example, the cost could range in between $3 and also $10 per stair for labor just. On the higher end of the range, box stairs or staircase stairways with spindles that must be worked around might cost in between $15 and also $25 per stairway.
You can anticipate carpeting installment to take anywhere between several hours as well as a day. The size of the job relies on the range of the job, space size, the sort of rug being mounted as well as the problem of the work area. If your carpet crew needs to relocate furniture or function around other contractors, expect the task to take longer. Odd-shaped areas with nooks and carpeted wardrobes will certainly additionally add time.
Next off, eliminate furnishings from the area and also give it a deep clean. Pittsburgh Carpet Installers provides professionals to remove the current floor covering if essential. Arrange your rug installer to have accessibility to the room for as lots of days as they require for the task.
The primary step is to gauge your area’s size and also size, adding 2-3 inches to every dimension to make up doorways as well as trimming. Action added sections, like the various other component of an L-shaped room. Multiply the size times size to get the overall location of carpeting. When measuring for stairways, make sure to gauge all the way around the nosing of the staircases to account for extra carpets required.
Tack-less carpeted installation (or stretch-in installment) includes installing carpets without the use of tacks. With this approach, your floor covering specialist will place the carpeting over different rug paddings and secure it in place with a power cot, according to the Carpet as well as Rug Institute.
What is a good price for installed carpeting?
An average price range of carpet installation is between $756 and $2,591, with the national average at $1,673. Expect to pay between $3.50 to $11 per square foot or approximately $32 to $100 per square yard.
How much does it cost to install 1000 square foot of carpet?
The installation cost for 1,000 square feet is between $660 to $1,550. The costs of moving furniture, existing carpet removal, padding, disposal are additional, but most companies provide one bulk price. You can ask for a breakdown of the costs and potentially do some of the prep-work yourself to reduce costs.
How often should carpet be replaced?
Depending on the type of carpet you have, carpeting should be replaced every 6-7 years, however carpet that is maintained properly can easily last over 10 years. Make sure to install durable carpet in high traffic areas, to get the most out of your purchase.
How often should carpet be vacuumed?
Depending on the use of the carpet, on average carpet should be vacuumed 1-2 times per week. More or less if you are in a high (or low) traffic area. Maintaining your carpet will help it last longer and look newer, longer.
Can vacuuming too much damage my carpet?
Usually, no. You can vacuum your carpet daily if you wanted to, without causing damage, since dirt left in the carpet will usually do more damage to the carpet than cleaning it will. Frequent vacuuming of your carpet is one of the best ways to keep your home clean.
Can I put new carpet over old padding?
Usually, no. Padding deteriorates over time, and it’s usually best to put new carpet over new padding. However, in some cases, it can be re-used. A carpet installation company can inspect your existing padding and make a recommendation at the time of the install.
How long do I need to wait to put furniture on my new carpet?
Ideally, wait at least 24 hours to put furniture on the new carpet, as that is the time it generally takes for the glue to set. If you move heavy items onto your carpet prior to that, it can risk causing permanent indentations or destroy your flooring. It depends on the type of glue used.
Do Carpet Installers move furniture?
Yes, and we are one of them! Most reputable installers will move your furniture as part of the installation, but be sure to ask if this is included in the quoted price, or additional. If you have specific items that are fragile, very heavy, oversized, or need to be disconnected, make sure to let your installer know.
What is the average cost to carpet a house?
On average, expect to pay between $7 to $12 per square foot ($63 to $108 per square yard). For a 2,000 square foot house, not the entire house needs carpeted, but estimating 70% carpet, that equates to roughly $10,000 to $15,000 for the entire house. Also very dependent on the type of carpet and padding chosen.
How long does it take to professionally install carpet?
That is very dependent on the area, but on average, usually carpet installation takes a day. More or less if you have an easy or complicated / large area, or odd-shaped walls with nooks or cut-outs.
How much does it cost to carpet a 10×12 room?
The average cost to carpet a 10×12 room is between $200 and $900, but that really changes with type of carpet, padding, and any additional work that needs to be done while the install happens.
How do you figure out the square feet of a room?
For a square room, to figure out the square footage, you take the length (in feet) multiplied by the width (in feet). For example, a 12 foot by 12 foot room would be a total square footage of 144 square feet.
What is the most popular carpeting?
Nylon and polyester are the most popular. Both are good for high-traffic areas, are strong and withstand high traffic, and are cost effective.
Should you paint before or after installing carpet?
Pittsburgh Carpet Installers recommends painting BEFORE laying new carpet. If you wait until after, you risk ruining your new carpet, as well as your new paint. Carpet installation could require sanding and other work, so painting after will result in re-doing and ruined areas.