Installation charges may be
Stairs - some
charge up to $15 per step.
Usually charged by the foot.
- usually $35 to $50 per hour, per person.
carpet and pad - $1.00 to $3.00 per yard.
Dump fees - as
much as $50 to $100 per load.
Carpet dealers should never charge for measuring. Installers may charge
you a small fee to measure your home and provide a simple diagram. They
will usually refund your fee if you hire them to do the install.
- There may be an added charge for working nights and weekends.
and so much more.......
What should you
pay for Carpet Installation?
In the southern
states like Florida, Alabama, Texas and Mississippi the price carpet
installers charge is considerably less than in the northern states. Prices per
square yard range from $2.50 to $6.50 nationwide with higher prices in the
northeastern states and along the west coast.
Installation Prices are higher in states where installers are required to have
a state issued contractors license, surety bond and business liability
insurance. These requirements are designed to protect the homeowner and
provide a method for recourse if the carpet installer does not perform quality
workmanship or fulfill his obligations.
yourself from lawsuits
that you check your carpet installer's references and check to make sure the
carpet installer you hire is licensed with your state contracting
agency if required. Check to make sure he has a surety bond if required
by your state and also check to make sure he has current business liability
See if your
state has licensing requirements for carpet installers. All
State Contractor License Requirements & Regulations - Carpet &
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