Sometimes carpets get damaged due to many reasons. It could be wear and tear, mold infestation, stinky carpet and accumulation of dirt among other reasons. A new carpet will then need to be installed by the appropriate carpet installation company. First let’s look at the prices of carpet installation in various states. To install an Olefin carpet in Boston you will have to part with $3.99 to $5.21 per square foot. You will spend $3.72 to $4.86 per square foot in Phoenix if you install the same carpet. Carpet installation will cost you between $3.64 and $4.76 per square foot in Miami. These price estimates are according to the Homewyse’s Carpet Installation Cost Calculator. The prices are different in all the states but they are within the $3.5 to $5 range. With this prices in mind it is easy to get an installer, ignore any vendor who offers $6 and above. It is better to insist on paying per square foot so that you avoid overpaying. It is important to hire a qualified expert to do the work otherwise you will not be satisfied by the outcome no matter how attractive the price is.
Find out the experience of the company, how long it has been in the business and how many house or apartment projects the team has done so that you are assured that it is a legit company. Those with less experience will charge less per square foot as compared to the more experienced companies. Only experienced installers should be hire to do the carpet installation not any of your maintenance staff, this is according to the experts. Experienced flooring installers often do a good job in floor preparations and repairs. When the floor preparation is done properly, its significantly increases the durability of the flooring to be installed. You should hire a carpet installer with at least 5 years of experience. If in the 5 years the installer has only been tackling flooring in apartments they may not be experienced in stairs and other challenges when installing carpets in houses.
The project will run without any hitches when the installer has the relevant experience and skills. It is important to check out the credentials of the carpet installer. Check if they have a contractor’s license, a surety bond, business liability insurance and worker’s compensation policy. Having a comprehensive budget that covers all the project’s needs is vital. The comprehensive budget must have the duration of the project, the things to be done, materials needed and additional costs. Be wary of low cost carpet installers. Most of them hire inexperienced carpet installers because of their low budget.