How Much Does It Cost to Install 1000 Sq. Ft. of Laminate Flooring in Tampa?

The cost to install 1000 sq. ft of laminate flooring varies depending on the type of laminate flooring you choose, the contractor you hire, and your location. In this blog post, we will provide an estimate for the cost to install laminate flooring in three different scenarios: basic, midrange, and high-end. Keep in mind that these prices are just estimates and may vary depending on your specific situation.

What is involved in installing a laminate floor?

Leveling the Floor if Necessary

Installing a laminate floor is a relatively easy process that can be done by most do-it-yourselfers. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before you start your project. First, you need to make sure that your subfloor is level and clean. If there are any holes or cracks in the subfloor, they will need to be repaired before you install the laminate floor. You will also need to make sure that the surface is smooth and free of any debris or dust.

The Cost of Laminate Floor, Underlayment, and Trim

The cost to install a laminate floor will vary depending on the type of laminate you choose. Basic laminate floors start at around $1.29/sq.ft., while high-end laminate can cost up to $2.90/sq.ft. You will also need to purchase underlayment, which costs between $600 to $700

Removal of Old Floor- Labor

If you need to have your old flooring removed, this will add to the cost of your project. The labor to remove and dispose of old flooring can cost between $250 to $400.

Chris installing laminate floor

Laminate Floor Installation Labor

Every job is slightly different but on average expect to pay between $1,700 to $2,500 in labor. I have seen higher prices as well.

Total Cost Estimate for Installing Laminate Flooring in Tampa

Basic laminate installation: $4,500

Midrange laminate: $5,500

Higher-end laminate: $6,500 or more

Not sure what type of floor you need? Read an article I wrote on What Type of Flooring is Best for a Rental Property?