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Hardwoods are among the most durable and beautiful of flooring options, and they are one of the few that will actually boost the value of the property too. Home and property owners can find wood flooring in a huge number of styles and finishes. There are solid and engineered woods, and there are also site finished and pre-finished options too.
For this discussion, we will consider the materials and costs for the installation of a prefinished hardwood floor in the average 250 square foot living room. This pricing will assume that the owner will want to keep costs low and will NOT cover such costs as:
Can hardwood floor installation be tackled as a DIY project? Certainly, and the selection of the prefinished flooring is the wisest option if a property owner wants to handle the installation on their own. This is because it is a material with a much longer warranty (as opposed to flooring finished only after the rigors of installation), and because it is often designed to be installed very easily.
The average costs and materials associated with this project include:
(250 square foot living room)
Cost to install hardwood flooring varies greatly by region. Get free estimates from flooring contractors in your city.