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Is carpet or laminate cheaper?
Last Updated: 30th April, 2020
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Then, how much does laminate flooring cost compared to carpet?
Expect most carpet and laminate floors to cost between $1-$7 per square foot for materials. Installation cost ranges from $0.50 to $3.00. Laminate may be slightly more expensive to install. For decent quality carpet or laminate, expect to pay $4 to $8 per square foot for the complete job (materials and labor).
One may also ask, what is the cheapest type of flooring? Budget Friendly Flooring Options:
- Laminate. Laminate flooring is more widely used in other rooms of the home, but it is an affordable option for kitchen flooring.
- Vinyl. Vinyl flooring is one of the most budget-friendly kitchen flooring options.
- Ceramic Tile.
- Stained Concrete.
Secondly, should I get carpet or laminate flooring?
Durability. Laminate flooring is likely to last much longer than carpet, as it is scratch-resistant, durable, and easy to clean. More expensive laminate flooring is often a better investment, though carpet provides a cheaper option should users wish to renovate more frequently.
How much does it cost to replace carpet with laminate?
Laminate Flooring Vs. The average cost to install new carpeting is between $2 and $4 per square foot, compared to laminate flooring which costs an average of $3 to $8 per square foot installed. The cost to carpet a 225 SF room is around $634, while laminate in the same room would cost $1,223.