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Carpet tile installation cost guide

Carpet tile installation cos

Carpet tiles are often chosen as a floor covering because of their durability and appearance. Available in a range of colours of varying quality, the underlay is already part of the carpet tile. And they’re generally stuck down using adhesive or come as a peel and stick tile.

The real edge carpet tiles have over traditional wall-to-wall carpeting is that it’s effortless to replace tiles when they become damaged or worn rather than replacing your existing carpet with a whole new one. In which case, carpet tiles are great for children’s bedrooms, in rooms that pets spend a lot of time in, and in heavy traffic rooms.

What’s more, carpet tiles require zero adhesives, making them ideal to place in rooms that need a quick floor cover-up. Even better, there’s absolutely no installation mess.

Here’s all you need to know about carpet tile installation costs.

Cost provided item
UnitRange - LowRange - HighAverage cost
Carpet tiles cost supplyPer square metre£15£30£20
Carpet tiles cost installationPer square metre£10£20£10
Commercial carpet tile installation cost - (supply & install)Per square metre £30£50£40
Additional cost to remove carpet with existing flooringPer room£25£75 £50
Carpet tile stairsPer job£100£500£180

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What is the carpet tiles price per square metre?

The carpet tiles cost per m2 is between £25 – £50 which includes supplying and carpet fitting.

So, on average, you’re looking at £30 per square metre. The cost of carpet tiles per square metre is £20 on average to supply the carpet tiles, adhesives, and other materials such as grippers.

The labour cost to install carpet tiles is £10 per square metre.

Carpet tile cost per square foot

In the UK, the cost of carpet tile is worked out in a metre square rather than a square foot. So, for example, you’ll need to know the width and length of the room that needs carpet tiles to give you the total area in square metres.

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What is the cost to replace carpet with tile?

It costs typically £50 to remove an old carpet from a room plus £30 per square metre – so a total cost of £80.

What’s the cost to install commercial carpet tiles?

Cost to install commercial carpet tiles

On average, you’re looking at roughly £30 per square metre for the supply of all materials. Commercial carpet installation is about £10 per square metre, so, overall, it’s £40 per square metre.

The commercial carpet tile cost per square foot depends, as you may pay a higher supply price for a higher quality product such as Flotex carpet tiles. In which case, you’ll pay more than £20 per square metre.

What’s the cost of carpet squares?

It costs between £10 to £20 per square metre of the carpet square.

What is the carpet tile installation price?

The cost to install carpet tile is between £20 to £30, but this depends on where you live and which tradesperson you use.

Prices vary per company, so it’s best to get several estimates before choosing your carpet tile installer.

FAQs

How much will it cost to install carpet in a 10×12 room?

The average cost to carpet a 10×12 room – which works out at 3 metres by 3.5 metres – would cost £30 per square metre, which totals £315.

You then have to factor in the £50 to remove old flooring, which gives you £365.

How much does it cost to carpet 13 stairs?

Carpeting tiling stairs or steps costs on average £30 per metre for supplying and installing the carpet. Generally, the calculation isn’t square metres.

So, for a typical set of stairs with a diagonal length of six metres, expect to pay £180.

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