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Old 02-21-2009, 10:02 AM   #1
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Price To Install Real Hardwood Flooring And Remove Carpet


Hello everyone. I am prepared to remove carpet and install real hardwood floors along with some painting. I live in Missouri, but what is the going price per sq ft for installing hardwood floor and removing carpet. The rooms are the living, hallway, master bedroom and an office room. I am going to do it for my parents and wondered what the going rate is so I could give them a good deal. I've layed pergo floors in two rooms and a small hall way and got $1,000 for it.
And if there is any painter out there, what is the going rate per sq ft for painting just the walls? Thanks all, and have a great day. Look forward to hearing from you all with no flames please
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Old 02-21-2009, 10:33 AM   #2
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I'll bring the drinks...

Who's making the popcorn this time...?

Seriously bro... do a little searching/reading before posting a question like this...

I initially came here last year (from a google search), looking for pricing info on a particular discipline/application which I had never dealt with before (glass blocks, in my case).

Fortunately, I took the time to read numerous threads before posting anything; I quickly realized that it's virtual suicide to just join up and ask "how much do I charge?"

As to your question?...

...the most recent consensus seems to be about tree-fiddy...

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Pergo?....your BANNED!!!!!!!!NO soup for you!!
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Pergo is what the customer wanted. They already bought the material. I did some search on the forums but couldn't find anything. And I have searched for other things and have found what I was looking for, but thanks for being negative and next time when someones says no flames that means no flames, read the whole post before your reply.
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Pergo is what the customer wanted. They already bought the material. I did some search on the forums but couldn't find anything. And I have searched for other things and have found what I was looking for, but thanks for being negative and next time when someones says no flames that means no flames, read the whole post before your reply.

What you do not understand is the "Popcorn and Drinks" reference is for the Entertainment that is sure to follow. (at your unfortunate EXPENSE)

Please remind me to "Bump" this thread later this Evening!
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You are charging your parents? $2.00 a yd to take up carpet, pad and strip. I think $4.00 per foot to install wood. But, you are charging your parents?
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You are charging your parents? $2.00 a yd to take up carpet, pad and strip. I think $4.00 per foot to install wood. But, you are charging your parents?
Times are tough.
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Best thing to do is find contractors here in your area first. Them PM them the question.
When we see these kinds of threads it turns into playtime.
Sorry...
We have been doing this a long time I guess...
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Wow!!!!!

I missed the "Parents" part!!!

You POS!

How many times do you think that your Mother wiped your Ass, Nose and Washed behind your ears??!?

How many times do you think that your Daddy did NOT kick the living Crap out if you when you TRULY deserved it?????

You have NO ONE TO THANK but your Parents for your existance this very day!!

You must still be VERY YOUNG!!
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Pergo is what the customer wanted. They already bought the material. I did some search on the forums but couldn't find anything. And I have searched for other things and have found what I was looking for, but thanks for being negative and next time when someones says no flames that means no flames, read the whole post before your reply.

You're asking the questions,
and you think that you make the rules?

When you step in it,
don't expect us not to say it stinks!
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Hello everyone. I am prepared to remove carpet and install real hardwood floors along with some painting. I live in Missouri, but what is the going price per sq ft for installing hardwood floor and removing carpet. The rooms are the living, hallway, master bedroom and an office room. I am going to do it for my parents and wondered what the going rate is so I could give them a good deal. I've layed pergo floors in two rooms and a small hall way and got $1,000 for it.
And if there is any painter out there, what is the going rate per sq ft for painting just the walls? Thanks all, and have a great day. Look forward to hearing from you all with no flames please
You don't charge your parents when you work for them.
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Handyman,
I think this is the going rate in your area:http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1726...230201,00.html
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Best thing to do is find contractors here in your area first. Them PM them the question.
When we see these kinds of threads it turns into playtime.
Sorry...
We have been doing this a long time I guess...
Actually that's exactly what I did for my glass block question...

Wrote out a detailed description of the application and an explanation of how I came to be in the position of begging for information...

...the rube fell for it...

I went around undercutting everyone's prices in the area, hired a bunch of illegal Laotians and Filipino's (we're kinda short on Mexicans up here) and I'm now the king of unlicensed/hack glass block installations in the Edmonton area!!!

Thank you CT, thanks a million...

(Actually...I did the job at the rate that buddy recommended and made out well on it)


As to charging your parents...?

Shame on you...
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Handyman,
I think this is the going rate in your area:http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1726...230201,00.html
More like a baloney sammich and cool-aid!!!
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How the hell did I miss out on the fun
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I am going to do it for my parents and wondered what the going rate is so I could give them a good deal.

Thats easy, the "going rate for your parents" is :


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