2017 Engineered hardwood floor cost calculator
Computed parameters 
Project summary 

Total area^{5} 
Sq. Ft. 
Amount of engineered hardwood flooring to purchase^{6} 
Sq. Ft. 
Estimated time to complete the project^{7} 

Estimated expenses 

Cost of materials^{8} 
$ 
Labor cost^{9} 
$ 
Total cost to get engineered wood floors installed^{10} 
$ 

Cost comparison 


DIY installation cost 
vs 
Cost to hire a contractor 
$ 
$ 
DIY savings 
$ 


Input parameters:
All numbers should be entered as real numbers which are bigger than 0 (zero) for specific value or equal to zero for no value parameters.
^{1} W – width of engineered hardwood floors installation area in feet. Inches values should be entered as real number means 3 inches = 0.25 feet; 6” = 0.5’; 9” = 0.75’ and so on.
^{2} L – length of engineered hardwood floor installation area in feet. Input real numbers only.
Engineered hardwood floors cost calculator computes project size, average completion time, and total flooring installation expenses of up to three rectangular and one triangular area at a time.
^{3} Cost of materials per square foot is a price of wood flooring plus amount spent on purchasing additional materials including underlayment, glue, nails and staples.
^{4} Labor cost is a contractor’s fee to get hardwood floors installed per square foot.
Computed parameters:
^{5} Total area is actual surface area where engineered wood flooring has to be installed. Total area in square feet is rounded to the nearest whole bigger number.
^{6} Amount of engineered wood flooring to buy is an actual amount of flooring necessary to purchase for performing hardwood floors installation project. Computed number includes typical waste factor.
^{7} Time to complete the project is an approximate number of days necessary for an experienced crew to perform basic engineered hardwood floors installation. Small wood floor installation projects which normally should be done in couple hours are still one day task regardless exact number of hours spent on a job site.
^{8} Cost of materials is a total amount spent on purchasing hardwood flooring and extra expense for buying all supplies to perform engineered wood floors installation project. Cost of engineered wood flooring accounts extras for waste.
^{9} Labor cost is a charge to complete engineered hardwood floor installation.
^{10} Total cost to get engineered wood floors installed is a gross amount homeowners should expect to pay for engineered wood floors installation based on project square footage, actual flooring price per square foot, cost of labor and additional materials expenses.
Cost comparison gives an idea what you can expect to save in case of completing wood floors installation as a do it yourself project.
Engineered hardwood floors cost calculator is for a general purpose only. Every home improvement project is unique, and labor charges and fees might vary depending on work complexity. Only local hardwood installer is able to price the work after analyzing its difficulty. In addition, hardwood flooring prices greatly vary, and for computing correct cost all input numbers must be actual and exact. 