2017 Laminate flooring cost calculator
Computed parameters 
Project summary 

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

Estimated expenses 

Materials cost^{8} 
$ 
Labor cost^{9} 
$ 
Total cost to get laminate 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 laminate flooring 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 laminate flooring installation area in feet. Input real numbers only.
Laminate flooring cost calculator computes project size, average completion time, and total laminate floors installation expenses of up to three rectangular and one triangular area at a time.
^{3} Cost of materials per square foot is an actual amount spent on purchasing one square foot of laminate flooring plus underlayment if necessary.
^{4} Labor cost is a contractor’s fee to get laminate floors installed per square foot. Old flooring removal, subfloor preparation and installation of baseboards, shoe base or quarter round molding are separate tasks which will be priced separately.
Computed parameters:
^{5} Total area is actual surface area where laminate flooring has to be installed. Total area in square feet is rounded to the nearest whole bigger number.
^{6} Amount of laminate flooring to buy is an actual amount of flooring necessary to purchase for performing laminate 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 laminate flooring installation. Small laminate flooring installation projects which normally should be done in a few hours are still one day task regardless exact number of hours spent on a job site.
^{8} Total cost of materials is an expense for purchasing laminate flooring plus extra expense for buying all supplies to perform laminate floors installation depending on project size. Cost of laminate flooring accounts extras for waste.
^{9} Labor cost is a total fee to complete laminate flooring installation.
^{10} Total cost to get laminate flooring installed is a gross amount homeowners should expect to pay for laminate floor installation based on project square footage, actual laminate 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 laminate flooring installation as a do it yourself project.
Laminate flooring 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 flooring installer is able to price the work after analyzing its difficulty. In addition, laminate flooring prices greatly vary, and for computing correct cost all input numbers must be actual and exact. 