2017 Porcelain tile cost calculator
Computed parameters 
Project summary 

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

Estimated expenses 

Materials cost^{8} 
$ 
Labor cost^{9} 
$ 
Total cost to get porcelain tile 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 porcelain tile 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 porcelain tile installation area in feet. Input real numbers only.
Porcelain tile cost calculator computes project size, average completion time, and total tile 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 porcelain tile plus mortar or tile adhesive, cement backer boards, screws, and grout.
^{4} Labor cost is a contractor’s fee to get porcelain tile installed per square foot.
Computed parameters:
^{5} Total area is actual surface area where porcelain tile have to be installed. Total area in square feet is rounded to the nearest whole bigger number.
^{6} Amount of porcelain tile to buy is an actual amount of tile necessary to purchase for performing tile 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 porcelain tile installation. Small tile 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} Cost of materials is an expense for purchasing tile and all supplies to perform porcelain tile installation depending on project size. Cost of porcelain tile and additional materials accounts extras for a waste.
^{9} Labor cost is a total charge to complete porcelain tile installation.
^{10} Total cost to get tile installed is a gross amount homeowners should expect to pay for porcelain tile installation based on project square footage, actual tile 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 porcelain tile installation as a do it yourself project.
Porcelain tile 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 tile setter is able to price the work after analyzing its difficulty. In addition, porcelain tile prices greatly vary, and for computing correct cost all input numbers must be actual and exact. 