How much does wood flooring cost?

When deciding on a new wood floor, there are a number of factors that you have to decide on, these will range from the type of wood flooring to the overall finish.  We have broken down the different costings below.  This is purely a guide and may not exactly be required to install your wooden floor. No actual prices have been included as these will vary by flooring manufacturer and individual customer requirements

  • Parquet Block Flooring

    • Installation of a plywood base or a self levelling latex to ensure the floor is level
    • The cost of the parquet blocks
      Flexible adhesive for installing the parquet blocks to the sub-floor
      A resin or water-based filler to fill any gaps between the blocks< If a coloured stain is required to change the colour of the blocks The finishing coat of a water-based lacquer or a wax or oil finish Finishing trim for the perimeter of the floor if required Removal and replacement of skirting to cover the expansion gap if a finishing trim is not wanted Door bars and/or transition strips for doorways, pipe collars for radiator pipes Scotia Beading or cork expansion strip for the perimeter>
    • Undercutting of the skirting if no trim is required and the skirting cannot be removed
    • Labour costs for the installation and the sanding and sealing of the parquet flooring
    • There may be additional costs for removal and disposal of carpet or existing flooring
  • Engineered Wood Flooring
    • Installation of a plywood base or a self levelling latex to ensure the floor is level
    • Underlay and PVA glue (floating floor), Flexible adhesive or nails
    • The engineered wood flooring
    • Finishing trim for the perimeter of the floor if required
    • Removal and replacement of skirting to cover the expansion gap if a finishing trim is not wanted
    • Undercutting of the skirting if no trim is required and the skirting cannot be removed
    • Door bars and/or transition strips for doorways, pipe collars for radiator pipes
    • Labour costs for all the above

    There may be additional costs for removal and disposal of carpet or existing flooring

  • Solid Wood Flooring
    • Installation of a plywood base or a self levelling latex to ensure the floor is level
    • Flexible adhesive or nails depending on fitting requirements
    • The solid wood flooring
    • Finishing trim for the perimeter of the floor if required
    • Removal and replacement of skirting to cover the expansion gap if a finishing trim is not wanted
    • Undercutting of the skirting if no trim is required and the skirting cannot be removed
    • Door bars and/or transition strips for doorways, pipe collars for radiator pipes
    • Labour costs for all the above

    There may be additional costs for removal and disposal of carpet or existing flooring