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The Cost of Professional Tile Installation

Finding a professional tile installation company for your floor or renovation project may seem like a simple task but the truth is, it can get complicated. After choosing the tiles you want for your project it’s a good idea to get multiple quotes to ensure you are getting the best deal. One company may quote you a high price while the other may offer a really low price. There are a few things that are beneficial to know prior to calling in professionals for tiling quotes. 

What Exactly Do Tile Installation Companies Do? 

From the outside looking in, it may seem like tiling a floor would be a pretty easy job. But the reality is, it isn’t! The tiles need to be evenly placed so the finished product looks great. This means some of the tiles have to be cut to exact measurements. What’s under your floor is an important factor too. If your tiles will be placed on timber floorboards, an underlay will be required and you may need a waterproof membrane as well. These are expensive materials that you need to take into consideration when trying to determine the cost of your project. 

Bathrooms Typically Cost More

The size and area of the space where you want to tile placed will also make a difference. Tiling a small bathroom may cost more than tiling a kitchen due to the amount of tile cutting the installation team may have to do in the smaller space. Bathrooms also require waterproof material underneath and the floor should be slopped so the water will drain. A bathroom can cost double the amount of a living room or different space. 

Quotes

Make sure you take all of these factors into consideration when getting quotes from tile installation companies. The goal is to be sure the quotes are evenly balanced and take everything into consideration;

•Type of tile

•Underlay material

•Size of the space 

 

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Tile Floor? 

You can estimate and take all of the different factors into consideration but ultimately you won’t know the cost until you choose a tile installation company. Some will be cheaper than others for the same work. That’s why it’s important to ask questions. How long have they been in business? Do they have referrals? Can you see some of the work they have completed? Paying more for experienced installers who have a good reputation will typically produce better results than those that don’t have the experience or reputation. 

The Cost of Professional Tile Installation