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Old 01-21-2012, 02:28 PM  
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Just telling you what was in the original post. The OP got bids by the square foot. And only mentioned tile installation, nothing about a remodel. Many tile installers bid by the square foot.
Yes! Someone actually read my post. Most places/contractors usually quote flooring installation per square foot. Obviously the price varies depending on whether they have to tear out existing flooring, etc.

I don't expect any licensed/insured/etc. contractor to work for $10 an hour. In MD I've even had a handyman (for other work, not for the flooring) wanted $220 for the first two hrs and then $75 an hour. I thought that was outrageous. I can't believe anyone would pay him that kind of money.

I'm just finding out the price difference between going directly to the installer vs. hiring a general contractor. The last quote from a general contractor wanted about $18+ per sq foot (not including cost of the tile).

I'm waiting to hear from a couple of flooring contractors and see what they charge.


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The OP was talking price per square foot. You guys are talking hourly price. Big difference.
Well, there ya go trying to confuse me with the facts. Guess I should have my second cup of coffee before I try engaging my brain on saturday mornings. But, you still get what you pay for. Pay cheap...get cheap.
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