Looking to install engineered wood floors in your house? Being hard-wearing and easy to maintain, engineered hardwood flooring can add timeless style, warmth, and value to your house and is a popular choice for homeowners who prefer a classic look and feel.
At our store, you can find a huge selection of engineered wood flooring that is available in a variety of wood species, including acacia, birch, hickory, oak flooring, and more. But what to expect when it comes to costs? In this article, we’ll talk about the engineered wood flooring cost.
How Much Does It Cost to Install Engineered Hardwood Floors?
Installing engineered hardwood costs $6 to $11 per square foot on the low end, all the way up to $12 to $23 per square foot for exotic hardwoods for both materials and installation. The labor cost to install engineered hardwood floors varies from $3 to $8 per square foot for professional installation. Many types of engineered hardwood are made to be installed as click-together flooring. They are faster, easier, and cheaper to install, helping you save money.
Your actual price will depend on job size, conditions, finish options you choose. Generally, the prices for engineered wood floors vary, depending on the style, thickness, and quality of the product you purchase.
- Basic engineered wood with three core layers and a thin veneer often costs between $3 and $9 per square foot. Depending on the complexity of the project and layout, the installation can cost anywhere between $3 and $9 per square foot.
- Mid-grade engineered flooring is likely to have both a thicker five-layer core and thicker veneer layers. It often ranges between $6 and $12 per square foot. The installation costs are generally the same as for the basic engineered wood.
- Top-of-the-line engineered wood flooring may have as many as seven core layers and a 1/6” or thicker veneer. These are typically the most durable and long-lasting options and can cost between $9 and $16 per square foot.
You should also consider additional installation costs. Wood trim and molding about $5.50–$9 per linear foot to have it installed. You should also remember that you will always need to order extra flooring than the exact dimensions of your room suggest. A good rule of thumb is ordering 10% extra than needed to cover all eventualities.
We hope that this guide that outlined engineered wood flooring costs will help you create a budget for your flooring project.