Installation Rates ( Materials not included.)
Any floor covering is as good as the sub floor underneath, on installing carpets thick underlay will not resolve the problem long term. BEST OPTION ALLOWING EASY ACCESS TO SERVICES. (1) Plane or sand floorboards down, or (2) secondly is to skim boards with a flexible screed then ply board.
Fitting rates taken as a mean average across the U.K.
All carry a minimum charge of £38.00 per call out .
UP-LIFTING FLOOR COVERINGS AND WASTE DISPOSAL
FROM £2.50 SQ.MTR
ROOMS (3MTRS * 2MTRS) COVE AND CAP
£450.00. INCLUDING FLOOR SKIM.
(at fitters discretion
Trade comparisons: Electrician could set fire to a house, he will have insurance for that, cut a piece of wire wrong cost £5.00. Gas Plumber could blow a house up, he will have insurance for that, cut a piece of pipe wrong cost £5.00. Carpet fitter nail through a pipe causing a flood, he will have insurance for that, cut the carpet wrong at £800.00 cost £800.00.
Mr White Van Driver Syndrome. Health
and safety states no on person should lift more than 20kg. most floor
covering will weigh a lot more than that, and if the carpet fitter complained to
his employer about this issue, the reply would
most likely be "well there's the door"