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A carpet installation invoice is provided to a homeowner or property owner to collect payment after carpeting has been installed.
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A carpet is a type of fiber that covers a floor and is designed for comfort and/or design in residential and commercial buildings. Carpets come in various textures, styles, and colors. Depending on the type of fabric and the amount needed, installation can be inexpensive or very costly. A floor typically needs carpeting when the sub-floor is not suitable for habitable conditions, such as a cement floor.
Existing carpets tend to need re-installation when the edges start to unravel or if water damage (mold) is to occur. Most carpets need to be replaced after 5-10 years of service. Not only are carpets designed for style, but they are also offered to cater to homes where children and pets exist. Because children and pets can cause unexpected messes (liquid spills, dropping food), high strain resistant carpets (such as nylon) are highly recommended. Most carpets are offered in the following fabric types:
- Nylon (good for pets and young children)
- Wool (great for properties located in cold weather but harmful to those prone to allergies)
The cost of carpet installation is calculated on a per square foot basis. The average cost per square foot is anywhere from .99 cents to $4.00 dollars, depending on the fabric and the amount needed. Always get a measurement and a quote before agreeing to a price. The larger the project, the cheaper the per square foot cost will be, as a discount is typically issued when ordering a large quantity of carpet. Not only do you need to factor in the cost of the fabric but also the labor needed to install the carpet.
The two largest carpet installation providers are as follows:
- Home Depot Carpet Installation – Offer local and licensed contractors that will come measure your home and give a quote prior to installation. Once the carpet as been picked out, Home Depot will complete the installation.
- Lowes Carpet Installation – In most cases, free installation is offered when purchasing a carpet through Lowes. Lowes offers the complete package by first performing an in-home measurement, giving expert advice when selecting a carpet, and finally performing the installation.
If neither a Home Depot or Lowes is in your area, use Google Maps to search for a carpet installation provider near you.