Tile installation all you need to know

The tile installation cost constitutes of various things that make up the whole price. The cost of the whole installation can vary from $4.62 to $17.00. There are many considerations that are to be kept in mind while going for tile installation. In this article, we will take a look as to what are the things that make up the cost of the installation of the tiles.

The cost of installation for normal tiles:

The average cost for the installation of the tiles largely depends on the type of tiles opted for. If the person is going to the ceramic tiles then the average installation cost will be $4.60, depending on the square feet as per 200. For porcelain $5.05 sq. ft, $7.55 sq. ft for glass tiles which is not mosaic and $9.50 sq. ft. for mosaic tiles on a mesh. All these average estimations largely depend on the average labour cost and size of the work. If the work is smaller, then the cost will vary. The average cost further excludes the preparation work done before the installation of the tiles.

The cost of installation for stone tiles:

If the person goes for marble tiles then the average cost will be about $6.20 sq. ft, Granite tile will cost about $6.70 sq. ft and slate tile will cost about $6.45 sq. ft. Further installation of Onyx tile costs about $7.15 sq. ft, Travertine tile is about $6.90 sq. ft and limestone tile cost about $6.20 sq. ft. If the person goes for pebble tile on mesh then it will cost about $6.55 sq. ft and sandstone tile will cost about $6.70 sq. ft. If standing loose pebble tile is opted for then the costs might shoot up to $17.00 sq. ft. again all these costs don’t include the preparation before the work and costs might vary depending on the size of the work.

Things to consider before going for the tile installation:

You can save a lot on the Tile Installation Cost if certain things are kept in mind.

  •  Tiling of smaller areas costs higher whereas if space is large then price lowers down.
  •  If you make the whole installation simple then the cost of the installation lessons down. If you go for borders, shelves or even medallions then the cost will soar up.
  •  Cost of the tile installation also varies depending upon the area of the house. If you stay in an area that has certain requirements like, elevators or no free parking then the cost might just go up.
  •  Hire local handyman than a costly specialist. You can even go for small companies who do the work of tile installation but without charging over the top.

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