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Carpet Installers in Boston, MA

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Prescreened Home Carpet Installation Companies in Boston, MA

Hudson Carpet and Flooring, LLC
1 Verified Ratings
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(866) 452-6861
PO Box 171468
Boston, MA 02117
SERVPRO of Allston, Brighton & Brookline
1 Verified Ratings
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(508) 617-2424
26 Lincoln St
Boston, MA 02135
Tempco Flooring
9 Verified Ratings
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(617) 399-4760
102 Phipps Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Serving Boston, MA
Robles Flooring, Inc.
2 Verified Ratings
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(978) 747-8136
20 High Street, Unit 3
Lynn, MA 01902

Serving Boston, MA
Grand Flooring Services, LLC
10 Verified Ratings
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(617) 399-5748
9 James Ter
Woburn, MA 01801

Serving Boston, MA

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Cost to hire a Install Carpeting in Boston

Most homeowners spent between:
$450 - $1,620
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Reviews of Boston Carpet Contractors

Project: Install Carpeting
Cambridge, MA

He would have been perfect if his installer didn't have to go fishing on Saturday. We had a deadline and the carpet supposedly did not come in on time. I have many properties in VT and we have never had to wait more than 4 days for an in stock delivery to VT. They were not terribly prompt to respond initially. The cost was much higher than we expected.

Project: Install Carpeting
Newton, MA

We were very pleased that we hired Julio to install the carpeting in the new home we are building. His price was fair (not the highest nor the lowest) and the quality of his work was outstanding. Julio paid great attention to detail, figured out how we could install the carpet with the fewest number of seams, and took real care in performing the work. He was on time each day and actually finished the job a day before he had estimated. I would highly recommend him and would use him again when the need arises.

Project: Install Carpeting
Medford, MA

Paul was very accomodating and was able to meet my agressive timeline even with bad weather and the holidays. I am very pleased with the rug, installation and service. Would hire him for a carpet install again.


Unscreened Flooring & Carpet Contractors in Boston, Massachusetts

Price's Wood Floors
10 Tuckers Court
Peabody, MA 01960
Classic Home Improvement
9 Lee St.
Lancaster, MA 01523
Richard J. Mochi & Son
47 Lyman Ave.
Boston, MA 02155
J A Construction
1229 Bennington St.
East Boston, MA 02128
J. Martinoli & Sons / Hire a Hubby
22 Whittier St.
Haverhill, MA 01830

Things to Consider Before You Add or Replace Carpeting:

  • What are you looking for?
  • What kind of location is this?
  • Have you already purchased the carpet for this project?
  • What kind of carpet installation is this?
  • Where will the carpet be installed?

    Entry or hallway
    Dining room
    Family or living room

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Boston Carpet Installation

Besides regular carpet maintenance, proper carpet installation in Boston is the best way to ensure you'll get long life and good performance out of your new carpets. But is this a do-it-yourself job, or is it better left to professionals? With a major home improvement like installing carpet, the quick and easy answer is almost always to hire the job out. A poor installation simply leads to too many problems down the road to make saving a few dollars worth the risk. That's not to say that this is a job that can't be done by a persistent homeowner with the right tools, however. That being the case, it's worth looking at what a good carpet installation entails, so that you can make the best judgment possible as to whether this is a job you want to tackle on your own.

The Cost of Hiring a Pro First of all, let's start with cost. Obviously the biggest reason to do it on your own is to save money. A basic carpet installation in Boston is likely to run in the neighborhood of one tenth to a third of your total cost, if you purchase carpet that wasn't in the bargain bin, but isn't a luxury line either. With an average carpet installation in Boston running $1,275 based on data that HomeAdvisor collects from post-project surveys, those are savings worth taking a chance on for some homeowners; though don't forget to add in extras such as equipment rental or purchases, and the cost of gas for getting around town. On the other side of the spectrum, spending several hundred dollars extra is worth every penny for many residents of Greater Boston, especially when you calculate in the time saved, frustration avoided, and the peace of mind that comes with knowing a professional did the job right.

The Process in a Nutshell A basic carpet installation in Boston is the same for contractors and home handymen alike. You'll start by tearing out the old carpet and cleaning and prepping the room. This includes installing the tackless strips, followed by laying down the carpet padding. Once your underlayment is down, you'll need to roll out your carpet, cut it a little bit larger (4"-6") than the room itself, and start the installation. Actual installation consists of attaching the carpet to the tackless strips on one side of a room with a knee kicker, then using the power stretcher on the opposite side of the room to pull the carpet tight before attaching it there as well. Throughout this process you'll use a utility knife to cut the carpet edges to the proper length, followed by tucking the remaining edge down under the wall.

Keep in mind that there isn't room in this article to fully detail a step-by-step carpet installation in Boston, or to go into particulars such as how to install seams or how to deal with doorways and transition areas. That being said, if you're going it alone, be sure to do some thorough reading ahead of time to make sure you have all the necessary tools handy, and the process down pat. You'll be more than thankful you took the time to prepare before hand once you get underway. Nevertheless, this information should give you an idea of what you're getting into if you install carpet in Boston on your own, as well as what to expect from your contractor if you choose to hire the job out.

If Not Done Correctly . . . The biggest risk you run in choosing to do a carpet installation in Boston yourself has to do with how long your carpet is going to last before you start seeing the tell-tale signs of a sub-par installation job. If it's done right, you can expect to enjoy 10 to 15 years of good performance from your new carpet without experiencing any problems whatsoever. Vacuum your carpet regularly and schedule a carpet cleaning once a year, and your carpet should look and feel pretty close to new for the duration of that time, as well. If your carpet installation isn't up to industry standards, however, you'll start to see issues like rippling, bulging, and buckling over time, all of which are signs that the carpet wasn't stretched or attached properly. This information is as important for those that hire their installation out as it is for DIYers. It's why finding a quality carpet installer to install your carpet in Beantown is equally important as hiring a pro in the first place. On that front, get at least three bids from different contractors and check references before you hire. It's far and away the best strategy when it comes to finding a carpet installer in Boston that is going to do the job right the first time out.