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    • janeke
    • By janeke 14th Jul 17, 1:11 PM
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    Carpet fitter cost?
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:11 PM
    Carpet fitter cost? 14th Jul 17 at 1:11 PM
    We are renovating and extending a cottage with a view to rent out. The carpet we want is considerably cheaper if bought on-line unfitted. The rooms are all newly floored and there is one new curving staircase. Roughly how much should a carpet fitter charge per sq m?
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    • MrJones1
    • By MrJones1 14th Jul 17, 1:21 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:21 PM
    I found this guide helpful.

    https://local.which.co.uk/advice/cost-price-information-carpet-flooring-fitters
    • The Reynolds
    • By The Reynolds 14th Jul 17, 4:24 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 4:24 PM
    I have found labour costs vary a lot depending on location.

    Had a local carpet fitter (family firm) west London cost £78.50 p/h
    Similar job done in Kent was £ 49.00 p/h

    To be honest i would not buy carpets online as i have found defects in the ones i online purchased a few years ago and guess who had to pursue the online company,yes little me.Complete nightmare
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 14th Jul 17, 5:44 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 5:44 PM
    We're having new carpets shortly. £50 for hall, £50 for living room. Could be a discount if it doesn't take them long, apparently.

    NE Wales.
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    • phill99
    • By phill99 14th Jul 17, 7:01 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 7:01 PM
    Allow £50 to £60 per room.. £100 for stairs and you will get change.
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