The Average Cost of Installed Pergo


Pergo is a brand name for wood-looking laminate flooring. There are many styles and brands of laminate flooring.

Wood flooring costs

  • Genuine hardwood floors cost at least $10 per square foot, as of 2010, with prices going up from there; hardwood floors take much more time and labor than laminate floors. Unfinished hardwoods must be installed, then finished some days later.

Laminate flooring costs.

  • As of 2010, laminate floors such as Pergo brand retail at approximately $2 per square foot, with an installation range from about $7 to $11 per square foot. These floors are also simpler to install than hardwood, and thus can be installed by a handy homeowner.

Final considerations

  • Laminate floors can be installed over existing floors and depending on square footage you want to cover, the work can be done in a single day by professional installers; hardwoods, unless they are pre-finished, must be installed, left to "cure," and then finished on site at a later date.

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