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Vinyl Flooring Installation Cost

Vinyl flooring installation can be tricky, even for experienced DIY handymen. Here is a cost breakdown of what you should be paying in your local area.

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How Much Does Vinyl Flooring Installation Cost?

Vinyl is one of the easier flooring materials to work with and install, and many homeowners take on vinyl flooring installation as a DIY project. Vinyl comes in sheets, rolls, or as individual tiles. Some vinyl flooring has the peel-away back with sticky adhesives already attached, while others may require that you apply the adhesive yourself.

When doing your own vinyl flooring installation, you may run into some difficulty working with this pliable material. Measuring and cutting it to fit around pipes, drains, cabinetry, and other tricky areas could become problematic, and professional installation may be a better option for obtaining the look and finish you imagined.

How Much Does It Cost To Install Vinyl Flooring?

On average, for a 19 square meter area of vinyl flooring installation, homeowners can expect to pay in the region of about £530. This is based on the costs of materials during a DIY project. Should you opt for the assistance of a professional contractor, the price will fluctuate depending on your location and the company you eventually decide to work with.

Vinyl flooring installation is best when done by trained professionals. If you’re a skilled do-it-yourself handyman who enjoys a challenge, however, it is still recommended to compare quotes from professionals in your locale in order to get an idea of what it might cost you.

Cost Breakdown

The cost to install vinyl flooring depends on several factors:


Contractors should include in their quote the cost for moving furniture and preparation. Preparing the existing floor for installation will depend on the condition of the sub-floors. In some cases, additional plywood may be needed. Plywood typically costs £15-£19 per 2440mm x 1220mm (8ft x 4ft) sheets. For the flooring space, this job may require about six sheets, with an estimated total of around £100-£114.

Vinyl Flooring Installation

The flooring choice affects the price due to different patterns, textures, and durability. The estimated average price for sheet/roll flooring is about £2-£3 per square meter, usually available in 3m or 3.6m widths. For a 19 square meter room, the estimated total ranges from £380 to £585.

Additional Materials and Costs

Extra costs that may arise during a vinyl flooring installation project can include:

  • Adhesives
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Sealant
  • Roll out underlayment

Homeowners can expect to cost to install vinyl flooring on averaging out at around £530, with the higher price range coming in at around £770. Prices may increase or decrease depending on the choices you make in products and, where you get them from.

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Low Cost £230
Typical Cost £1,300
High Cost £2,150
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