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How Much Does it Cost to Remove Carpet?

Aug 8, 2019 | Blog, Frequently Asked Questions, Services We Provide

If you have old carpet that needs gone, your first question may be: How much does it cost to remove carpet? Cost can be the factor that decides whether your project is DIY or hired out. There are a few factors that effect how much your carpet removal job will cost. First, how much carpet do you have? That’s the most important question. Next, how is the carpet attached to the subfloor? Also, is heat needed to remove it?

How Much Does it Cost to Remove Carpet

So, How much does it cost to remove carpet? 

With all the factors above considered, it will cost about $0.50 per square foot for residential carpet removal. However, commercial carpet removal may cost more, depending on how much carpet there is and how the carpet is affixed to the subfloor. Your carpet removal may be more or less than the average cost of $0.50 per square foot.

A Helpful Tip for Carpet Removal Cost

If you are wanting a firm, written quote, ask for one! Any reputable junk removal, demo, or home improvement company should give you an in-person estimate for your carpet removal project. We suggest that you get a quote before hiring for carpet removal and hauling services. Furthermore, make sure the company you go with is insured and highly reviewed.

At Fire Dawgs, we actually handle all of the labor and disposal associated with tearing out old carpet. So, there’s no need to rent a dumpster. Also, all of our technicians are insured, uniformed, trained, and background checked.

We hope this information on the cost to remove carpet has been helpful. Feel free to comment below with any questions, or email us at [email protected].

Finally, we would love to serve you if you are in the Indianapolis area. Just give us a call at 317-291-3294 or Contact Us online for a free carpet removal or junk removal quote. We look forward to talking with you!


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