Floorers in Vadodara
Being a busy port town and at the center of action during kings and their followers Vadodara or Baroda as it was called earlier has remained a modern city. Though its citizens call it a “cultural capital” it is dynamic and housing options are a charming mix of modern apartments with modern amenities jostling for space with sprawling bungalows surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. Due to its industrial background the housing sector of Vadodara has also kept itself upgraded with latest technology used in this sector and due to its extremely sultry summers people here have adopted tiles for floors and other parts of the house several years ago when others were still using concrete floors.
How to find a high-quality floorer in Vadodara?
Vadodara being a fairly modern city finding a floorer may not take a long time but finding a reliable one will require a bit of research and several phone calls. Online directories and even yellow pages will have contact details of flooring contractors in Vadodara but you would have to carry out due diligence like asking them for testimonials, checking their experience and background before hiring them.
Talk to friends, colleagues and family members if they have recently got flooring job done and can recommend someone reliable. First talk to the person on the phone and share details of your project before calling the person home for discussion about estimate.
Homify has a city wise listing of flooring contractors and also of freelancers that carry out such services. As they have contact details of floorers along with pictures of their projects it will end your quest for the perfect floorer!
Rough estimate of flooring cost in Vadodara
The cost of flooring in Vadodara depends upon the material you opt for and the size of floor that has to be covered followed by cost of labor and debris removal cost in case the flooring is being replaced. Hiring an experienced floorer that knows how the work is done and the approx. time that will be required to complete the project will help to avoid wastage and cost overruns.
Vinyl flooring will cost you around Rs.70 – 100 per square feet the cost of labor and adhesive etc can hike up the cost to between Rs. 200 – 250 per sqft for vinyl. Laying down tiled floors will be more expensive as it will include cost of tiles, labor which is generally around Rs. 25-30 per sq ft a day and raw materials like sand and cement required to fix the tiles that cost around the same as labor.
So if you are using 12” by 12” tiles then for a house with flooring space of 1000 sqft more than 950 tiles would be required, but ideally purchase around 1000 or 1020 tiles to cover if any get damaged in transit or for future repairs. If the cost tiles is Rs. 50 each then cost of tiles alone for the entire house would be around 1050 * 50 = Rs. 51000. For laying out the floor with tiles costs like cement, sand and labor have to be factored in along with the tiles so it could cost you upwards of Rs. 150 per square feet.
If you like wooden flooring due to their earthy appearance there are two options – laminate and hardwood. Laminated wood flooring requires no maintenance and costs as less as Rs. 100-150 per square feet depending on your preference for premium shade or textured finish. Hardwood floors require polishing every five years like marble but they last for several decades if you take good care and can start from Rs. 700/sq ft depending on the quality of wood.
If you like the ethereal look and cool feel of marble then use its natural stone tiles to enhance the beauty of your house. But this stone require regular maintenance to make it look like new and Vadodara flooring contractor is likely to charge you a premium for laying it as it requires skill and expertise. The cost of laying 1 sq ft of marble flooring could cost you upwards of Rs. 500 or more along with polishing costs may make you think twice but cool comfort in blazing summer will take away all feelings of guilt. Here are some amazing ideas of marble floors to help you decide.
Besides marble there are other stone tiles made of materials like granite, slate, limestone, travertine and Kota stone. As these are low on maintenance, resistant to stains and scratches and can be used in all parts of the house due to their anti-slip feature stone tiles are popular in both urban and rural homes. Granite is the most preferred due to its smooth texture and fine grains that makes it ideal for both indoors and outdoors.
Why you should hire an experienced flooring contractor
An experienced Vadodara floorer knows everything there is to know about different types of flooring options available in the market and which ones would be best suited for different parts of the house depending on the kind of traffic in that region. If the flooring is of a new house then all the flooring expert has to do is lay down the solution and fix the tiles as per design pattern and layout plan or set up the subfloor for laminate floor. With an expert all you have to do is select the color and pattern of floor tiles as the flooring contractor will get take care of everything from tile purchase to polishing the surface once the floor is ready to be used.