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Why book flooring contractors through Airtasker?

Looking for flooring contractors to fix, install, or update your flooring? Flooring contractors are professionals at handling a range of floor surfaces, including concrete, carpet, floorboards, tiles, epoxy, laminate, and more. Whether you need flooring services for your home, office, or commercial space, a professional flooring contractor will be able to advise on the best solution that fits your budget, functions well, and looks great.

The best place to find flooring contractors is on Airtasker. We’ll connect you with qualified flooring professionals in your local area, so you can update your floors with a fresh new look in no time. Best of all, you can stay in control of your flooring project, keep costs down, and ensure a professional result.

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Top Flooring related questions

Do I need a specialist licence for flooring services?

For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant flooring services licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

Why should I hire an independent flooring contractor vs hiring a flooring company?

Hiring an independent flooring contractor gives you more flexibility and control over the project, including where you buy the materials, if you want to DIY some parts, and when you want to get the job done. Plus, an independent contractor can be more affordable, with lower overheads. 

What are some common flooring materials?

In Australia, the most common flooring materials include stone or porcelain tiles, carpet, wooden floorboards, and vinyl. 

What are the most common types of flooring services?

Flooring services usually include removing any old flooring materials and laying new floors. As part of this service, your flooring contractor may level the floors, install insulation and waterproofing, and remove and replace your skirting boards.

What are some of the tools and equipment used by flooring contractors?

The tools and equipment used to install your flooring will vary depending on the type of flooring, but you can generally expect tools like drills, cutters, tape measures, and spirit levels. Plus a ute or truck to cart any equipment, supplies, and large quantities of flooring materials.

Do flooring contractors require any special licencing or qualifications?

Most flooring contractors don’t need to be licenced or registered (with the exception of tilers). But many will have completed an apprenticeship or training in their specialist field.


How much does it cost to hire a flooring contractor?

The cost of hiring a flooring contractor averages from $130- $400 when you hire through Airtasker. The exact cost will depend on your floor size, your floor type, and how complex and time consuming the task is likely to be. Usually, you’ll need to add extra to cover the cost of materials.

What do flooring services include?

Professional flooring installation means more than just a floor that looks good. Your flooring contractor will make sure your floors are safe, slip-free, and will last decades by using the best preparation and installation methods. Some popular flooring options include: Concrete flooring Concrete floors are becoming more popular for their durability - not just in garages and sheds, but inside the home, as well.

Concrete Floors

A concrete flooring professional can install new concrete floors, or change the look of your existing floors with concrete polishing and epoxy coatings to add colour and texture to your floor. Depending on what you need done, they may work with concrete, a mixer, a grinder, and floor polish or epoxy to protect and seal the floor.

Carpet

When installing carpets, you’ll first need the old carpet removed. Carpet removal can be a dusty, heavy job, so your carpet specialist will use crowbars to lift the carpet and knives to cut the carpet into sections. They’ll wear durable gloves to protect their hands when they lift and roll the carpet. If the insulation or underfelt is in good condition, you may be able to lay the new carpet directly on top. Your contractor will measure out the right size for your new carpet, before cutting it out and rolling it in place. They’ll use a knee kicker to push the carpet firmly into the edges and corners of your room, trimming excess carpet.

Floorboards

While timber floorboards might be a higher maintenance option, floating floors come with many benefits, with a huge range of styles. And they’re relatively easy to repair if one board gets chipped or damaged. Your flooring contractor can advise you on environmentally friendly options, such as bamboo and cork floorboards, as well. Floorboard installation starts with clearing the area before wooden struts are positioned to create a framework for the boards to sit on. At this point you can choose to install soundproof insulation under your bamboo floorboards or timber floorboards to help reduce noise. Then your contractor will install your timber floorboards over the wooden struts. Once your new floor is installed, you can keep it looking it’s best with regular polishing and refinishing.

Tiled floors

Tiles are popular for bathroom flooring, or throughout the whole house for easy cleaning. Tile floor installation involves laying marble, stone, or ceramic tiles on the floor. When installing tiles, your flooring professional will usually first remove the existing flooring. This may require tools such as a jackhammer or a chisel and hammer to break up and lift the old tiles. Then they’ll prepare the area with adhesives and concrete, before laying the tiles. Once the adhesive has set, your tiler will apply grout in the gaps between each tile, creating a waterproof surface.

Laminate, vinyl & linoleum flooring

Getting your vinyl, linoleum, or laminate floors professionally installed usually starts with removing any old floor coverings and skirting boards. Laminate flooring is usually easy to remove, but may require chemical solvents, depending on the adhesives used. Once the area is cleared, the floors will be leveled and prepared with any underlay and insulation required. At this stage, your flooring contractor may add in things like waterproofing or underfloor heating. Your flooring contractor %location% will use their tools to lay the floor, usually working from the corner furthest from the door, making sure the area is level, square, and plumb as they go.

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Bathtub resealing,install skirting board etc.

€350

Islandbridge, Dublin

2nd Jan 2020

Tasks includes:1. completely resealing a baththub(silicone). Will also include lower tiles to ensure leak is gone under the floor.2 Will need to replace bathroom floor skirting board x 2 side and repaint. 3. Replace window wooden skirting (all lower porting of window( around 8-12 small sides. 4.replace/repair tap in kitchen and bathroom sink.

Handyperson needed

€120

Ballsbridge, Dublin

18th Nov 2019

Hey there, my name is Louise . I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Dublin 4, Ireland. What do you need done? Carpentry What is the type of property? Apartment Which areas of the property need work? Hi there, I would like to enquire about laying/fitting a laminated floor in a sitting room of an apartment 15ftx25ft in size. Many thanks Louise What would you like the handyperson to work on? Laying /fitting a laminated floor in a room 15ft x 25ft in size.

I need handyman services

€3,000

Rush, Dublin

8th Oct 2019

New 4bedroom house needs flooring Work to be done in November Tiles and laminated floor

Laminate floors and skirting fitted

€40

Dublin, Dublin

14th Dec 2019

Floors and skirting two bedrooms one 12x13 other 10x8, sorry I didn't know what to put in hourly rate or budget

Hallway beading and gap in floorboards

€50

Hackettsland, Dublin

14th Oct 2019

I need a hallway beaded and a section of the floorboards covered (see photos attached).

Handyperson needed

€1,500

Blackrock, Dublin

1st Feb 2020

Hey there, my name is Sarah. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland. What do you need done? Painting, Carpentry What is the type of property? House Which areas of the property need work? Carpet removal, laminate floor laying and shelving What would you like the handyperson to work on? Carpet removal, laminate flooring and shelving

Laminated floor fitted

€200

Ballsbridge, Dublin

25th Nov 2019

A laminated floor fitted in a ground floor appointment room size 15ft. 25ft. No need to lift skirting boards.

Putting on skirting boards

€10

Cork, Cork

8th Oct 2019

Skirting boards need to be attached to all walls in the house! 3 bed semi detached house

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