Cost to Install Marble Tile Flooring
Our marble installation cost for 2017 calculator allows you to change variables & figure.
Includes all labor, materials and supplies needed for laying the stone based
on entered square footage. Results are approximations based on marble
floor tile installations in the United States. Total cost sums exclude any taxes
charged for both materials and labor amounts.
Options for Installing Marble Floors:
1 The diagonal is laid at 45 degrees while straight is parallel
with the walls. Noting that marble already often requires deeper notch trowels
& floor leveling due to the stone's natural softness.
2 This is the length times width (inches) divided by 144.
Inclusions and Exclusions
Included is the install of the marble in either a straight or diagonal pattern
on the horizontal floor surface. This exludes any removal of the existing floor.
A simple decorative marble border may be part
of the completed floor. Custom borders or inlays are excluded.
Labor, Materials and Supplies notes:
The labor component charged to the project only.
Includes all labor necessary for the completion of project
from prepping and cleaning the floor, removal and replacement of any baseboard moulding,
making the proposed layout of the pattern and then setting the marble tile in a centered
fashion among the room. Includes supplying & applying adhesives like thinset
and applying back buttering techniques where called for.
Tools and supplies accounted for include occasional replacement
diamond blades for wet tile saw, and blades and polishing disks for an angle grinder for executing
special cuts & smoothing edges, and manual tile cutters and nippers. Includes
the placement of spacers that are normally 1/16" to 1/8" although many tile
setters do not opt for these.
Taking measures at protecting existing flooring, and final cleanup and disposal of waste
including fine marble dust is allocated within these amounts.
Grade of supplies and materials are intercompatible and rated at moderate and above.
Amounts for the labor portion per specific geographic locales may fluctuate based on given zip code.