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Replacing carpet with engineered hardwood...

10 years ago

I just bought a home and carpets are old/flat/stained.
After a lot of search/reading, I am leaning towards Armstrong ehs5301sl engineered hardwood for the main floor.
It's 1/2" and sells for $7.88/sq. ft. online here:
Armstrong Rustic Accents: Old World 1/2" x 5" Engineered Acacia Hardwood EHS5301SL :

Local craigslist has the same thing for $2.50/sq. ft.
So if that's not fake, it probably is much cheaper and I've found a guy (also from CL) who installs for $2/sq. ft.
The main floor has around 700 sq. ft. (Family room, kitchen and formal dining/living).
So that would be $1750 for materials and $1400 for install, total $3150.
Too thin or okay?
Not sure if that includes sub-floor materials.

The stairs, upper hallway and 3 bedrooms will be carpet.
What you think?
Deal or no deal?

This post was edited by Yogiman2003 on Mon, Oct 21, 13 at 15:09

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