Is herringbone flooring expensive?

The first thing that you must know about herringbone flooring is that it is one of the most popular parquet flooring styles at present, especially in the USA and Toronto.

There are multiple reasons behind this popularity; herringbone flooring can uplift the interior of your house. Along with that, it can bring a dramatic touch to your whole house. Besides that, herringbone flooring is versatile, and as a result, you can incorporate a variety of furniture with this flooring style. 

You can install this flooring style with different varieties of flooring types, starting from hardwood to vinyl. We have also seen that people have combined two different flooring materials to get this beautiful and contrasting herringbone flooring in a few homes.

The aesthetic and symmetrical appeal of this flooring style attracts the majority of people. One of the best parts about this flooring is you can use this style in both traditional and contemporary themes.

Nonetheless, the question is whether herringbone flooring is expensive or affordable? If you are also thinking about the same question, then we would suggest you read our blog post. In the below section, we have provided a broad discussion about the charges of installation and cost price of herringbone flooring. 

Therefore, without wasting any further time, let us start with the cost and installation charges of herringbone flooring.

What are the cost and installation charges of herringbone flooring?

In this section, we have discussed the cost and installation charges of herringbone flooring. You must know that the overall cost of installation charge of herringbone hardwood flooring is somewhere between $14,000 to $20,000 per square foot. The price may also vary from $6 to $10 depending on the per square foot and the wood species you are using. 

If you are just remodeling and removing your old flooring style, then the price may range from $8 to $12 per square foot. Whereas, if you are buying unfinished wood flooring, then the price can range between $1.50 to $5 per square foot, but the catch is that unfinished wood flooring needs sand, stain, and seal, if you are not doing all such things, then the price will vary from $1.50 to $5, but if you choose all these factors, then the price may increase. 

Therefore, to give you an overview, we have provided this table where you will get the price and installation charge of herringbone flooring depending upon the different wood species. 

The wood type Quantity Average price
Installing Herringbone Parquet flooring with white oak500 square feet$8,000
Replacing old flooring500 square feet$100
Installing Engineered Hardwood Parquet with professional installation500 square feet$12,500
DIY Herringbone Parquet flooring500 square feet$4,000
Installing Herringbone Flooring with normal wood500 square feet$6,300
Installing with unfinished woodper square feet$10

You must also understand that we have not included the labor fee in this installation process. The labor fees may increase the price range of herringbone flooring installation. And if you are thinking about the cost price, then you must understand that the cost price totally depends upon the wood you are using.

Herringbone flooring can be costly, so choose wisely

In the end, we would like to say that sometimes herringbone flooring can be costly; thus, you must use wood species that are durable and affordable.