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How To Calculate The Tile Flooring Cost Per Square Feet

How To Calculate The Tile Flooring Cost Per Square Feet

Let us consider a room of size 12 ft. × 16 ft. as shown below.

How To Calculate the flooring cost per square feet

Let us calculate the total cost of fixing the tile for this above-given room.

Given data:

Length of the room = 16ft.

Breadth of the room = 12ft.

Skirting height =  4″ = 0.33ft.

Door size = 2.5 ft × 7 ft.

 

Calculation:

  1. Area of tile flooring

= length × breadth

= 16ft. × 12ft.

192 sqft.

Area of skirting 

= [{(2nos. × length) + (2nos. × breadth) – door width} × height]

= [{(2nos. × 16ft.) + (2nos. × 12ft.) – 2.5 ft.} × 0.33ft.]

= [ { 32ft. + 24ft. – 2.5ft.} × 0.33ft.]

= [ 53.5ft. × 0.33ft.]

17.655 sqft.

 

Total area of tile fixing 

= area of flooring + area of skirting

= 192 sqft. + 17.66 sqft.

209.66 sqft.

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Note: Below given data are taken from the above-mentioned article.

 Cement bags required for 100sq ft. tile area= 2.84 bag.

The volume of sand required for 100 sq ft. tile area = 0.3953 cum.

By cross multiplication,

  1. The number of cement bags required for tile flooring

    = [2.84 bag × (209.66 sq ft ÷ 100 sq ft.)]

    = [ 2.84 bag × 2.096]

    = 5.95 bags.

  1. The volume of sand required

   = [0.3953cum × (209.66 sq ft ÷ 100 sq ft.)]

   = [0.3953 cum × 2.096]

   = 0.829 cum.

   = 29.26 cu ft

 

  1. White cement required for joint filling=1kg. ( Approx.)
  1. Labor cost.

   The average Labor charge per sq ft of tile work = INR 15/-

  The total labor cost

  = Total tile area in sq ft. × labor rate/sq ft.

  = 209.66 sq ft. × 15/sq ft.

  = 3144.90/-

 Now, let us calculate the tile flooring cost in the table format.

Sl. no. Item. Qty. Rate.

in INR.

Unit. Cost

in INR.

1. Tile 209.66 48/- Sq ft. 10,063.68
2. Cement. 5.95 400/- bags    2,380.00
3. Sand. 0.829 2000/- Cum.    1,658.00
4. White cement. 1.0 20/- Kg.         20.00
5.                                                 The material cost = 14,121.68
6.                                                  Add 5% wastage =       706.08
7.                                              Total material cost = 14,827.76
8.                                                           Labors cost =   3,144.90
9.                                The total cost of flooring = 17,972.66

 

Note: All the rates mentioned in the above-given table are the average market rate in India. To get the accurate cost of flooring, replace them with your regional rate.

Cost per sq ft of tile flooring

   =  [Total cost of tile flooring ÷ total tile area]

   = [17972.66 ÷ 209.66]

   = 85.72/-

By rounding off, the tile flooring cost per sq ft. of the building is INR 86/-

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