Flooring Comparison Matrix

Comparative Installation and Maintenance Costs

Item Description
All Amounts
Per SQ FT
Installation Costs
Annual Maintenance
Average Useful Life (Years)
Replacement Costs
Total Expense
Over 20 Years
Cost Per Square Foot Per Year
Vinyl Sheet Flooring
$2.72
$1.39
9
$3.43
$38.14
$1.91
Vinyl Tile Flooring
$1.23
$1.47
15
$1.60
$32.76
$1.64
Ceramic Mosaic Tile
$6.48
$1.22
20
$30.88
$1.54
Quarry Tile
$5.78
$0.58
20
$30.18
$1.51
Cement Terrazzo
$8.50
$0.46
20
$20.10
$1.01
Granite-Glaze
$6.50
$0.46
20
$20.10
$1.01
Carpet
$2.35
$0.95
7
$3.13
$30.74
$1.54
Polished Concrete
$2.50
$0.17
$ 5.90
$0.30

Comparative costs are based on 10,000 Square Feet. The cost of polishing may have a few variables depending on preparation required and/or decorative polishing. Etc.