The classic terrazzo floor is a concrete mixture that is placed wet, further cured and treated, and then highly finished.
You will find that the cost to install an average terrazzo floor depends upon material and finish grade, surface area and material volume, preparation and special requirements, and the labor rate.
In the following table the Labor Cost figure is what the able and prepared DIY persons should expect to save by performing the corresponding tasks.
Terrazzo flooring: 500 sq.ft. area with divider strips; include costs for miscellaneous material, equipment, and waste.
|Item||Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Terrazzo: prepare, pour, and finish 500 sq.ft. of 2" thick terrazzo flooring including brass dividers on 24" centers.||$6.91||per sq.ft.||525||$3,627|
|Cove base: 100' of 2-1/4" cemented cove-base.||$2.58||per foot||100||$258|
|Upgrade: use larger and more decorative aggregate, and do extra polishing.||$2.76||per sq.ft.||525||$1,450|
|Material Cost||$10.67||per sq.ft.||500||$5,335|
|+ Labor Cost (standard)||$36||per hour||65||$2,340|
|+ Labor Cost (upgrade)||$36||per hour||10||$360|
|Total Cost||$16.07||per sq.ft.||500||$8,035|
Prices range from $3,886 (500 sq.ft. terrazzo floor - DIY) to $8,035(500 sq.ft. terrazzo floor upgraded) and also vary depending on your zipcode:
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