Carpeting and Floor Tiling

The Masonry Shop provides flooring services to all academic and administrative departments.  

The installation and repair of carpets and floor tiles is a non-chargeable service for public space areas including:

  • Corridors
  • Stairwells
  • Registrar-controlled classrooms
  • Restrooms

All flooring services provided to the following departments and spaces are billable (hourly labor rate, plus materials):

  • Dining Services
  • Faculty House
  • Columbia Residential
  • Departmentally-owned classrooms
  • Offices
  • Laboratories
  • Other departmental spaces

Information needed to develop an estimate:

  • Days/times when the worksite may be visited:
    • To determine an estimate, and for the flooring work itself. If the office is to be carpeted during evening or weekend hours, workers may be paid overtime wages, per the University's collective bargaining agreement with the Union.
  • Approximate size of the space:
    • How many square feet of floor space?
  • If the office is furnished:
    • If furnished, laborers will be needed to remove the furniture and replace after the job is completed.