The Floorboard Lifting for Installations Estimating Calculator calculates the Labour and Material required to lift floorboards ready to install pipes or wires etc. into existing floors.Use this Estimating Calculator to estimate the following items:

  • Labour to lift floorboards
  • Plant to lift floorboards
  • Skip requirements
  • New floorboards
  • Nails
  • Labour to relay/lay new floorboards

Select the appropriate template, depending on whether you are replacing the floorboards or laying new ones. Enter the dimensions of the floorboards to be lifted and indicate whether they will be refitted or replaced. Enter the plant requirements and the bulking factor of the floorboard spoil.

This Estimating Calculator is not linked to the Specifications.


  • Use the Chasing Walls Estimating Calculator when fitting pipes into existing walls.