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Life Cycle of Floors

Use this chart to quickly compare the different costs and life cycles associated with different floor types. Hint: you can sort the list by each column criteria.

Floor FinishInstalled CostLife Cycle CostExpected LifeCost Per Year
Floor Finish

Quarry Tile

Installed Cost

$6.83

Life Cycle Cost

$16.13

Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.32

Floor Finish

Glazed Ceramic Floor Tile

Installed Cost

$7.00

Life Cycle Cost

$16.30

Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.33

Floor Finish

Glazed Porcelain

Installed Cost

$8.34

Life Cycle Cost

$17.64

Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.35

Floor Finish

Mosaic Tile

Installed Cost

$8.20

Life Cycle Cost

$17.50

Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.35

Floor Finish

Unglazed Porcelain

Installed Cost

$8.30

Life Cycle Cost
$17.60
Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.35

Floor Finish

Natural Hardwood

Installed Cost

$9.31

Life Cycle Cost

$20.80

Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.42

Floor Finish

Travertine-Turkish

Installed Cost

$12.50

Life Cycle Cost

$21.80

Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.44

Floor Finish

Marble

Installed Cost

$21.00

Life Cycle Cost

$30.30

Expected Life

50 years

Cost Per Year

$0.61

Floor Finish

Laminate

Installed Cost

$8.84

Life Cycle Cost

$17.77

Expected Life

25 years

Cost Per Year

$0.71

Floor Finish

Man-made Hardwood

Installed Cost

$9.58

Life Cycle Cost

$18.51

Expected Life

25 years

Cost Per Year

$0.74

Floor Finish

Portland Cement Terrazzo

Installed Cost

$14.88

Life Cycle Cost

$24.27

Expected Life

30 years

Cost Per Year

$0.81

Floor Finish

Stained Concrete

Installed Cost

$12.40

Life Cycle Cost

$24.60

Expected Life

25 years

Cost Per Year

$0.98

Floor Finish

Carpet

Installed Cost

$3.22

Life Cycle Cost

$6.50

Expected Life

6 years

Cost Per Year

$1.08

Floor Finish

Resin Terrazzo

Installed Cost

$8.50

Life Cycle Cost

$16.53

Expected Life

15 years

Cost Per Year

$1.10

Floor Finish

Sheet Vinyl

Installed Cost

$6.90

Life Cycle Cost

$13.90

Expected Life

10 years

Cost Per Year

$1.39

Floor Finish

Poured Epoxy

Installed Cost

$8.18

Life Cycle Cost

$15.18

Expected Life

10 years

Cost Per Year

$1.52

Floor Finish

VCT

Installed Cost

$3.91

Life Cycle Cost

$18.35

Expected Life

10 years

Cost Per Year

$1.83

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Source: Tile Council of North America

Longer Lasting Linens Reduce Replacement Costs

The Tide Professional Laundry System keeps linen fibers 55% stronger for longer lasting linens.* Its unique near-neutral pH formula and use of Tide Professional Whiteness Enhancer extends the life of your linens to reduce replacement costs by up to 15%*.

* vs. leading alkaline system in 50-cycle test with Tide Professional System.

Remove Stubborn Marks and Repaint Walls Less Often

Bumps, scuffs, and fingerprints are common and can make an entire room look shabby. However, repainting rooms can be expensive. Use Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to easily break up tough dirt or scuff marks with just water alone. The innovative material can also be used in the bathroom to penetrate surface grooves to clean trapped dirt and soap scum.

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