By Carolyn Weber. The International Design Guild in Manchester, N.H., has set standards for budgeting for carpet in the home for the year 2003.

2003 standards for budgeting carpet

Value of home Per square foot (uninstalled)
$250,000 $3.75
$300,000 $4.50
$350,000 $5.25
$400,000 $6.00
$450,000 $6.75
$500,000 $7.50
$1 million $9.18