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the Price of Floor Repair and Refinishing

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 150
Oct 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Repairing a section of tile floor  more... close row
$ 1200
Jan 2009
Visalia, California
Refinishing new hardwood floors due to puppy  more... close row
$ 450
Oct 2007
Overland Park, KS
15' by 15' oak floor refinished  more... close row
$ 750
Sep 2007
Sharpsville, PA
50 year old oak floor refinished  more... close row
$ 2000
Apr 2007
Delaware, OH
Rotten floors replaced upon moving in  more... close row
$ 100
May 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Resealing bathroom floors made cleaning easy  more... close row
$ 900
Oct 2007
Boston, MA
Refinishing makes floors look shiny and new  more... close row
$ 500
Nov 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
Floors repaired after small fire  more... close row
$ 450
May 2008
El Cajon, CA
Living room wood floor refinished  more... close row
$ 2000
Oct 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
1500 square feet of hardwood floors refinished  more... close row
$ 2500
Jun 2007
Farmingdale, NY
Removing carpeting and refinishing floors underneath  more... close row
$ 2000
May 2008
Boise, ID
Resurfacing floors saved a lot of money  more... close row
$ 1000
Oct 2008
San Francisco, CA
Four floors refinished in a Victorian house  more... close row
$ 650
Oct 2008
Orlando, Florida
Settling foundation caused cracks in tile floor  more... close row
$ 400
Mar 2008
brighton, co
Not very amiable floor refinishers made for long process  more... close row
$ 100
Nov 2008
San Diego, CA
New tiles not as nice as the old ones  more... close row
$ 3100
Nov 2008
Kansas City, MO
Hardwood floors all throughout the house restained  more... close row

Description of service

My home has hardwood flooring throughout and while the wood was in good condition the finish was almost gone and I wanted them restained. The flooring company I hired sanded them, restained and then resealed them. With tax the cost came to about three dollars per square foot. It took about two and a half days total for the work to be completed due to having to move furniture in and out of rooms.


Review of Service

The workers were professional and the final cost did not go over the estimate. I'm very pleased with the result - finally my hardwood floors gleam and the stain is exactly what I wanted. It took a little longer than they had first estimated but it was worth it. The floors are beautiful.


Tips

If your budget allows, whenever possible try to have this done prior to moving in to the house. By far the most difficult part of the job was moving all of the furniture out and then replacing it after the finish dried. If your floors are being redone in the entire house you'll need to make arrangements to stay elsewhere while the work is being done.

If you have damaged or warped floorboards that require replacement I'd suggest replacing the section yourself or, if you know someone handy, having them do it. It'll be a lot less expensive than having the flooring company replace any damaged sections.