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the Price of Floor Repair and Refinishing

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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
$ 900
Oct 2007
Boston, MA
Refinishing makes floors look shiny and new  more... close row

Description of service

We have a rental unit that had hardwood floors that had taken a pretty bad beating over the years. So, we decided to have it sanded and refinished to take out the scratches and surface damage to the floors. The company sanded down the old floors then put on a top coat of sealer or polyurethane. They did not stain or change the color of the floors in any way. This was just a simple refinishing


Review of Service

The company was good and cheap. At one dollar per square foot, the price is hard to beat. The crew came in one day and sanded the floors. They then had to return to put on the first top coast of finish. Then they returned after a day to put the final coat on. The guys did a pretty good job. It was not perfect. You can see a few small areas where the finish has pooled, but only if you know where to look. Overall, the floors look shiny and new, which is exactly what we wanted. Some minor scuffing was done to our baseboards, likely by the sanders. But, this is pretty unavoidable and nothing that a quick coast of paint will not fix. I would choose this company again because of their price. If I had a more high end unit, I might go with a less budget operation.


Tips

Make sure to ask how long you will need to stay off of your floors while the finish dries and make plans to be out of the house during this period, which is often overnight.


$ 100
May 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Resealing bathroom floors made cleaning easy  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
$ 450
May 2008
El Cajon, CA
Living room wood floor refinished  more... close row
$ 500
Nov 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
Floors repaired after small fire  more... close row
$ 2500
Jun 2007
Farmingdale, NY
Removing carpeting and refinishing floors underneath  more... close row
$ 2000
Oct 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
1500 square feet of hardwood floors refinished  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