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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
$ 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

Description of service

My entire first floor of my house had old hard wood floors that are in bad shape. I called to have a couple bids about new floors or resurfacing them and it was going to be much more economical to have them resurfaced. It cost $2000 to have roughly 1000 square feet refinished. This process consists of sanding a fair amount of old rough wood from the floors then staining and laquering over that to protect the floors for what the man said would be over ten years at least. I guess it depends on the amount of foot traffic as to how long the floors will look nice. The service took about one week because they had to count in drying time before they could start the next step.


Review of Service

I am very happy with my "new" floors. They at least look brand new and it saved me close to $5000. Hopefully they will stay looking this nice for a long time because you can only sand a hard wood floor so many times before they get too thin. I'm sure I'll enjoy these floors for a long time to come.


Tips

Get several bids because you might be surprised to hear that some places are quite a bit cheaper than others. However also be aware that not all companies are created equal. Some try to also judge the company on quality and recommendations from other clients.


$ 650
Oct 2008
Orlando, Florida
Settling foundation caused cracks in tile floor  more... close row
$ 1000
Oct 2008
San Francisco, CA
Four floors refinished in a Victorian house  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