Hardwood Floor Refinishing
The process of refinishing hardwood floors can encapsulate many different procedures to be able to get to that desired result. Some folks, for example, are ok with sanding their deteriorating hardwood floors, but they may be a little bit on the fence with major restaining. They have the idea that retaining will force their floors to lose their value and their original look. From our end, what we try to do is give folks a multitude of options within our refinishing procedures. What we want to talk about in the rest of the page is precisely how we go about planning and providing these services.
Most of the time in the services that we provide the first thing that we’re going to need to do is provide an overall evaluation of your existing flooring. If you have an idea of what you would like us to do beforehand, we can of course base our service on that. For the most part, what we’ll do though is evaluate the condition of the floor and then let you know in our view what type of procedures could work well to get your floor in top shape.
Is Sanding Always Necessary?
For the most part, we would have to say that sanding is going to be one of the base procedures that we are going to apply. There is a really simple concept behind this. We don’t want to come in and just re-stain without sanding. This could potentially just make all of the imperfections that the floor has even worse. Naturally, you’re going to want even flooring sanding is the best way to be able to obtain that. At least when it comes to hardwood floors and quite frankly wooden objects in general.
How Many Times Can You Refinish An Existing Hardwood Floor?
Many industry leaders would say that you are able to refinish existing hardwood floors around 6 times. Before you would ultimately have to replace them. There are certainly a bunch of exceptions to the rule. With floors that will need to be replaced quicker. That’s mainly an issue with moisture or another problem that we could consider exceptional. Also, there are floors that can go for longer periods of time without the need to be refinished. If you want to get an idea of where your current floors stand be sure to give us a call.
Do You Need Some Proof Before You Can Make Your Decision?
Each floor is unique in its own right. Therefore, it can be hard to try and replicate the exact results that we’ve obtained in the past. For most people though, it’s naturally a great sign to see some of the past projects that we’ve worked on. If you want to get a better idea of what we could potentially do for you, be sure to give us a call or contact us. We’ll be able to send numerous examples your way if that’s what you need.