is the lead time for scheduling a floor refinishing or
Generally from 1 to 3 weeks out. Contact
Us for an exact time.
long does a hardwood floor installation take?
We generally visit your site to give you an accurate time and cost
estimate for Hardwood Floor installations.
long does the sanding/finishing process take?
Normally sanding & finishing is a three day process, but allow
four in case the finish isn't dry from one day to the next,
depending upon weather conditions.
much dust is created by the sanding process?
There will be a fine film in the sanded areas. To keep dust from
penetrating other areas of your home, we recommend applying
plastic to doorways using 3M blue tape and thin plastic film. The
plastic and 3M blue tape is available at your local hardware or
home supply store.
I stay in my home during the floor sanding process?
Yes, however access to the floors will be restricted because of
the need for a certain amount of drying time each day.
long does it take for the floor to dry after each surface coat is
A coat of oil base poly takes 8-12 hours to cure — a coat of
water base poly takes 4-6 hours to dry.
temperature should I keep my home during the finishing process?
68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit is ideal, if your home is too hot or
too cold, it could cause the finish to dry incorrectly and delay
can I move furniture back?
Recommended 24 hours after the final coat is applied (with
protective felts under all furniture). Large area rugs need to be
kept off the floor for the first 6 days. Use a breathable
perforated rubber pad under rugs. We sell protective felts; the
perforated rubber carpet pads are available at most carpet stores.
my floors be shiny?
You have a choice of a satin, semi-gloss or high gloss finish for
you move furniture or appliances?
No, due to liability concerns that is an option left to the
time will the refinishing crews start each day?
Generally most installations or refinishing jobs are started
between 8:30 am & 9:00 am in the morning. Smaller jobs are
sometimes started in the afternoon.
The application of polyurethane varies from day to day depending
on the finishing crew's route, and will be decided at that time.
are your payment options?
We require 1/2 due on installation and the remainder due upon
you give estimates?
Yes. We can give you a rough estimate over the phone or depending
on the city you live in, we can travel to your site and calculate
a free in-home estimate.
you offer any warranty?
We offer a one year limited warranty on all our floor
installations and refinishing jobs.