Cost to re-stain 4 rooms of parquet

Q: Your pictures look great and your website is very detailed! I have 4 rooms (dining, living, family, and office) that total 700 sq ft. 2 Are strip and 2 are parquet. We want to re-stain all 4 rooms to be the same. What would be the cost and how long would it take? Continue reading Cost to re-stain 4 rooms of parquet

Stain and polyurethane compatible? And pricing…

Q: Is there a way to tell if the stain and polyurethane are compatible? I have heard that sometimes using ones that are not compatible will cause it to flake? I had a quote from a gentleman to lay about 1200sf and finish a total of 1500sf for $3700 with H**** brand stain or poly– I am not sure. Is this a good or bad price? Continue reading Stain and polyurethane compatible? And pricing…

How ambitious a project is this? How expensive?

Q: I am looking into the purchase of a home that was built in 1895. Previous owners have covered the original hardwood floors with ceramic tile, which was then covered with floating floors. The surface is about 1200 sq. ft. I have been told by many people that this is a very difficult job (that I would leave to professionals). Continue reading How ambitious a project is this? How expensive?

Low-ball floor refinishing estimate

Follow-up Comments: Right now I am dealing with a cash settlement issue to cover the damage. The contractor for the moving company claims department estimated the cost to sand & refinish approx 500 sq ft. would be roughly $600 with 3 coats of varathane, a cost that I guessed was a low-ball. Continue reading Low-ball floor refinishing estimate

What is the cost involved in removing and relaying new hardwood?

Q: I have an old house (80+) with 2″ boards on the ground and second floors. Much of it is in poor condition (gouges, gaps, nails that pop up, etc.) What is the cost involved in removing and relaying new hardwood? Continue reading What is the cost involved in removing and relaying new hardwood?