FAQ

How long does the sanding/finishing process take?

Normally sanding & finishing is a 2/3 day process, but allow four in case the finish isn't dry from one day to the next, depending upon weather conditions.

How much dust does the sanding process create?

There will be a fine film in the sanded areas. Our latest machinery collects more than 95% of dust.

Can 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.

How long does it take for the floor to dry after each surface coat is applied?

A coat of oil or polyurethane takes 8-12 hours to dry — a coat of water base poly takes 4-6 hours to dry.

When can I move furniture back?

Recommended 48 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 30 days. Use a breathable perforated rubber pad under rugs.

Will my floors be shiny?

You have a choice of a matt, satin, semi-gloss, gloss or high gloss finish for your floor.

Do you move furniture or appliances?

Yes we do move furniture to assist customer for a small fee

What time will the crews start each day?

Generally sanding or refinishing jobs are started between 7:00 am & 9:00 am in the morning. Smaller jobs are sometimes started in the afternoon.

What are your payment options?

Our company does not demand any deposit to begin the work. We require full payment due upon completion. We accept all Bank cheque, cash and electronic funds transfer.

Do you give estimates?

Yes. We can give you a rough estimate over the phone or we can travel to your site and calculate a free in-home estimate.
We give free estimates from: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Sunday

How much does it cost to have a room sanded and varnished?

Professional charges range from $25 to $50 per square metre. The work depends; a work of less than 20 meters is a minimum charge of $500.

When will I need floor sealing?

Floor sealing is usually done on an old, dull looking floor, to restore the shine and to avoid further damage. Polyurethane is the most common sealant used, which has proven durability against time. If water drips over a floor sealed with this material, the water will simply bead up and will be easy to wipe off.

What is floor staining?

Floor staining is the application of a finishing for wood floors for its natural beauty to return to its former glory. Aside from beautification, staining a floor also serves to protect it with a durable finish. Always remember that when staining, one must always start with raw wood. Otherwise, work must be done to strip away any wax that has been applied.
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