Functional Floors and Finishing, LLC

4.6 | 133 Verified Ratings
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Functional Floors and Finishing, LLC

4.6 | 133 Verified Ratings
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14753 Melvin
Livonia, MI 48154
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Functional Floors and Finishing, LLC

Floors your Family will Love!

At last, a company that goes the extra mile to ensure that we satisfy all of our customer's flooring needs. Not only with Beauty and Style, but also with function. Before starting each and every project, we ask questions pertaining to the long-term use of the floors, that may not have occurred to the customer, and can affect their flooring decisions. Christopher Franklin can make suggestions for materials and products to suit all of your needs including: cost, durability, maintenance, and purpose. We want our customers to love every aspect of their new floors for years to come. Call us today for a quick quote!


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Service Area

  • Detroit
  • Ann Arbor
  • Southfield
  • Farmington
  • Dearborn
  • Livonia
  • Royal Oak
  • Dearborn Heights
  • Birmingham
  • Redford
  • Westland
  • Garden City
  • Taylor
  • Clawson
  • Allen Park
  • Novi
  • Franklin
  • Inkster
  • Berkley
  • Troy
  • Bloomfield Hills
  • Ferndale
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • Huntington Woods
  • Wayne
  • Oak Park
  • Melvindale
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Services Offered

Flooring & Carpet
  • Wood Flooring Repair
  • Wood Flooring Refinish

Areas of Expertise

  • Hardwood Floor Refinishing and Repairs
  • Hardwood Installation
  • Tile Installation

Product Brands Used

  • Glitsa, Duraseal

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Free Estimates


In Business Since: 2004
Memberships & Affiliations
  • National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA)
State Licensing
Trade: Builder Company
License #: 2102198688
Expiration: 05-31-2019
Trade: Builder Individual License
License #: 2101197951
Expiration: 05-31-2018
  • Best of HomeAdvisor 2016
  • Angie's List Super Service Award 2016
  • Best of Thumbtack 2016
  • Angie's List Super Service Award 2014
  • Angie's List Super Service Award 2013
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because in 2004 when I was working my way through college I had a full time job, which resulted in taking 1 or 2 classes per semester, and I knew something had to change. I had spent 5 years thus far earning my degree when I decided to leave my full time job and focus on my education. I knew I would need to make money, and I discovered my latent talent for refinishing and installing hardwood floors. I decided to take on the occasional flooring job, giving me a chance to complete my degree and still stay afloat. Before long, the jobs became more than occasional. Every job seemed to create more opportunities. When people saw their new floors, they talked. That talk led to more consultations, and more satisfied customers. I realized I needed help, and with nothing short of pure luck and good fortune, I attracted some amazingly gifted people. These talented and knowledgeable men and women gained a strong reputation with our customers, who continued to spread .

We started in this industry in 2004.

We describe our business as Well established


Functional Floors and Finishing, LLC

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Review by in Southfield, MI
I use functional floors because of some damaged areas and I was treated with a high degree of professionalism. they were clean, respected my home as well as my furniture. they exceeded my expectations and the end result is beautiful. I would highly recommend functional floors to a friend.
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Review by in Livonia, MI
We had a horrible experience with this company. The first attempt to refinish our floors resulted in white steaks & what looked like pooling all over the floors in every room. We could see brush strokes everywhere. We were told that this was because they forgot to put the coat of shellac down first... The crew lead came back to re-do the floors, there was still a large white streak across the living room & all of the nail heads in our hallway were still visible. When they came out the third time, we were told, "an area rug is always an option to cover it." After spending almost $3,000. We were also told that if we wanted nail heads covered, it would be an up-charge & we should've told the crew that we didn't want nail heads to be visible when they first started working on our floors. After two failed attempts to refinish our floors, nothing should be an up-charge. Also, when the salesman initially came out to do the estimate, we were told that all nail heads would be covered. No additional cost mentioned. The crew lead attempted to buff out the streak & re-stain the area. It didn't work. They came back for the fourth time & had to re-do the floors again. When pointing out the area in our hallway where nail heads were still visible, I was again told to buy a runner for the hallway to cover them. Again, after spending almost $3,000. During the fourth attempt to fix our floors, one of them hit the molding along our closet with the buffer & cracked it in half. Still haven't heard from them about fixing it. I do not recommend using this company. We had nothing but issues with them & ended up with floors that look decent but not what I would expect for the price that we paid, & now we have additional issues that need to be fixed. Horrible company.
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Review by in Dearborn, MI
Did a great job, even came back to stain a piece of wood that they missed. Excellent service
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Review by in Garden City, MI
Book well in advance
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Review by in Dearborn, MI
Project: Install or Completely Replace Wood Flooring
I had hardwood floors installed in a spare bedroom and it really turned out nice
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Review by in Novi, MI
Good job!!
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Very happy with the experience and outcome
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Review by in Westland, MI
Project: Install or Completely Replace Wood Flooring
The guys were nice and courteous , they let me know at the end of their day what time they would be back the next day. Top shelf
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Review by in Taylor, MI
Al and his small team did amazing work. He communicated the whole time during the several days project. I have had friends comment on his work.
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Review by in Dearborn, MI
great work.
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