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Wood Floor Refinishing Contractors in Troy, NY

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Prescreened Wood Floor Refinishing & Restoration Services in Troy, NY

E.W.L. Construction
5.0
1 Verified Ratings
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(212) 655-0424
63 Spring Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
 
Woodchucks Flooring
4.91
16 Verified Ratings
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(518) 468-1064
496 Hulett St
Schenectady, NY 12307

Serving Troy, NY
 
 
Fiacco Brothers Flooring
4.75
4 Verified Ratings
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(212) 299-7114
6 Tower Heights
Albany, NY 12211

Serving Troy, NY
 
518 Floor Care, LLC
4.73
26 Verified Ratings
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(212) 915-9361
46 Sheldon Drive
Mechanicville, NY 12118

Serving Troy, NY
 
 
68 South Central Contracting
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(518) 937-1876
1406 1st Avenue
Watervliet, NY 12189

Serving Troy, NY
 

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Cost to hire a Refinish Wood Flooring in Troy

Most homeowners spent between:
$1,100 - $1,834
Average Cost:
$1,655
Min cost:
$600
Max cost:
$2,995

Reviews of Troy Hardwood Floor Refinishers

Project: Refinish Wood Flooring
Rensselaer, NY

These are fantastic people. Professional, courteous, helpful, accomodating. We recommend them highly.

 
Project: Refinish Wood Flooring
West Sand Lake, NY

Our 60 year old hard woods came out beautifully. Much better then we expected. Honest hardworkers are hard to find th

 
Project: Refinish Wood Flooring
Albany, NY

Very professional and very accommodating.

 

Unscreened Flooring & Carpet Contractors in Troy, New York

Morelli Design & Construction
5159 Western Ave.
Altamont, NY 12009
Beaudoin's Hardwood Flooring, LLC
P.O. Box 633
Wynantskill, NY 12198
Poolzie's Tile
1534 Third St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Hansen's Hardwood Floors & Interiors, Inc.
1434 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
Harvey's Services
P.O. Box 54
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Things to Consider Before You Refinish or Restore Hardwood Flooring:

  • What are you looking for?
  • Does the floor have any of the following problems? (Check all that apply)

    Water damage
    Cupping
    Splits
    Gaps
    Cracks
    Pet stains
    Don't know
  • Where are the hardwood floors located?

    Living room
    Dining room
    Kitchen
    Hall
    Stair Landing
    Stairs
    Family room
    Bedroom(s)
    Bathroom(s)
  • Select the stain color you would like for your refinished wood floors:

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Troy Wood Floor Refinishing

Hardwood floors give a room a warm look and feel. With proper maintenance, they can last a lifetime. Wood floor refinishing requires buffing the floor to remove the old finish and ensure the surface is smooth before applying a new sealer or stain for protection. The project can be time consuming because it takes several days to dry between coats and then several more days before furniture can be moved back in. There are a few contractors based in Troy, NY, that provide floor refinishing services; however, there are several more operating in Albany that include Troy in their service area.

Located in Rensselaer County, Troy is just a 15-minute drive from New York's capital city. The small town has a population of about 50,000 people and is included in the metropolitan statistical area for Albany, along with Schenectady. The population growth for this small town is relatively low, at just 1.8 percent since 2000. Troy has a mild climate, which makes it a favorable place to live for people who settle there. The town also has a long history, and this is evident in the Victorian-style architecture that is prominent throughout the town. By refinishing the wood floors, homeowners can maintain the beauty and history of their homes.

Local Cost Information for Wood Floor Refinishing

The total cost for wood floor refinishing varies greatly depending on the home, the condition of the wood, the types of materials used, and the contractor. While the cost for materials is often the same across the board, labor costs can differ considerably depending on the professional who performs the job. Location plays another factor in the total cost. As with many other things in New York, the cost for floor refinishing in Troy is higher than the national average. The table below compares the average costs per square foot as well as per room in Troy and nationwide.

Location

Low Cost

High Cost

Troy Average

$4.10 per square foot

$5.28 per square foot

National Average

$3.32 per square foot

$3.70 per square foot

Total Project Cost (Troy)

$1,230 per room

$1,584 per room

Total Project Cost (National)

$996 per room

$1,110 per room

Homeowners can estimate the cost of refinishing the hardwood floors in their entire home by multiplying the room cost by the number of rooms that need to be treated. The good news is that the stain and finish on the floor should last between 10 and 20 years, depending on the amount of traffic. This is not a quick project to undertake, but the good news is that it also isn’t one that needs to be performed with any sort of regularity.

Licensing and Qualifications

While many cities within the state of New York require a Home Improvement Contractor's License for floor refinishing projects, the city of Troy does not. Likewise, a permit is not necessary for this project. Generally, projects that affect the structure of the home or property will require licenses and permits before beginning the project. Refinishing wood floors falls under the realm of routine home maintenance, since neglecting the project could greatly affect the condition of the floors.

Although most upstate contractors aren’t required to have licenses, that doesn’t mean some don’t choose to get them. Selecting a licensed contractor can provide a higher degree of confidence in the professional’s abilities, and contractors do carry liability insurance that protects homeowners in the case of accidental damage during the refinishing project. Because many contractors in Troy aren’t licensed, it’s a smart idea to seek out reviews or contact previous clients to obtain their feedback before selecting a specific contractor.

Other Home Projects to Consider

Before refinishing the floors in a room, homeowners must remove all of the furniture and rugs. With the room completely empty, they have an opportunity to brighten up the room and update its appearance. One of the easiest ways to do this is by repainting the walls. Because the room is already empty, the project will move swiftly. This is also recommended for homeowners who are choosing a different finish for their floors. They can update the color of the walls to complement the new tone of the wood. Another project to consider is replacing the baseboards and molding around doors, which get damaged over time. The project cost is rather low, making it an inexpensive way to make the room look like new and match the flooring.