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Cost to Refinish Hardwood Floor

Our hardwood flooring refinishing costs for 2024 calculator allows you to figure by dimensions.

Hardwood Floor Refinish Cost Options:

Area Dimensions 1

Feet Long X Foot Wide

Hardwood Floor Refinishing Materials
Labor to Install Floor  
Total Cost
Average Sq. Ft. Cost  

Includes all labor, materials and supplies needed for refinishing the hardwood floor based on entered dimensions of the area. Results are approximations based on floor refinishes in the United States. Total cost sums exclude any taxes charged for both materials and labor amounts.

Options for Refinishing the Existing Hardwood:

1 Take the measurement rounded to the next foot.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Included is the refinishing of hardwood in-place. This includes sanding off any traffic wear and making only minor repairs. Excluded are any repairs like splicing individual slats or else solving movements or squeaking which normally comes at an extra fee, except on select larger-sized refinishing projects where such costs are more easily absorbed.

Labor, Materials and Supplies notes:

  • The labor component charged to the project only.
  • Includes supplies such as various grit sandpapers, graduating from coarse (20/36 grit) for heavier removal, to medium grit sandpaper (60 grit) on up to 80 grit and 100 grit papers and even finer, possibly 120 grit. Sandpapers to fit supplied orbital sander, for example for use on engineered flooring and/or drum sander for removal of upper surface on solid hardwood. As well as sandpaper and edger sander for perimeter sanding.
  • Figures (2) coats of polyurethane finish, verathane, or other varnish, either oil or water-based, to be applied. A lint-free roller or floor applicator like lambswool is accounted for.
  • Includes removal of floor moulding at baseboard and replacing when complete.
  • All reasonable efforts to be made at dust containment are included.
  • Final cleanup and disposal of waste is allocated within these amounts.

  • Amounts for the labor portion per specific geographic locales may fluctuate based on the particular zip code by 5% and greater.

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