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Hardwood Flooring - What to Expect

Knowing what to expect with a professional flooring company can help save you time, money, and hassle and ensures that a high-quality job is performed properly.

One of the first things you will want to do when you decide to install or refinish hardwood flooring is to remove all furnishings in the room. You might expect the flooring company to perform this task, but many hardwood flooring companies are not insured against damages to furniture or paintings or draperies. In order to sufficiently protect your belongings, it is recommended that you remove these items yourself. For new hardwood flooring installations, the floor will need to acclimate properly, which sometimes means anywhere from two days to two weeks worth of avoidance.

For any sanding, finishing or refinishing jobs customers should be prepared for some noise, disruption and possibly some dust. At Professional Floors of St. Louis we do our best to keep noise and dust levels to a minimum, and we certainly take care to clean up properly after a job, but nothing is 100% effective and so any items that you want to remain dust free should get covered. Also, depending on the type of finish used on the hardwood flooring you may have to stay off the floor for a while, obviously the times will vary based on the different types of hardwood floor surface finishes.

Once the finish on your new hardwood flooring has dried put pads on the bottoms of any furniture to keep scratches, dents and other damage to a minimum.

It is important to keep in mind that floor boards are like snowflakes, in that no two boards will be completely identical. Variations in the appearance of your hardwood flooring are completely normal and expected. Furthermore, as your floor gets older you may notice more color change and this is also normal. This effect can be minimized by limiting the exposure of the floor to direct sunlight and periodically changing the layout of furniture and rugs. Finally, cracks are also normal. At Professional Floors of St. Louis we typically tell customers that anything less than the width of a dime will correct itself as the seasons' change. Anything more than that though and you should definitely give us a call.

Our last recommendation is to keep your hardwood flooring clean and properly maintained. Use proper cleaning products as recommended to keep your hardwood flooring looks its best. For more information contact Professional Floors of St. Louis today.

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I requested an estimate to refinish the oak floors in one bedroom, 13 stairs, a landing and a hallway in our 1930s house. When we bought the house 11 years ago these areas were all ...
Angie's List Reviewer - St. Louis, MO 63123
Great, terrific. Steve kept in contact with us, even though we were out of town, and answered all of our questions. There really was no concern, as they did exactly as promised. My son, ...
Angie's List Reviewer - St. Louis, MO 63126
Hardwood Floors St Louis! I really thought carpet was our only option as the hardwood floors in our home were in bad shape. The guys from Pro Hardwood Floors St Louis did a fantastic job ...
Matthew & Alissa P. - St. Louis, MO 63131

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Great, terrific. Steve kept in contact with us, even though we were out of town, and answered all of our questions. There really was no concern, as they did exactly as promised. My son, who has a critical eye, was very pleased with the quality of the work and sent us pictures of the floors. ...
Angie's List Reviewer - St. Louis, MO 63126

Thank you for the great job refinishing our hardwood floors. The two gentlemen performing the work did an outstanding job and made sure the finished product met our expectations.

Bud - St. Louis, MO 63112

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Very pleased with customer service. Punctual, explained process. The floor had pet stains (severe); could not get all out but floors looked so much better. Cleaned up after each step. Reasonable price!
Angie's List Reviewer - Fenton, MO 63026
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Our Service Area

Our team at Professional Floors of St. Louis is proud to provide professional hardwood flooring and vinyl flooring services to homeowners, business owners, and schools across the Greater St. Louis Area and parts of Illinois. Take a look at our service area map or click the button below to see a full list of cities that we service.

Missouri Counties:

Jefferson County ・ Lincoln County ・ Saint Charles County ・ Saint Francois County ・ Saint Louis County ・ Saint Genevive County ・ Warren County ・ Washington County

Illinois County:

Calhoun County ・ Jersey County ・ Madison County ・ Monroe County ・ Randolph County ・ Saint Clair County

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