Frequently Asked Questions

Does the furniture need to be removed?

When Refinishing we require everything to be off the floor prior to the scheduled start date. You will need to remove all furniture, appliances, electronics, toilets, pedistal sinks and interior doors where work is taking place. Wall fixtures such as breakables and pictures should...
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Made in Canada is important to me, what options do I have for flooring?

We carry Mercier brand hardwood which is sustainably sourced, milled and finished in Quebec. This line is available in both 3/4" solid  prefinished and engineered prefinished hardwood in a variety of colours and species. ...
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Why do i suddenly have gaps in my floor?

It’s that time of year when pumpkin spice is everywhere you look. Once the temperatures drop in Saskatchewan, we turn those furnaces, fireplaces, and other heat sources on. The heat that keeps us toasty also dries the air out. To help minimize the movement of your wood floors try to...
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How long does it take from start to finish?

This is completely dependent on the scope of the project. A small refinishing job (under 350 sq ft) if done in a natural finish can typically be completed in a couple days. Staining typically adds a day. When we do a site visit and provide a quote we walk you through the entire process...
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Can we stay in our house while you sand our floors?

Some people are able to stay in the home while we complete the job if they have access to amenities without needing to walk on the hardwood floor we are refinishing. It is crucial that there is no traffic on the floor from when we start the final sanding process. This is to prevent any...
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Do the baseboards need to be removed?

We do recommend that baseboards be removed, it allows us to sand your floor right to the wall and ensure that no old colour or ridges are left. 

What will the end result be?

Beautiful, most people will just think they are brand new floors.

Can you repair damage by water or add to existing floors?

Yes, we specialize in flooring repairs and adding additional wood. After the new wood is woven in and the floors are resanded there is no evidence the repair/addition was made. We are a full service hardwood flooring company and are able to supply and install new site finished wood as...
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Who does the work? Is it you or sub contractors?

We perform the vast majority of the work perfomed. Our skilled craftsmen are the ones on site for nearly all projects, it is rare that we use subcontractors.

Is it expensive to have our floors redone?

We are very reasonably priced and provide a craftsman product for your money. However it is something that varies from job to job. There is no set price, there is just too many variables involved. This is why we offer free estimates.

Is it worth refinishing our existing floor or should we just buy new?

Typically refinishing an existing floor is a third of the cost of a new floor. So your existing floor has a lot of value. Most floors we refinish today that are roughly 15 years old, were about ½ the price they are today. They are one of the only things in your home that are increasing in...
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