Many older solid wood floors have been covered up because they looked worn and scratched. When new people buy the homes and remodel them, they discover the wood floors underneath. They want to bring the wood floors back to good condition but how can they?
There are floor sanding machines to rent and how-to instructions available. But, this is a lot of work for the amateur. A better idea would be to hire a professional floor restoration company. The process of sanding hardwood floors takes experience and care.
Which Wood Floors Can Be Refinished?
Most solid wood floors can be refinished. The success depends on what shape they are in. Deep scratches and stains may not be able to be invisibly fixed. Fire damage and missing boards may make the floor unfixable.
Floors that have suffered water damage to the extent they are warped and rotted in spots may be …