Professional Hardwood Floor Restoration in the Pittsburgh Area

Screening, Cleaning and Re-Coating of Hardwood Floors in Record Time

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Certified Floor Care Professionals

Each member of our team is put through rigorous and continuous training to ensure that they are offering you the highest quality of 'clean'.

Your Floors are Ready Faster

Capitalizing on our mastery of low-moisture and minimally invasive wood floor preparation methodology, we can get your floors refinished faster.

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Low VOC Finishes Available

We offer a range of finishes for your re-coated wood floor. From natural oils and waxes to modified oil emulsions and water-based urethanes.

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Tougher Pet-Ready Treatments

We can also provide you with options that will be harder, and with low-gloss sheen that is less likely to show scratches and wear from pet claws.

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A Healthier Home for Your Family

Our core objective is to clean for health, to deliver to you floors that are both more appealing to the eye, but also healthier for your family.

Don't Carpet Them Over... Recondition Your Wood Floors.

Before the FloorPros tackle this wood floor restoration.

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After Stain & Finish Application

In recent years, there has been a noticeable increase in the popularity of residential wood floor reconditioning. Homeowners are veering away from covering their hardwood floors with carpets or replacing them altogether and are instead opting to recondition and showcase the natural beauty of the wood. This shift can be attributed to several key trends.

Firstly, there has been a growing focus on sustainability and environmental consciousness. With greater awareness of the negative impacts of deforestation and the importance of preserving natural resources, homeowners are seeking alternatives to traditional flooring options that often require cutting down trees. By choosing wood floor reconditioning by FloorPros, individuals are able to breathe new life into existing hardwood floors, reducing demand for new materials and minimizing their carbon footprint.

Secondly, the increase in popularity of minimalist and Scandinavian interior design styles has significantly influenced the trend of wood floor reconditioning. These design aesthetics emphasize clean lines, natural materials, and a sense of warmth and coziness. Wood floors perfectly complement these styles, adding a touch of rustic charm and organic beauty to a living space. Having the FloorPros recondition your wood floors, rather than replacing or covering them over, homeowners are able to preserve the character and authenticity of their homes, creating a seamless connection between past and present.

Another notable trend driving the popularity of wood floor reconditioning is the desire for durability and longevity. Hardwood floors have long been praised for their strength and durability, often lasting for decades when properly maintained. However, over time, they can become worn, scratched, and dull. By having the FloorPros recondition the floors, homeowners are able to restore them to their former glory, ensuring they will continue to stand the test of time. This durability aspect not only adds value to the property but also provides a cost-effective solution in the long run, as homeowners avoid more frequent replacements or the expense of installing new flooring.

Furthermore, advancements in technology and products used in wood floor reconditioning have made the process more accessible and convenient. Traditional refinishing methods often involved sanding the floors, which could be time-consuming and messy. However, the new techniques used by FloorPros, such as dustless sanding, have revolutionized the reconditioning process. These methods use specially designed equipment that captures the dust produced during sanding, minimizing the impact on indoor air quality and reducing the overall mess. Additionally, the availability of eco-friendly finishes and sealants further contributes to the appeal of wood floor reconditioning, as individuals can be confident in the safety and sustainability of the products used.

What Refinishing Mistakes Should be Avoided?

Sure, you can try to refinish your home's hardwood floors. It can be a rewarding project that can add value and beauty to your space. However, if not done correctly, it can become a time-consuming and costly mistake. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid when refinishing your hardwood floors.

Firstly, one mistake to avoid is not properly preparing the floor before starting the refinishing process. This includes removing all furniture, rugs, and any other objects from the room. It is crucial to ensure a clean and clear workspace for refinishing. Failing to remove these items can result in uneven staining or damage to the furniture.

Another mistake to avoid is skipping the sanding process or not doing it thoroughly enough. Proper preparation is the most vital step in giving new life to hardwood floors as it removes the damaged finish, and prepares the surface to ensuree better adhesion, smoothing out any imperfections. Failing to properly sand the floor can lead to an uneven or blotchy appearance and premature wear of the new finish.

Additionally, should you choose to recolor your world, rushing through the staining and finishing process is another mistake to avoid. It is essential to take your time and follow the manufacturer's instructions for applying stain and finish. Applying the stain unevenly or using too little or too much finish can result in a patchy or streaky appearance. Allow the stain and finish to dry completely between coats and follow the recommended curing time to achieve a durable and beautiful result.

Finally, here's a few final comments on the subject. Avoid placing heavy furniture or dragging heavy objects across the floor without using protective mats or felt pads. Regular cleaning and maintenance, such as sweeping or vacuuming with a hardwood floor attachment, will help preserve the finish and extend its lifespan.

In conclusion, refinishing your home's hardwood floors can be a transformative project when done correctly. By avoiding these common mistakes, you can ensure a successful and long-lasting result that enhances the beauty and value of your home. Proper preparation, thorough sanding, careful staining and finishing, and protecting the finished floors are crucial aspects to consider when refinishing hardwood floors. A great way to avoid all of the above is to call the FloorPros!

Why You Should Consider Hiring The FloorPros...

While it is completely true, that we seem to 'do it all', carpets, upholstery, vinyl floor, tile floors, concrete and hardwood floors, there is one thing in common. A clean and thoroughly presentable floor sets the tone for how a visitor to your home or business will subconsciously 'grade' your entire home. A beautiful floor makes a beautiful home. A clean floor tells the story of a presentable and respectable business. We get that.

And we also get that if we can be a small part in your home's beauty or your business' success story, then your joy will be ours and your referral will go far. We want to be part of that joy, part of that success and part of that business growth.

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