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Friday, October 09, 2015


A client recently purchased a used home with 1500 sq. ft. of 3/4 oak flooring that is in good shape and wants us to refinish the floors with a high gloss finish. How should we clean it and what should we charge since the home is empty?


This is normally charged by the square foot at around $1.50 to $2.00. Check around with others in your local area to see what the going rate is for this type of service.
It can be prepared by a light sanding, followed by tack clothing, and application of the high gloss polyurethane. Always follow the finish manufacturer’s instructions as to surface prep and application.

Bill Griffin, President
Cleaning Consultant Services, Inc.