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Restoration and Refinishing F.A.Q.


1. How long does the refinishing process take?

The duration of the refinishing process depends on several factors, including the size of the area to be refinished and the extent of the damage. On average, it takes about 3-5 days to complete the refinishing process, including sanding, staining, and sealing. However, this timeframe may vary based on the specific circumstances of each project. Contact us at Jerry’s Dust Free Flooring to start the process and learn more!

2. Is it possible to change the color of my hardwood floors during the refinishing process?

Yes, it is possible to change the color of your hardwood floors during refinishing. The process involves sanding down the existing finish to expose the bare wood, then applying a new stain in the desired color. This allows you to completely transform the look of your floors and customize them to match your aesthetic preferences. Reach out to our team at Jerry’s to find out about your options.

3. Can damaged or heavily worn hardwood floors be restored?

In most cases, damaged or heavily worn hardwood floors can be restored through refinishing. The refinishing process involves sanding down the surface of the wood to remove scratches, dents, and other imperfections. If there are deep gouges or severe damage, additional repairs may be necessary before refinishing. However, it is important to note that there may be limitations to what can be achieved through refinishing, and in some cases, replacement may be a more suitable option. Call Jerry’s Dust Free Flooring today to get started with a consultation!

Staining F.A.Q.

When it comes to hardwood floor staining services, there are a few common questions that homeowners often have. Here are three of the most frequently asked questions about hardwood staining:


1. How long does the staining process take?

The length of time it takes to stain hardwood floors can vary depending on several factors, including the size of the area being stained and the type of stain being used. On average, staining a room or an entire floor can take anywhere from one to three days. It's important to allow sufficient time for the stain to dry and cure properly before moving furniture back into the space. Contact Jerry’s Dust Free Flooring for a consultation today!

2. What type of stain should I choose?

There are several types of stains available for hardwood floors, including oil-based stains, water-based stains, and gel stains. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages, so it's important to consider factors such as color preference, durability, and ease of application when choosing a stain. Consulting with a professional flooring company can help you make an informed decision based on your specific needs and preferences — reach out to Jerry’s to get started.

3. How should I prepare my floors for staining?

Proper preparation is crucial for achieving a smooth and even stain finish. Before staining, it's important to thoroughly clean the floors to remove any dirt, dust, or debris. If there are any imperfections or damages on the surface of the floors, such as scratches or dents, these should be repaired or filled in before staining. It's also important to ensure that the floors are sanded properly to create a smooth surface for the stain to adhere to. Jerry’s Dust-Free Flooring can help — give us a call today!

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Sanding F.A.Q.

When it comes to sanding services for hardwood floors, there are often several common questions that homeowners have. Here are three of the most frequently asked questions and their answers:


1. How long does the sanding process take?

The duration of the sanding process depends on various factors, such as the size of the area to be sanded and the condition of the floor. Generally, it can take anywhere from one to three days to complete the sanding process. It's important to note that additional time may be needed for staining, finishing, and drying. Contact us today to learn more and get a consultation!

2. Will there be a lot of dust during the sanding process?

Sanding hardwood floors can generate a significant amount of dust. However, our goal at Jerry’s Dust Free Flooring is to get the job done without the disruption of dust. We use sanding methods that don’t produce dust, so your home comfort is never interrupted. With Jerry’s, you’ll never need to worry about dust during service.

3. How often should hardwood floors be sanded?

The frequency of sanding depends on the condition and wear of the floor. In general, hardwood floors may need to be sanded every 10 to 15 years or when signs of wear, deep scratches, or unevenness become apparent. However, it's essential to note that not all floors will require sanding at the same intervals. Regular maintenance and proper care can help prolong the time between sandings. If it’s been a while since your last hardwood sanding, call Jerry’s Dust Free Flooring for service today!

Hardwood Installation F.A.Q.


1. How long does it take to install a new hardwood floor?

The time it takes to install a new hardwood floor depends on various factors, including the size of the space, the type of hardwood flooring chosen, and any additional services required, such as removing old flooring or leveling the subfloor. On average, installation can take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks. Our team at Jerry's Dust Free Flooring will provide you with an estimated timeline based on your specific project.

2. Can hardwood floors be installed in any room of the house?

Hardwood floors can be installed in most rooms of the house, including living rooms, bedrooms, hallways, and even kitchens. However, it is important to consider factors such as moisture levels and subfloor conditions. For example, solid hardwood may not be suitable for areas with high moisture, such as bathrooms. In such cases, engineered hardwood or other moisture-resistant flooring options may be recommended.

3. How do I maintain and care for my new hardwood floor?

Proper maintenance is crucial for preserving the beauty and longevity of your hardwood floor. It is important to regularly sweep or vacuum to remove dirt and debris that can scratch the surface. Spills should be cleaned up immediately to prevent staining or warping. Using protective pads on furniture legs and avoiding high heels or heavy shoes can also prevent scratches. Additionally, it is recommended to periodically apply a hardwood floor cleaner or polish to keep the surface looking its best. Our team at Jerry's Dust Free Flooring can provide you with detailed care instructions specific to your hardwood flooring type.

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