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Should You Do DIY or Professional Hardwood Floor Sanding?

Should You Do DIY or Professional Hardwood Floor Sanding?

Today, we’ll go over whether you should do DIY or professional hardwood floor sanding.

If there are hardwood floors in your home, you know that there will come a time when those floors need to be sanded.  This brings up a dilemma: do you try sanding the floors yourself, or do you bring in help from a professional sanding company? Each choice you have comes with its pros and cons, and we want to review these with you to help you make a more informed decision. Today, we’ll go over whether you should do DIY or professional hardwood floor sanding.

The DIY Approach

Perhaps you already have experience sanding hardwood floors before. In this case, you should be able to sand your floors yourself. If you have the right skillset, a DIY sanding project can be better for your wallet, and you can get the job done whenever you want instead of negotiating hours with a company.

Without the needed experience, though, it can be a really tough job handling hardwood floor sanding by yourself. On top of needing the experience for the job, you also need to have all of the sanding tools to complete the task, and these tools can add up in price. Lastly, you have to perform the sanding job yourself, so a DIY sanding project creates more work for you.

Asking a Professional for Help

Hiring a professional hardwood floor sanding company comes with its share of benefits. To start, you’ll know that your project is done properly on the very first try. Professionals won’t make mistakes that could otherwise happen during DIY projects. Also, they will have their own tools, so you don’t have to go out and purchase them yourself. If tools get damaged during a project, they will also handle the expense of repairing or replacing them. Finally, you won’t have to lift a finger. They will handle every part of the sanding process so that you can tend to other matters.

There aren’t really any downsides with trusting a professional with hardwood floor sanding, as long as the company you pick is trustworthy. Just be sure you look at reviews and speak with them ahead of time to be sure that you’re working with a worthy company.

Ready for a Beautiful Hardwood Floor? Trust John K Eareckson & Co.

When you work with John K Eareckson & Co., Flooring, we will ensure your hardwood floors undergo a stress-free acclimation process and that they sparkle for years to come; from a seamless and beautiful installation to years of maintenance, John K Eareckson & Co. Flooring has the expertise to care for your home’s hardwood floors. For a consultation and more information, visit us online or give us a call at 410-788-4200. You can also look for us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr.

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