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Sub floor preparation is the key first step for a successful hardwood floor installation. There were some raised seams that needed sanded down so we don't have peaks in the newly installed floors. We then used the buffer to clean up the dirt, paint spray and other junk from the floor. Then we se...

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This floor was stained with Bona drifast stain Cocoa and finished with commercial Bona Traffic HD. It was an old factory finished floor with oversized grooves that are too big to sand out. So we scrape them all to remove the wax and other dirt that is trapped in them. The old floors like this we...

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When we sand factory finished floors, we take extra steps to sand out the bevels. We do this to remove any dirt and contaminants (old "cleaners" and wax) that are trapped in the grooves. These can affect finish adhesion for all types of finish. And it just looks better--who wants to have black l...

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We refinished the floors in this home and stained them with Bona drifast stain in the Twig color. We topped it with 3 coats of commercial grade Traffic Naturale in an ultra matte sheen.

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Do you like the color of raw sanded wood? It used to be that there was no real option to keep this color. Unprotected raw wood will quickly grey and become dirty. Traditional sealers give the floor a honey sort of color. Bona has produced a product to seal the wood and keep the raw color. It is c...

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An "after" the hardwood floors were refinished pic of the hallway. Natural color with one coat of Bona Intenseseal topped with two coats of highly durable Bona traffic HD.

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Testimonials

6 months ago
Modern Hardwood floors did a Excellent job. After having my floors damaged from water by a well-known company and not standing behind their name, it was very stressful but Frank and his crew came in and was so professional, courteous and respectful they really made what was a bad situation more at ease for us. We are very pleased with the work. I would recommend Modern Hardwood Floors to anyone and everyone I know, they really are that good.
- Candy J
a year ago
Modern Hardwood Floor Service (Frank) did the most incredible job refinishing my floors. Frank has a great eye for detail and even mixed two stain colors to get the color I wanted. Frank was professional, prompt, kept the space very clean, was mindful of noise, and respectful of our time. Prior to meeting with Frank, I asked two other places about refinishing my floors and they were not able to do it. I live in Old Town Alexandria in a 1000 sq ft 2-level condo with super shiny yellow/orange floating engineered hardwood floors (it looked like a basketball court). The space I wanted to refinish was only about 300-400 sq ft, but it required Frank to do it in two steps. I’m sure it wasn't easy, especially trying to work with the thin layer of hardwood on my engineered hardwood floors. Honestly, before Frank said he could do it, I wasn't even sure it could be done. But the finished product is simply amazing, it's a brown/grey stain color with a matte finish, I'm so in love with it! My pl...
- Thien N
4 months ago
We were impressed with Frank's knowledge of all things hardwood. He was professional from start to finish. We have recommended Frank to friends and would use him again without a doubt.
- Elizabeth P

Hardwood Refinishing and Installation

By refinishing and/or installing new hardwood floors and stairs, we will turn your floors into the center piece of your home.  We use the most up to date techniques , machinery and products to turn your dream floors into reality. Our sanding process is virtually dust free.

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