Process to Refinish Hardwood Floors
solid hardwood floors can be refinished up to six times depending on why you are refinishing it.
If it is being refinished just for aesthetics stain colors trend colors that change every 10 to 12 years then hardwood floors can be sanded even more.
Usually a typical refinishing of a hardwood floor consists of sanding the wood floor down to the bare wood, fill cracks and nail holes, and apply a three coat process. 1 coat of stain and 2 top coats of obese or waterbase polyurethane.
Typically, a professional will charge anywhere from $3 to $4 per square foot to refinish floors. For a 2,000-square-foot house, that can mean a bill like $6,000-$8,000.