Wood is a resilient and renewable resource that when crafted into flooring has the ability to be repaired and refinished. Over the course of a wood floor’s life there will be times when repairs are needed. No matter whether your repairs are minor or major, they should always be handled by a hardwood floor professional.
Hardwood flooring, because it comes from once living trees, responds to moisture and wear differently than other types of flooring. Typically hardwood will need to be repaired after water leaks, flooding, excessive damage from pets, unregulated humidity or after extreme wear and neglect. These events can cause warping, cupping, buckling, scratching, bruising, discoloration and staining.
Depending on the severity of the damage, hardwood floors can typically be repaired. Often after the repairs are made, the entire space will need to be refinished in order to maintain uniformity in color and sheen. The amount of labor and cost associated with making repairs will be determined by the extent of damage, species of wood and the type of floor.
Please visit our maintenance page for more tips on how to properly care for your floors and prevent damage from occurring. If damage occurs and repairs are needed, leave it to the professionals at Discover Hardwood Flooring and Design!
Feel free to contact us to discuss possible repairs or refinishing in further detail and take a look at some of our other repair projects below.