All Main Floor, floors refinished and new painted quarter round replaced 880 sq ft.
We had the whole main floor (900sq ft) of our homes hardwood floors refinished May 2, 2022 by Lory an Radu from NewRidge Refinishing Group. I had a few quotes and met with other companies, but I felt Lory was the most professional, informative and knowledgeable of them all.
We started planning in early Feb. I wanted to ascertain a definite May 2nd start as I was coordinating renting a POD for my furniture to be stored in my driveway, while the refinishing was happening. Lory narrowed down the work dates to 7-10 days, depending how the sanding went. She was able to give us clear details on how it would unfold. Where I thought wed be out of our house for 2-3 weeks; she basically said, that because of our layout, we could live in the house throughout most of the work. The need for a hotel would only be for a night or two when the stain was applied and was off gassing. We opted for 1 night at the hotel, however in retrospect I would recommend the 2 nights. The second night we had to sleep with the windows open, fortunately the weather was permissible. They started on time and finished a few days early.
My biggest concern was that we had different hardwoods in different rooms spanning from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Lory was able to reassure me that they would be able to bring the floors from my original 1960s to match the others. After the first day I was in awe of the transformation. especially on the older wood! As the days progressed watching Lory and Radu work their talent and craft, I observed a sheer miracle. Lory and Radu work as a team doing back breaking work. They are meticulous in every aspect of their job. If anything came up, which always does when your working with an older home and additions, they were able to immediately accommodate the changes and work with our desires.
In all it took 6 laborious days, they were willing to work on the Saturday to finish up, however we had obligations, so they came back on the Monday to replace the new painted quarter round. Radus sister Alex joined them on the Monday to help with the cutting and painting of the quarter round. She too was very friendly and professional and a nice addition to their team.
To allow for the proper curing of the finish, we followed their recommendations of keeping furniture off the floors for 2 1/2 weeks and the area rugs for a month. Since we had the POD and spent the money I wanted to maintain the effort in the amazing work that was done. As I admired their work during those following weeks I also came to the revelation that there was barely any dust to have to clean up after. The system they use is incredible at capturing the dust as they are sanding. I had images of my having to wash walls and ceilings of dust and that was not the case, it was wonderful having one less job to do!
The results are beyond my expectations. We are so happy with the results, it truly is transformational! I love the continuity of the stain throughout. I wish we had done it years ago!! Thank you Lory and Radu you two are overall genuinely amazing people. It was a pleasure having met you.
Almost 4 months later and I am still in love with their work!!!
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Thank you Brenda for taking the time to provide such a detailed and thorough review of your experience on this recent hardwood floor refinishing project. On behalf of the entire team, it has been an immense pleasure working with you from beginning to end. Thanks again for choosing our services.
NewRidge Refinishing Group