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Hardwood Floor Screen and Recoat

Screen and recoat, also called Buff and Recoat, is a service that may be more appropriate for floors that do not require a full sand and refinish. 

You May Not Need A Refinishing - Wood Floor Screen and Recoat Allen County, Indiana

A screen and recoat process is a great way to restore your hardwood floors at half the cost of sanding or restoration in Allen County, Indiana. The refinishing process involves applying one or two coats of polyurethane. Hardwood Floor Screen and Recoat screens/sands off the top layer of finish from the hardwood floors then applies a fresh topcoat. Screening and refinishing consist of abrading the preexisting finish, so that the new coats can bond to the surface. The process removes both superficial scratches also called surface scratches. It can be both a maintenance service or a refinishing process. Our screen and recoat refinishing process removes existing failed finishes down to the wood in order to apply fresh topcoats.
Wood floor screen and recoat Allen County Indiana

Protecting Your Hardwood Floors

Many homeowners aren't aware that full refinishing isn't the only option, especially for floors that have become dull and have lost their luster. The good news is that they may benefit nicely from our screen and recoat service. Give Keystone Hardwood Floor Care a call for an evaluation if you live in Allen County Indiana. You may be surprised how well those wood floors can look!

With our Screening and Recoating service, it is ideal for floors that only have light surface scratches but are otherwise in good condition. The process does not affect the actual wood or the stain or color of the hardwood floor.

A Screen and Recoat Procedure is a Great Option for Homeowners

A screen and recoat is a great way to update your wood floors. It’s a low cost option that preserves the original unfinished wood. If you’re looking to restore a hardwood floor to its original beauty, screen and recoat is a great option. The procedure will not cost you as much of full refinishing or restoration, and the results can be just a great. You can even tint the color of your hardwood floors with a screen and recoat.
If you have hardwood floors, when should you consider screening and recoating them?
Repairs become necessary when maintenance is neglected.

Screening and recoat is perfect for hardwood floors that exhibit:
Scratches on the surface
It has scuff marks
Splotchy or hazy surface 
It has a dull sheen

If you haven’t maintained your hardwood floors in the past 3 to 5 years, now is the time to call Keystone Hardwood Floor Care! Call 260-446-3335.

Can Any Wood Floor Be Screened and Recoated?

The Screening and Recoating maintenance service is ideal for solid wood floors and engineered wood floors that have been installed and finished in place.

When it seems too late, what should you do?
A Screening and Recoating maintenance service is recommended only for floors with superficial scratches and blemishes. Buffing cannot address deep scratches, discolorations, or areas that are completely unfinished. To fix these problems, we offer full sanding and refinishing.

How long does it take to screen and recoat hardwood floors?
In some cases, the process can be completed in one day, depending on the square footage of the floors. A time estimate must be determined for each case on an individual basis, however.

Additionally, the sizing of the furniture in a furnished room can affect the amount of time it takes to complete the job. We provide a one-day service for up to 1,500 square feet of unfurnished space. We may also be able to handle small furniture-filled locations in a single day.

What does Keystone Hardwood Floor Care Screening and Recoating professional services include?

Step 1: Screening
In screen or buffing, an abrasive pad or screen is used to remove superficial blemishes from the top surface of the old finish without affecting the color underneath. Our buffers are equipped with a vacuum unit that collects dust as it is created, making the process reduce dust.

Step 2: Vacuum
Vacuum the floor thoroughly before applying the finish to ensure that it is ready for it.

Step 3: Finish application
After the floor is buffed/sanded and vacuumed, we apply an eco-friendly water-based polyurethane finish.

Step 4: Drying Time
Following application, the finish is thoroughly dry and ready for light foot traffic in four hours. You can place all furniture parts back in place the same day, ensuring that you place protective pads under any parts that come into contact with the floors

How much does it cost to screen and recoat my hardwood floors?
For finished in place hardwood floors, the average cost of Screening and Recoating hardwood floors is $2.00 per square foot.

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