Refinishing hardwood floors should cost you less than replacing them. Apart from the cost of new wood, if you replace them, you will also have to pay for labor and removal costs.
These boards can be replaced if your floors are refinished. It will cost less to replace the whole floor than replacing a few sections.
Refinishing hardwood flooring is more expensive than replacing it. However, there are times when new hardwood flooring is a better choice.
1) It may be time to replace your floors if they are very old, 100 years old, worn and have been refinished numerous times.
2) You can see the "tongue", where the boards connect together. It's time to replace your floor.
3) If your floors seem a bit bouncy or not very strong, it may be time to replace them.
4) Holiday gatherings: If you suddenly decide to host holiday parties and your wood floors make it difficult, replacing them will often take less time than refinishing.
It can take time to finish a home, especially if it is furnished fully and has furniture all over.
You should consult an expert wood flooring contractor like Floor sanding South Woodford when you are considering refinishing or replacing hardwood floors. He'd be glad to visit your home and provide a free consultation. Give him a shout. Scotts can also give you a free estimate for refinishing and the sale and installation of wood floors.
Tel. 020 3369 1575 http://www.southwoodfordfloorsanding.co.uk/