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To refinish a hardwood floor, a drum sander and detail sander are required. In addition, masking tape, a plastic sheet, sandpaper, a vacuum, a cloth, protective eye and ear wear, stain and a paintbrush are needed. This p... More »

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As of 2014, the cost for refinishing hardwood floors averaged between $3.32 and $3.70 per square foot, according to Zillow. The cost for refinishing 500 square feet ranged from $1,660 to $1,850 at that time. However, sev... More »

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Refinishing hardwood floors requires sanding and applying coats of sealer and oil polyurethane. Sealer is an optional choice if the floor absorbs stains in an uneven fashion. The end result should be a glossy shine on th... More »

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To sand a hardwood floor, prep the floor, sand with a drum sander, sand the edges with an edging sander and finish the job with a corner sander. Finally, check for rough areas, and sweep up all the dust. You need a drum ... More »

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To refinish pine floors, sand the floors with a floor sander and apply stain or oil-based sealant and a water-based urethane topcoat to the floors. It is often necessary to sand some sections of the floor by hand. More »

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Repairing dents on a hardwood floor entails using steam to reshape the fibers of the wood. For this project, you need an iron, a cotton cloth and some water. Danish oil may be necessary as well. More »

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You need paint stripper, a scraper blade and a floor sander to remove varnish from a hardwood floor. This job could take several hours. More »

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