Hardwood Floor Estimate
Do you need Hardwood Floor Estimate in Chicago area?
As you begin to read through the different flooring services that we provide, it’s important for you to have an idea of what Tom & Peter Flooring provides as part of the initial consultation process. If you’ve spent any time reading about us on this website you know that we take customer communication and attention to detail very seriously and that we feel this is often what sets us apart from our competition. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned contractor or a first time Chicago area home-buyer, we strive to provide the same level of detail at the start of every project and honest hardwood floors estimate.
Here is a list of things to expect from us before the start of each project:
- Sample products (if necessary)
- Detailed, honest estimate that may include different options
- Scope of work to be completed by Tom & Peter Flooring
- A project time line
Typically the remodeling and restoration projects require the most communication since multiple trades are often involved. We understand that schedule’s change and we ask that you do your best to communicate any changes with us as soon as possible.
The Real Value Of Hardwood Flooring
If you stop and analyze the true value that quality hardwood flooring can add to your Chicago area home it’s a real deal. You can spend $20,000-$80,000 for kitchen cabinets that do not have anywhere near the amount of square footage of valuable wood compared to 6-7 rooms full of solid wood flooring for about $8,000-$10,000. Hardwood Flooring will add warmth and beauty throughout your home. You can refinish, or re-coat solid Hardwood flooring several times, which adds to their appeal and to their long life. There are solid hardwood floors that are well over 100 years old and are still in good condition.Ch
When we think of a solid Hardwood flooring we generally think of the standard strip red oak wood flooring that is 3/4″ thick by 2 1/4″ wide, but solid Hardwood flooring is also available in various sizes from 3 to 6 or more inches wide (called plank floors). Prefinished versions of solid wood flooring are available in various thicknesses from 5/16 – 3/4 thick are sold as random lengths anywhere from 12″ – 84″ long.
If you need flooring a particular size not commonly available in prefinished versions then you can obtain Custom Milled Unfinished flooring in sizes less than 2-1/4 wide or wider than 6 inches wide which are available in different thicknesses made to order. Custom Milled unfinished flooring lengths can exceed 12′ long.
The most common Hardwood flooring species used for solid wood floors are Red Oak Hardwood flooring, White Oak Hardwood flooring, and Maple Hardwood flooring– but many other species are offered. Solid Prefinished hardwood flooring is not difficult to install and if you use factory prefinished flooring where the finish is applied at the factory and has cured, you will be able to move your furniture back in as soon as the flooring is installed.