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Millbrae Hardwood Floor Professionals

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Brian Cooper Handyman
5.0
from 191 reviews
  • 234 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Terry N.
Verified review

While searching the internet for someone to remove our 12-year-old carpet from our two-bedroom flat, I found many referrals for carpet installation and floor refinishing, but nothing for carpet removal only. I then ran across a listing from Thumbtack, and thought I’d give it a try. The site was very easy to use. It asked me specific questions regarding the job, and within minutes I received emails from three people in my area that included price quotes. I chose one (Brian’s Handyman Services) and communicated further with Brian to clarify details. He booked the job for the next day. Brian sent me a text stating that he was on his way, and he arrived on time. He brought Carlos with him and the two of them began working immediately. If you’ve ever removed carpet, you know it’s a tedious job: it includes pulling up the carpet and pad, cutting them into pieces, pulling out all of the staples from the floor, removing the tack strips, and disposing of the carpet and pad. Brian and Carlos not only did that, but they moved our large pieces of furniture around in order to accomplish it. When they left, there was NO mess for us to clean up. Furniture was back into place and floors were swept. Brian even bolted four large pieces of furniture back onto the wall that had to be unbolted and moved in order to remove the carpet under them. Brian stuck with his original quote, even though the job turned out to be larger than expected. I can’t say enough kind things about Brian and Carlos and the professional job they did. They were fantastic! If you want someone who is honest, fair, flexible, and easy to work with, I highly recommend Brian’s Handyman Services for anything you need done at your home—and it sounds like he can do everything. You can contact Brian through Thumbtack on the internet.

AA Cardenas Construction
4.8
from 195 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
Philippe J.
Verified review

Arisel handled a small hardwood repair job in our kitchen. First I'm grateful that he offered his services. Many contractors only bid big jobs. Second he followed on his commitments to me, being on time and following up the next day with a touch up. I did not have to follow up. He was good to work with. Third I think he did an excellent job with the conditions he had to deal with. I recommend him.

Casiano's Handyman
4.5
from 162 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 257 hires on Thumbtack
Meredith G.
Verified review

He was great. On time and ready to go. Bathroom floor looks great.

Hals Carpet & Vinyl
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 87 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Kim P.
Verified review

Amazing!! Dennis had his subcontractor Randy work on a job for us and we could not be more happy. Randy took out flooring in a small bedroom and uses it to patch our living room floor where were missing boards from removing a wall. We had other people look at the job and everyone said it couldn't be done. Randy proved them wrong. He did it in two days! And it's perfect. You would never know there was once a wall as the floor looks completely normal. He even made a great looking threshold for us in between the hardwood and marmoleum leading into our kitchen. Super job! Really happy. Easy to work with. Thank you Dennis!

Top Pro
  • 13 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erin H.
Verified review

Vyron was the most responsive contractor we had, originally unsure if we were going to use him for just the demo or the demo + remodel, and he was diligent and professional the entire time. Vyron removed around 300 sq ft of tile and he laid new tiles for us. Our floor was on a cement base (uneven) which he evened out for us as well. They were on time, cognizant our my dogs when they came in and out of the gate, and even recommended the pattern which we LOVE! I highly recommend him and offered to be a reference as well. Thanks Vyron!

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MyApartmentIsBetterThanYours
4.7
from 48 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Akansha D.
Verified review

I hired Jasper to build a custom storage bench for me, and a modern barn door. Jasper responded to my post and came by to see the space prior to giving me a quote. He took my ideas and made some suggestions, and drew me a plan of what the pieces would look like. He was also able to find wood that matched my existing wooden floors and mango wood furniture very well. The bench he built fits perfectly in my space and looks seamless. The barn door is very modern (just what I wanted) and looks fantastic in my room. He also kindly offered to come by in a month to ensure that there was no issues and adjust anything to my liking once I have had time to use the pieces. Overall turnaround from the time he responded to my Thumbtack post to delivery of items was less than 2 weeks.

Magical Flooring
4.1
from 47 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Diana B.
Verified review

Carlos delivered as promised stripping our hardwood floors of a build up from using Bona Floor cleaner as a cleaning product for 11 years which caused them to be dangerously slippery. Everyone else told me I had to completely refinish the floors. They are no longer slippery and look like new.

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Fred Thayer Carpets
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 45 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Peter C.
Verified review

FANTASTIC! On time on budget. Fred did a small carpet install and four vinyl floors for me. You will not be disappointed. Peter, Menlo Park

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Peninsula Custom Floors
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicola L.
Verified review

Andres was very responsive, did a perfect job on time and on budget. He was a pleasure to work with and I will hire him again the next time I need to have hardwood floors refinished.

Custom Dreams Tile Company
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Catherine L.
Verified review

Junio from Custom Dreams did a beautiful job installing a shower and tile floor in my bathroom remodel. They were professional, reliable, and the work was excellent craftsmanship, with great attention to aesthetic considerations of which there are surprisingly many, like the alignment of tile for an inset shelf or the proper tile size and alignment of the threshold. All small decisions that added up to a very nice looking bathroom. Price was very reasonable too! Would highly recommend!

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Lifetime Remodeling
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Martin H.
Verified review

We first met their team when a salesman cold-called us. It took us a while to make a decision about what we wanted to do, but once my wife and I decided to move forward, working with Shmuel and his team was excellent. I can't say enough good about them. The project involved removing a bathroom, adding a bathroom, removing and remodeling a kitchen, adding hardwood floors, adding a gas line, upgrading an electrical box, moving HVAC ducts, wiring and hanging a chandelier, tile for a fireplace and mantle, and painting. There were structural walls that needed to be modified. They promised to get the job done in six weeks, in time for an important family gathering we had planned. We were skeptical, but bet on them, and they came through. In any project of this size, there will be unforeseen issues that come up. In all of those cases, Shmuel was excellent to work with. Some examples are: - Once we saw the lighting in the new kitchen, we wanted an extra light over the sink. He tore-up some of his work and added it and charged us for the hardware only. - We wanted a cabinet added by our front door and another by our laundry room. He added it to the work without question, and charged only for the hardware. - We decided we wanted to replace the stair railing. He helped us find bids from railing experts, and charged us the bid without any contractor markup. The extra work disrupted his planned work schedule, but he worked around it to make sure we were still done on time. - The vent over the kitchen range appeared too low to us, even though it was within code. He replaced and installed the cabinet with something smaller. No charge. - With all the demolition, he accidentally lost our Nest thermostat. When this was realized, without any questions or me having to ask, he apologized and picked-up a new one, at his cost. Some other examples of the excellent service: - Shmuel and Shalhevet helped us pick paint colors and pick kitchen appliances and cabinet styles, traveling to a number of stores with us. My understanding is that most contractors would just tell you to pick something and leave you to figure out the details. - They allowed us to live in our home during construction. At the end of each day, they spent time blocking-off areas and moving equipment (as required by code) to make the site safe for our children. He could have easily just insisted we spend a month in a hotel. - All the little things. For example, we never discussed replacing the flooring HVAC vent covers; he bought beautiful new ones that matched the wood floors we chose. We never discussed replacing outlet faces, but he felt it wasn't right to repaint and leave the old worn outlet faces. They are highly recommended!

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Regson Services
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren W.
Verified review

Did both floors and bath tub surround. Really impressed with the level of communication.

J.P'S PRO PAINTING
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Peter J.
Verified review

Juan did a great job for me last week ago .im his past costumbre.he did a great painting and install floors . I recomment him to someone also.

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Luxor Floors
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Declan M.
Verified review

Luis, Patrick and the crew from Luxor Floors are some of the most professional people I've worked with on any home improvement project. Our job was to replace ~1100 sq ft of hardwood floors, a staircase and install new baseboards due to a faucet failure and subsequent water damage. Luis showed up on time to take measurements and discuss options. Their proposal was the most itemized of all the bids we received, but not the most expensive. We appreciated this attention to detail, as there were no surprises as to what was included and what was not. Once we signed the contract to start work the Luxor crew were very quick in removing the existing floors, baseboards and stairs (on the same day). They also provided a dehumidifier to ensure we did not have a mold problem. They were the only contractors that were willing to do this. Once the existing floor was removed, we discovered the sub floor was very uneven. Rather than just floor over it, Luxor floors went to great lengths to ensure it was level before putting our new floor down. This attention to detail and customer satisfaction is what sets Luxor apart from other contractors - they want to do the job well and ensure that you are happy with the finished product. In addition to the kudos I've already given, I appreciated the following: - the work crew always left the site clean at the end of the day and followed our HOA rules without a problem - Patrick and Luis were always responsive to any questions we had about the materials or job in general - no corners were cut when it came to quality If you are looking for quotes for a flooring job be sure to include Luxor Floors in your selection, you won't be disappointed.

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Ignacio Martinez
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathryn J.
Verified review

Ana is awesome! Professional and detail oriented. She went above and beyond to get my Antique house ready to sell. The kitchen VCT tile floor looks brand new and it’s glowing. No one speck of dirt was left behind.

  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer I.
Verified review

Joe was so great to work with! He was punctual and he was open about the whole process. Very professional and I highly recommend anyone to use his services in he future! Our floors look better than they ever have been! He took our 1930s house back to what the floors should look like

David Gordillo
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
F & L D.
Verified review

Dave did an outstanding job of refinishing my hardwood floor at a very reasonable price. He was very professional and completed the job on time.

The NorCal Flooring Co.
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Monika K.
Verified review

Jesus and team were: Reasonable in pricing Punctual Worked well with our schedules Accomodated small changes in work Most importantly did a great job of installing the hardwood floors. Would recommend to my friends!

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Davmal Floor Covering
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie O.
Verified review

Cost effective, punctuals, fast and open to answer any questions you have. Love the finished on the floors.

Mikeco Construction Company
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Hanna J.
Verified review

Michael and his team have been working patiently and diligently with my husband to install the hardwood flooring and stairs. I must say given budget and their reasonable price, they managed to provide us with exactly ehat we’ve asked of them. They did a excellent job. We are completely satisfied.

H & T Flooring
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tori R.
Verified review

We had a rush hardwood floor refinishing job that needed to be completed within 5 days and it happened! Paint and water stains were removed. Michael understood we may be remodeling within a year, did a great job economically. Definitely would hire again.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How long does it take to install a hardwood floor?

Hardwood floor installation can take anywhere from a few days to more than two weeks, depending on demolition, wood type, the condition of your subfloor, total square footage of the project, and installation method. Demolition is necessary if you have existing flooring you want to replace with hardwood floors. New-construction homes do not require this step, as the subfloor is primed and ready for floor installation. During demolition, the flooring crew may find that your subfloor has damaged wood, uneven surfaces or other problems that must be addressed before the new wood can be laid down. Crews may charge on an hourly rate for subfloor repair, and the work can take a few hours to several days, depending on what’s hiding underneath your floor. The wood for your new floor generally arrives a few days before any work begins. This allows the wood to acclimate to the relative humidity in your house, which prevents it from shrinking or expanding after installation and causing gaps or buckling. The actual wood installation may take several days or more, depending on the size of your home and what type of custom cutting and designs are desired. If your flooring is not prefinished, the unfinished wood must then be sanded and stained in the home to treat and protect your new investment. Typically, stain takes a full day to dry, and multiple coats are applied. Baseboards and trim must also be installed. With all these variables at play, you can see why it’s important for a wood installation pro to provide an estimate only after seeing your home.

How much does it cost to install flooring?

On average, Thumbtack customers nationwide pay $5,500 for floor installation. The cost can range much lower or higher depending on the type of flooring you select (laminate is far less expensive than exotic hardwood), the square footage of the project, and other important variables like demolition and repair work needed. Here are some examples of average floor installation cost:   

  • Basic floor installation cost: $3 per square foot (not including product).
    • This can range up to $7 or $8 per square foot when tear-out and prep work is required.
  • Laminate floor and installation cost: $3-$8 per square foot.
    • Laminate is one of the most affordable materials and can start as low as $1.50 per square foot.
  • Wood floor installation cost: $3 per square foot (not including product).
    • $7 and up for hand-scraped oak planks and other specialized work.
  • Luxury vinyl tile installation: $3.50+ per square foot (not including tiles).
    • Cost includes prep work, underlayment, leveling and grouting.
  • Examples of additional floor installation costs:
    • Pouring concrete to level the under-flooring: $1,000-$1,500 for materials and labor.
    • Removing carpet: 35 cents or more per square foot.
    • Removing difficult ceramic or porcelain tile: about $2.25 per square foot.
      • Includes removal of the dura rock.
  • Floor repair: $75 minimum.

How much does it cost to install hardwood floors?

The cost of hardwood floors will depend primarily on the total square footage of flooring, the type of wood you select, the cost of labor in your region, and any preparation or repair work that needs to take place before installation. Selecting exotic woods, such as teak, will result in a higher cost for the project than a more affordable wood such as oak. The national average cost of hardwood floor installation is $5,750. Here are some examples of different woods and their average costs; actual costs will vary depending on the factors listed above.

  • Basic wood floor installation: $3 per square foot from a wood floor installation company.
    • The product cost for hand-scraped ¾-inch oak planks: $7 per square foot.
  • 620 square feet of maple floor:
    • Residential installation, total project cost: ~ $2,400 with five days of labor.
    • ¾-inch dark stained maple installed on top of new concrete in three rooms, a hallways, and a staircase.  
      • Cost for total project: ~$3.87 per square foot.

How much are oak hardwood floors?

Installing oak hardwood floors can add value and beauty to your home. The cost of hardwood floors is typically based on the overall square footage of your new floor, the type of oak you select, any repair work your subfloor requires prior to installation, and any demolition costs to remove your old flooring. Other factors that will affect your total cost can include the regional cost of labor and business overhead of your flooring company.

A flooring installation company may charge $3 per square foot for standard installation. For hand-scraped (higher-end) ¾-inch oak planks, the cost is approximately $7 per square foot, for a total cost per square foot of about $10 as long as no repair work is required. Standard oak planks are available from big-box stores for as low as $3 per square foot, so the quality of oak you want will affect your total project cost.

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