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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.

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Brian Cooper Handyman
5.0
from 187 reviews
  • 228 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

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

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

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Matthew Kelly Construction
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Luke K.
Verified review

Matt did a great job on the concrete for my basement. I love my new floor.

Hals Carpet & Vinyl
4.9
from 66 reviews
  • 87 years in business
  • 96 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!

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  • 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
Paula D.
Verified review

Where do I begin? Mongalo Designs is extremely professional, accommodating and efficient. They were able to complete the work in my home in only 3 days (2 bedrooms, staircase, hallway, & entryway). They showed up every day (which was my fear having worked with other companies in the past) and even put in extra hours to get the work done. I am so happy with the end result!!! The hardwood floors in my home look brand new!! DO NOT look any further, call Carlos, you will not be disappointed.

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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
Sharmi D.
Verified review

Andres did a great job with refinishing our existing hardwood floors and putting in new hardwood floors where we had carpet. Job was done on time, and his crew also did a great job cleaning up after the job was finished.

  • 15 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Steve T.
Verified review

Laundry area floor went in just as expected. No surprises or complications. Jensen is friendly and courteous.

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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 18 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 13 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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Ignacio Martinez
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 22 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

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Green Line Development inc.
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dave W.
Verified review

We recently had Green Line complete a major remodel of two of our bathrooms and are delighted with the final product. Greenline was not the lowest bidder but I was impressed with their knowledge and experience and it proved to be the right choice. They did a great job replacing plumbing, electrical, vanities, flooring and all walls were retextured.

Bay Home Remodeling Inc
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mali E.
Verified review

We moved to California a few years ago, and were a little in the dark on who to go to when we purchased our home. Our freind recommended Bay Home Remodeling for our project, and we could not be more pleased with the work. They really took the reigns and completed an amazing project for us. Tom was prompt, organized, and a pleasure to work with. Our home built in the almost 100 years ago and had minimal renovations over the years. The team helped us create a beautiful design that opened up the floor plan, and completely remodeled the house based on our life style. Tom and Gal were the lead contractors on our job, and we loved having them at the house every day. We were actually very sad when they were finished because it meant they wouldn't be a part of our day to day life. The finished product is BEAUTIFUL. Everything was completed to perfection. They made the home new, while keeping the charm of the house. The team gave us great insights along the way. When we were stuck on a decision they guided us the right direction. I loved that Tom would always include his input when we were making a design decision. His expertise and experience was invaluable in making the right calls. We found that the selection of finishes from the Bay Home Remodeling partners excellent. We love the cabinetry, flooring, and counter top. Overall we could not be more pleased with our renovated home, and our time working with Bay Home Remodeling. We would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for an excellent team to remodel their home and definitely would use them on future projects.

Top Knot Flooring Inc.
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah R.
Verified review

Top Knot refinished all of the hardwood floors in our house. Mike brought a creative suggestion for the staining and we are excited about the results. Our 50 year old floors now look updated and our guests can't believe they are original.

Magical Flooring
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Paula D.
Verified review

Where do I begin? Mongalo Designs is extremely professional, accommodating, and efficient. They were able to complete the work in my home in only 3 days (2 bedrooms, staircase, hallway, & entryway). They showed up every day (which was my fear having worked with other companies in the past) and even put in extra hours to get the work done. I am so happy with the end result!!! The hardwood floors in my home look brand new!! DO NOT look any further, call Carlos, you will not be disappointed.

Andro Pinto Flooring
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
John W.
Verified review

These Company is amazing. We were in a time crunch for our hardwood floor install. They promised to be done in 3 days and the 4th day we moved in. Floor is beautiful. I will recommend to my all friends . Thank you, Jon W

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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