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San Jose Wood Flooring Installers

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Gomes Handyman
4.9
from 313 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 392 hires on Thumbtack
Julia B.
Verified review

David did a beautiful job preparing and installing our wood and glass pocket door. He picked up the door from Home Depot, prepped and trimmed it (which was a bit tricky because of the panes if glass) and installed it in the pocket where an old door had been for 40 years. All we had to do was paint it, which was easy. Beautiful end result. David was very responsive, answered all of our questions to help us order the right size door, and very professional while working in our home. We are very satisfied and highly recommend David.

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Brian Cooper
5.0
from 214 reviews
  • 265 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 200 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 251 hires on Thumbtack
Roseanna M.
Verified review

Arisel did a wonderful job on the wood laminate floor and molding he put in. He was prompt, clean, and reasonably priced. I would highly recommend him. I actually have him looking at other remodeling projects we hope to get done soon!

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  • 13 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christina E.
Verified review

I've literally communicated with or contacted at least five contractors over the past two months to complete this flooring job. Salinas was an answer to prayer! Whereas other sites or contractors told me to wait and/or never got back to me or took others jobs, Vyron responded promptly within an hour when I posted the job on Thumbtack. Vyron and Pablo did excellent work putting down a new subfloor and plywood, then installing an LVP (see photos) and a new toilet (not pictured). Vyron communicated about every step of repair and installation and about every purchase for the job. He takes pride in his work and left the work area clean. I'm so glad that the job is finished and that it was done well.

Hals Carpet & Vinyl
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 87 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Brian M.
Verified review

After trying without success to get a local carpet installer to call me, I turned to Thumbtack. Within 24 hours Dennis gave me a quote for the carpet work I needed. We talked and Dennis had me on his schedule in less than a week. The job was small but Dennis fixed a poor carpet installation by Home Depot and did nice work at 3 new transitions to new tile work. With his experience, I wish he had installed all my carpet and flooring. Good job.

  • 10 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Brian T.
Verified review

I hired Gusanito to install porcelain tiles in my bathroom. He was very prompt--being the first contractor to contact me on thumbtack--and quickly responded to my text messages whenever I had a question. He takes his time and is very detailed in his work. He is also willing to help you with other problems. For example, in addition to installing the tiles, I also wanted to change my sink faucet and shower handles. He agreed to do the extra work at a reasonable price. The tile installation went smoothly, however, we ran into plumbing issues which he couldn't solve. I'm giving him four stars because I hired him on thumbtack for tile installation services, not plumbing. Nonetheless, he agreed to bring his cousin (who is an experienced plumber) over the next day to change my sink faucet at no extra cost. The total work took about two full days to complete, but I'm sure it would have been less if we didn't run into the plumbing issues. So I recommend him but make sure you talk with him thoroughly about what you want to accomplish.

IxI Design
5.0
from 52 reviews
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
Irene L.
Verified review

Brian is great! He installed some vinyl flooring for me and did a meticulous job. I would definitely have him do other odd jobs for me!

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  • 5 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

  • 32 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Smoki Y.
Verified review

I found Alfonso's Carpet service through Thumbtack and they were very responsive with my questions. they came out to my house to show samples and provide different options. what i really appreciated that they did was to provide separate quotes for the different types of flooring that i was contemplating, as i was still undecided on what i wanted to move forward with. i had expressed to them that i wanted to get the flooring done ASAP since the house was empty and new furniture was going to be delivered on a specific day. they were able to get the carpet and flooring ordered, delivered and installed with a couple days to spare before my furniture was delivered! i was very pleased with the outcome, the colors selected and the overall service provided!

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Fred Thayer Carpets
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 45 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eric R.
Verified review

I needed to replace over 800 square feet of old vinyl flooring in my house. I was looking for a contractor that would assume the responsibility for the whole job including fixing any problems that were found. Fortunately a friend recommended Mr. Thayer. He and his crew did an excellent job installing my new flooring. During the installation a small water leak was found in my hallway. Mr. Thayer found a leak detective who located the leak and my pumper fixed the leaking faucet. I am very pleased with the installation and Mr. Thayer’s efforts in fixing the problem. I highly recommend Fred Thayer Carpets for flooring installations to my friends and acquaintances.

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David Chen Handyman
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason A.
Verified review

Hired David, very honest in the quote and explained what needed to be done. I needed some baseboards replaced in my foyer, and the baseboards in the living room and dining room needed to be properly installed since my HOA sent their installers and they were terrible (HOA had to replace my hardwoods and the installers laid out the floor fine but baseboards looked terrible). He made a visit and inspected the areas, gave a quote and showed up at scheduled day/time, got to work and a few hours later the place was good to go....great job. I believe he is based in Southbay but covers the entire Bay Area. Any general carpentry/handyman type stuff, that you can't handle or just want to get done, I would recommend him.

GMBC Construction Inc.
4.7
from 39 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Luis E.
Verified review

Eli and his team completed my bathroom and roof in 1 week. It was superb! There were 5 guys there every day all day, and they were great. Recommend to anyone looking for quality work in quality time. Will use for my next project which is my kitchen, painting and flooring throughout and I am looking forward to working with them again next month.

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Peninsula Custom Floors
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Andres and his team went above and beyond in completing our flooring installation ahead of schedule. His team's work was top notch and he is very professional and punctual. I also recommended him for flooring installation in common areas throughout our condo complex and he is working on that right now.

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Regson Services
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan J.
Verified review

I have used J.A. Services for several projects in my home that include replacement of glass sliding door, installation of an over-the-range microwave and repairs on my laminated flooring. All projects were completed in a short time. Highly recommended for any household projects.

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Renovate construction
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Cem S.
Verified review

Rafael just completed our dishwasher installation. He cut the existing cabinet and installed the dishwasher. He also made a filler piece to fill the gap between the dishwasher and cabinet. He is very friendly and professional. He is also careful not to damage the hardwood floors. He works very efficient. He also cleans (e.g. dust) while he is working. We hired him to work on other parts of our home after seeing the results of dishwasher installation.

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Luxor Floors
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tracy L.
Verified review

Luxor Floors is an overall A+. Once I submitted my project on Thumbtack Luxor Floors reached out to me. Patrick was a pleasure to work with. He came out and was very honest about our floor planning and what he recommended and what would be a waste of money. The type of carpet he suggested for us wasn't your basic type of carpet. Luxor saved us a significant amount of money compared to our first quote by one of the radio advertised retail stores. Once our carpet was delivered Patrick had set up an appointment for installation that weekend. He worked around our schedule to insure we didn't have to miss work. Antonio was the gentleman who removed and installed our carpet and was a pleasure as well. Very respectful and hardworking. All in all I would recommend Luxor flooring to anyone that is looking to upgrade the flooring in the home.

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E&E HOME Renovation’s
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Doris P.
Verified review

Eduardo and his partner did a fantastic job of installing new entry doors. Eduardo gave us a very competitive estimate and was easy and flexible to work with. The doors were unique and required a bit of problem solving; they demonstrated skill and team work that allowed for a smooth and efficient installation. We’re so pleased with the work that we’re bringing them back to complete our entryway project with the installation of new tile and molding. Looking forward to working with them again!!

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Architectural Enhancement
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rama R.
Verified review

We hired Lorenzo for epoxy flooring and garage painting. Overall Lorenzo did a fantastic job with reasonable price.

David Gordillo
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Angelo G.
Verified review

David has done many floors for propery managment groupd , my family and myself. Hes done hardwood ,vinyle, laminate , linoleum, carpet you name it he can do it...

  • 33 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Rossana G.
Verified review

Jose did a wonderful job replacing carpet in a rental unit with laminate flooring. He was able to get to the job right away and took care of all details. My tenant loved the new flooring. I look forward to using him in future home improvements.

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Davmal Floor Covering
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Iman N.
Verified review

They did a good job installing my plank vinyl flooring.

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 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 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 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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