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Madison Hardwood Floor Professionals

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Jerome Burke
4.9
from 325 reviews
  • 511 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Serge D.
Verified review

I'm very happy that I hired Jerome to put together a day bed with trundle, which had large number of wooden slats on which the mattresses go, which needed to be all properly installed to provide the spring effect, aside from putting together the actual bed and a roll-out -- two large boxes with lots of small parts in which the item was delivered. Jerome has done a superb job, with a great attention to detail which was especially necessary in this case, but I didn't need to mention anything to him, he already knew the nuance with springy slats and their direction. He finished sooner than I thought it would take, which just shows his skill, experience, and resultant efficiency. He accommodated my schedule and did the job after 5 pm, which I appreciate very much as a customer with a busy schedule. I also want to note Jerome's great communication skills in that he kept communication to a necessary minimum, not requiring extra attention, direction, or decision-making on my part, yet I felt assured that he asked me all that I had to tell him and would ask me more should there be a need. In summary -- a fast, high quality work, with no frills, exceptions, breakdowns and excuses, just exemplary work ethic and professionalism -- all that combined with his most competitive bid on my project with a fixed price commitment (not an estimate and then an hourly rate for the actual work -- the experience I had before). I can't be more satisfied with Jerome and his work, would definitely call on him again for my future needs, will be suggesting him to my friends and recommend him to anybody who is considering hiring him. Thanks, Jerome.

  • 34 years in business
  • 149 hires on Thumbtack
Pat L.
Verified review

Mike did several things in my house. He replaced a bathroom sink at a much lower cost than the plumber was going to charge, did retiling in two bathrooms in a shower and around a tub. The tiling tuned out great and enabled me to avoid the big cost of redoing my bathroom shower wall and surface area around my tub. He installed a floor in my laundry room which turned out great and installed an outside light. Mike is honest and his quality of work is excellent. His prices are fair as well. He obviously has many years of experience and is capable of all things you would need a handyman for. I am glad to have found a handyman like Mike and would recommend him to everyone. He also has a lot of creative ideas so if you are thinking of changing/ fixing something but are not exactly sure what you want Mike can give you many suggestions to get you to your goal. His many years of experience are very valuable. I will soon do a resurfacing of kitchen countertops with Mike and I know already with perfect confidence that the countertops will turn out great. Pat L. Basking Ridge

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G&M Llc
4.9
from 106 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amanda R.
Verified review

If you need an IKEA hacker, G&M is for you!! Hired Greivin to retrofit IKEA cabinet systems for my quirky Manhattan apartment with uneven wall and floors. The project got complicated, with lots of troubleshooting required. The job was done as I expected. Greivin is professional, flexible and kind. Highly recommend him and would definitely hire him again. Thanks Greivin!!

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeannie H.
Verified review

Finished patching and painting cellar floor that someone else had started and didn't return to finish..Matt is a hard worker! I would recommend him....did a great job!

Top Pro
  • 14 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tuli S.
Verified review

I live in a duplex apartment that has not been updated in 20 years! I am a single mother and know nothing about renovations. I interviewed a few handymen and when I met Pete, I knew he was the one for the job. He didn’t try to take advantage of me and was very reasonable. He was such an amazing help to me that I couldn’t believe I got so lucky. He was fantastic in taking my ideas and making them come true. I ended up redoing every room in my apartment including the bathroom. Pete even took me to Home Depot and the paint store so I can pick up supplies. He saved me a lot of money with his expertise in the products that I needed. He was always on time, a great communicator, extremely easygoing, trustworthy, respectful and always responded via text or a phone call when I needed him. He is an amazing guy! My son and I actually were joking that we were going to miss him when he was finished…. And we do! I will be hiring him again to hang an oversized picture above a staircase soon. I have run a business in Union, NJ for over 20 years, www.Njvision.com. I know how important reviews are for good hard working people and also as a customer. If you would like to reach out to me with any questions about Pete’s work, feel free to email me (Tuli Santiago) at my website. I am difficult to please….Do yourself a favor and stop looking. YOU FOUND HIM! Pete, thank you so much for all your hard work. Here is a picture of the living room floor. LOVE IT!!!!

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GIOVANNY MASONRY LLC
4.8
from 66 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 84 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Giovanny did a great job for my basement pointing project. I just moved into a house that was recently renovated but originally built in 1892. The previous owners heavily prioritized cosmetic changes but did not do any foundation/structural work work. The brick foundation was quite crumbly and some bricks were missing. Giovanny estimated that pointing hadn't been done for probably 15 years. There was a layer of paint over the bricks as well so Giovanny had to scrape the paint in order to do the pointing. I also needed the base of my front steps (underneath the structure) to be filled in and smoothed over and for him to fix a pretty big crack where the outside concrete stairs meet the house. Giovanny was able to beat a quote from another thumbtack pro and gave me a very reasonable price. Giovanny was punctual, professional, finished the job in two days. The only area for improvement worth noting is clean up. I did have to request that Giovanny clean up the mess on the basement floor before he left. He did the best he could without any cleaning supplies. He didn't bring any and I just moved in so everything was in boxes. But in spite of this, he still deserves the full 5 stars as his work is high quality for a fair price. I will be hiring Giovanny again for any masonry needs in the future.

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Global Housing Contractors
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Alan G.
Verified review

After a recent poor experience with a contractor on this site, we were a little gun shy! But James and his crews are definite pros. We had them install 2 vinyl tile and 1 ceramic tile floors. It was completed in the time he gave us. They were clean and courteous. And the work was done to our satisfaction. Will definitely hire him again

Elegant Hardwood Floors
4.6
from 48 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Marge V.
Verified review

Brandon did an awesome job on my floors. He was meticulous,neat and I was well satisfied. They look like I had new floors installed. I would definitely recommend Elegant Hardwood Floors

TNS Home Improvements
4.7
from 46 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Nerissa H.
Verified review

Tom and his team are top-notch professionals with high standards and impeccable integrity. He has respect for your time, your home and the project costs. He did a complete gut renovation of my kitchen, refinished floors in my living area and floor installation in my master bedroom, which was on-time and within my budget. In fact, I decided to hire him to do two bathroom renovations, door installations and stair redesign. He is patient, knowledgeable and an excellent communicator throughout the various projects. His work speaks for itself.

C&A Home Improvement Corp.
4.5
from 46 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Katiane F.
Verified review

If I could give a 6th star I would. Carlos, is a complete professional. Rare to find someone who is so responsive. He refinished our mahogany hardwood floors. We initially agreed to go with a water based polyurethane given I have a 6 year old. The water based poly caused the grain to rise. He came back out, butted and reapplied. It still did not take. It was passable but not perfect. Carlos recommended we start over and go with an oil based applicationt. His crew came back out, resanded and applied the oil based treatment. I couldn't be more pleased (and the fumes were not that bad as he found a low voc formula). The floor really pops. I recommend him whole heartedly. Some of the best characteristics of Carlos is his total commitment to quality, his consistent prompt responsiveness and trustworthiness . Additionally, his crew were not only experts but courteous and professional. Top notch outfit! Thx Carlos,you are the best!

  • 9 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Yaritza R.
Verified review

We hired DaNa for their odor removal services. Thanks to them, we got a fresh smelling home along with clean walls and floors when the process was over. I appreciated that Noemi, the lady who did the cleaning, was both friendly and thorough, while Francisco was very prompt on all communication. Also, unlike other deodorizing methods I had looked into, the equipment used by DaNa did not require the use of ozone or the evacuation of the premises making it a more eco-friendly solution without the additional hassle.

S&K General Contracting
4.0
from 50 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Scott L.
Verified review

S&K did a great job in our home. They put in beautiful hardwood floors and they came out perfect! The team was extremely neat, clean, careful and very nice! It was a great crew who met every need we had. They went above and beyond to ensure everything was done with great quality! I will certainly use them again and would highly recommend them!

Acosta Floors service
4.7
from 35 reviews
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Denis B.
Verified review

I hired Acosta Floors for refinishing hardwood floors on both levels of my house after getting quick response on my inquiry and very competitive quote. They were able to start when I needed and finish in reasonable time frame. Although I am very picky about details so I grade them as “good”. But I am quite satisfied with the quality of finish. The floors look great and it was done within my budget and expected time. What one more can wish for? The only suggestion I have is to paint your walls after your floors are done (I assume you doing it). The stain will get on some moldings and walls which will require additional touch ups. I was told about it by the Acosta guys but didn’t expect it will require that much of it. In short you’ll great solid value for quality job done on time.

Fisher@Son's
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Ellen A.
Verified review

Paul is a very accomplish carpenter which I could tell by the way he replaced our hallway's hardwood floors and feathered it in to the adjoining bedroom instead of taking the easy way out that the original floor person did by butting up the wood at the threshold. The one thing that prevents me from leaving the five stars is the staining which just does not match up new to old ... I understand things may never be perfect but there is just too much difference between the new wood and old wood (the whole second floor was sanded and refinished ... not just the new hallway.) I would definitely use Paul again but just be more on top of communicating my expectations.

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L&m wood floors
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sasha C.
Verified review

Luis accommodated me for a free estimate and shortly after completed my hardwood floors which included staining as well. He assisted me with getting beautiful floor vents for my central air and also purchased and installed the saddle needed prior to the flooring job. He worked late and arrived very early to enable us to be back in our home within a few days. The floors came out amazing and he was professional throughout. I highly recommend using L&M Flooring.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Smadar A.
Verified review

It is my pleasure to recommend the excellent work of Rick Doggett who was the general contractor for a remodeling project of my apartment in Jersey City. From the initial interaction and proposal phase through construction and the timely completion of the job, Rick and his crew performed at the highest level of professionalism, work ethics, and dedication. The work involved a complete re-structure of the internal floor plan, moving walls, installing new fixtures, hardwood floor and carpet, electrical, plumbing, and painting, while communicating with an owner who was not on location. I would, with no hesitation, engage Rick in any future construction or remodeling that will come-up. Thank you Rick and crew for a wonderful job.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Juliana P.
Verified review

Very good job done by Victor and his team. I have an 80 year old apartment and he replaced all the floors and moldings. I recommend this business.

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Tomeck Construction, LLC
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kyleigh W.
Verified review

Tom did a superior job replacing our bathroom tile floor under unusually trying circumstances. Not only did he accommodate a tight schedule, unpredictable work conditions and multiple unexpected complications, he advised me throughout on my options and went out of his way to make sure the job was done right and at a very fair price. The result is a beautiful floor that has transformed the room and far exceeded my expectations. Tom is a skilled professional who clearly makes a practice of bringing creativity and resourcefulness to his work, but it is his personal integrity that puts him several steps above most of his competition. I have already begun making plans with him for future work.

K&R Hardwood Flooring
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
Verified review

they took the time to explain what to not do with hardwood floors such as not keeping your shoes on.

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Gotham Walls and Finishes
4.6
from 16 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carmelo E.
Verified review

Carmine from Gotham Walls & Finishes , did a good job protecting my floor and painting my room. I also was happy with his crown molding installation. I surely I recommend him ! A.

Masters Floors
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Maria A.
Verified review

They removed old carpet, tile, and wood flooring. Then they installed flooring of approximately 1200 sq. feet of 2 1/4″ wide red oak planks. They also stained an existing set of stairs to match the new hardwood floors. Throughout the week long installation process everyone involved was dependable, professional and courteous. The installers were extremely conscientious about their work and about leaving the house neat and tidy at the end of each day. My family and I were able to live comfortably in our home during the process and at the end had beautiful floors to enjoy. I would highly recommend Masters Floors for any work needing to be done on floors. Their experience, professionalism and dedication to their customers’ satisfaction made the process both easy and very worthwhile.

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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