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Ridgewood Hardwood Floor Installation Professionals

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Jerome Burke
4.9
from 325 reviews
  • 511 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Jerome did a tremendous job installing the hardware and drapery in my new apartment. Absolutely would hire him again. Thanks Jerome!

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G&M Llc
4.9
from 106 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Darren-erik D.
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Greivin was on time and very professional. He Demo'd out my bathroom tile floor and subfloor to access a broken drain pipe. He taped and protected the surrounding so dust wasn't every where. I would use his services again.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 94 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jack P.
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We needed a plumbing repair late Sunday afternoon at my parents home (60 year old house with original copper plumbing). They had found water on the floor of their finished basement. It was not gushing, but a steady drip. We shut off the water to the house. Matt responded quickly through Thumbtack, and was at the house within a couple hours. It was a cracked fitting, which he repaired. Price was reasonable, he was professional and we will use him again. He also called the next day for follow-up.

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  • 14 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christine P.
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Pete is absolutely amazing. He made several repairs to an apartment including painting, replacing dry wall, patching a hole in the floor, caulking the walls, installing molding trims and plenty more. Whenever he discovered any issues, he brought tontonmy attention and found creative ways to make things work. He's personable, professional and punctual.

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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
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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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  • 2 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jesse Y.
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They helped install a great floor for good value. The tenants were very happy. I would give them 5 stars but I was not satisfied with their installation of a bathroom door. The door they bought did not fit the frame, so they cut part of the old door and nailed it to the top to cover up the open space. So they made a mistake in the measurements, but they tried their best to fix their mistake. However, the bathroom door now looks janky. Luckily the tenants were okay with this, but I docked them a star because the door will need to be changed again some time in the future.

  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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My experience was good, it was just a little hasty and sloppy. There are still a few stains on my couch that need to be cleaned. It just seemed really rushed. The guy I had was very nice and he did a good job, but there was water on the floor and my hardwood floors were scratched from moving the couch. Just would have appreciated a little slower pace.

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Global Housing Contractors
4.8
from 47 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nayoung S.
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I hired them for major renovation of my house such as floor, entire kitchen, opening a wall, painting, central air, French drain, front steps, etc. They also get ready for our rental floor on time, so we can rent it timely manner. Price was very reasonable, but last 10% of work took very long time. It was very annoying that it got delay so long since first 90%of work was done faster than expected. However, they were honest about why it was delayed which I liked about. After all, I would hire them again for further house renovation.

TNS Home Improvements
4.7
from 46 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Nerissa H.
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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
Johannes P.
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New hardwood floor was installed, repairs made to subfloor as needed. Carlos took pictures and let me know how things were going every step of the way. They worked quickly, did a fantastic job and finished ahead of schedule! I am extremely pleased with Carlos' work and would recommend him in a heartbeat!

  • 9 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Eric S.
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New flooring was installed throughout our work office. The process in general went fairly smoothly. The timeline was extended a bit, but because working hours are limited in a doorman building that could have been expected. All in all a great job!

S&K General Contracting
4.0
from 50 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Janel S.
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I am sooooo lucky I found this company!!! Sam and his colleagues are very skilled and knowledgeable professionals. They were on time to do the work and completed the job as promised. I could not ask for more. My hardwood floor is better than the original wood floor. I have very high expectations and S&K exceeded them. I am very fortunate I chose them over the rest of the competition. I consider myself a winner! Thanks Sam, Mario and Josue!!!!

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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.
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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.

  • 23 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
ROSE H.
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This was the first time I used Thumbtack. It was a very positive experience. The process was easy and we were extremely happy to have Mark of Rockland Home Improvements do the work for us. Mark was punctual, really neat and did a wonderful job. We needed a floor installed. I would not hesitate to call him back for future jobs and I would absolutely give him a highly positive recommendation. Rose H.

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AIUI
4.7
from 23 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lorraine L.
Verified review

My bathroom floor was sinking due to water damage. Chris repaired my floor and did beautiful tile work. He also replaced my vanity and toilet. He is very professional and knowledgeable at his job. I will definitely use him in the future for all my repair needs. He also returned with a quote promptly and kept me informed of arrival time and job needs.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Smadar A.
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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
Leslie k.
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Did such a great job. Highly reliable, responded to all of my texts, trustworthy, diligent and had good pricing.

  • 23 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Peter T.
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They really took the time to explain every aspect of my project. They were on time and did a great job on our floor. They made sure everything was cleaned up when they were done and took the time to walk thru our project to make sure We were happy. We would definitely use them again.

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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.
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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.

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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.

Precise Tile & Stone LLC
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Richard S.
Verified review

Installed tile floor in kitchen. reasonable price, good work.

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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