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Altoona Hardwood Floor Professionals

Browse these hardwood floor companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Altoona.

  • 33 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Judy I.
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First General Services did a great job refinishing my hardwood floors. They were easy to work with, from beginning to end. Very responsive to my questions. The person who worked on my floors was experienced and accommodated my needs for access to the space and protecting the rest of my home. I would highly recommend them to anyone.

  • 42 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Dave installed two glass block windows for us. The price was very fair. The work took a bit longer than expected, but the quality of the work and clean-up were outstanding. Definitely recommend Dave to others for their home improvement and maintenance projects.

Ron's Handyman Services
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Megan M.
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Very polite and patient. Worked hard and put effort in. Met me at the store and my house. Measured and gave quote beforehand. Ripped out and took away all old carpet. Put new laminate in. Floor looks great.

  • 7 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Erin B.
Verified review

We are extremely pleased with the work. David called me right away with a rough estimate, then came out with something more specific. We had a carpenter do crown molding and a painter paint, both throughout our first floor. Bob and Bill were both a pleasure to work with. I was impressed with their work ethic and the finished product. You could tell they took pride in their work and made sure that everything was done with an eye for detail. I would use DJA construction again, and I highly recommend them to anyone needing work on their house.

MJC Kitchen & Bath
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 35 years in business
Thomas L.
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We've hired MJC several times: to redo our kitchen, to build a bathroom, to install hardwood and slate/tile floors. And all the work, which involved plastering, electric, and plumbing as well as the obvious cabinets etc., was excellent. The price was more than reasonable. And I especially appreciated that they cleaned up thoroughly at the end of the day. These are people who take pride in their work and want to be asked back. You can't go wrong with them.

Noble Ceramic Plus
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joe G.
Verified review

I've hired Brad on a few occasions and he's always done the work on time and as agreed. He's put flooring in two kitchens, three baths and an entryway on houses that I've worked on. His work always looks great and increases the value of the property. He has also designed the pattern a couple times. He's also easy to work with. You'll see.

Buckrun Hardwoods LLC.
5.0
from 1 review
  • 50 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Chris B.
Verified review

very well done

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I do repairs, remodels, plumbing, light fixtures, flooring, decks, and fences. I have done just about every kind of household job imaginable. I'm good with my hands because I had a great teacher, my dad. I also have many years of experience.

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I am able to assist in various home improvements, and flooring is my specialty. I enjoy meeting customers' needs and seeing the final product with good results.

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We provide for your flooring needs. We are cheaper than the next guy with professional installation services. We specialize in ceramic tile.

  • 19 years in business
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We have been offering professional flooring installations for over 15 years. We provide handyman services. We are a fully licensed and insured home improvement contractor in PA. We do almost anything.

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We provide fast, friendly and high-quality work that you will love for many years to come.

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Myself and all my crews have a pride in everything we do. We strive to provide the best materials and service to everyone of our projects. It is more important to us to have the project done correctly than to just have the project done. We have built our reputation on referals from our clients. We have grown from working from a truck to a complete design center with over 4200 s/ft of dedicated showroom.

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We're hardwood flooring specialists. We work on pre-finished and raw to finished wood flooring of all species. We also do custom trim work.

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I have 33 years of carpet, wood, vinyl and ceramic experience. I have had a business in State College for 33 years. I have worked for S/A, G&N Corp, Nittany Building, AW and Sons, and many other commercial jobs for Maryland, Canada, Ohio and all over the Eastern State.

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I am here for all of your flooring needs, residential- and commercial-style flooring. I am versatile, reasonable and get the job done on time.

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I lay pre-finished floors at a reasonable price. I work on roofs fixing leeks or whatever else you may need.

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I specialize in hardwood laminate flooring and professional installation with reasonable prices. Photos are available from previous jobs.

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Top quality Tile and Hardwood installation I always go the extra mile to make my customers overjoyed with my attention to detail and my professionalism Most of my customers call me back for more work

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We specialize in ceramic tile flooring, walls, custom showers and backsplash installations. We also do hardwood flooring installations.

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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