Brisbane Floor Sanding prices
How much does floor sanding cost? Our Brisbane prices guide help you to calculate the floor sanding costs to sand, polish and restore your timber floors.
$25+ GST PER M2
General Floors Existing Timber Floors
$30+GST PER M2
$30+GST PER M2 + EXTRA WORK/MATERIALS
How your Floor Sanding Costs Can Vary
New & General Floors
The prices outlined above are for a completed polished floor. It includes sanding, preparation and 3 coats of high solids polyurethane finish. Aspects which may alter your total price could include:
- Old floor covering removal
- Floor surface conditions
Here are some examples why your floors may need extra work and/or materials. They can vary the time required to level, strip down and prepare your old timber floors and may include:
- Leveling uneven floors
- Removal of stains
- Board replacement
- Removal of old coatings
Based on average sized rooms excluding the bathroom and toilet. Use this amount as an approximate price guide. The cost per m2 will vary by actual floor dimensions and condition.
Calculate Your Floor Sanding Costs
To calculate your floor sanding costs, you need to consider all aspects. This is to determine the exact costs, time and work necessary to produce a floor with a high standard of workmanship.
Economy floor sanding Brisbane offer free onsite inspections and written quotes. This is the best way to calculate the costs of your floor sanding project. Floor sanding and polishing cost per m2 can start at around $25 (plus GST) for a new floor. In contrast, it can reach $40 plus m2 for a floor in poor condition. As mentioned above, the difference in surface conditions will vary prices. All things considered, it’s still inexpensive in the long term in comparison to carpet.
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An Example of Calculating Costs and How They Vary
Here and there, floor sanding costs related to the work involved can vary. Materials and related timber flooring products can also increase costs. This old pine floor for example, had borer damage. I would need to source floorboards before the starting day. Without delay (and before offering a quote) I contacted the timber yard about prices. From time to time timber prices move up and down depending on availability.
Generally speaking, prices for new Hoop Pine floorboards are $6 to $8 (+GST) per linear metre. Prices will also depend on timber grade. In any event, at the time, Hoop Pine floorboard prices had soured to $13 (+GST) per metre. This was due to a shortage at the time.
An Example of Calculating Costs for Labour and Materials
This old hardwood floor is another example of why prices for materials can vary. To begin with, glue covered the surface. This gums up the sanding belts fast. There were also hundreds of staples hammered down flat. In like manner, the steel staples blunt the sandpaper belts. Depending on the grade of paper, these belts can range in prices between $8.50 to $11 (+GST) each.
A floor like this one could chew through 10 to 20 belts in no time. Besides extra materials, further labour costs increase. To sum up, in this case the costs for the extra work involved for this floor was $264 including GST.
When dealing with tongue and groove timber floorboards, there are a wide range of issues that can arise. You get a skilled floor sander on-site, that can deal with any timber flooring problem. Our floor sanding and polishing services offer premium quality workmanship at competitive rates. We polish timber floors for clients all over Brisbane. So request a quote right now! We offer flooring options within our quotes and offer our clients freedom of choice.
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Pricing – Behind The Scenes
What Floor Sanders don't want you to know about PRICES!
You should read this post about what some floor sanding companies REALLY do behind the scenes. It explains in detail what “value for money” really means regarding:
- Price Versus Quality
- Coating Longevity
- Quality of Workmanship