Smithwood Floors

Floor Laying & Refinishing
5090 Dundas St. W Toronto ON M9A 1C2
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Albert from Toronto
Albert from Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Entire house hardwood floor replacement

We bought an old semi-detached house near High Park. It had wall-to-wall carpet, probably installed in the 80s. We had the carpet ripped up and discovered the original hardwood - face-nailed 3/8" rift and quarter-sawn oak. Unfortunately it was in rough shape - the previous owners had put screws through it trying to get the squeaks out. We brought Bill from Smithwood Floors in for a consultation. Even speaking to him on the phone he already had an idea of what was in the house based on the description and the location - his family has been in this business for a long time. He came to see the floors in person and advised they were too worn down to be refinished well, but the stairs could be sanded and refinished, which was consistent with what others had told us. He gave us an estimate for replacing the floor and it was not cheap! However, he gave us a sensible recommendation for period-correct replacement floor that fit the house's style, with slightly wider planks to modernize the floor without looking out of place. He showed us some samples and it did indeed look much better than the pre-finished floors available at the big box stores.

Bill also gave us advice about how to cut costs by removing the existing floor, screwing down the subfloor, and installing the quarter-round ourselves (or hiring someone else to do it), and let his people do what they specialize in. He was happy to do the other work - but he would have to charge more for it than others might. I thought this was professional and gave us options to save some money without compromising on the quality of the finished work. In terms of payment - we paid for the wood after it was delivered to our home, and payment for the work was delivered after the work was done to our satisfaction.

The finished result was beautiful site-finished, custom-stained rift and quarter-sawn 3/4" Northern oak in long planks, with 3 coats of polyurethane. It was done in about 1 1/2 weeks. It cost more than going to Home Depot but we think it was worth it.

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Lisa H. from Toronto
Lisa H. from Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Refinishing Oak Floors

Smithwood Floors did an excellent job refinishing the 100 year old oak floors in our house. They arrived early to every meeting, finished the work on time, were very helpful with any questions I had, and the result of their work is beautiful. The whole house has a new glow because of the newly refinished floors. We are very happy that we found Smithwood Floors.

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Dayna from Toronto
Dayna from Toronto
1 review Etobicoke, ON
10/10

new wood floors installed and finished onsite

We had all of the wood flooring on our main floor in our circa 1940's tudor torn out and replaced and finished on site by Smithwood Floors. I had no clue what to pick, what direction the wood should run etc. Bill helped me pick the best wood and style for my home as well as took care to deal with all the details necessary to make it look flowing and seamless but authentic. The floors are absolutely perfect. The job was completed quickly, in a very detailed and professional manner. I couldn't be happier. Very high quality work and results.

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Dave Hanson from Etobicoke
Dave Hanson from Etobicoke
1 review Etobicoke, ON
10/10

Hardwood floor refinishing

...a quick word & recommendation about the folks and work done by Smithwood Floors. We are extremely pleased with the service, results and price from Bill & his team at Smithwood, of our recently (Nov/13) refinished wood flooring which was in pretty bad shape. Wished we'd done it YEARS ago & would not hesitate to recommend Smithwood Floors to anyone contemplating doing the same. Dave H.

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N from Etobicoke
N from Etobicoke
3 reviews Etobicoke, ON
10/10

Refinish bedroom floors

We would highly recommend Smithwood Flooring for their excellent workmanship, and personal attention to detail and follow up. Bill was great to work with and his team was extremely efficient.

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Andrew from Toronto
Andrew from Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

New hardwood floors for main floor of house

We were very pleased with the service and product we received from Smithwood. They were very responsive and punctual. They showed a genuine concern with the quality of work, which was refreshing after some of our previous experiences where people seemed more concerned with getting in and out and on to the next job. Would highly recommend them to someone looking to put new hardwood floors in their home.

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David from Etobicoke
David from Etobicoke
2 reviews Etobicoke, ON
10/10

Sanding and Hardwood Install

Textbook example of how you want a renovation project to go. Smithwood brought good product, good advice and good people at fair price. No attempt to sell the most expensive product. It was a pleasant experience from start to end. Bill especially helpful.

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Allan in Etobicoke
Allan in Etobicoke
2 reviews ETOBICOKE, ON
10/10

Matching and refinishing herringbone floor

We had custom (non-standard size) herringbone oak floors with a peachy-pink stain from the ‘80s in our living room that we wanted to update to a dark finish. It was a complicated project however, because we also had a sunken living room area that we had raised the floor to the same level of the rest of the room and needed to extend the custom herringbone oak flooring over that area so that it would match. Smithwood floors did an outstanding job! They put new custom oak herringbone flooring over the raised area and matched it seamlessly to the older flooring and applied a beautiful walnut brown stain. We can not even remember where the old sunken area is as it is perfectly matched. The owner of Smithwood (Bill) went above and beyond to help us find the exact stain for our custom design room. He came to our home several times and mixed multiple stain options and applied a wide variety of sample stain until we found the perfect stain for our room. He and his team were very professional, extremely talented, very easy to reach and went over and above to ensure we were happy with the end result (Bill is a second generation hard-wood flooring expert and meets with the clients himself and is very involved with the project). He provided professional and creative advice that was very useful. He was able to book us in within a reasonable amount of time and worked around our vacation schedule in order to do the job for us when we were away. His team was very meticulous with the work they did, paid close attention to detail, were extremely tidy and clean, and got the work done on time. It was a wonderful surprise to come home from our vacation to stunningly beautiful floors! Their rate was very reasonable. We feel so fortunate to have had one of the most reputable companies do our floors and are so happy with the outcome, we get compliments on the floor all the time. We would most definitely hire them again for future renovation flooring projects.

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Diane Girard from Toronto
Diane Girard from Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Refinish floor and lay new floor to match exisitng

Of all the trades we hired during our renovation, our experience will Bill and his team was the best. His crew were on time, professional and really did an amazing job of matching new floor seamlessly to the existing hardwood. The refinishing and new stain came out beautiful. Smithwood Floors provide high quality work; they are now my go-to floor guys. A really great experience. Thanks.

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Geoff Chandler from Richmond Hill
Geoff Chandler from Richmond Hill
1 review Richmond Hill, ON
10/10

Sand, stain and refinish oak flooring in Living Room/Dining Room

Bill and Smithwood Floors pulled out all the stops to help me after another company gave me the run around for 2 months. I called Bill, told him the story and the tight timeline we were now on. He responded immediately and had his guys on site 2 days later. The job is great, they matched the previous colour perfectly and the room looks amazing. The job was a rush and was completed on time. Great guy, great company, thanks Bill.

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More about Smithwood Floors

Floor Laying & Refinishing

The Decor Choice for Custom Design & Finish. Smithwood Floors provides complete customized services for all types of Hardwood Floors, since 1967. Installation - Restoration - Sanding, Staining, Repair, Refinishing.

CATEGORIES
Floor Laying & Refinishing
PRODUCTS
Solid Hardwoods, Pre-Finished, Engineered and Laminates
SERVICES
Installation - Restoration - Sanding, Staining, Repair, Refinishing.
STYLES
Strips, Planks, Parquet, Herringbone, In-Lays
SPECIALITIES
Floor Laying & Refinishing
WEBSITE
http://www.smithwoodfloors.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1967
MEMBERSHIPS
NWFW - National Wood Flooring Association
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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