Why go for expensive sanding or a new floor? Our affordable Screen and Recoat service is the smart choice.

How It Works?

This service offers a practical solution to refresh a hardwood floor that’s still in decent shape but showing signs of wear. Recoating your wood floor is an effective way to extend its visual appeal without the need for a complete sanding process. Often referred to as a screen and recoat or sandless refinish, this process avoids the use of sanding.

Here’s how it works: the floor undergoes a light abrasion, and a vacuum is used to clean up the resulting debris. The screen and recoat is a maintenance procedure designed to shield and preserve your hardwood floors. It removes the old layer of polyurethane, leaving the actual wood untouched. This effectively erases scuffs, scratches, and dirt from the surface, providing your floors with a renewed appearance. After applying two coats of fresh polyurethane, not only to restore but also to enhance the protection of your wood floors.

Screen and recoat service does not eliminate scratches that have penetrated into the wood.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We receive numerous questions about screen and recoat from our customers. To address these queries, we’ve established an FAQ section. We hope it helps you. If you have further questions, feel free to contact us or send us a message.
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Of course, it’s possible! Many homeowners, whether preparing to sell their homes, those who have recently bought or rented, or those simply looking to refresh their living space, often opt for both services simultaneously to ensure a thorough cleaning and rejuvenation, removing all dirt and grime.

Sanding: Involves utilizing heavy-duty sanding equipment to remove the existing finish and a portion of the wood layer, followed by the application of a new finish. Ideal for resolving deep scratches, water damage, and facilitating color changes in the stain.
Screen and Recoat: Involves gently abrading the existing finish using a fine mesh abrasive pad (screen) and applying a fresh coat of polyurethane. Ideal for addressing light surface scratches, scuffs, and wear when the wood is still in good condition.

The frequency depends on factors like foot traffic and lifestyle. Generally, screen and recoat is recommended every 3 to 5 years to maintain the beauty and protection of your hardwood floors.

Yes, screen and recoat is suitable for engineered hardwood floors. It provides a way to refresh the surface finish without affecting the engineered wood layer.

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Typically, the screen and recoat process can be completed in a day, allowing you to enjoy your revitalized hardwood floors quickly.

Screen and recoat is a relatively low-odor process, and the use of special pads minimizes dust. Ventilation is recommended during and after the application of polyurethane for optimal results.

While the floors dry relatively quickly, it’s advisable to wait until the polyurethane has fully cured before placing furniture back and allowing heavy foot traffic. Your technician will provide specific guidelines.

Our screen and recoat service provides finish options, including matte, satin, semi-gloss, and high gloss. You can choose the finish that best suits your aesthetic preferences. We exclusively use water-based finishes, avoiding oil-based.

Other Services

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Wax Removal

Store-bought shine products offer temporary results but lead to wax, acrylic, and oil buildup, attracting and trapping dirt over time.

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Clean and Buffing

When sweeping and mopping hardwood floors, dirt persists. Our deep cleaning, including buffing, revitalizes various surfaces like laminate, LVP, engineered floors and more.


Home Cleaning Services

Efficient home cleaning services in NYC for a spotless, refreshed living space. We offer recurring, deep/spring cleaning, move in/out, and post-construction services.


Why go for expensive sanding or a new floor? Our affordable Screen and Recoat service is the smart choice.
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