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Recent Timber Flooring reviews in Melbourne

Very nice young man: Does want you need to do; and completed the task. On time and friendly. cheers Jan

Remove carpet timber flooring strips in 3 bedrooms

$160

Wayne did a great job for us. Quick and clean.

Pull up timber carpet grabbers. Very easy to do.

$30

Ryan and his wife were amazing, they did a perfect job and I would definitely recommend.

Remove timber & floor boards

$300

Anthony was very easy going, flexible & accommodating. His workmanship was also of a high standard. There wasn’t anything he could do for us. Handled a heap of odd jobs for us while he was here completing the main task. Champion

Timber flooring + sand and polish

$850

Very friendly and gave great advice.

Timber floor polishing

$800

Amazing quality of work! Highly recommended. Prompt and professional.

Remove carpets and lay timber floor

$2,000

What's the average cost of a timber flooring contractor in Melbourne

$200 - $700

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$200

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$400

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$700

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What does a timber floor installation service include?

Once you’ve decided to install timber floorboards - and you’ve found the best floorboards for your home - it’s time to get them installed. Here’s the process you can expect when you work with a professional timber flooring installer:

Area preparation

Before your new floor can be laid, the area will need to be fully prepared to give the best results. This will change slightly depending on the materials underneath and the type of floorboards. The floor underneath needs to be dry, clean, and stable. Ideally, all skirting boards, doors, and door frames will be removed at this stage, too. Also, timber floorboards usually require some level of acclimatisation before being laid to adjust to the temperature and moisture levels to prevent warping and shrinkage. So, you’ll need to leave the boards open in the room where they’ll be laid. This process can take up to a week.

Timber Flooring Installation

Before installing your floorboards, your timber floor installer will lay your choice of moisture-proofing and insulation material. Insulation is important to reduce the noise of floorboards and help regulate the temperature of the house. Once the underneath layers are in place, the new boards will be installed. The method of installation will vary with the materials chosen - solid timber floors need a substructure underneath that they can be secured to, whereas engineered boards can be laid directly over tiles, concrete, or other wooden boards. The boards are usually installed parallel to the longest length of the room, or is visible from the front door, perpendicular to the door.

Before laying the boards, your installer will usually plan out the layout to make sure the lengths, colours, grades, and variations in the timber are spread throughout the floor. They’ll glue or nail your floorboards in place, allowing for a small gap around the perimeter (that will be covered by skirting boards) for expansion.

Cutting & shaping

Once the bulk of your floor has been laid, your installer will carefully measure, cut, and install smaller board sections around corners, cupboards, and doorways. This ensures a tight finish that blends with the overall design.

Cleanup & finish

If you’ve chosen solid floorboards, they may need to be sanded to a level finish, stained, and sealed with a topcoat to protect the wood from scratches and damage. This process might mean you can’t finish the installation and cleanup for a few days. If you’ve chosen engineered floorboards, they are usually pre-sealed, leaving them ready to use. Once the floors are ready, the doors, skirting boards, and door frames are all attached and painted if they need a fresh coat. Then your contractor will clean up the room and any work areas that were used for cutting and painting.

Timber flooring repairs & restoration

Over time, wooden floors can get damaged from water, pets, furniture, high heels, and even dirt. If the damage is minor, you may be able to refinish the surface with light sand, a new coat of sealant, and polishing. More extensive structural damage may need a professional floor repair specialist who can assess and fix the problem correctly.

Recent Timber Flooring tasks in Melbourne

Repolish timber floor

$1,500

Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

29th Jan 2023

Sanding, staining and repolish existing timber floor to match existing floor colour (reddish tint as attached) Place is around 28sqm in Essendon. All tools and materials to be supplied by airtasker.

Section of Floating timber floor needs repair

$400

Northcote VIC 3070, Australia

25th Jan 2023

I have a part of my timber flooring that is damaged and needs attention - Due date: Flexible

Replace Traditional Victorian Timber Flooring

$2,500

Fitzroy North VIC, Australia

6th Jan 2023

Remove and replace existing Victorian timber floor with original pine timber flooring. Current floors have wood rot so unfortunately cannot use existing timber. Area approx 25sqm including hallway, second bedroom and dining area. Looking to insulate under floorboards, please quote to include. Some areas may require new support beams under. If required replace and make good skirting boards. Finish with light ash stain/matt. - Due date: Flexible

Sanding and polishing timber floor

$500

Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

23rd Dec 2022

Sand and polish timber floor 1 room 4400 x 3800. Existing floor has been sanded and stained. There is a section which was under a built in robe (now removed) which has not been touched. We would go with the dark stain to keep it consistent with the rest of the house. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 2 January 2023

The job was done intelligently with good attention to detail. Paul was friendly and communiicative.

Buckled timber flooring fix

$200

Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Dec 2022

Located in the city (queen and lt Bourke) Old unit with timber floor, a section of it has buckled massively. This did not happen last year so while I’m intrigued about the reasons, I ultimately need it fixed - Due date: Flexible

Vinyl timber floor repair

$50

Melbourne City VIC, Australia

6th Dec 2022

I need a repair of my Vinyl timber floor. This is a small repair as seen from the images. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Repair scratches on timber floor

$300

Fairfield VIC 3078, Australia

29th Nov 2022

Scratches on floor boards need to be repaired. - Due date: Flexible

Move flooring timber and pull nails

$200

Fairfield VIC 3078, Australia

28th Nov 2022

We are expecting a timber delivery tomorrow (Tuesday) and need someone to move the timber indoors when it arrives. We also need some nails pulled from existing flooring.

Lawrence is a thoroughly lovely guy. He was punctual, and happy to be flexible with timing etc. I would highly recommend his services.

Timber laminate flooring Install

$5

South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

19th Nov 2022

Lay timber laminate flooring over existing vinyl. Timber will be supplied. Approx 14sqm Please send quote

Remove part hybrid timber flooring

$400

Windsor VIC, Australia

16th Nov 2022

Remove part timber hybrid flooring from kitchen area (area shown in full on photo). Flooring not glued down. Removal is in anticipation of kitchen renovation commencing. Disposal not required. - Due date: Before Sunday, 20 November 2022

Friendly, honest and very efficient. Excellent communication.

2rooms ; 3.4x4.2m and 3x4.2m Remove carpet + sand timber subfloor .

$500

Brunswick West VIC, Australia

8th Nov 2022

2 bedrooms ; 3.4x4.2m and 3x4.2m presently there is a carpet to be removed can you quote for carpet removal and subfloor sanding . How much it cost and how long it takes. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 8 December 2022

Timber Floor

$2,500

Northcote VIC, Australia

8th Nov 2022

Timber floor installation, skirting board installation, carpet installation, carpet removal, skirting board removal Installation of floorboards in the living room (3.6x5.7) and hallway (3.2x1.5) Installation of carpet in bedrooms (3.9 x 3.3 & 3.9 x 2.6) Installation of skirting boards around the apartment

Laminate timber flooring is lifting

$5

Elwood VIC, Australia

1st Nov 2022

Laminate timber floor in ground floor apartment is lifting in one area and crackles when you walk on it in other area Quote needed. - Due date: Flexible

Timber flooring installation

$2,200

North Melbourne VIC, Australia

22nd Oct 2022

We need engineered timber flooring installed in our townhouse. There is carpet that needs to be ripped out and removed as part of the process. We require glued-down floorboards, not floating. The area requiring installation is our entry way, a hallway and staircase (17 steps). It is approximately 25sqm total. What we the Australian blackbutt floorboards that need to be installed. What we need from the installer? - pick up the floorboards from Seaford (from the supplier that is preparing the stair nosing); - remove tiles at entry way (see photo); - removal of existing carpet; - levelling of surface if required; - installation (including stairs); and - adhesive/glue. See photos attached. *Price is negotiable. Due date: Flexible

Mike did a wonderful job with our floors and stairs! The finished result is of an extremely high quality. His fees are very competitive and his service professional. He was prompt to respond when communicating regarding the job and kept me informed during the planning and installation process. On the day of installation he arrived on time, there was no fuss. He said the stairs were a little trickier than planned as they were marginally different widths, but he worked through this issue and found a solution, no fuss. He also cleaned and tidied before he left. I wouldn’t hesitate booking Mike for further jobs or recommending his services to anyone. Thanks Mike!

Sand and polish timber floor in small room

$700

Moonee Ponds VIC 3039, Australia

21st Oct 2022

This is a small room. About 4 x 2 metres. Nails knocked down and filled. Sanded to a smooth finish and polished. - Due date: Flexible

Timber floor repair

$500

Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

6th Oct 2022

We have a small scratch / gouge in solid timber boards. It is into the timber rather than just the polish but we don't want to resand all the floors we just want the scratch filled or blended it so its not seen. Please ensure you have floor polishing experience if offering to do the task - Due date: Flexible

Burnt timber floor

$150

Melbourne City VIC, Australia

28th Sep 2022

Few small burnt marks on the floor. Not fully burnt I guess it’s just the timber skin. Charcoal fell on the floor. - Due date: Before Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Install skirting board for a timber floor

$1,000

Collingwood VIC, Australia

22nd Sep 2022

install some skirting on an existing timber floor so there's no gap between the floor and the wall. for a small 1 bedroom ground floor unit approx. 31 square metres. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 26 September 2022

Very happy, no issues!

Lay floor protection on new timber floors

$300

Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Sep 2022

Pick up floor protection rolls and tape from north Melbourne (paid), drive to apartment in cbd, I will meet you and guide entry to car park. Sweep floors (care not to dent walls just plastered), lay low adhesive tape around edge of apartment, lay floor protection sheets to floor, cut and stick to each other/the laid low adhesive tape. Floor plan attached (all areas accept bathroom). Care /time taken to do job properly please as this will protect floors for remainder of construction. - Due date: Before Thursday, 15 September 2022

Prompt and efficient

Vinyl faced click timber flooring supply install

$2,200

Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

10th Aug 2022

Click vinyl faced hybrid flooring supply and install .Reservoir retail store co create base.floor area 48 sqm