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Why book a refinishing service through Airtasker?

For high-quality refinishing, look no further than Airtasker! Our platform connects you to skilled locals who can help you restore, improve and renew your item’s finish.

When your item looks old and worn out, it may be tempting just to buy a new one. But if you have a tight budget, having your item refinished instead can save you money from making a new purchase! Aside from revitalising your old furniture, it can also extend its life! This is a great option, especially if that object has sentimental value to you.

Put up a task, indicate the type of item, and local furniture refinishers will approach you with their offers. Take a look at their profiles, and compare their ratings and reviews to find a Tasker that matches your needs. Your item will be restored to its former glory in no time!

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Top Refinishing related questions

Generally, the entire process can be completed within the day. The exact number of hours it would take for it to be finished would depend on the item and the tools and equipment to be used. It’s best to discuss your preferred time frame with your Tasker beforehand to help manage your expectations. 

It depends on the item and the chemicals that were used. But generally, light usage after 24 to 72 hours after the last coat is applied is allowed. This is to let the finish settle and cure. Using or disturbing the item during its recommended cure time can lead to damaged refinishing.

Your new finish can last for years and even for decades, provided that you give it proper care and maintenance. You can help extend its lifespan by having it cleaned regularly using the appropriate cleaning materials and having it repaired when needed. Some items and furniture can be refinished over and over again, like bathtubs and floor tiles.  

There’s no need for you to provide tools and supplies for your refinishing service! Taskers come with professional equipment such as scrapers, wire brushes, and sanders to help them finish the job efficiently. But if you have these tools and prefer to use them, please have this setup arranged with your Tasker. 

Your Tasker can make their best effort to keep fumes or odours to a minimum by sealing off and ventilating the area they’re working in, using industrial-grade exhaust equipment, and masking the odours with fragrance. There will be some lingering odours, especially immediately after the job is done, but rest assured that this will dissipate throughout the day.

Those who are a fan of DIY projects can do it on their own, but it’s always recommended to leave it to a professional. Doing this can help you avoid mistakes, thereby saving you money in the long run. You can also be sure that the job will be done right the first time, without having to redo it and spend more of your time and resources.

Generally, the entire process can be completed within the day. The exact number of hours it would take for it to be finished would depend on the item and the tools and equipment to be used. It’s best to discuss your preferred time frame with your Tasker beforehand to help manage your expectations. 

Your new finish can last for years and even for decades, provided that you give it proper care and maintenance. You can help extend its lifespan by having it cleaned regularly using the appropriate cleaning materials and having it repaired when needed. Some items and furniture can be refinished over and over again, like bathtubs and floor tiles.  

Your Tasker can make their best effort to keep fumes or odours to a minimum by sealing off and ventilating the area they’re working in, using industrial-grade exhaust equipment, and masking the odours with fragrance. There will be some lingering odours, especially immediately after the job is done, but rest assured that this will dissipate throughout the day.

It depends on the item and the chemicals that were used. But generally, light usage after 24 to 72 hours after the last coat is applied is allowed. This is to let the finish settle and cure. Using or disturbing the item during its recommended cure time can lead to damaged refinishing.

There’s no need for you to provide tools and supplies for your refinishing service! Taskers come with professional equipment such as scrapers, wire brushes, and sanders to help them finish the job efficiently. But if you have these tools and prefer to use them, please have this setup arranged with your Tasker. 

Those who are a fan of DIY projects can do it on their own, but it’s always recommended to leave it to a professional. Doing this can help you avoid mistakes, thereby saving you money in the long run. You can also be sure that the job will be done right the first time, without having to redo it and spend more of your time and resources.

What do refinishing services include?

Refinishing services include renewing and restoring your items to their original appearance and former glory! This process is performed by a skilled Tasker using state-of-the-art refinishing methods and technologies. Whether it’s glass, metal, plastic or wood refinishing, Taskers can get the job done! Here are a few of the things they can do for you:

Furniture refinishing

Refinishing a piece of furniture involves repairing or completely removing the finish, stripping the paint, and applying a new one. This can be done by a furniture stripping service near you. From reupholstering items like couches and chairs to refinishing laminate tables, kitchen cabinet doors and drawer fronts, your Tasker can help breathe new life into your home.If something’s broken, you can get someone to have your furniture repaired first to ensure that everything’s good to go before refinishing your kitchen cabinets, tables and other wooden furniture. 

Floor refinishing

If your floors have seen better days, maybe it’s time to have them refinished! The most common type of this service is hardwood floor refinishing where it involves sanding, dust removal, restaining, recoating and sealing to help restore its colour and lustre. This material is one of the easiest and most affordable to refinish, so you may consider that when planning to have hardwood flooring installed. But aside from wood floor refinishing, Taskers can also do this service with other types of floor material, such as vinyl, ceramic or stone.

Fence refinishing

Fences are constantly exposed to external elements such as strong winds, heat, rain or snow, and that’s why they’re highly susceptible to wear and tear. Having it regularly refinished can help avoid corrosion, holes or gaps, sagging gates, and stains while extending its lifespan. Whether it’s made of wood, aluminium or chain-link, Taskers can help restore your fence so it can serve its purpose efficiently. If you don’t have one yet, you can also get someone to install a wooden fence on your property or any fence of your choice!

Musical instrument refinishing

Though refinishing musical instruments is usually not recommended because their finish is part of their tone, there would be instances where saving the instrument is the better option than replacing it. This is mainly for those attached to their musical instruments who want to keep them for as long as possible. Banjo, violin, mandolins, and guitar refinishing can only be done by experts with the right tools and supplies, so the original appearance is restored without sacrificing the quality of sound they produce.

Recent Refinishing tasks

Sand refinish a dining table, straighten 4 turned detachable legs

£200

Maida Vale, Greater London

10th May 2022

I have a table which the surface and leaf need to be resurfaced and we would like the old fashioned round turned legs straightened to either round tapered or square tapered whichever is less expensive, I suspect round - Due date: Flexible

Restore/refinish oak dining furniture back to original colour??

£500

Netherplace, Renfrewshire

11th Apr 2022

The oak had turned an orange pine looking colour which I do not like. - Due date: Flexible

Kitchen Counter worktop refinish / oil

£70

Church End, Greater London

21st May 2021

Hi, i would like to get my kitchen wooden worktop to refinish, sanding and oil required

Refinishing wooden floor

£100

Sands End, Greater London, SW6

18th Oct 2018

Refinish the wooden floor in the kitchen - approximately 4sqm

Sanding and refinishing wooden floorboards for 3 rooms + set of stairs

£750

West Green, Greater London

28th Apr 2022

We've removed the carpet and tacks from the floor of 3 rooms and a set of stairs, there are wooden floorboards underneath - we would like you to sand off the floorboards (getting rid of the dust) and varnish them. The rooms and stairs are about 300ft squared in total. How much? - Due date: Before Tuesday, 31 May 2022

My dishwasher cuts before finishing and it restarts.

£80

Charing Cross, Greater London

3rd Apr 2022

My dishwater turns off (electricity) I take the plug off then restart it and it then finished the cycle. Mains ok - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 7 April 2022

Refinishing wooden floor

£210

Canary Wharf, Greater London

9th Jun 2019

Area - living room and narrow hallway The wooden floor (good quality) needs to be refinished.

Decorating and worktop refinishing

£600

Merton Park, Greater London

19th Jun 2022

We have a small amount of redecorating that needs doing and Kitchen work surface that needs sanding down and Reoiling - Due date: Before Friday, 24 June 2022

Refinish solid oak dinning table

£100

Lea Bridge, Greater London

13th Apr 2022

We have a new solid oak table which surface started to come off and white areas appeared on the top as shownin the photos. The compan sent an expert to assess the issue who said that it was due to a manufacturing issue as it seems that the table may not have been sealed correctly. Can you fix these white areas shown in the photos? Thank you. - Due date: Flexible

Refinish patches of plaster work

£160

Stretford, Greater Manchester

11th Jan 2022

2-3 hours work available can be done daytime or evening flexible Closing up patches of plaster work where plumber has cut out to get to plumbing pipework. Plasterboard Filler/multifinish provided

Sand down a table ready for refinishing

£50

Archway, Greater London

9th Feb 2019

I have partially sanded down an old table in a bid to refinish it. Taking too long with mouse sander and would like to get it finished!

Good job, thankyou!