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Custom Site Finished Red Oak Floor Installation and Stain


Floor: Fir –  New Red Oak, long-length, wide-plank, quarter-sawn, site-finished

Finish:  Basic Coatings StreetShoe. 3-coat Water-based

Stain:   Custom color match – Bona DriFast – Jacobean and Red Mahogany blend



This was an extensive upper-level home renovation coordinated by a building contractor committed to a tight time-frame while the homeowners were on a fixed vacation schedule.

New, site-finished red oak hardwood was to be installed throughout the living space while the desired stain needed to match the colour of the existing floors in the main level of the home.


Having a close, tightly-integrated relationship with our custom installer meant that we were able to furnish the building contractor with a one-stop shop for coordinating both the installation of new hardwood as well as the dustless sanding, staining and finishing.

Over a 4-day period the installation of the beautiful red oak floors occurred followed by the meticulous hand-application of perfectly blended stain, colour-matched to the existing floors on the main level of the home.

This also included the hand-staining and sealing of many yards of shoe-mouldings for the 3 bedrooms and connecting hallways. (The sanding, staining and sealing occurred over a 4-day time-span.)

This project well-demonstrates the value Woodsmith Hardwood Floors delivers not only in terms of the high-quality end-result but also in terms of streamlining both the installation process and refinishing process, all within the context of a tight schedule and complex overall project scope.

Are you wanting to complete an extensive project while minimizing the disruption to you and your family? Contact us and let us show you how we can help make your renovation a little less stressful.



“I just wanted to drop a quick note to thank you for your work on this project – the floors look suburb. The installation and the refinishing are top notch as usual.


Kudos on the dustless system once again – great to have it take care of the upper level while keeping the dust away from the downstairs.


Thanks for working with me given the tight schedule this time. I can always count on Woodsmith to get the job done on schedule and within budget.


It’s been a pleasure working with Woodsmith the past number of years on various projects – I value the consistency of service, professionalism and personal pride you take on each and every one of your jobs.” – Rick Fry – Builtrite Management


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