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I just moved and this morning found the wood flooring stained/ruined by an ammonia lemon cleaner that had been leaking all night. What can be done?
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Rick
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Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. If my initial response doesn’t answer your question then let me know and we can continue our conversation.

I wish I had better news for you but the only way to get this type of stain out is to sand it out. That means refinishing the entire floor.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Hi Rick, refinish just that area or the entire room?

The entire room if you want it to look right. There's no way to just refinish a spot and make it blend in. It will be more or less noticeable depending the the light/time of day in the room.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I see. How much do you think a project like this would cost?

No way for me to give you a meaningful number. Average cost in many metro areas is $3-$4 a square foot.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Right. What about just removing the damaged strips then sand/stain/and topcoat the board before final install?

That's no better than spot refinishing and would cost more. In fact it would likely be more noticeable given the newer wood

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I see. Thanks for the answers.

You're welcome

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