Although, we have established the fact that hardwoods are durable and possesses strength for the purpose of flooring the home; we must as well however iron-out the fact that there is nothing in the universe which last forever; and as such, this building materials are one of such things which will not continue to retain all the avails for long as compared to when they are newly deployed. After a very long while, there are of course some obvious changes in the physical and chemical makeup of the building material some of which can be decolouration, scratches, pills and general dullness which are all derivatives of the phenomenon referred to as tear-and-wear. All these interpret to the need for hardwood floor refinishing. Happily enough, the classic 3quarter-inch-thick hardwood floor can be polished up to eight times during its span. Hence, there are possibilities that the wood floor can be revamped to its new form except the initial flooring is awkwardly old. There will be a need to deploy a minimal of one-thirty second of an inch of the hardwood placed on the top of the old floors to sand them. The best practice however is to employ the service of a professional refinisher to appraise the condition of the floor to suggest a best practice for the peculiarity of the floor. It is necessary to note that hardwood floor refinishing may not be possible in some conditions like the laminated wood floors as well as the engineered wood floors which is due to how thickness of the top layer of the wood. It is also very important to know that hardwood floor refinishing is charged per square foot though the pricing is not fixed; as it depends on factors such as the area of coverage, home proximity to the finisher and the particular job description for the finishing. The refinishing task may take an average of six to seven days to be termed 'completed' for usage; as it may require relocating for the area of coverage to another segment of the home to curb disruption, choking smell and dust. There is no specific time or season to best do the refinishing of your home.