Floor Sanding Auckland

  • Wooden floor cleaning and recoating and 2 coats of clear finish $39 per m². No sanding required.
  • Standard floor sanding and 3 coats of clear / intense finish $69 per m².
  • Standard floor sanding and 1 coat of stain and 2 coats of clear finish $84 per m².
  • Heavy duty floor sanding and 3 coats of clear / intense finish $85 per m².
  • Heavy duty floor sanding and 1 coat of stain and 2 coats of clear finish $100 per m².
  • Wooden stairs sanding and polishing $120 per step.

Minimum booking 25 m².

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Floor Sanding Auckland | Wooden Floor Polishing

New Zealanders mostly prefer wooden floors over rugs and carpets. The investment in floors may seem to be a one-time purchase, but they require proper care and support to offer a long-lasting experience. CleaningPro's floor sanding service is here to resolve your worries with quality maintenance and assurance from sanding to polishing. With experience spanning over 7 years, we can service any wooden floor ranging from wooden floorboards, particleboard and strand board, parquetry, pre-finished wooden tile, and engineered wooden flooring.

Importance of Floor Sanding Auckland

You may have a beautiful and lavish house, but you are missing out if its floor is not attractive! You surely do not want to lose the charm of your pretty house just because it lacks a robust floor. The first thing that a person notices while entering someone's house is the cleanliness and the attractiveness of the floor, and if you fail to maintain that – you lose the game! All you need to do is hire someone who is experienced and well equipped. When choosing a company, you need to see if it fulfils your requirements and fits your budget. Don't worry! We've got your back. Just make a call and leave the rest to us. We have everything planned, and we are only one call away from you.

Why Choose CleaningPro?

There are a lot of reasons why you should choose CleaningPro for your floor sanding:

  • We provide the best floor sanding services all over Auckland.
  • We offer reasonable packages with competitive market rates.
  • We have a variety of packages to offer. You can also customise your package according to your area.
  • We provide special assistance throughout the process. Our experts are also available to visit your place. They can provide a rough estimate by examining your area.
  • We have transparent prices, and we do not add any hidden charges after the project.
  • We offer special discounts to our customers.
  • We value your time and privacy; we will not drag the work unnecessarily. We try to complete the task in the minimum time required.

Next time you plan to get your floor sanding done, choose CleaningPro.

Cautions before Floor Sanding Process

Some important notes before our team arrives on site:

  1. Remove indoor plants, furniture, and edibles.
  2. Make sure there are multiple electricity connections available.
  3. Ensure enough parking space is available to accommodate heavy machinery.
  4. The property should be vacant with no other tradesperson working to avoid contamination.

Stages of Floor Sanding Process

There are three stages involved in reviving the shine of your wooden floor:

  1. Preparation
  2. Floor sanding
  3. Floor coating


The preparation process includes removing any unwanted pins, staples, and tacks to prepare the floor for sanding. It is necessary because these items may damage the machinery during the construction phase. Once they're removed, nails are punched by hand or with a nail punch machine, depending on the type used in previous installation procedures.

Floor Sanding:

It is usual practice to sand the floor with 40 grit to balance out any difference in height between boards. The floor is treated multiple times with various sandpapers of different grits as recommended by our flooring specialist. First, it is sanded with 40 grit, followed by 80 grit to the medium range of sanding. Final sanding is completed with 120 grit sandpaper.

The corners and edges are also sanded to make the floor ready for the final sanding stage. Minor holes and gaps are filled, and the floor is then given time to settle and dry out after applying the filler. The floor is then finely sanded, and a disc is applied to it to make it ready for the first coat.

CleaningPro gives you a free bonus offer to fix and polish small problems with your wood floors e.g., mending minor pipe holes, repairing a loose board, and removing damaged pins and staples. We can add additional repair services to the list, and the final cost may be revised at the time of the area visit.

Floor Coating

In the early days, oil-based polyurethane was commonly used. There has been a lot of development in water-based polyurethane, and the product is much safer and more durable. Water-based polyurethane has a lower volatile organic compound. It is eco-friendly and does not leave toxic fumes. The drying time of the water-based polyurethane is much lower than oil-based, drying completely within 24 hours. Therefore, water-based polyurethane is our preferred choice of coating.

Application of coats

This stage of the process requires extra care to prevent any contamination, which could cause damage. Even a small amount of dust is not healthy for the exposed wooden floor. The machinery involved in floor sanding is designed to keep the adherence of dust to the floor at a minimum. After sanding, the floor is vacuumed and wiped with a damp microfibre cloth to remove any leftover wood dust.

Then it is left to dry so that the floor is ready for coating. We use 3 coats of water-based polyurethane after preparing the floor. One coat requires at least 3-6 hours to completely dry. It is suggested to keep this area free of any visitors or people for the next 24 hours. Walking on a wet floor will damage the finish and leave marks and dust that will be difficult to remove.

The second and third coats are applied after the previous coat is dry. It requires about 3 solid days for the polyurethane to mature and solidify. You may choose to have 3 coats of clear polyurethane (matt, satin, or gloss finish), or you may wish to apply one coat of stain colour and two coats of clear polyurethane.

We have three options to choose from:

- Clear Coating:

Three coats of clear water-based polyurethane floor finish of your choice (matt or gloss).

- Intense Coating:

One coat of intense prime and two coats of clear water-based polyurethane floor finish of your choice (matt or gloss).

- Stain Coating:

One coat of Bona Drifast stain colour of your choice and two coats of clear water-based polyurethane floor finish of your choice (matt or gloss). We have 12 different stain colours to choose from.

Wooden Floor Stain Colours 2

Installing back furniture & rugs

If you want your floors to stay nice, it is a good idea not to put furniture or heavy items on the floor for at least 7 days. If this is not possible then no sooner than 48 hours after the application of varnish. Dragging furniture across freshly varnished wood will result in scratches and scrapes that will be difficult, if not impossible, to remove without first sanding down all layers of varnish! Carpets must be stored for a week before being returned to their original location. If the floors have just been sealed, they might tear when you try to take them up in the future.

Floor Sanding Prices Auckland | Wooden Floor Polishing Prices:

  • Wooden Floor Cleaning and Recoating $39 Per Sqm. No Sanding required. 2 coats of clear finish.
  • Wooden Stairs Cleaning and Recoating $49 Per Step. No Sanding required. 2 coats of clear finish.
  • Standard Floor Sanding and 3 coats of clear/intense finish $69 Per Sqm
  • Standard Floor Sanding, 1 coat of stain and 2 coats of clear finish $84 Per Sqm
  • Heavy Duty Floor Sanding and 3 coats of clear/intense finish $85 Per Sqm
  • Heavy Duty Floor Sanding,  1 coat of stain and 2 coats of clear finish $100 Per Sqm
  • Wooden Stairs Sanding and Polishing $120 Per Step (Up to 1.5 metres wide).
Minimum charge 25 sqm.  
We use water-based colour stains and polyurethane.

For areas over 200 m², we will send our specialist to have a look and then provide you with a competitive quote at a great discount. Please also check our carpet cleaning and tile and grout cleaning service.

* Floors requiring extra effort will be quoted after on site inspection.

** Please note that the area must be vacant. If not, it is the customer's responsibility to move the furniture.

*** Parking is the customer's responsibility. Where parking is not available, the customer will pay the costs incurred by parking.


Before and After photos

Shady Jay
Shady Jay
Very impressive results, fair price.
Josephine Howse
Josephine Howse
Great work, on time as promised, and a courteous and efficient operator.
Cassie Vee (Cassie)
Cassie Vee (Cassie)
Really great communication. Cool as guy came and got things done. Had to revise price, but process was quick, smooth and still good pricing. Thanks so much
Kim Philip
Kim Philip
Great service cleaning oversize curtains and treating mould. Easy to deal.with and responsive.
Elena Zhang
Elena Zhang
Good staff and professional service
Hi Guys , thank you very much you were amazing, I phoned you at the last minute and you came asap and all finished for the time frame i needed. Grateful my venetians look like new.
These guys are good! I dealt with the Wellington office. I had a leak in an attic that collapsed the ceiling of the bedroom below. iDry were there within 2 hours of my call. The promptly installed drying equipment, and visited daily to check progress with their moisture meters. Their reporting was top-notch, and their costs clearly communicated in advance. An excellent result.
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