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Cost to Refinish Stairs

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Refinish StairsZip Code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Finished Surface Labor
Direct labor expenses to refinish stairs.
9.9 hours$520.25$615.91
Finished Surface Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to refinish stairs including: manufacturer recommended underlayment, fasteners, adhesives and surface sealants.
100 square feet$70.45$76.29
Finished Surface Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 2+ hp 1800 rpm drum style floor sander; 1 hp 2800 rpm wood floor edger.

Totals - Cost to Refinish Stairs
100 square feet$631.95$755.95
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Refinish Stairs - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Refinish Stairs averages $6.32 - $7.56 per square foot in 2014. This Stairway Refinishing cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Stairway Refinishing project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Stairway Refinishing - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $6.32 - $7.56 per square foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Stairway Refinishing: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Refinish Stairs - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Refinish Stairs - References

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