Brisbane Floor Sanding prices

Our Brisbane prices guide help you to calculate the floor sanding cost to sand, polish and restore your timber floors.

New Floors


+ GST PER square METRE
  • New Floors
  • Extensions
  • New Homes
  • Very Clean Floors

Old Floors


  • Soiled Floors
  • Uneven Surface
  • Paint or Glue
  • Repairs Necessary

How your Floor Sanding Cost Can Vary

New & General Floors

The prices outlined above are for sanding, preparation and application of 3 coats of high solids polyurethane finish. Aspects which may alter your total price could include:

  • Old floor covering removal
  • Staining
  • Floor surface conditions

Old Floors

Examples of extra labour and materials which may vary time required to level, strip down and prepare your old timber floors may include:

  • Leveling uneven floors
  • Removal of stains
  • Board replacement
  • Removal of old coatings

If you’re looking for the cheapest price you can get for polished timber floors, you really need to read this post. It explains what general floor sanding companies don’t want you to know.

Average Costs

Approximate costs to sand and polish an average sized 3 bedroom house

Based on average sized rooms excluding the bathroom and toilet. Use this amount as an approximate price guide when planning your timber floor restoration budget. Cost (per m2) will vary in accordance with actual floor dimensions and condition.

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Calculate The Costs

The floor conditions above and more need to be taken into consideration when determining the exact labour time necessary to produce a floor with a high standard of workmanship. As part of our Brisbane floor sanding service we offer free onsite inspections and written quotes, which is the best way to calculate the costs of your floor sanding project. Floor sanding and polishing cost per square metre can start at around $25 (plus GST) for a new floor. As mentioned above, surface conditions will vary prices.

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Whatever Your Needs – We’re Here To Help

If you’re uncertain how the process works, we are here to help. By all means call or email us regarding any facet of your timber floor sanding project. It’s all about how we treat our customers. We are more than happy to conduct further consultation or reply to further enquiries on our wood floor restoration proposal. Call us 6 days a week at a time that suits you. Your floor sanding cost estimate is just a phone call away!

An Example of Calculating Costs and How They Vary

Here and there costs related to labour & materials can vary. This old pine floor for example, had borer damage. I would need to source floorboards before the starting day. Without delay (and before offering a quote) I contacted the timber yard about prices. From time to time timber prices move up and down depending on availability. Generally speaking, prices for new Hoop Pine floorboards are $6 to $8 (+GST) per linear metre. Prices will also depend on timber grade.  In any event, at the time, Hoop Pine floorboard prices had soured to $13 (+GST) per metre. This was due to a shortage at the time.

An Example of Calculating Costs for Labour and Materials

This old floor is another example of why prices for materials can vary. To begin with, glue covered the surface. This gums up the sanding belts fast. There were also hundreds of staples hammered down flat. In like manner, the steel staples blunt the sandpaper belts. Depending on the grade of paper, these belts can range in prices between $8.50 to $11 (+GST) each. A floor like this one could chew through 10 to 20 belts in no time. Besides extra materials, further labour costs increase. To sum up, in this case extra labour costs for this floor was $264 including GST.

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