Refinish Hardwood Floors in One Day

Restore your wood floor on a Saturday—and still have time to play!

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Bucket
  • Paint tray
  • Shop vacuum
  • Paintbrush, 3-in. polyester

You'll also need a broom handle, a sponge mop, shoe covers, a paint pad, a hair dryer and a fine artist's brush.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Floor refinishing kit
  • Nylon abrasive pad
  • Painter's tape
  • Oil-based stain