What You Should Know Before You Hire a Hardwood Flooring Contractor on Long Island

What You Should Know Before You Hire a Hardwood Flooring Contractor on Long Island

At Accent Flooring, we know that hiring the right hardwood floor contractor on Long Island is critical in getting the floor of your dreams. So what exactly should you look for? The flooring experts at Accent Flooring want to help you make the most informed decision before hiring any hardwood flooring company.


Does the Flooring Contractor Have a Proper Insurance Policy in Place?

Any hardwood flooring contractor should have a liability policy. Accent Flooring Corp’s installation division, EM Custom Flooring Installations carries a general liability policy. A copy of this policy is also available upon request. We also maintain an active workers’ compensation policy in force. This policy is also available upon request.


Is the Contractor a Member of the NWFA (National Wood Flooring Association)?

The staff at Accent Flooring currently holds multiple certifications, including one with the NWFA.


What Industry Technical Training and Accreditation Have They Received?

In an industry that is constantly making advancements, it’s important to choose a contractor who values keeping up with the latest certifications and accreditations. Accent Flooring/EM Custom Installations and its employees are certified with the Bona Certified Craftsman Program. Installation, sanding/finishing techniques, and skills are updated at annual Surfaces, Bona BCCP and NWFA conventions, along with other training classes offered throughout the year by these organizations.


Does the Contractor Offer Customer Care for the Life of Your Floor?

Many wood floor contractors can get the job complete, but how to they handle maintaining your floors beyond the installation? Accent Flooring provides all the services you need for the life of your floor.

  • Installation
  • Sanding/Staining/Finishing
  • Dustless Refinishing
  • Maintenance Coats
  • Deep Cleaning
  • Restoration and Repairs
  • Water Damage Repairs
  • Commercial Flooring Services

Where Does the Contractor Obtain the Flooring Materials?

Find out where your flooring is coming from. It’s important that the contractor knows where the materials come from and know how to properly store them. Accent Flooring is a hardwood floor supplier on servicing Long Island and the 5 boroughs. We purchase all of our flooring materials from reputable mills and stores majority of our inventory on site, in our warehouses.


What Process Is Used for Dust Mitigation?

Traditional methods of wood flooring installation can be a very dusty task, which is why Accent Floorings installation division, EM Custom Installations uses state-of-the-art dust extraction system which removes the sanding dust from your home and into our containment trailer.


Is the Exact Type of Stain and Finish Specified on the Estimate?

It’s important to have options, but even more important to have the highest quality options. Accent Flooring/EM Custom Installations specifies the exact type of finishes available on all projects. All finishes are not created equal, and Accent Flooring only uses the best on the market, which is included in our price.


Does the Contractor Provide You with Cleaning Products and Cleaning Care Instructions?

Accent Flooring can provide you with a complete Bona Floor cleaning kit and care instructions at the end of your project. Also, we sell a variety of Bona cleaning and maintenance products and services to keep your floors looking their best for years to come.

Make sure you ask some of these frequently asked questions, before hiring a hardwood floor company to repair, refinish, or install your hardwood floors on Long Island. Give us a call at (631) 323-5553or email us at: sales@accentflooring.com



Address: 390 Middle Country Rd, Middle Island NY, 11953

(631) 323-5553