Hardwood flooring can suffer some extensive damage over the years that it is in your home. As a result, its appearance could deteriorate substantially due to the wear and damage it suffers. Luckily, homeowners can have the flooring refinished to restore its appearance. Refinishing The Floors May Not Address All Of The Problems You Are Experiencing Refinishing hardwood usually requires the surface layer of it to be sanded off. This will expose the fresh wood under the surface, which can allow eliminate shallow damage to the flooring.