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Best Floor Repairs

  • Janos P. Spitzer Flooring


    Whether you’re doing a full replacement or restoring original wide planks, Janos Spitzer is almost universally said to be the go-to guy for ballroom-quality work. (Sample clients: Bill Cosby, Joan Crawford, George Bush the elder.) After the free estimate, nothing comes cheap—laying new floors runs $25 to $50 a square foot, versus about $5 for sanding and refinishing alone—but every cent shows up in the gleaming result.

From the 2006 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine

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