Yes, you can refinish your
hardwood floors.

Knowledge is power. You’ve got this!

Welcome to Pete’s—the brain trust of hardwood floor refinishing, located in St. Paul, Minnesota; available to the world.

Fresh new website, same great products and smart advice. We’ll guide you to Pete’s-tested and recommended supplies. If you’re in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, we’ll give you a free lesson on the equipment you rent to complete your project.

We’ve coached thousands of DIYers just like you since 1998, and love sharing our tips, expertise, and candid (some might say “blunt”) advice.

Ok, let’s get started.


Start here for how-to’s, tips and advice.


Our online shop sells only supplies we love and trust. We ship many items to the continental U.S.


Pete's rents trustworthy machines at our store in St. Paul, MN, and you'll get a free lesson when you rent from us.

What the heck is going on with my hardwood floor?

Do my floors have pet damage, or water damage?

Can I save this wood floor?

Do you have mystery marks in your wood floors?

Shop online and we’ll ship right to you.

Our online shop ships many items to the continental U.S.

In the Twin Cities? Drop by the store and say hi.

If you live in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, visit the most knowledgeable flooring shop you’ll ever visit at 186 Fairview Ave. N in St. Paul, MN.

We have the cutest and best-maintained equipment in town. If you need a machine rental, from drum sanders to floor scrubbers, we have the tools for you!

Store hours

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed
Answers to common wood floor sanding questions
How to maintain your home’s hardwood floors
Get the right supplies and tools for your DIY project

Articles about hardwood floor techniques