When it comes to local flooring refinishing, not everybody has the knowhow of doing it themselves. Even though the modern equipment and new technology has made installing flooring much easy, it is still not something everyone can do without help. It can be a bit complicated and is time consuming. Even if you think you are a dedicated expert of renovation and remodeling, flooring refinishing is a task trickier than you think it is. If you really want to do it yourself, you will have to equip yourself with the best tools and educate yourself on how to carry out the experiment successfully. If you are willing to spend some time and you have the motivation to do the job yourself, you are required to have the right tools. A quicker solution can be renting a sanding machine which you can find at any hardware store. Moreover, there are tool renting stores which have all the necessary equipment to refinish vinyl flooring, oak flooring, pine flooring and basically whatever material your floor is made of. You can rent these tools for a couple of hours and do your work. You will find two types of sanders which are mostly used for refinishing hardwood floors; disk sander and drum sander. Often people prefer using circular sanding machine, however, it could be a bit complicated because unless you do not use it properly, there is a chance it might leave circular marks on your new floor. For amateur workers, it is best to use the drum sander.