With nearly 30 years experience, Harbour Hardwood is Southern California's leader in hardwood flooring

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Etienne Basson Owner

Installation Experience

Etienne has been in the hardwood flooring business since 1989 and holds a C15 Contractor’s License. He has been based and working throughout areas of Southern California for about thirty years. After owning and managing Harbour Hardwood Flooring, he moved down to San Diego from Los Angeles to take over Cut and Dried Flooring. During this period he has gained reputable, high-end clientele throughout California.

Design Experience

Etienne has experience in various residential and commercial jobs from restaurants and homes to airports and government landmarks. While working conventional jobs, he has also volunteered cost, time, and services to restore flooring in various parts of North County such as Olivenhain Meeting Hall and Encinitas Botanical Gardens Gift Shop. He not only has experience working with exclusive jobs such as the San Diego International Airport, Shutters on the Beach, and the Grand del Mar but with top designers and manufacturers as well.

Sales and Operation Experience

Etienne’s connections and experience guarantee not only impeccable installation but notable design input and quality materials. By combining years of manufacturing experience in Indonesia, installation and sales knowledge throughout California, and a hand-picked, knowledgeable team, Etienne has worked to create the perfect combination for your flooring needs.

Mike Kells Operations Manager

Installation Experience

As a C15 installation contractor with over 24 years experience Mike is an expert in all methods of installation of hardwood flooring including glue down, nail down, and floating. He is proficient with job site preparation and leveling assessment.  

Sand and Finish Experience

Mike has extensive experience with sanding, staining, and finishing of hardwood flooring. He is an expert in both Urethane and Oil application and can match or create just about any color asked of him.

Job-site Operation Experience

Mike has been supervising hardwood flooring installation and finishing crews for over 20 years. He can take your job from concept to completion at the highest level of professional conduct and integrity, all while providing premium quality. 

Project Management, from Start to Finish

When you work with Cut & Dried Flooring, you won't have to go through the trouble of hiring multiple installers and home service professionals to accomplish your flooring project. From your initial consultation throughout the installation and cleanup, we will make sure the project is done right. 

Licensed & Insured Installation Professionals

Choosing the right installation team is critical to creating the look you want and making sure its stays that way for years to come.

Cut & Dried Flooring employs our own installers and service professionals who exceed the highest standards of experience, know-how, and customer service. When you hire us for a project, you can be assured we will get the job done right.

Peace of Mind

Superior warranties included with our installation, service, labor, and products- to give you peace of mind on the quality of your installation project. All of our installation services are backed by our 4-year warranty on labor as well as manufacturers warranties on all of our products.

Sand & Finish with Dustless Systems

All our in-home sanding is done with the Clarke Dustless System.


We don’t mean to brag but...

Cut & Dried flooring has had the honor of installing some of the most esteemed floors in Southern California including:  Casa Del Mar, Shutters on the Beach, Fig and Olive, and the Arm and Hammer Museum