Floor Sanding Abbots Langley

Abbots Langley Floor Sanding (WD5): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Abbots Langley apart from those of your friends and neighbours. A beautiful looking floor can add value to your home and transform the whole look of any room. The most attractive of all floor surfaces is natural wood, and the truth is that most of us already have a wooden floor, but cover it up with carpets and other artificial materials. Having your existing wooden floor sanded down, sealed and finished is the easy way to get that floor you have always dreamed of.

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Floor sanding is not for the faint hearted and if you decide to proceed you will need to be prepared for a bit of upheaval. You could control this to some degree if you choose to do it yourself but not many homeowners in Abbots Langley have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Abbots Langley floor sanding companies will be your likely port of call and if you can't find a suitable on nearby, there are others throughout Hertfordshire who should be able to help.

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The sort of hand held sander that you have in your toolbox is not the proper choice for a project of this size, and you could get yourself in a right pickle if you try to tackle the job with one of these. Any respectable floor sanding company in Abbots Langley will not even consider using tools like this for such a task and will have professional floor sanding machinery that makes short work of it without too much mess or dust.

Obviously is is not just the professionals who have access to the finest floor sanding machines, and you could easily hire the required machinery if you really are determined to tackle the task yourself. Some of the best known makes of sanders include: Lagler, Bona, Hummer and Pallmann. You are going to need a drum sander and an edging sander, plus some associated equipment and rather than going into all the details here you can ask at the hire shop and they will give you what you need.

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Although it may not always be necessary, you should really completely clear any rooms that need to be sanded. The sanding machinery is quite bulky and whoever is doing the work will need to have room to swing it around. A clean, clear room is going to make the entire process simpler, so if you can do this so much the better.

To get the sort of professional finish that you are looking for it will almost certainly be necessary to do more than simply sand down your floorboards and give them a coat of varnish. There are bound to be some minor imperfections such as splits, nail holes, screw holes and cracks, and there may even be some larger repairs needed where sections of floorboard are missing or damaged. These should all be repaired to the best possible standard, filled with wood filler and given a final sanding. Any wood filler used should match the colour of the floorboards, test an area before the final filling.

Sealing and varnishing your newly sanded floorboards is the last and final part of the process. This is when you really notice the difference in your floor. A coating of an appropriate sealer (for instance Liberon Floor Sealer), will help to bring out the beautiful natural colours of the wood, provide the varnish with a sound base, and at the same time offer some additional protection against various types of damage. Two or three coats of a top quality varnish should then be applied, giving plenty of time for dying between coats.

Quality floor sanding services can be found in Abbots Langley itself plus Nash Mills, Watford, Hunton Bridge, Chiswell Green, Bedmont, St Albans, Kings Langley, Chipperfield, Cassiobury, Bricket Wood, Garston, Pimlico, Hemel Hempstead, Park Street, Frogmore, Leavesden, and places throughout Hertfordshire.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

A wood floor needs regular maintenance no matter whether its in an office, a busy pub or the living room of your house. Sweep dust away daily if possible and clean using a patent wood floor cleaner and a microfibre cloth or mop. Remember to use felt pads on the feet of your furniture, take off shoes before walking into the room and immediately wipe away anything that is spilt on the floor, especially anything hot or chemical based. You want to avoid any areas wearing through to the bare wood, which will make it hard to repair, so keep your eyes peeled for this issue.

Abbots Langley floor sanding: CRC Flooring Ltd WD24 7PL, Ironwood Flooring Services Ltd WD24 6PQ, Floor Sanding Watford AL4 0UQ, Maxymus Floor Care Ltd HA2 6EH.

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Also find: Chiswell Green floorers, Park Street floorers, Nash Mills floorers, Kings Langley floorers, Leavesden floorers, Chipperfield floorers, Hunton Bridge floorers, Bedmont floorers, Pimlico floorers, Hemel Hempstead floorers, St Albans floorers, Bricket Wood floorers, Cassiobury floorers, Frogmore floorers, Garston floorers, Watford floor sanders and more.

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A few Abbots Langley streets covered by Abbots Langley floor sanding services: Bishop Court, Breakspeare Road, Creasy Close, Roman Gardens, Mount Pleasant Lane, North Western Avenue, Pryor Close, Millhouse Lane, Balmoral Road, Marlin Square, Lodge Close, Blenhiem Road, Gadeside, Bucknalls Close, Wharf Way, Lauderdale Road, Cheshire Drive, Old Watford Road, Kindersley Way, East Lane, Langley Road, Dowding Way, Hazelbury Avenue, St Albans Lane, Long Elms, Love Lane, Whitley Close, Follett Drive.

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