Floor Sanding Axminster

Axminster Floor Finishing and Restoration

Axminster Floor Sanding (EX13): If your property in Axminster has wooden flooring there's always the chance that you might use this attractive natural material as your main floor surface, as opposed to covering it with man-made products such as carpet and lino. This will probably add value to your home and will also reduce the prevalence of dust, mites and allergens, which will be especially worthwhile if you be affected by asthma or allergies. Having your floorboards sanded down is going to be the initial phase of this process.

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Though sanding floors isn't a process which is impossible for you to do on your own, you'll have to be in a position to get access to the correct gear and have confidence in the use of it. If you feel that you can, then be my guest, but you may be better to get in contact with a local floor sanding company in Axminster, who will show up fully kitted out to complete the job correctly. When possible you should get recommendations from people that you know who've had floor sanding carried out in the past.

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The kind of hand held orbital sander that you probably have in your tool kit is not the proper choice for a job of this magnitude, and you could easily get yourself in a bit of a pickle if you try to take on this task with something like this. Any decent floor sanding company in Axminster would not even contemplate employing tools like this for such a task and will be kitted out with specialist floor sanding machines that make short work of it without much dust or mess.

This specialist floor sanding machinery isn't of course exclusive to the pros, so if you do decide to have a bash at sanding down your own floors you could always hire out the necessary equipment which should be readily obtainable somewhere in the Axminster or Devon area. Tell the tool hire company what you are up to and they'll advise you as to the best machines for your project. There are some well known brands of floor sander including Pallmann, Hummer, Bona and Lagler.

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Working in a room that's totally clear of furniture and other articles, is preferable when you are carrying out the floor sanding operation. The sanders are fairly large and has to be swung around the room, therefore stuff being in the way isn't ideal. Clear away everything from the room and let the dog see the rabbit (as they say), it will make the task run so much more smoothly.

When the flooring has been sanded with a coarse sandpaper, any necessary repair work can be conducted before the final fine sanding finish is completed. Missing or broken chunks of flooring can be exchanged, splits and cracking can be mended and any unsightly holes left by nails, screws and other fittings can be carefully caulked with a matching coloured wood filler, to give your flooring that professionally finished appearance.

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The last phase of this process will be finishing and sealing your floorboards. Nowadays not everybody uses sealer on wood floors since the modern varnishes are supposed to accomplish the task of sealing and finishing your newly sanded surface. Our own opinion is that it's far better to give your floor a good coat of sealer first, as this brings forth the natural shade of the timber, gives further protection against staining and scratching, and gives the perfect base for the final coats of varnish. For varnishing use a good quality polyurethane product such as Ronseal Diamond Hard Floor Varnish and give it two or three coats.

When you are thinking about the possibility of refurbishing your hardwood floorboards, you might start to ask yourself whether it is actually worth all of the disruption, effort and dust. Before starting such a procedure, it is generally a good idea to run through the pluses and minuses, to see which side comes out on top. Once you have done this, you'll have a better insight of what you can hope to achieve by sanding your flooring. The drawbacks have already been highlighted (dust, effort and disruption), so let's look at the advantages, or in other words - the benefits.

  • Reduces the Number of Bugs: Whilst floorboards don't necessarily harbour as many unwanted pests as a carpet, these pests still tend to hide in any available cracks and splits that they are able to find between the boards. A newly sanded and sealed floor should leave the bugs with few places to hide.
  • Makes Your Floor Look Beautiful Once More: If you've already got a wooden floor which has been exposed and used for quite some time, it will likely be showing the telltale signs of deterioration. The floor sanding and buffing process will re-establish the appeal and beauty that your floor had previously.
  • Polished Floors Are Easier to Keep Clean: After a timber floor has been sanded, sealed and polished it is going to be much easier to keep clean in the future since all of the cracks and crevices will have been repaired or filled and the freshly finished surface will no longer attract as much dust and dirt.
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Floor sanding and finishing can be done in Axminster and also in nearby places like: Smallridge, Sector, Lyme Regis, Dalwood, Colyton, Thorncombe, Marshwood, Shute, Wilmington, Alston, Weycroft, Millbrook, Musbury, Abbey Gate, Uplyme, Membury, Kilmington, Churchill, together with these postcodes EX13 5EH, EX13 5PE, EX13 5BD, EX13 5FP, EX13 5AY, EX13 5ER, EX13 5GF, EX13 5HF, EX13 5AU, EX13 5GA. Local Axminster floor restoration specialists will likely have the postcode EX13 and the dialling code 01297. Checking this will confirm you're accessing locally based providers of floor sanding. Axminster property owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other comparable services.

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Floor Sanding Machines Axminster (01297)

The principal bit of kit when tackling a floor restoration project on a timber floor in Axminster, is a floor sanding machine. Regrettably, that isn't the full story, since there are actually at least 3 different types of floor sanding machine that will be required to carry out a proper job. In the order that they will be employed, the equipment that will be needed will be a belt sander, an edging sander and a buffing machine. To confuse the situation even more, there are also corner sanders, orbital sanders and stair sanders.

There are a number of manufacturers that specialise in floor sanding equipment, and these include Pallmann, Hummer, Bona and Lagler. Most homeowners in Axminster will only perform this process once, therefore the cost of buying these gadgets would be astronomical, so hiring is the best option. It isn't simply the cost of renting the machines themselves that you need to take into account, since you'll also need abrasives and these are likely to be overpriced if you're not aware. When you have considered all the eventualities, you may well decide that the preferable solution is simply to use a professional floor sanding service in Axminster. (Tags: Floor Sanding Machine Hire Axminster, Floor Sanding Machinery Axminster, Floor Sanding Machines Axminster).

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Axminster floor sanding experts can usually help with flooring repairs, floor colouring, floorboard sanding in Axminster, walnut flooring Axminster, Granwood floors Axminster, wooden floor gap filling, floor repair, floor renovation in Axminster, commercial floor restoration, wooden floor cleaning in Axminster, staircase sanding, oak floors Axminster, domestic flooring, dust free sanding Axminster, floor staining Axminster, floor finishing, floor restoration, floor sealing in Axminster, floor sanding, office floors, floor refinishing, floor refurbishing, hardwood floors Axminster, beech floor restoration in Axminster, church floor sanding and other flooring services in Axminster, Devon. Listed are just a selection of the duties that are performed by experts in floor sanding. Axminster professionals will inform you of their full range of floor restoration services.

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Also find: Millbrook floor restoration, Wilmington floor restoration, Lyme Regis floor restoration, Membury floor restoration, Colyton floor restoration, Sector floor restoration, Alston floor restoration, Weycroft floor restoration, Marshwood floor restoration, Churchill floor restoration, Smallridge floor restoration, Abbey Gate floor restoration, Thorncombe floor restoration, Dalwood floor restoration, Musbury floor restoration, Shute floor restoration, Kilmington floor restoration, Uplyme floor sanders and more. Most of these towns and villages are served by companies who do floor restoration. Axminster residents can get estimates by clicking here.

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Floor sanding and restoration has recently been carried out in these Axminster streets - Cunningham Avenue, Woodbury Way, South Street, Petticoat Lane, Harcombe Road, Flaxmeadow Lane, Fairfield Close, Newbery Close, West Street, Lear Lane, Millbrook Dale, Cridlake, Cherry Tree Road, Combe Close, Stammery Hill, Chard Street, St Andrews Drive, Bonners Causeway, Horslears, First Avenue, Abbey Gate Lane, Latches Walk, Market Square, Hilary Gardens, Castle Street, as well as these local Axminster postcodes: EX13 5EH, EX13 5PE, EX13 5BD, EX13 5FP, EX13 5AY, EX13 5ER, EX13 5GF, EX13 5HF, EX13 5AU, EX13 5GA. Work was executed in these locations by specialists in floor sanding. Axminster homeowners enjoyed the benefits of professional and reliable floor restoration services.

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