Floor Sanding Ballymena
Ballymena Floor Sanding (BT42): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Ballymena, and would prefer a low maintenance floor that is easy to clean and doesn't gather dust and allergens, perhaps a wooden floor surface may be the answer. If you already have wood floorboards under that dusty old carpet then you are already halfway there. You could have this flooring sanded down and end up with a practical and beautiful floor surface that will be the envy or your friends.
To have floor sanding done properly it is usually advisable to call in a local Ballymena floor sanding company who specialise in this sort of work. With a bit of research you will find that there are several in the Ballymena area and other places in Northern Ireland. Whilst you could have a bash at doing your own floor sanding it is not really a DIY sort of job because some quite expensive equipment is needed to carry it out effectively. A decent Ballymena floor sanding company will have all the proper gear.
You may be worried about a lot of dust being generated during the floor sanding process but this should not be the case at all if you decide to call in a professional Ballymena floor sanding company. They will use specialist floor sanding machines which include powerful extraction systems, easily sucking up any dust that is produced and storing it until it can be properly disposed of. If you went at it with your own electric sander you will fill the house with dust and get yourself in a terrible mess.
Of course this professional machinery is available for hire throughout Northern Ireland, if not in Ballymena itself, if you decide to go down the do-it-yourself route. It isn't cheap to hire, so get yourself organised and try to get all the sanding done in one day. You will obviously not have to stress about this if you employ a flooring company as they will provide all this equipment themselves.
Before any sanding actually begins the relevant rooms will need to be completely clear of furniture and furnishings. Carpets and associated flooring will need to be removed, as will any nails or screws which are sticking up from the flooring. The sanding machine has to be swept around the room so it is better without any obstructions in the way.
To end up with a really smooth and damage free floor surface, some additional repair work may need to be done. The entire floor will have to be inspected with a fine tooth comb to identify any splits, defects and cracks, which can be repaired and filled with a good quality wood filler. Similar attention can be given to holes left by nails or screws and damage caused by carpet grippers and threshold strips. The wood filler needs to be matched at closely as possible to the colour of the wood.
Before the newly sanded wood floor is given its final coats of varnish, it should be sealed with a good quality product like Liberon. While some people think that this is no longer necessary, you are only going to do this process once, so you might as well do it properly. Wood sealer gives the floor that extra bit of protection and helps prevent damage from staining, heat and scratching. It also builds a good base onto which the final varnish can be applied.
Wood Floor Maintenance Ballymena
It doesn't matter if a floor is in a living room in your house, in a bustling office or in a busy pub, it still needs to be looked after and given regular maintenance to keep it in good condition and looking attractive. Exactly how much maintenance it needs will depend somewhat on the finish that has been applied to it. Oiled floors can simply be cleaned and given a new coat of oil. Lacquered or varnished floors can be cleaned and given a coat or two of acrylic seal, or bonded and given a new coat of lacquer or varnish. And Hard wax oiled floors can be cleaned, lightly sanded where it is worn and new wax applied.
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A few Ballymena addresses covered by Ballymena floor sanding services: Gilmore Street, Duke Street, Suffolk Street, Shandon Park, Holland Park, Rosses Avenue, Hill Street, Moorfields Road, Kirkwood Manor, Tullagh Dale, Grangewood Avenue, Princes Street, Crankill Road, Cameron Park, William Street, Waveney Avenue, Woodland Grove, Inchkeith Road, Tullaghbrow, Hillside Drive, Lanntara, Crebilly Road, Fort View, Bog Road, Woodcroft Lane, Carolhill Park, Hugomont Park, Kenbane Crescent.
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