Floor Sanding Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted Floor Sanding (HP4): If your property in Berkhamsted has wooden floorboards there is always the possibility that use could use this beautiful natural material as your final floor surface, rather than covering it up with man-made products such as carpet and vinyl. This will probably add some value to your property and also reduce the incidence of dust, allergens and mites, which is especially beneficial if you suffer from asthma or allergies. Having your floorboards sanded down would be the first step in this process.

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While floor sanding is not something that is impossible for you to do yourself, you will need to be able to get hold of the proper equipment and be confident in using it. If you feel you can, then by all means have a go, but you may be better to get in touch with a local floor sanding company in Berkhamsted, who will arrive fully kitted out to do the job properly. If possible get recommendations from people that you know have had floor sanding done in the past.

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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Berkhamsted will mean that the job is done properly and with as little dust and mess as possible. If you used your own hand-held sanding machine you would get dust everywhere throughout the house and it could take months to clear. With specialist sanding equipment all the wood dust is sucked up by a powerful extraction system, leaving just a perfectly smooth wood surface that can then be finished appropriately.

The best floor sanders are made by companies like: Bona, Pallmann, Hummer and Lagler, and most of these are available to hire in places around Hertfordshire if you cannot find any in Berkhamsted itself. Obviously you will only need to do this if you do elect to press ahead with your own floor sanding project, since specialist companies will have their own sanders. Check with the hire company to find out exactly what you need and take it from there if you take this route.

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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 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.

The next job is to give the sanded floor a generous coat of sealer, Liberon is usually a good choice. This provides a perfect base on which to brush the finishing coats of varnish, and offers some valuable extra protection against a number of issues which could affect your floor in the future. This will be resistant to alcohol, heat and water, and also help prevent scratching, scuffing and staining. Once dry, your floorboards can then be given a quick final sanding with smooth paper and finally 2 or 3 coats of finishing varnish.

Your local floor sanding company in Berkhamsted will not only provide services within the town itself but in surrounding areas like Frithsden, Pednor, Whelpley Hill, Bovingdon, Hawridge, Cow Roast, Asheridge, Water End, Tring, Little Gaddesdon, Little Heath, Bourne End, Ashley Green, Potten End, Northchurch, and more places in Hertfordshire.

Berkhamsted Wood Floor Maintenance

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.

Berkhamsted floor sanding: CRC Flooring Ltd HP1 3JH, Ironwood Flooring Services Ltd AL2 2HL, Vinaro Flooring HP7 9AR, Litchfield Floor Renovations LU6 1TU.

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A few Berkhamsted areas served by Berkhamsted floor sanding services: Curlew Close, Victoria Road, Bank Mill Lane, Brook Lane, Gresham Court, Cloister Garth, Coombe Gardens, Sayers Gardens, Mill Street, Bracken Hill, Trevelyan Way, Connaught Gardens, Kestrel Close, Little Heath Lane, Kings Road, Normandy Drive, Britwell Drive, Montague Road, Gilbert Way, Coram Close, Meadway, Marlin Close, Victory Road, Peacocks Close, Little Bridge Road, Loxley Road, Stag Lane, Murray Road, Old Orchard Mews.

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