Floor Sanding Birmingham

Birmingham Floor Sanding (B1): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Birmingham, 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.

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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 Birmingham have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Birmingham floor sanding companies will be your likely port of call and if you can't find a suitable on nearby, there are others throughout West Midlands who should be able to help.

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Your first thought will probably be that this is going to create an awful lot of mess and dust, but that is actually not the case. Your floor sanding company will not be using little hand held sanders such as those you might have used for sanding down a door or some paintwork. They will turn up with some pretty hefty equipment which includes an extraction system that sucks up all the dust as the sanding progresses.

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: Hummer, Bona, Lagler 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 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.

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.

Highgate, Edgbaston, Bordesley Green, Bromford, Druids Heath, Birchfield, Lea Hall, Handsworth Wood, Hockley, Ladywood, Selly Oak, Small Heath, Smethwick, Aston and more areas of West Midlands, are within the range of most Birmingham floor sanding companies.

Birmingham floor sanding: Natural Flooring Solutions B3 2BS, Mag Flooring B18 7RJ, schoolfloor.com WS9 8SR, Jones & Harrold Ltd B13 9AJ.

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Birmingham floor sanding experts can normally help you with commercial floors, hardwood flooring, walnut flooring, floor maintenance, office floors, gap filling, floor finishing, school floors, floorboard sanding, floor staining, maple floors, wooden floors and other flooring services in Birmingham, West Midlands.

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Also find: Smethwick floorers, Birchfield floorers, Highgate floorers, Selly Oak floorers, Bordesley Green floorers, Lea Hall floorers, Bromford floorers, Ladywood floorers, Aston floorers, Druids Heath floorers, Handsworth Wood floorers, Hockley floorers, Small Heath floorers, Edgbaston floor sanders and more.

A few Birmingham addresses covered by Birmingham floor sanding services: Sandpiper Gardens, Dale Close, Salcombe Avenue, Tennant Street, Bantams Close, The Lindens, Ankermoor Close, Camplea Croft, Templefield Gardens, Alexander Road, Selborne Road, Beechey Close, Bard Street, The Oaks, Cedarwood Croft, Baldmoor Lake Road, Charles Edward Road, Sedgeberrow Covert, Savernake Close, Cambridge Way, Chapel Drive, The Maisonettes, Amersham Close, Beeches Drive, Cambridge Road, Dolphin Road, Doidge Road, Abigails Close, Saxon Wood Close, Chadshunt Close.

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