Floor Sanding Borehamwood

Borehamwood Floor Sanding (WD6): If you or any of your family suffer from asthma or allergies, one way to help reduce the risk within your property in Borehamwood is to replace dusty carpets with a clean natural floor surface like wood. If you already have timber floorboards then you will just need to have them sanded down and finished. The result will be a practical, low maintenance and beautiful looking floor.

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If you do decide to go ahead and get your wooden floors sanded down you will need to find the right people to do it. A quick search on the internet or in the local Borehamwood newspaper will turn up a few possibilities. Alternatively you could try asking family or friends to recommend someone. Doing floor sanding yourself is probably not an option unless you are a really accomplished DIYer, and even then you will have to hire some pretty decent equipment which could still be costly.

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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.

Companies such as: Lagler, Hummer, Bona and Pallmann produce professional floor sanding machinery, and many of these can of course be hired from tool hire businesses around Borehamwood and elsewhere in Hertfordshire, should you need one. If you're using a specialist floor sanding service for the project, you will not need to concern yourself with that though. It is however worth bearing in mind if you do choose to do your own floors.

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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.

Once the sanding has been finished your floor may need some minor repairs and general tidying up. Larger nail and screw holes can be filled with an appropriate wood filler and given a final rub down with smooth sandpaper. Cracks and splits can also be given the same treatment. If there are any lumps of wood missing these can be carefully repaired, filled and also rubbed down.

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.

Borehamwood Wood Floor Maintenance

Regular maintenance of your wood floor is very important if it to last for years to come without the need for re-sanding it back to the bare wood and beginning the whole process over again. Keep a look out for worn patches, move furniture into different positions to even out wear and tear, and keep the whole thing clean. Clean, lightly sand, and re-coat worn areas with more varnish or acrylic seal to make it last longer.

Borehamwood floor sanding: PDL Flooring HA8 5LD, Bul Corp Ltd HA8 5FL, Woodcraft Flooring N21 3RS, Flooringfirst NW11 6JG.

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Borehamwood floor sanding experts can normally help you with flooring estimates, floor colouring, maple floors, timber flooring, gap filling, oak floors, floorboard replacement, floorboard sanding, wooden floors, floor staining, school floors, residential floors and other flooring services in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

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A few Borehamwood streets covered by Borehamwood floor sanding services: Delius Close, Shenley Road, Crossoaks Lane, Dunnock Close, Deacons Heights, Clare Close, Dacre Gardens, Cardinal Avenue, Ascot Close, Arundel Drive, Allerton Road, Canterbury Road, Allum Lane, Thrift Farm Lane, Sawtry Way, Sutton Path, Beehive Close, Coates Road, Butterfly Lane, Berwick Road, Tinwell Mews, Carrington Close, Bradbury Close, Carrington Avenue, Tempsford Avenue, Campions Close, Shepperton Close, The Rise.

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