Floor Sanding Chatteris

Chatteris Floor Sanding (PE16): Should you or any of your family members have issues with asthma or allergies, one way to reduce the risk within your property in Chatteris is to replace dusty carpeting with a clean natural floor surface like hardwood. If you already have wooden flooring you'll just need to have them professionally sanded down and finished. The end result will be a low-maintenance, practical and beautiful looking floor.

Floor sanding is not for the faint of heart and if you elect to press ahead you will need to be ready for quite a bit of upheaval and mess. You can manage this to some extent if you opt to do it yourself but not many home owners in Chatteris have the expertise or willingness to undertake such a project. Local Chatteris floor sanding companies will probably be your first port of call and if you cannot locate a good one close by, there are others operating around Cambridgeshire who should be able to assist you.

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The sort of hand held orbital sander that you most likely have in your tool kit is not the proper choice for a project of this size, and you could get yourself in a right pickle if you attempt to tackle the job with something like this. Any decent floor sanding company in Chatteris won't even consider using tools like this for such work and will be kitted out with specialized floor sanding machines that make short work of it without much dust or mess.

Manufacturers like: Bona, Lagler, Pallmann and Hummer produce professional floor sanding machinery, and most of these can be hired out from tool hire providers in the Chatteris area, and elsewhere in Cambridgeshire, if you need one. If you're using a professional floor sanding company for your project, you'll 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 you could perhaps shift stuff from one side of the room to the other while doing the sanding, it is much better if the room is completely cleared. This should include soft furnishings and furniture, plus any existing floor coverings such as carpets, grippers and underlay. Any nails or screws that are protruding above the floorboards will also need to be taken out or punched back in below the surface.

To get the sort of professional finish that you are looking for it will probably be necessary to do a bit more than just sand down your floorboards and give them a coat of varnish. There are bound to be some minor flaws for example nail holes, screw holes, cracks and splits, and there might even be some larger repairs required, where sections of floor are missing or damaged. These must all be refurbished to the best possible standard, caulked with colour-matched wood filler and given a final sanding down. Any wood filler used should match the colour of the floorboards, test an area before the final filling.

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When all this has been done the flooring can be finished to your taste with a durable varnish. However, before this is done it is a good idea to give your flooring at least one coat of a quality oil based sealer like Liberon, which helps to emphasise the timber's natural shades, provides an excellent base for the varnish, and offers additional protection against blemishes and scrapes.

Because, the first thing you think of when considering the process of sanding down your floorboards is all of the disruption, dust and effort, you might begin to wonder whether it's actually worthwhile. If you find that you are having second thoughts about getting this done, it might be a good idea to look at the pluses and minuses of the floor sanding process, to find out if this persuades you one way or another. Since we have already covered the disadvantages (dust, effort and disruption), now we'll have a look at a few of the advantages.

Polished Floors Are Easier to Clean: As newly sanded, sealed and buffed-up floorboards don't trap as much dust, it will be a lot easier to keep your floor clean from now on. Reduces the Number of Bugs and Pests: Although floorboards don't necessarily attract as many pests and bugs as carpeting, these pesky insects still like to hide in any accessible cracks and crevices that they are able to find between floorboards. A sanded and sealed floor will leave the pests with nowhere to hide. Restores the Floor to its Former Glory: With a previously exposed timber floor it's likely to show some signs of wear in time and the floor sanding and finishing process will return it to its former glory.

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Chatteris floor sanding experts can normally help with floor staining, domestic flooring, floor colouring, hardwood floors, floor refurbishing, floor refinishing, Granwood floors, wood flooring, floor sealing, floor replacement, pine floors, gap filling, school floors, walnut floors, floor finishing, timber floors, flooring repairs, parquet floors, floor care, floorboard sanding, floor maintenance, softwood flooring, dust free sanding and other flooring services in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire.

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Floor sanding services in the Chatteris area: Hollywood Restoration Services, TimelessFloorRestorations, Abbey French Polishing Contractors Ltd, Superior Finish. Gathering your very own shortlist of suitable floor sanding companies is quite painless, if you head for Bing, Google or Yahoo and conduct a search for "floor sanding near me" or something similar.

Some Chatteris addresses covered by Chatteris floor sanding services: Curf Fen Drove, Beckett Way, Fairway, Ravenscroft, Gull Way, Farriers Gate, West Street, Cliftons Yard, Wenny Court, Furrowfields Road, Boadicea Court, Fenton Way, South Fens Enterprise Park, Augustus Way, Harold Heading Close, Quaker Way, Windmill Mews, London Road, Railway Lane, Larham Way, George Way, Grenadiers Drive, Clare Street, Cricketers Way, New Road, Southampton Place, Lime Tree Gardens.

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