Floor Sanding Croydon

Croydon Floor Sanding (CR0): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Croydon, 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 Croydon have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Croydon floor sanding companies will be your likely port of call and if you can't find a suitable on nearby, there are others throughout Greater London who should be able to help.

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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 Croydon 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 Greater London, if not in Croydon 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.

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Having a room that is completely clear of furniture and anything else is preferable when you are carrying out the floor sanding operation. The sanders are quite large and need to be swung around the room, therefore having stuff in the way is not ideal. Clear everything out of there and let the dog see the rabbit (as they say), it will make the job so much simpler.

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.

When all this has been completed the floor can be finished to your taste with a hard wearing varnish. However, before this is done it is advisable to give the floor at least one coat of a good quality oil based sealer such as Liberon, which helps to bring out the wood's natural colour, provides a good base for the varnish, and offers added protection against scratches and stains.

Floor sanding services are of course not only available in Croydon itself but also in nearby places such as Selhurst, Mitcham, Beddington, Purley, South Croydon, Waddon, Carshalton, Thornton Heath, Purley Oaks, South Norwood, West Wickham, Addington, Shirley, Addiscombe, Woodside, and elsewhere in Greater London.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

A wood floor needs regular maintenance no matter whether its in an office, a busy pub or the living room of your house. Sweep dust away daily if possible and clean using a patent wood floor cleaner and a microfibre cloth or mop. Remember to use felt pads on the feet of your furniture, take off shoes before walking into the room and immediately wipe away anything that is spilt on the floor, especially anything hot or chemical based. You want to avoid any areas wearing through to the bare wood, which will make it hard to repair, so keep your eyes peeled for this issue.

Croydon floor sanding: Back to Wood CR9 2ER, Simple Maintenance Solutions Ltd CR0 6PQ, DL Floors CR0 2DS, Ultimate Floor Sanding CR0 3RL.

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Croydon floor sanding experts will likely help you with gap filling, domestic flooring, flooring repairs, floorboard replacement, office floors, softwood floors, timber flooring, wood floors, beech floors, floor sanding, floor refinishing, wooden floors and other flooring services in Croydon, Greater London.

Also find: Shirley floorers, Purley floorers, Thornton Heath floorers, Beddington floorers, Addington floorers, Purley Oaks floorers, Selhurst floorers, Carshalton floorers, South Norwood floorers, Addiscombe floorers, Mitcham floorers, South Croydon floorers, West Wickham floorers, Waddon floorers, Woodside floor sanders and more.

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Some Croydon streets covered by Croydon floor sanding services: The Waldrons, The Crescent, Devonshire Road, Bygrove, Therapia Lane, The Avenue, Addington Village Road, Sandpits Road, Saracen Close, Crispin Crescent, Turners Way, Ashwood Gardens, Blackhorse Lane, Alpha Road, Deans Close, Alford Green, Shirley Park Road, Ballards Way, Coldharbour Road, Tritton Avenue, Barclay Road, St Edwards Close, Coombe Lane, Salem Place, Brampton Road, Cornflower Lane, Crofters Mead, Springhurst Close, Bridge Place, Surrey Street.

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