Floor Sanding Dereham

Dereham Floor Sanding (NR19): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Dereham apart from those of your friends and neighbours. A beautiful looking floor can add value to your home and transform the whole look of any room. The most attractive of all floor surfaces is natural wood, and the truth is that most of us already have a wooden floor, but cover it up with carpets and other artificial materials. Having your existing wooden floor sanded down, sealed and finished is the easy way to get that floor you have always dreamed of.

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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 Dereham, 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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In order to get your floors sanded without generating a huge amount of mess and wood dust a professional Dereham floor sanding company will bring in some pretty impressive equipment. Modern sanding machines are very powerful and have an extraction system incorporated to extract all the wood dust as it is generated, meaning the whole process is relatively dust-free. So you can see why going at it with your little hand held Black & Decker sander is not really going to cut it for work like this.

Specialist floor sanding machines are not of course exclusive to the professionals, so if you do decide to have a go at sanding your own floors you could always hire the necessary equipment which is readily available somewhere in the Dereham or Norfolk area. Ask the hire company exactly what you need and they will advise as to the best machines for your project. There are some well known makes of floor sander including Lagler, Pallmann, Bona and Hummer.

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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.

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.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

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.

Dereham floor sanding: Benson Flooring Co NR18 9JE, A & P Webb Flooring NR9 3JJ, DMS Floor Sanding , Iain MacGregor Flooring Specialist .

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Dereham floor sanding experts will likely help you with flooring repairs, floor staining, floor renovation, parquet flooring, floor colouring, timber flooring, walnut floors, floor refurbishing, floor replacement, residential flooring, floorboard replacement, wood flooring and other flooring services in Dereham, Norfolk.

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Some Dereham addresses covered by Dereham floor sanding services: Stone Road, Boston Close, Bexfield Drive, Spelmans Meadow, Theatre Street, Church Plain, Banham Drive, Chapel Road, Beech Road, Bulrush Close, Bishoptyne Avenue, Charles Close, Bittering Street, School Plain, Thynnes Lane, Castell Road, Shop Street, Birch Avenue, Stanton Close, Bramley Road, South Avenue, Diana Close, Black Horse Meadow, Cartledge Close, Tilney Cottages, Sennowe Park, Bylaugh Park, Acacia Avenue, Dunlop Road.

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