Floor Sanding Dover

Dover Floor Sanding (CT16): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Dover 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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There are a number of companies in the Dover area and throughout Kent, who you could contact for floor sanding services. Obviously with a quite significant project like this you need to find somebody decent. If you have a friend or family member who has had this kind of work done they might be able to give a recommendation for a floor sanding company in Dover who do a good job. This isn't really something that you want to try yourself unless you are a really competent do-it-yourselfer, and you can get your hands on the right equipment.

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In order to get your floors sanded without generating a huge amount of mess and wood dust a professional Dover 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 Dover or Kent 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, Hummer, Bona and Pallmann.

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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.

When the floor has been sanded with a roughish sandpaper, any required repairs can be carried out before the final smooth sanding finish is completed. Missing pieces of floorboard can be replaced, cracking and splits can be repaired and any ugly holes left by screws, nails and other fixings can be carefully caulked with a matching coloured wood filler, to give your floor that professionally finished appearance.

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.

Your local floor sanding company in Dover will not only provide services within the town itself but in surrounding areas like River, St Margarets at Cliffe, Guston, Whitfield, Maxton, Shepherdswell, Swingate, Ringwould, West Hougham, Alkham, Church Hougham, Tower Hamlets, Farthingloe, Capel le Ferne, Buckland, Temple Ewell, and more places in Kent.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

If you love your attractive new floor, you will want to keep it looking like it does right now. In order to do this it will need regular maintenance and care. You can take a few measures to avoid damaging your floor and these include taking off footwear before entering the room, wiping up spillages as soon as they happen, fitting the feet of furniture with felt pads and cleaning the floor regularly with a good quality wood floor cleaner. Keep your eyes open for worn patches because these will need treating before they break through to the bare wood.

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Also find: Maxton floorers, Shepherdswell floorers, Guston floorers, Buckland floorers, River floorers, Temple Ewell floorers, Ringwould floorers, Farthingloe floorers, Alkham floorers, West Hougham floorers, St Margarets at Cliffe floorers, Capel le Ferne floorers, Church Hougham floorers, Tower Hamlets floorers, Whitfield floorers, Swingate floor sanders and more.

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A few Dover streets covered by Dover floor sanding services: Downside Road, Barn Tye Close, Temple Close, Saxon Street, Astley Avenue, Bench Street, Beaconsfield Avenue, The Crescent, Townsend Farm Road, St Martins Gardens, St Marys Close, Brunswick Gardens, Crafford Street, Stonyway Lane, Dunedin Drive, Bridleway, Balfour Road, Dour Street, Tower Hill, Bunkers Hill Road, Barville Road, Alison Crescent, Coombe Valley Road, Cypress Grove, Durham Close, Clarendon Road, Cherry Grove, Belgrave Road.

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