Floor Sanding Dumfries

Dumfries Floor Sanding (DG1): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Dumfries 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 Dumfries, 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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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.

Obviously is is not just the professionals who have access to the finest floor sanding machines, and you could easily hire the required machinery if you really are determined to tackle the task yourself. Some of the best known makes of sanders include: Pallmann, Hummer, Lagler and Bona. You are going to need a drum sander and an edging sander, plus some associated equipment and rather than going into all the details here you can ask at the hire shop and they will give you what you need.

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Your Dumfries floor sanding contractors will probably ask you to clear everything from any rooms that are to be worked on, although they may be prepared to help you with this if you are unable to do it yourself. Chat with them about it beforehand and see what can be worked out. A clear, clean room is essential when carrying out this sort of work, so get all that stuff out of there! Larger heavy items of furniture could possibly be left in there and moved from end to end, but again talk with the company.

In order to get your sanded floor up to the required standard there will be some more work to do before any sealing or finishing can take place. There could be some splits and cracks in the floorboards and also screw and nail holes, which all need to be filled with a suitably coloured wood filler. The repaired areas will need to be given a final sanding with a fine abrasive to give that super fine finish.

Before the newly sanded wood floor is given its final coats of varnish, it should be sealed with a good quality product like Liberon. While some people think that this is no longer necessary, you are only going to do this process once, so you might as well do it properly. Wood sealer gives the floor that extra bit of protection and helps prevent damage from staining, heat and scratching. It also builds a good base onto which the final varnish can be applied.

Quality floor sanding services can be found in Dumfries itself plus Heathhall, Torthorwald, Collin, Carrutherstown, Thornhill, Dunscore, Lochmaben, Holywood, Irongay, Terregles, Lockerbie, Cargenbridge, Crocketford, Locharbriggs, Parkgate, Auldgirth, Lochfoot, and places throughout Scotland.

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.

Dumfries floor sanding: Barbours Ltd DG1 2AL, 360 Degree Flooring DG1 2EU, Norman Furnishings DG1 2BY, A & H Flooring Specialist Ltd DG2 0HS.

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Also find: Collin floorers, Crocketford floorers, Carrutherstown floorers, Terregles floorers, Locharbriggs floorers, Lochfoot floorers, Dunscore floorers, Irongay floorers, Heathhall floorers, Thornhill floorers, Auldgirth floorers, Lockerbie floorers, Holywood floorers, Torthorwald floorers, Lochmaben floorers, Cargenbridge floorers, Parkgate floor sanders and more.

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A few Dumfries addresses served by Dumfries floor sanding services: Cairn Avenue, Hardthorn Villas, Dalskairth Lodge, Yarrow Place, Newfield Caravan Park, Maple Avenue, Priory Road, Makbrar Meuse, Palmerston Drive, Drungans, Airds Drive, Buccleuch Street, Calside Court, Marchfield Mount, Arnott Terrace, Hillview Drive, Windyhill, West Riverside Drive, Aspen Crescent, Greenmerse, Kirkwirral House, Barnkin Of Craigs Farm, Woodside Terrace, Brookeville Terrace, Cargen Avenue, Douie Park, Milton Lane, Calside Road.

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