Floor Sanding Dunstable

Dunstable Floor Sanding (LU5): If you or any of your family suffer from asthma or allergies, one way to help reduce the risk within your property in Dunstable is to replace dusty carpets with a clean natural floor surface like wood. If you already have timber floorboards then you will just need to have them sanded down and finished. The result will be a practical, low maintenance and beautiful looking floor.

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There are a number of companies in the Dunstable area and throughout Bedfordshire, 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 Dunstable 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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The sort of hand held sander that you have in your toolbox is not the proper choice for a project of this size, and you could get yourself in a right pickle if you try to tackle the job with one of these. Any respectable floor sanding company in Dunstable will not even consider using tools like this for such a task and will have professional floor sanding machinery that makes short work of it without too much mess or dust.

Companies such as: Hummer, Bona, Lagler and Pallmann produce professional floor sanding machinery, and many of these can of course be hired from tool hire businesses around Dunstable and elsewhere in Bedfordshire, should you need one. If you're using a specialist floor sanding service for the project, you will 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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While you could perhaps move stuff from one side of the room to the other while doing the sanding, it is much better if the room is cleared completely. This should include soft furnishings and furniture, plus any existing floor coverings such as carpets, underlay and grippers. Any screws or nails that are protruding from the floorboards will also need to be removed or punched below the surface.

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.

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.

Floor sanding services are of course not only available in Dunstable itself but also in nearby places such as Leagrave, Edlesborough, Houghton Regis, Markyate, Tebworth, Battlesden, Eaton Bray, Chalton, Hockliffe, Stanbridge, Slip End, Toddington, Whipsnade, Kensworth, Sundon, Totternhoe, Caddington, and elsewhere in Bedfordshire.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

It doesn't matter if a floor is in a living room in your house, in a bustling office or in a busy pub, it still needs to be looked after and given regular maintenance to keep it in good condition and looking attractive. Exactly how much maintenance it needs will depend somewhat on the finish that has been applied to it. Oiled floors can simply be cleaned and given a new coat of oil. Lacquered or varnished floors can be cleaned and given a coat or two of acrylic seal, or bonded and given a new coat of lacquer or varnish. And Hard wax oiled floors can be cleaned, lightly sanded where it is worn and new wax applied.

Dunstable floor sanding: Finlay and Son LU6 1TU, Tudor Flooring LU6 2HS, VB Flooring Ltd LU1 4BG, Litchfield Floor Renovations HP3 9HD.

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Also find: Hockliffe floorers, Totternhoe floorers, Tebworth floorers, Stanbridge floorers, Houghton Regis floorers, Chalton floorers, Eaton Bray floorers, Battlesden floorers, Leagrave floorers, Markyate floorers, Slip End floorers, Toddington floorers, Edlesborough floorers, Sundon floorers, Caddington floorers, Kensworth floorers, Whipsnade floor sanders and more.

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A few Dunstable roads serviced by Dunstable floor sanding services: Beacon Avenue, Dellmont Road, Sundown Avenue, Stipers Close, Crossways, St Marys Glebe, Bury Close, Church Lane, Brownlow Avenue, Totternhoe Road, Dovehouse Close, Trident Drive, Barton Avenue, Bennetts Close, The Avenue, Shelton Avenue, Sundon Road, Bakers Lane, Dunstable Road, Astrey Close, Castle Close, Canesworde Road, Christian Close, Chelsea Gardens, Ardley Close, School Walk, Bidwell Close, Cross Street North.

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