Floor Sanding Ealing

Ealing Floor Sanding (W5): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Ealing, 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 Ealing have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Ealing 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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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Ealing will mean that the job is done properly and with as little dust and mess as possible. If you used your own hand-held sanding machine you would get dust everywhere throughout the house and it could take months to clear. With specialist sanding equipment all the wood dust is sucked up by a powerful extraction system, leaving just a perfectly smooth wood surface that can then be finished appropriately.

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 Ealing or Greater London 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 Pallmann, Hummer, Lagler and Bona.

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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.

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.

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

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.

Ealing floor sanding: G P Smith Floor Sanding & French Polishing W13 8PH, Floor Sanders TW11 8UB, Turnbull Wood Flooring Solutions W5 1QP, Hitt Oak Ltd W4 5YA.

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Ealing floor sanding experts will likely help with softwood flooring, floor refinishing, floor polishing, oak flooring, parquet floors, flooring repairs, floor staining, floorboard sanding, walnut flooring, flooring estimates, floor sanding, floor renovation and other flooring services in Ealing, Greater London.

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Some Ealing roads covered by Ealing floor sanding services: St Mary's Square, Inglis Road, Knight's Avenue, Hazelwood Close, Elderberry Road, Cedar Grove, Olive Road, Wolverton Gardens, Soane Close, Hamilton Court, Rowan Close, Church Place, Webster Gardens, Gunnersbury Crescent, Tring Avenue, Palm Grove, Boddington Gardens, Florence Road, Elm Grove Road, Blandford Road, Kerrison Road, The Grove, Lilac Gardens, Liverpool Road, Warwick Road, Hawthorn Gardens.

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