Floor Sanding Edinburgh

Edinburgh Floor Sanding (EH1): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Edinburgh, 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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There are a number of companies in the Edinburgh area and throughout Scotland, 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 Edinburgh 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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You may be worried about a lot of dust being generated during the floor sanding process but this should not be the case at all if you decide to call in a professional Edinburgh floor sanding company. They will use specialist floor sanding machines which include powerful extraction systems, easily sucking up any dust that is produced and storing it until it can be properly disposed of. If you went at it with your own electric sander you will fill the house with dust and get yourself in a terrible mess. The result will also not be as good.

Companies such as: Pallmann, Bona, Hummer and Lagler produce professional floor sanding machinery, and many of these can of course be hired from tool hire businesses around Edinburgh and elsewhere in Scotland, 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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Your Edinburgh 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.

To get the sort of professional finish that you are looking for it will almost certainly be necessary to do more than simply sand down your floorboards and give them a coat of varnish. There are bound to be some minor imperfections such as splits, nail holes, screw holes and cracks, and there may even be some larger repairs needed where sections of floorboard are missing or damaged. These should all be repaired to the best possible standard, filled with wood filler and given a final sanding. Any wood filler used should match the colour of the floorboards, test an area before the final filling.

When all this has been completed the floor can be finished to your taste with a hard wearing varnish. However, before this is done it is advisable to give the floor at least one coat of a good quality oil based sealer such as Liberon, which helps to bring out the wood's natural colour, provides a good base for the varnish, and offers added protection against scratches and stains.

Of course it isn't only in the town of Edinburgh itself that you can get floor sanding services but also in Musselburgh, Newington, Bonnington, Danderhall, Trinity, Ratho, Currie, Newhaven, Dalkeith, Juniper Green, Wallyford, South Gyle, Corstorphine, Loanhead, Portobello, Leith, Craigentinny, and other Scotland places.

Edinburgh floor sanding: T C Flooring EH6 7AE, MS Flooring Professional Sanding & Fitting Services EH7 5DP, Unique Bespoke Wood EH9 1HD, Stockbridge Flooring EH3 9DQ.

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Edinburgh floor sanding experts can generally help you with residential flooring, floor renovation, floor finishing, floor maintenance, softwood floors, floor staining, pine flooring, gap filling, floor replacement, floor varnishing, commercial flooring, floor refinishing and other flooring services in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Also find: Trinity floorers, Danderhall floorers, Juniper Green floorers, Bonnington floorers, Portobello floorers, Corstorphine floorers, Loanhead floorers, Currie floorers, Musselburgh floorers, Leith floorers, Dalkeith floorers, Wallyford floorers, Ratho floorers, Newington floorers, Newhaven floorers, South Gyle floorers, Craigentinny floor sanders and more.

A few Edinburgh areas serviced by Edinburgh floor sanding services: St. Vincent Place, Barnton Park Dell, Kilgraston Road, Alvanley Terrace, Clermiston Crescent, Easter Dalry Wynd, Belmont View, Zetland Place, Ocean Drive, Western Harbour Way, Craufurdland, Henderland Road, Burdiehouse Crescent, Priestfield Road North, West Pilton March, Clarinda Terrace, Greenbank Avenue, Saughtonhall Avenue West, Ventnor Terrace, Paties Road, Castlebrae Avenue, Sighthill Place, Saughton Mains Grove, Meuse Lane, Bankhead Crossway North, Barn Park, Dublin Street Lane South, Baird Avenue, Citypark Way, Murrayfield Road.

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