Floor Sanding Glasgow

Glasgow Floor Sanding (G1): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Glasgow 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 Glasgow, 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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In order to get your floors sanded without generating a huge amount of mess and wood dust a professional Glasgow 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.

Companies such as: Hummer, Lagler, Pallmann and Bona produce professional floor sanding machinery, and many of these can of course be hired from tool hire businesses around Glasgow 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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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 last stage of the process will be sealing and finishing your floor. These days not everybody uses sealer on wood floors since the modern varnishes are supposed to do the job of sealing and finishing your sanded wood surface. Our own opinion is that it is better to give your floor a coat of sealant first, as this brings out the natural colour of the wood, gives extra protection against scratching and staining, and gives the perfect base for the final coats of varnish. For varnishing use a good quality polyurethane product such as Ronseal Diamond Hard Floor Varnish and give it two or three coats.

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Regular maintenance of your wood floor is very important if it to last for years to come without the need for re-sanding it back to the bare wood and beginning the whole process over again. Keep a look out for worn patches, move furniture into different positions to even out wear and tear, and keep the whole thing clean. Clean, lightly sand, and re-coat worn areas with more varnish or acrylic seal to make it last longer.

Glasgow floor sanding: Murray Timber Products Ltd G76 7JL, Blyth Floor Sanding G1 5PR, Natural Flooring Dumbarton Ltd G4 9AH, Sand N' Fit G31 2SX.

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A few Glasgow locations served by Glasgow floor sanding services: Keppochhill Drive, Plantation Park Gardens, Cotton Street, Corbett Street, Potter Grove, Ardgay Place, Grosvenor Crescent, Alderman Road, Nissen Place, Lochay Street, Hope Street, Netherton Gardens, Baird Street, Dalmally Street, Parklands Oval, Parson Street, Plantation Square, Duke Wynd, Daleview Avenue, Johnsburn Drive, Dalmarnock Road, Elderpark Street, Dalsholm Avenue, Commercial Court, Lainshaw Drive, Cressdale Drive, Midton Street, Kelvingrove Street, Grantlea Terrace, Linndale Grove.

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