Floor Sanding Gosport

Gosport Floor Sanding (PO12): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Gosport 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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To have floor sanding done properly it is usually advisable to call in a local Gosport floor sanding company who specialise in this sort of work. With a bit of research you will find that there are several in the Gosport area and other places in Hampshire. Whilst you could have a bash at doing your own floor sanding it is not really a DIY sort of job because some quite expensive equipment is needed to carry it out effectively. A decent Gosport floor sanding company will have all the proper gear.

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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 Gosport 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.

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

To end up with a really smooth and damage free floor surface, some additional repair work may need to be done. The entire floor will have to be inspected with a fine tooth comb to identify any splits, defects and cracks, which can be repaired and filled with a good quality wood filler. Similar attention can be given to holes left by nails or screws and damage caused by carpet grippers and threshold strips. The wood filler needs to be matched at closely as possible to the colour of the wood.

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.

Gosport Wood Floor Maintenance

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.

Gosport floor sanding: Hampshire Flooring PO36 9JT, Ultimate Floor Sanding PO36 8PQ, Goldman Harrison PO16 8NU, TheFloorSander SO31 6XD.

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Some Gosport areas serviced by Gosport floor sanding services: Durham Street, Alvara Road, Seymour Road, Bay Road, Alexandra Street, Cherque Lane, Trafalgar Square, St Edmondsbury Court, St Davids Court, Blenheim Gardens, Staplers Reach, Stoke Parade, Downside, Solent Way, Chaffinch Way, Davenport Close, The Square, Tukes Avenue, Chapel Street, Bridgemary Grove, Court Barn Lane, The Seagulls, Bevis Road, Bucksey Road, Springcroft, Beaulieu Place, Sedgewick Close.

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