Floor Sanding Greenwich

Greenwich Floor Sanding (SE10): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Greenwich, 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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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 Greenwich, 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 Greenwich 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.

The best floor sanders are made by companies like: Bona, Pallmann, Hummer and Lagler, and most of these are available to hire in places around Greater London if you cannot find any in Greenwich itself. Obviously you will only need to do this if you do elect to press ahead with your own floor sanding project, since specialist companies will have their own sanders. Check with the hire company to find out exactly what you need and take it from there if you take this route.

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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.

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.

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.

Wood Floor Maintenance Greenwich

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.

Greenwich floor sanding: Simple Maintenance Solutions Ltd SE19 1BY, Scandinavian Floor Contractors Ltd E14 9TS, Floor Sanding & Polishing Of London SE4 1DJ, Polished Concrete Co E14 3RF.

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Greenwich floor sanding experts will likely help you with sports hall flooring, parquet flooring, floor refurbishment, floorboard sanding, floor staining, oak flooring, floor repairs, floor sealing, floor polishing, floor refinishing, floor finishing, wood flooring and other flooring services in Greenwich, Greater London.

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A few Greenwich locations serviced by Greenwich floor sanding services: Devonshire Drive, King William Walk, Egerton Drive, Caravel Mews, Cade Road, Greenwich High Road, Bardsley Lane, General Wolfe Road, Ravensbourne Place, Clavell Street, Ashburnham Place, Coldbath Street, Point Close, Circus Street, Burney Street, Maze Hill, Creek Road, Deptford Green, Franklin Place, Thornham Street, Haddo Street, College Approach, Deptford Bridge, Gloucester Circus, Lindsell Street, Blackheath Hill, Benbow Street, Guildford Grove.

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