Floor Sanding Hastings

Hastings Floor Sanding (TN34): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Hastings 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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If you do decide to go ahead and get your wooden floors sanded down you will need to find the right people to do it. A quick search on the internet or in the local Hastings newspaper will turn up a few possibilities. Alternatively you could try asking family or friends to recommend someone. Doing floor sanding yourself is probably not an option unless you are a really accomplished DIYer, and even then you will have to hire some pretty decent equipment which could still be costly.

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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Hastings 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.

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

Sealing and varnishing your newly sanded floorboards is the last and final part of the process. This is when you really notice the difference in your floor. A coating of an appropriate sealer (for instance Liberon Floor Sealer), will help to bring out the beautiful natural colours of the wood, provide the varnish with a sound base, and at the same time offer some additional protection against various types of damage. Two or three coats of a top quality varnish should then be applied, giving plenty of time for dying between coats.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

A wood floor needs regular maintenance no matter whether its in an office, a busy pub or the living room of your house. Sweep dust away daily if possible and clean using a patent wood floor cleaner and a microfibre cloth or mop. Remember to use felt pads on the feet of your furniture, take off shoes before walking into the room and immediately wipe away anything that is spilt on the floor, especially anything hot or chemical based. You want to avoid any areas wearing through to the bare wood, which will make it hard to repair, so keep your eyes peeled for this issue.

Hastings floor sanding: Academy Hardwood Flooring TN34 1LE, Bishops Flooring Ltd TN37 6BX, Floor Sanding Hastings TN34 2BG, Floorsanding-Co TN37 7QT.

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Hastings floor sanding experts can normally help with floorboard replacement, floor staining, Granwood flooring, wood flooring, softwood flooring, floor restoration, wooden floors, domestic flooring, timber flooring, school floors, flooring repairs, floor sanding and other flooring services in Hastings, East Sussex.

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Some Hastings addresses serviced by Hastings floor sanding services: Tamarisk Steps, Cambridge Gardens, Baird Drive, Bembrook Road, Thanet Way, Collier Road, Stockdale, Belmont Road, Albion Lane, Burdett Place, Dudley Road, Stonefield Place, Devonshire Road, Brook Street, Trinity Villas, Barnfield Close, Chiltern Drive, Chailey Close, Becket Close, Bethune Way, Breeds Place, Sandown Road, Chitcombe Walk, Blacklands Drive, The Broadway, Barham Close, St Andrews Square, Amberstone Close, Amherst Road.

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