Floor Sanding Hereford

Hereford Floor Sanding (HR1): If you or any of your family suffer from asthma or allergies, one way to help reduce the risk within your property in Hereford is to replace dusty carpets with a clean natural floor surface like wood. If you already have timber floorboards then you will just need to have them sanded down and finished. The result will be a practical, low maintenance and beautiful looking floor.

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Floor sanding is not for the faint hearted and if you decide to proceed you will need to be prepared for a bit of upheaval. You could control this to some degree if you choose to do it yourself but not many homeowners in Hereford have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Hereford floor sanding companies will be your likely port of call and if you can't find a suitable on nearby, there are others throughout Herefordshire who should be able to help.

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The sort of hand held sander that you have in your toolbox is not the proper choice for a project of this size, and you could get yourself in a right pickle if you try to tackle the job with one of these. Any respectable floor sanding company in Hereford will not even consider using tools like this for such a task and will have professional floor sanding machinery that makes short work of it without too much mess or dust.

Of course this professional machinery is available for hire throughout Herefordshire, if not in Hereford itself, if you decide to go down the do-it-yourself route. It isn't cheap to hire, so get yourself organised and try to get all the sanding done in one day. You will obviously not have to stress about this if you employ a flooring company as they will provide all this equipment themselves.

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While you could perhaps move stuff from one side of the room to the other while doing the sanding, it is much better if the room is cleared completely. This should include soft furnishings and furniture, plus any existing floor coverings such as carpets, underlay and grippers. Any screws or nails that are protruding from the floorboards will also need to be removed or punched below the surface.

In order to get your sanded floor up to the required standard there will be some more work to do before any sealing or finishing can take place. There could be some splits and cracks in the floorboards and also screw and nail holes, which all need to be filled with a suitably coloured wood filler. The repaired areas will need to be given a final sanding with a fine abrasive to give that super fine finish.

The next job is to give the sanded floor a generous coat of sealer, Liberon is usually a good choice. This provides a perfect base on which to brush the finishing coats of varnish, and offers some valuable extra protection against a number of issues which could affect your floor in the future. This will be resistant to alcohol, heat and water, and also help prevent scratching, scuffing and staining. Once dry, your floorboards can then be given a quick final sanding with smooth paper and finally 2 or 3 coats of finishing varnish.

Wood Floor Maintenance Hereford

Once your floor has been completed don't just think that it can be left for years on end without any form of maintenance. Keep it well cleaned and keep an eye out for any worn patches. If any area of a varnished floor wears through to the bare wood, it can be very difficult to repair, so an occasional fresh coat of varnish or a couple of coats of acrylic sealer will help it to last for longer without having to be re-sanded.

Hereford floor sanding: A.E.P Cleaning Services HR1 3PF, Refresh Floor Restoration HR4 7AB, The Floor Restoration Co , Focus Flooring Ltd .

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Some Hereford streets serviced by Hereford floor sanding services: Bear Street, St James Road, School Lane, Baysham Street, The Gardens, Chisel Close, Sufton Lane, Belle Bank Avenue, The Nook, The Common, College Green, Conifer Walk, Camperdown Lane, Catherine Street, Armadale Close, Apple Meadow, Attlee Close, Southbank Close, St Margarets Close, Callow View, Deerhurst Drive, Birch Hill Road, Turnastone, Cornewall Street, Brecon Road, Barrs Orchard, Ascot Close, The Crescent.

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