Floor Sanding Herne Bay

Herne Bay Floor Sanding (CT6): If your property in Herne Bay has wooden floorboards there is always the possibility that use could use this beautiful natural material as your final floor surface, rather than covering it up with man-made products such as carpet and vinyl. This will probably add some value to your property and also reduce the incidence of dust, allergens and mites, which is especially beneficial if you suffer from asthma or allergies. Having your floorboards sanded down would be the first step in this process.

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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 Herne Bay 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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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 Herne Bay 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.

Companies such as: Hummer, Bona, Pallmann and Lagler produce professional floor sanding machinery, and many of these can of course be hired from tool hire businesses around Herne Bay and elsewhere in Kent, 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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Your Herne Bay floor sanding contractors will probably ask you to clear everything from any rooms that are to be worked on, although they may be prepared to help you with this if you are unable to do it yourself. Chat with them about it beforehand and see what can be worked out. A clear, clean room is essential when carrying out this sort of work, so get all that stuff out of there! Larger heavy items of furniture could possibly be left in there and moved from end to end, but again talk with the company.

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.

Quality floor sanding services can be found in Herne Bay itself plus St Nicholas at Wade, Hoath, Monkton, Westbere, Hersden, Reculver, Sturry, Upstreet, Tyler Hill, Birchington, Beltinge, Broadoak, Whitstable, Chestfield, Eddington, Herne Common, Broomfield, and places throughout Kent.

Wood Floor Maintenance Herne Bay

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.

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Herne Bay floor sanding experts will likely help you with floor maintenance, domestic floors, school flooring, oak floors, floor restoration, floor polishing, softwood flooring, floor sanding, flooring repairs, pine flooring, wood floors, floorboard replacement and other flooring services in Herne Bay, Kent.

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Also find: Beltinge floorers, Monkton floorers, Reculver floorers, Birchington floorers, Hoath floorers, Whitstable floorers, Broomfield floorers, St Nicholas at Wade floorers, Chestfield floorers, Herne Common floorers, Eddington floorers, Tyler Hill floorers, Upstreet floorers, Broadoak floorers, Hersden floorers, Sturry floorers, Westbere floor sanders and more.

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A few Herne Bay addresses covered by Herne Bay floor sanding services: Bank Street, Beacon Road, Seymour Close, The Fairway, Dering Road, Armstrong Square, Chapel Row, The Willows, Austin Avenue, Sweechbridge Road, Dence Close, Throwley Drive, The Downings, Thurlow Avenue, Bishopstone Drive, Anemone Way, Shore Close, Carlton Hill, Alexandria Drive, Telford Street, Thanet Way, Brunswick Square, Shepherdsgate Drive, Dolphin Street, Chrysler Avenue, Blean View Road.

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