Floor Sanding Horsham

Horsham Floor Sanding (RH12): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Horsham, 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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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 Horsham 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 Horsham 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 Horsham and elsewhere in West 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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Your Horsham 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.

When the floor has been sanded with a roughish sandpaper, any required repairs can be carried out before the final smooth sanding finish is completed. Missing pieces of floorboard can be replaced, cracking and splits can be repaired and any ugly holes left by screws, nails and other fixings can be carefully caulked with a matching coloured wood filler, to give your floor that professionally finished appearance.

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.

Nuthurst, Slinfold, Broadbridge Heath, Itchingfield, Southwater, Colgate, Lower Beeding, Littlehaven, Plummers Plain, Barns Green, Faygate, Warninglid, Warnham, Mannings Heath and more areas of West Sussex, are within the range of most Horsham floor sanding companies.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

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.

Horsham floor sanding: David Andrew Floor Sanding & Finishing RH14 9GU, Berwicks of Horsham RH15 0RJ, West Sussex Floor Sanding RH10 7TU, R Funnell Flooring RH6 9BN.

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Also find: Warnham floorers, Colgate floorers, Itchingfield floorers, Nuthurst floorers, Southwater floorers, Slinfold floorers, Plummers Plain floorers, Littlehaven floorers, Faygate floorers, Warninglid floorers, Mannings Heath floorers, Broadbridge Heath floorers, Lower Beeding floorers, Barns Green floor sanders and more.

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Some Horsham locations covered by Horsham floor sanding services: Bolney Road, Carfax, Chaffinch Close, Two Mile Ash Road, Shandys Close, Brambling Road, Beacon Court, Sorrell Road, Byron Close, Shaws Lane, Arthur Road, Brookhurst Field, Tanbridge Place, Skylark View, The Poplars, Salisbury Road, Coleridge Close, Shortsfield Close, Spencers Place, Blackhouse Road, Tennyson Close, Copperfield Place, Doomsday Green, Chesworth Gardens, The Mews, Brick Kiln Close, Allcard Close, Bonfire Hill.

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