Floor Sanding Irvine

Irvine Floor Sanding (KA11): If you or any of your family suffer from asthma or allergies, one way to help reduce the risk within your property in Irvine 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 Irvine have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Irvine floor sanding companies will be your likely port of call and if you can't find a suitable on nearby, there are others throughout Scotland who should be able to help.

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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Irvine 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.

Of course this professional machinery is available for hire throughout Scotland, if not in Irvine 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.

Once the sanding has been finished your floor may need some minor repairs and general tidying up. Larger nail and screw holes can be filled with an appropriate wood filler and given a final rub down with smooth sandpaper. Cracks and splits can also be given the same treatment. If there are any lumps of wood missing these can be carefully repaired, filled and also rubbed down.

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.

If you need floor sanding in West Kilbride, Crosshouse, Ardrossan, Kilmarnock, Dundonald, Kilwinning, Dalry, Lawthorn, Girdle Toll, Dreghorn, Drybridge, Stevenston, Bourtreehill South, Knockentiber, Kilmaurs, Saltcoats, or alternative areas of Scotland, most Irvine floor sanding companies will be quite happy to oblige.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

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.

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Irvine floor sanding experts will likely help with school flooring, floor refurbishing, walnut flooring, floor polishing, parquet flooring, floor sanding, gap filling, pine floors, floor varnishing, floor colouring, domestic flooring, floor restoration and other flooring services in Irvine, Scotland.

Also find: Stevenston floorers, Dreghorn floorers, Saltcoats floorers, Dundonald floorers, West Kilbride floorers, Drybridge floorers, Lawthorn floorers, Knockentiber floorers, Crosshouse floorers, Kilmarnock floorers, Girdle Toll floorers, Dalry floorers, Ardrossan floorers, Kilmaurs floorers, Bourtreehill South floorers, Kilwinning floor sanders and more.

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A few Irvine locations covered by Irvine floor sanding services: Kilwinning Road, Golf Place, Castle Street, Cunninghame House, Dalrymple Drive, Auchenwincie Farm, Cochrane Street, West Balgray Farm, Smith Avenue, Perceton, Gullane Court, Pennant Place, Roddinghill Farm, Meadow Avenue, Crocus Grove, Williamfield Park, Stanecastle Road, Whyte Avenue, Montgomery Place, Sanderson Avenue, Ravenscroft, Bruce Terrace, Carters Rigg, Alexander Place, Winton Place, West Road, Cardow Crescent, Mill Crescent, Earlswood Avenue, Glenbervie Wynd.

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