Floor Sanding Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy Floor Sanding (KY1): If you have wooden floorboards in your home in Kirkcaldy, you might be thinking about having them sanded down and used as the final floor surface, replacing your existing carpets with a beautiful and hard wearing floor, free of dust, allergens and mites. This can be done with both soft and hardwood floors and it can even add value to your property.

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To have floor sanding done properly it is usually advisable to call in a local Kirkcaldy floor sanding company who specialise in this sort of work. With a bit of research you will find that there are several in the Kirkcaldy area and other places in Scotland. Whilst you could have a bash at doing your own floor sanding it is not really a DIY sort of job because some quite expensive equipment is needed to carry it out effectively. A decent Kirkcaldy floor sanding company will have all the proper gear.

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In order to get your floors sanded without generating a huge amount of mess and wood dust a professional Kirkcaldy floor sanding company will bring in some pretty impressive equipment. Modern sanding machines are very powerful and have an extraction system incorporated to extract all the wood dust as it is generated, meaning the whole process is relatively dust-free. So you can see why going at it with your little hand held Black & Decker sander is not really going to cut it for work like this.

Companies such as: Pallmann, Lagler, Bona and Hummer produce professional floor sanding machinery, and many of these can of course be hired from tool hire businesses around Kirkcaldy and elsewhere in Scotland, 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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Although it may not always be necessary, you should really completely clear any rooms that need to be sanded. The sanding machinery is quite bulky and whoever is doing the work will need to have room to swing it around. A clean, clear room is going to make the entire process simpler, so if you can do this so much the better.

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.

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.

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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.

Kirkcaldy floor sanding: Soft & Hard Wood Floor Sanding KY2 5HD, Floor Design KY1 3LW, T C Flooring KY6 2SH, Cramond Woodcare EH4 6RB.

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Some Kirkcaldy locations serviced by Kirkcaldy floor sanding services: Cleish Gardens, Weavers Crescent, Farne Court, Glen Lyon Road, Kenmore Terrace, Park Road, Craigfoot Walk, Tyrie Court, Long Craig Walk, Snuff House, Alloway Drive, Junction Road, Quarry Brae, Baldwin Crescent, Alexandra Street, Oaktree Square, Ellisland Avenue, Muirton Farm, Tyrie Avenue, Bennochy View, Bandon Avenue, Seafield Gardens, Gourlay Street, Dunearn Drive, Hendry Crescent, Canon Byrne Glebe, South Row, Balmule, Fosterton Cottage, Melrose Crescent.

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