Floor Sanding Leek

Leek Floor Sanding (ST13): If you have wooden floorboards in your home in Leek, 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 Leek floor sanding company who specialise in this sort of work. With a bit of research you will find that there are several in the Leek area and other places in Staffordshire. 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 Leek floor sanding company will have all the proper gear.

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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 Leek 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.

Specialist floor sanding machines are not of course exclusive to the professionals, so if you do decide to have a go at sanding your own floors you could always hire the necessary equipment which is readily available somewhere in the Leek or Staffordshire area. Ask the hire company exactly what you need and they will advise as to the best machines for your project. There are some well known makes of floor sander including Bona, Hummer, Lagler and Pallmann.

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Having a room that is completely clear of furniture and anything else is preferable when you are carrying out the floor sanding operation. The sanders are quite large and need to be swung around the room, therefore having stuff in the way is not ideal. Clear everything out of there and let the dog see the rabbit (as they say), it will make the job so much simpler.

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.

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.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

A wood floor needs regular maintenance no matter whether its in an office, a busy pub or the living room of your house. Sweep dust away daily if possible and clean using a patent wood floor cleaner and a microfibre cloth or mop. Remember to use felt pads on the feet of your furniture, take off shoes before walking into the room and immediately wipe away anything that is spilt on the floor, especially anything hot or chemical based. You want to avoid any areas wearing through to the bare wood, which will make it hard to repair, so keep your eyes peeled for this issue.

Leek floor sanding: Sneyd Carpets ST3 7HN, Emerald Carpets & Beds ST4 2HS, Mag Flooring ST6 2BN, D.B Flooring ST5 1PS.

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Leek floor sanding experts can normally help you with timber flooring, hardwood flooring, Granwood floors, parquet floors, floorboard sanding, floor care, domestic floors, floor sealing, wooden floors, floor maintenance, floor finishing, floor refurbishing and other flooring services in Leek, Staffordshire.

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A few Leek streets covered by Leek floor sanding services: Basford Bridge Terrace, Tatton Close, Sandybrook Lane, Badnall Street, Boundary Close, The Causeway, Cheddleton Park Avenue, Tittesworth Avenue, Cauldon Avenue, Talbot Street, Brough Close, The Sleeve, Cowall Moor Lane, Coalpitford Lane, Dunwood Lane, The Crescent, Ashdale Road, Byrom Street, Clerk Bank, Brackendale, Arden Close, Daintry Close, Beech Grove, Back Lane, Albion Street, Barracks Way, Brow Hill, Church Avenue, Birchall Park Avenue.

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