Floor Sanding Lincoln

Lincoln Floor Sanding (LN1): If your property in Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Lincoln 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.

Obviously is is not just the professionals who have access to the finest floor sanding machines, and you could easily hire the required machinery if you really are determined to tackle the task yourself. Some of the best known makes of sanders include: Bona, Lagler, Hummer and Pallmann. You are going to need a drum sander and an edging sander, plus some associated equipment and rather than going into all the details here you can ask at the hire shop and they will give you what you need.

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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.

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.

Nettleham, Heighington, Skellingthorpe, Canwick Hill, Reepham, Swanpool, Burton, Ermine, Waddington, Washingborough, Newland, North Greetwell, New Boultham, Branston, Cherry Willingham and more areas of Lincolnshire, are within the range of most Lincoln floor sanding companies.

Lincoln Wood Floor Maintenance

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.

Lincoln floor sanding: Suresand Ltd LN2 2LL, Aw Flooring , Wecando Flooring Specialists (Lincoln) Ltd , .

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Also find: Ermine floorers, Canwick Hill floorers, Waddington floorers, Burton floorers, Newland floorers, Branston floorers, Skellingthorpe floorers, Nettleham floorers, Swanpool floorers, Washingborough floorers, New Boultham floorers, Cherry Willingham floorers, North Greetwell floorers, Reepham floorers, Heighington floor sanders and more.

Some Lincoln areas served by Lincoln floor sanding services: Dunkirk Road, St Hughs Drive, Sewell Road, Cornhill, Bell Street, Church View, Sanders Close, Dart Avenue, Dene Road, Broxholme Gardens, The Drift, Sandra Crescent, Beaufort Road, Dunholme Road, Akrotiri Square, Bassingham Crescent, Sheepwalk, Battersby Close, The Chestnuts, Collingwood, Cade Close, Cooke Crescent, Baxter Close, Bardney Close, Boundary Lane, The Drove, Churchill Close, Carlton Street, Aster Close, Correen Close.

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