Floor Sanding Market Harborough

Market Harborough Floor Sanding (LE16): If your property in Market Harborough 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 Market Harborough 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 Market Harborough 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.

The best floor sanders are made by companies like: Hummer, Lagler, Pallmann and Bona, and most of these are available to hire in places around Leicestershire if you cannot find any in Market Harborough itself. Obviously you will only need to do this if you do elect to press ahead with your own floor sanding project, since specialist companies will have their own sanders. Check with the hire company to find out exactly what you need and take it from there if you take this route.

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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.

Before the newly sanded wood floor is given its final coats of varnish, it should be sealed with a good quality product like Liberon. While some people think that this is no longer necessary, you are only going to do this process once, so you might as well do it properly. Wood sealer gives the floor that extra bit of protection and helps prevent damage from staining, heat and scratching. It also builds a good base onto which the final varnish can be applied.

Market Harborough floor sanding: Refresh Floor Restoration LE18 1DH, Hollyoak Wooden Floor Finishers NN16 9BP, The Floor Restorers & DIY Sanding Machine Hire NN17 5ZB, Mag Flooring LE18 4ZL.

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Some Market Harborough locations serviced by Market Harborough floor sanding services: The Cross, Top Yard Farm, Arden Way, Stamford Close, Bath Street, Chater Close, Tymecrosse Gardens, Caxton Street, Dunslade Road, The Gardens, Thornborough Close, The Commons, Braybrooke Road, Stuart Crescent, The Heights, The Lealands, Sherrard Road, Stonton Road, Drayton Road, Cromwell Crescent, Belchers Hill, Sandringham Way, Doveside Court, Connaught Road, Church Bank, Blind Lane, The Hill, Brooklands Gardens.

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