Floor Sanding Morpeth
Morpeth Floor Sanding (NE61): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Morpeth apart from those of your friends and neighbours. A beautiful looking floor can add value to your home and transform the whole look of any room. The most attractive of all floor surfaces is natural wood, and the truth is that most of us already have a wooden floor, but cover it up with carpets and other artificial materials. Having your existing wooden floor sanded down, sealed and finished is the easy way to get that floor you have always dreamed of.
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 Morpeth 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.
Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Morpeth 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.
The best floor sanders are made by companies like: Lagler, Hummer, Pallmann and Bona, and most of these are available to hire in places around Northumberland if you cannot find any in Morpeth 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.
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.
The next job is to give the sanded floor a generous coat of sealer, Liberon is usually a good choice. This provides a perfect base on which to brush the finishing coats of varnish, and offers some valuable extra protection against a number of issues which could affect your floor in the future. This will be resistant to alcohol, heat and water, and also help prevent scratching, scuffing and staining. Once dry, your floorboards can then be given a quick final sanding with smooth paper and finally 2 or 3 coats of finishing varnish.
Morpeth Wood Floor Maintenance
Once your floor has been completed don't just think that it can be left for years on end without any form of maintenance. Keep it well cleaned and keep an eye out for any worn patches. If any area of a varnished floor wears through to the bare wood, it can be very difficult to repair, so an occasional fresh coat of varnish or a couple of coats of acrylic sealer will help it to last for longer without having to be re-sanded.
Morpeth: M Young Flooring NE23 1WF, A & S Flooring NE24 1SA, KJB Carpet & Flooring Warehouse NE64 6UR, Stenhouse Flooring Ltd NE20 9SA.
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A few Morpeth locations serviced by Morpeth floor sanding services: Abbey Terrace, Studley Drive, Burt Terrace, Tweed Avenue, Aiden Grove, Alma Place, Anderson Crescent, Cragside Court, Tyne Road, Bridge End Cottages, The Larches, Coquet Way, Turners Way, De Walden Terrace, Bullers Green, Bertram Terrace, The Pipistrelles, Sandyway, Southfield, Thorp Avenue, Collingwood Terrace, Beech Tree Close, Broom Close, The Butts, Dilston Close, The Grandstand, Stable Green.
Floor sanding elswhere: Hull, Bexhill-on-Sea, Leyland, Bexley, Shrewsbury, Macclesfield, Livingston, Hounslow, Barnet, Rochdale, Bognor Regis, York, Yate, Taunton, Burnham on Sea, Penwortham, Crosby, Chorley, Ossett, Longbenton, Camborne, Ellesmere Port, Faversham, Bromley, Hemel Hempstead, Croydon, Winchester, Manchester, Wakefield, Hastings, Liverpool, Fareham, Stevenage, Retford, Hereford, Horley, Leighton Buzzard, Salford, Caerphilly, Camberley, Barnsley, Kingston upon Thames, Billericay, Burslem, Ayr, Ryde, Cheshunt.
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