Floor Sanding Perth

Perth Floor Sanding (PH1): If your property in Perth 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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While floor sanding is not something that is impossible for you to do yourself, you will need to be able to get hold of the proper equipment and be confident in using it. If you feel you can, then by all means have a go, but you may be better to get in touch with a local floor sanding company in Perth, who will arrive fully kitted out to do the job properly. If possible get recommendations from people that you know have had floor sanding done in the past.

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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 Perth 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.

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: Pallmann, Lagler, Bona and Hummer. 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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Your Perth floor sanding contractors will probably ask you to clear everything from any rooms that are to be worked on, although they may be prepared to help you with this if you are unable to do it yourself. Chat with them about it beforehand and see what can be worked out. A clear, clean room is essential when carrying out this sort of work, so get all that stuff out of there! Larger heavy items of furniture could possibly be left in there and moved from end to end, but again talk with the company.

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.

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.

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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.

Perth floor sanding: Perthshire Flooring PH1 5RW, HF Flooring PH1 2SF, Brian McNaughton & Son Ltd PH2 8BD, AJ-Works PH2 6JL.

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A few Perth areas served by Perth floor sanding services: Alexandra Street, Scoonieburn Hill, Back Wynd, Almond Gardens, Unity Crescent, Caledonian Road, Doocot Court, Mount Tabor Road, The Stables, Yarrow Place, West Cottage Myreside Tibbermore, Dunsinnan, Cragganmore Place, St. Catherines Retail Park, Craigie Road, Pomarium Street, Kestrel Way, Shore Road, Glenshee Crescent, Langleybank, Muirend Road, Tullylumb Farm Lane, Melville Street, Manson Terrace, Huntingtowerfield, Upper Cairnie Farm Cottage, Easter Balcraig, Strathearn Place, Muirhall Terrace, Speygate.

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