Floor Sanding Portsmouth

Portsmouth Floor Sanding (PO1): If your property in Portsmouth 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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Floor sanding is not for the faint hearted and if you decide to proceed you will need to be prepared for a bit of upheaval. You could control this to some degree if you choose to do it yourself but not many homeowners in Portsmouth have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Portsmouth floor sanding companies will be your likely port of call and if you can't find a suitable on nearby, there are others throughout Hampshire who should be able to help.

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You may be worried about a lot of dust being generated during the floor sanding process but this should not be the case at all if you decide to call in a professional Portsmouth floor sanding company. They will use specialist floor sanding machines which include powerful extraction systems, easily sucking up any dust that is produced and storing it until it can be properly disposed of. If you went at it with your own electric sander you will fill the house with dust and get yourself in a terrible mess. The result will also not be as good.

Companies such as: Bona, Lagler, Hummer and Pallmann produce professional floor sanding machinery, and many of these can of course be hired from tool hire businesses around Portsmouth and elsewhere in Hampshire, should you need one. If you're using a specialist floor sanding service for the project, you will not need to concern yourself with that though. It is however worth bearing in mind if you do choose to do your own floors.

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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.

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.

Quality floor sanding services can be found in Portsmouth itself plus Havant, Fratton, Porchester, Lee on the Solent, Hayling Island, Purbrook, Fareham, Hilsea, Widley, Cosham, Alverstoke, Eastney, Drayton, Southsea, Milton, Gosport, Emsworth, Copnor, and places throughout Hampshire.

Wood Floor Maintenance Portsmouth

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.

Portsmouth floor sanding: Country Floors PO36 9JT, Ultimate Floor Sanding PO30 5XA, Hampshire Flooring PO36 8PQ, TheFloorSander PO16 8NU.

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Portsmouth floor sanding experts can generally help with Granwood floors, floor colouring, floor care, floor restoration, floor renovation, floor finishing, sports hall floors, floor repairs, timber floors, floor refinishing, softwood floors, beech floors and other flooring services in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Also find: Havant floorers, Milton floorers, Hayling Island floorers, Lee on the Solent floorers, Emsworth floorers, Copnor floorers, Southsea floorers, Eastney floorers, Porchester floorers, Cosham floorers, Gosport floorers, Hilsea floorers, Fareham floorers, Fratton floorers, Drayton floorers, Purbrook floorers, Alverstoke floorers, Widley floor sanders and more.

Some Portsmouth streets serviced by Portsmouth floor sanding services: Brighstone Road, Connaught Lane, Baythorn Close, Dysart Avenue, Chaucer Avenue, Desborough Close, Artillery Close, Burcote Drive, Dean Road, Burrill Avenue, Carnarvon Road, Sutton Close, Southwood Road, Burlington Road, Timpson Road, Charlotte Street, Aylen Road, Clock Street, Aylesbury Road, Silchester Road, Cleeve Close, Broad Street, Sedgefield Close, Torrington Road, Tewkesbury Close, Ashurst Road, Tipner Lane, Sea Mill Gardens.

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