Floor Sanding Reading

Reading Floor Sanding (RG1): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Reading, and would prefer a low maintenance floor that is easy to clean and doesn't gather dust and allergens, perhaps a wooden floor surface may be the answer. If you already have wood floorboards under that dusty old carpet then you are already halfway there. You could have this flooring sanded down and end up with a practical and beautiful floor surface that will be the envy or your friends.

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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 Reading 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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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 Reading 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 best floor sanders are made by companies like: Hummer, Lagler, Bona and Pallmann, and most of these are available to hire in places around Berkshire if you cannot find any in Reading 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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Before any sanding actually begins the relevant rooms will need to be completely clear of furniture and furnishings. Carpets and associated flooring will need to be removed, as will any nails or screws which are sticking up from the flooring. The sanding machine has to be swept around the room so it is better without any obstructions in the way.

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.

Sealing and varnishing your newly sanded floorboards is the last and final part of the process. This is when you really notice the difference in your floor. A coating of an appropriate sealer (for instance Liberon Floor Sealer), will help to bring out the beautiful natural colours of the wood, provide the varnish with a sound base, and at the same time offer some additional protection against various types of damage. Two or three coats of a top quality varnish should then be applied, giving plenty of time for dying between coats.

Reading floor sanding: Wood Floor Renovations (London) RG30 4UA, CC Flooring Services RG10 0SD, ART - Floor Sanding Maidenhead RG45 6DS, Ultimate Floor Sanding RG41 5AT.

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Reading floor sanding experts can normally help with floor sealing, floor staining, maple flooring, floorboard replacement, wooden floors, floor polishing, floor refinishing, wood floors, hardwood flooring, residential floors, floorboard sanding, timber flooring and other flooring services in Reading, Berkshire.

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A few Reading areas served by Reading floor sanding services: Carsdale Close, Andover Close, Cavendish Road, Derby Street, Chard Close, Cambrian Way, Blackbird Close, Camborne Close, Somerset Walk, Blanchard Close, Ashford Avenue, Devon Drive, Bingley Grove, Barber Close, Anstey Road, Sanctuary Close, Douglas Grange, Dorothy Street, Avebury Square, Bardolph Close, Blackthorn Close, Dowding Close, Aberaman, Cedar Road, Armour Road, Balme Close, Sheraton Drive, Abbots Road, Dickens Close.

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