Floor Sanding Redhill

Redhill Floor Sanding (RH1): If your property in Redhill 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 Redhill have the expertise or willingness to take on such a project. Local Redhill floor sanding companies will be your likely port of call and if you can't find a suitable on nearby, there are others throughout Surrey who should be able to help.

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In order to get your floors sanded without generating a huge amount of mess and wood dust a professional Redhill floor sanding company will bring in some pretty impressive equipment. Modern sanding machines are very powerful and have an extraction system incorporated to extract all the wood dust as it is generated, meaning the whole process is relatively dust-free. So you can see why going at it with your little hand held Black & Decker sander is not really going to cut it for work like this.

Of course this professional machinery is available for hire throughout Surrey, if not in Redhill itself, if you decide to go down the do-it-yourself route. It isn't cheap to hire, so get yourself organised and try to get all the sanding done in one day. You will obviously not have to stress about this if you employ a flooring company as they will provide all this equipment themselves.

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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.

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.

Wood Floor Maintenance Redhill

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.

Redhill floor sanding: Flooring Trade Supplies RH1 3AR, Back to Wood CR5 3RX, Stone Floor Restore SM4 4HQ, J's Restoration RH9 8HE.

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A few Redhill areas serviced by Redhill floor sanding services: Daneshill Close, Chipstead Close, Sylvan Way, Station Road South, Delabole Road, Bletchingley Road, Doran Gardens, Coach House Mews, Bourne Road, Bramble Walk, South Park Lane, Ambleside Close, Copsleigh Close, Carters Cottages, Bower Hill Close, Blacklands Meadow, Baxter Avenue, Cogmans Lane, Chaldon Close, Scotts Hill, Brownlow Road, Brakey Hill, St Annes Way, Clerks Croft, Deans Lane, Cormongers Lane, Coopers Hill Road.

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