Floor Sanding Skipton

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Skipton Floor Sanding (BD23): If you've got wooden floorboards in your house in Skipton, you may be thinking about getting them professionally sanded down and used as the main floor surface, replacing your current carpeting with an eye-catching and hard wearing floor, free from mites, dust and allergens. This can be done with both soft and hardwood floorboards and may even add extra value to your property.

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To have floor sanding carried out properly it is almost always wise to retain the services of a local Skipton floor sanding firm who specialise in this type of project. With a little research you'll soon discover that there are quite a few in the Skipton area and other places in North Yorkshire. Whilst you could have a bash at doing your own floor sanding it isn't necessarily a DIY sort of task, because some quite costly equipment is required to accomplish it successfully. A reliable Skipton floor sanding service will come armed with all the proper gear.

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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Skipton will mean that the job is done properly and with the minimum amount of dust and mess as possible. If you were to use your own hand-held sanding machine you would soon get dust all over the home and it could take a while to clear. When using specialist sanding equipment all of the wood dust is sucked up by a powerful extraction system, leaving only a perfectly smooth wooden surface that can then be appropriately finished.

The most effective floor sanders are made by companies such as: Lagler, Pallmann, Bona and Hummer, and many of these will be available to rent in locations around North Yorkshire, if you can't find any in Skipton itself. Obviously, you will only have to do this if you do make the decision to press ahead with your own floor sanding project, because professional companies will bring their own floor sanding machinery. Check with the tool hire company to determine exactly what you need and move forward from there if you take this option.

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Before any actual sanding begins the relevant rooms will have to be totally clear of furniture and furnishings. Carpeting and associated materials must be removed, as will any screws and nails which are sticking up from the floor. The sanding appliance has to be swung around the room, therefore it's better without any obstructions in the way.

After the sanding down has been completed your floor might need a few repairs and basic sprucing up. Larger screw or nail holes can be filled with an appropriate colour-matched wood filler and when dry given one last rub down with smooth glasspaper. Cracks and splits can also be given a similar treatment. Should there be any pieces of timber missing these can be meticulously filled, repaired and sandpapered.

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The sealing and varnishing of your newly sanded floorboards is the last and final step in the procedure. This is the time when you really notice the difference in your floor. A coating of a suitable sealant (for instance Liberon Floor Sealer), will help to accentuate the beautiful natural shades of the timber, provide a sound base for the varnish, and at the same time offer some further protection against various sorts of damage. Two or three coats of a top quality varnish should then be applied, giving plenty of time for dying between coats.

Seeing that, the first thing you think of when considering the prospect of sanding down your flooring is all of the effort, dust and disruption, you might begin to wonder whether it's really worth it. Before beginning such a process, it is always a wise idea to run through the positives and negatives, to see which side comes out on top. Once you've done this, you'll certainly have a better insight of what you can hope to achieve by sanding down your floors. Since we've already touched on the cons (dust, hard work and disruption), now we'll talk about some of the pros.

  • Discourages Pests and Bugs: There will be far less places for pests and bugs to hide once you have sanded and sealed your floorboards. Let's be honest these pests love to lurk in the crevices and cracks of a hardwood floor.
  • Restores the Floor to its Former Glory: If you've already got a hardwood floor that has been exposed and used over a period of time, it will probably be showing signs of wear and tear. The floor sanding and finishing process will re-establish the beauty and appeal that your floor had previously.
  • Polished Floors Are Easier to Keep Clean: Cracked and worn floorboards are inclined to trap more dust, and when you've sanded, sealed and buffed-up those floorboards they are going to far easier to clean and less inclined to attract dust.
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Floor sanding can be done in Skipton and also in: Gargrave, Earby, Kildwick, Thorlby, Low Snaygill, Bradley, Stirton, Embsay, Thornton-in-Craven, Eastby, High Bradley, Broughton, Carleton, Lothersdale, Cononley, Cross Hills, and in these postcodes BD23 1LD, BD23 1DW, BD23 1AN, BD23 1EH, BD20 9HA, BD20 9HB, BD23 1PL, BD23 1JH, BD23 1BY, BD23 1ED. Locally based Skipton flooring specialists will probably have the dialling code 01756 and the postcode BD23.

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Also find: Thorlby floor sanding, Earby floor sanding, Kildwick floor sanding, Carleton floor sanding, Stirton floor sanding, Thornton-in-Craven floor sanding, Cross Hills floor sanding, Embsay floor sanding, Eastby floor sanding, Cononley floor sanding, Lothersdale floor sanding, Bradley floor sanding, Low Snaygill floor sanding, Gargrave floor sanding, High Bradley floor sanding, Broughton floor sanders and more.

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Folks who live in the following areas and roads have recently enquired about floor sanding and finishing - Kingsway, Lambert Street, Gas Street, Moorview Way, Lytham Gardens, The Drive, Spinners Court, Caroline Square, Raikeswood Crescent, Castle Street, Upper Union Street, Crook Rise View, Cawder Road, Woodlands Walk, Walton Street, Sidgwick Court, Park Street, Lytham Close, Regent Road, Long Meadow, Frith Street, Engine Shed Lane, Woodlands Drive, Coach Street Yard, Alexandra Court, Milton Street, Duckett Street, Elliot Street, Cumberland Street, Swadford Street, as well as the following Skipton area postcodes: BD23 1LD, BD23 1DW, BD23 1AN, BD23 1EH, BD20 9HA, BD20 9HB, BD23 1PL, BD23 1JH, BD23 1BY, BD23 1ED.

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(This floor sanding Skipton page was revised and updated on 21-05-2022)