Floor Sanding Southampton

Southampton Floor Sanding (SO14): If your property in Southampton 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 Southampton, 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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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Southampton will mean that the job is done properly and with as little dust and mess as possible. If you used your own hand-held sanding machine you would get dust everywhere throughout the house and it could take months to clear. With specialist sanding equipment all the wood dust is sucked up by a powerful extraction system, leaving just a perfectly smooth wood surface that can then be finished appropriately.

Of course this professional machinery is available for hire throughout Hampshire, if not in Southampton 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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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.

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.

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.

Chapel, Weston, Millbrook, Hedge End, Hightown, Eastleigh, Ocean Village, Sholing, West End, Woolston, Northam, Bitterne Park, Totton, Marchwood, Freemantle, Warsash, Shirley, Swaythling and more areas of Hampshire, are within the range of most Southampton floor sanding companies.

Southampton Wood Floor Maintenance

If you love your attractive new floor, you will want to keep it looking like it does right now. In order to do this it will need regular maintenance and care. You can take a few measures to avoid damaging your floor and these include taking off footwear before entering the room, wiping up spillages as soon as they happen, fitting the feet of furniture with felt pads and cleaning the floor regularly with a good quality wood floor cleaner. Keep your eyes open for worn patches because these will need treating before they break through to the bare wood.

Southampton floor sanding: Mike Davies SO14 6RZ, Flooring Solution SO15 2PG, KHR Co.Ltd SO50 7DZ, Flormac Ltd SO31 6XD.

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Southampton floor sanding experts can usually help you with timber flooring, floor polishing, floor sealing, floor repair, floor replacement, gap filling, floorboard sanding, floor care, floor finishing, oak flooring, office floors, residential flooring and other flooring services in Southampton, Hampshire.

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Some Southampton roads served by Southampton floor sanding services: Drakes Close, Bassett Green Close, Caledonia Drive, Dukeswood Drive, Dukes Road, Chilworth Manor, Clanfield Road, Bartley Avenue, Cirrus Gardens, Simon Way, The Liberties, Daniels Walk, Beaulieu Road, Bartram Road, Thornhill Park Road, Somerset Terrace, Bindon Road, Beverley Road, Dyneley Green, Clayhill Close, Charles Knott Gardens, Aspen Close, Cherrywood Gardens, Atherley Road, Shirley Park Road, Almatade Road, Bailey Close, Donigers Close, Atheling Road, Avenue Road.

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