Floor Sanding Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on-Sea Floor Sanding (SS0): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Southend-on-Sea apart from those of your friends and neighbours. A beautiful looking floor can add value to your home and transform the whole look of any room. The most attractive of all floor surfaces is natural wood, and the truth is that most of us already have a wooden floor, but cover it up with carpets and other artificial materials. Having your existing wooden floor sanded down, sealed and finished is the easy way to get that floor you have always dreamed of.

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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 Southend-on-Sea 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 Southend-on-Sea 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.

Obviously is is not just the professionals who have access to the finest floor sanding machines, and you could easily hire the required machinery if you really are determined to tackle the task yourself. Some of the best known makes of sanders include: Lagler, Bona, Hummer and Pallmann. You are going to need a drum sander and an edging sander, plus some associated equipment and rather than going into all the details here you can ask at the hire shop and they will give you what you need.

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Your Southend-on-Sea floor sanding contractors will probably ask you to clear everything from any rooms that are to be worked on, although they may be prepared to help you with this if you are unable to do it yourself. Chat with them about it beforehand and see what can be worked out. A clear, clean room is essential when carrying out this sort of work, so get all that stuff out of there! Larger heavy items of furniture could possibly be left in there and moved from end to end, but again talk with the company.

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 last stage of the process will be sealing and finishing your floor. These days not everybody uses sealer on wood floors since the modern varnishes are supposed to do the job of sealing and finishing your sanded wood surface. Our own opinion is that it is better to give your floor a coat of sealant first, as this brings out the natural colour of the wood, gives extra protection against scratching and staining, and gives the perfect base for the final coats of varnish. For varnishing use a good quality polyurethane product such as Ronseal Diamond Hard Floor Varnish and give it two or three coats.

Southend-on-Sea floor sanding: D Brown Flooring CM0 8HQ, The Old Oak Flooring Co SS2 6RH, Scott Flooring SS1 3HF, Restoreafloor SS4 1ND.

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Southend-on-Sea floor sanding experts will likely help with domestic floors, Granwood flooring, wood floors, school floors, floor refurbishing, floor sealing, floor replacement, oak flooring, residential flooring, floor renovation, maple floors, commercial floors and other flooring services in Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

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A few Southend-on-Sea locations covered by Southend-on-Sea floor sanding services: Chelmsford Avenue, Constable Way, St Johns Road, Baxter Avenue, Arnold Avenue, St Leonards Road, Aragon Close, Chelsea Avenue, Ashburnham Road, Coronation Close, The Wheelwrights, Clifftown Road, Challacombe, Barrington Close, Clover Villas, The Common, Branscombe Gardens, Sackville Road, Daines Close, Thorpe Hall Avenue, Court End, Smith Street, Camper Road, Tunbridge Road, Dalwood, The Renown, The Anchorage, Coleman Street, Appledore.

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