Floor Sanding Stirling

Stirling Floor Sanding (FK7): The look of your flooring is something which sets your property in Stirling 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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To have floor sanding done properly it is usually advisable to call in a local Stirling floor sanding company who specialise in this sort of work. With a bit of research you will find that there are several in the Stirling area and other places in Scotland. Whilst you could have a bash at doing your own floor sanding it is not really a DIY sort of job because some quite expensive equipment is needed to carry it out effectively. A decent Stirling floor sanding company will have all the proper gear.

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The sort of hand held sander that you have in your toolbox is not the proper choice for a project of this size, and you could get yourself in a right pickle if you try to tackle the job with one of these. Any respectable floor sanding company in Stirling will not even consider using tools like this for such a task and will have professional floor sanding machinery that makes short work of it without too much mess or dust.

The best floor sanders are made by companies like: Lagler, Bona, Hummer and Pallmann, and most of these are available to hire in places around Scotland if you cannot find any in Stirling 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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While you could perhaps move stuff from one side of the room to the other while doing the sanding, it is much better if the room is cleared completely. This should include soft furnishings and furniture, plus any existing floor coverings such as carpets, underlay and grippers. Any screws or nails that are protruding from the floorboards will also need to be removed or punched below the surface.

Once the sanding has been finished your floor may need some minor repairs and general tidying up. Larger nail and screw holes can be filled with an appropriate wood filler and given a final rub down with smooth sandpaper. Cracks and splits can also be given the same treatment. If there are any lumps of wood missing these can be carefully repaired, filled and also rubbed down.

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.

Cambusbarron, Cambuskenneth, Bannockburn, Touch, Throsk, Bridge of Allan, Alloa, Fallin, Craigforth, Tullibody, Kersemill, St Ninians, Cowie, Causewayhead, Raploch, Whins of Milton, Cambus and more areas of Scotland, are within the range of most Stirling floor sanding companies.

Maintenance of Wood Floors

Once your floor has been completed don't just think that it can be left for years on end without any form of maintenance. Keep it well cleaned and keep an eye out for any worn patches. If any area of a varnished floor wears through to the bare wood, it can be very difficult to repair, so an occasional fresh coat of varnish or a couple of coats of acrylic sealer will help it to last for longer without having to be re-sanded.

Stirling floor sanding: General Floor Sanding Co G67 3JZ, Donald Flooring & Contracts Ltd FK10 3HA, General Floor Sanding FK13 6JH, Caledonian Floors .

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Stirling floor sanding experts will likely help you with office flooring, floor maintenance, floor care, Granwood flooring, floor replacement, gap filling, wood flooring, beech floors, commercial flooring, flooring repairs, floor sealing, floor restoration and other flooring services in Stirling, Scotland.

Also find: Kersemill floorers, Tullibody floorers, Alloa floorers, Touch floorers, Cambusbarron floorers, Bannockburn floorers, Craigforth floorers, Cowie floorers, Cambus floorers, Throsk floorers, Raploch floorers, St Ninians floorers, Cambuskenneth floorers, Causewayhead floorers, Fallin floorers, Bridge of Allan floorers, Whins of Milton floor sanders and more.

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A few Stirling locations serviced by Stirling floor sanding services: Craigton Farm Cottage, Broomhill Court, Homestead Farm, St. James Orchard, Upper Craigs, Blenheim Court, Back Walk Rock Terrace, Claycrofts Place, South Kersebonny Steading, Blairuskin Beg, Mosshouse, Forthbank Stadium, Ben Lomond Drive, Manor Neuk Farm Cottage, Causewayhead Road, Gogar Place, Springwood Avenue, Woodside Cottage, Allan Park, Oliphant Court, South Street, Sauchie Mill Cottages, Achray Drive, Strathmore Drive, Grant Place, Howlands House, Croftside Park, Ruskie Road, Powis Mains.

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