Floor Sanding Stockport

Stockport Floor Sanding (SK3): If your property in Stockport 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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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 Stockport 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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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 Stockport 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.

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, Hummer, Bona 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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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.

When the floor has been sanded with a roughish sandpaper, any required repairs can be carried out before the final smooth sanding finish is completed. Missing pieces of floorboard can be replaced, cracking and splits can be repaired and any ugly holes left by screws, nails and other fixings can be carefully caulked with a matching coloured wood filler, to give your floor that professionally finished appearance.

Before the newly sanded wood floor is given its final coats of varnish, it should be sealed with a good quality product like Liberon. While some people think that this is no longer necessary, you are only going to do this process once, so you might as well do it properly. Wood sealer gives the floor that extra bit of protection and helps prevent damage from staining, heat and scratching. It also builds a good base onto which the final varnish can be applied.

Offerton, Heaton Moor, Cheadle Hulme, Shaw Heath, Brinnington, Hazel Grove, Heaton Chapel, Cheadle Heath, Burnage, Heaton Norris, Woodley, Bramhall, Great Moor, Romiley, Reddish, Davenport and more areas of Greater Manchester, are within the range of most Stockport floor sanding companies.

Stockport floor sanding: Polar Floor Sanding SK8 3QH, Wilmac Flooring Co.Ltd M15 4HG, Majestic Wood Floors WA15 8AS, Wooden Floor Experts M3 4EL.

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Stockport floor sanding experts can generally help with softwood floors, commercial floors, walnut floors, timber floors, floor sanding, floor polishing, residential floors, hardwood flooring, beech flooring, floor refinishing, school floors, floor repairs and other flooring services in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

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A few Stockport addresses serviced by Stockport floor sanding services: Chippenham Avenue, Throstle Grove, The Circuit, Durham Close, Turner Road, Boddens Hill Road, Ashfield Road, Carstairs Avenue, Siddington Road, Devonshire Road, The Heys, Shottery Walks, Chapel Walk, Barwell Close, St Davids Road, Derwent Road, Seven Stiles Drive, Daisy Street, Clarendon Avenue, Chatsworth Road, Station Street, Sherbrooke Road, Thomas Street, Selbourne Close, Borth Avenue, Ben Davies Court, Southern Crescent, Cheadle Old Road, Dorothy Road, Andrew Lane.

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