Floor Sanding Sunderland

Sunderland Floor Sanding (SR1): If you are fed up with having carpets in your home in Sunderland, and would prefer a low maintenance floor that is easy to clean and doesn't gather dust and allergens, perhaps a wooden floor surface may be the answer. If you already have wood floorboards under that dusty old carpet then you are already halfway there. You could have this flooring sanded down and end up with a practical and beautiful floor surface that will be the envy or your friends.

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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 Sunderland 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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Hiring a professional floor sanding company in Sunderland 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.

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: Hummer, Pallmann, Lagler and Bona. 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.

In order to get your sanded floor up to the required standard there will be some more work to do before any sealing or finishing can take place. There could be some splits and cracks in the floorboards and also screw and nail holes, which all need to be filled with a suitably coloured wood filler. The repaired areas will need to be given a final sanding with a fine abrasive to give that super fine finish.

Sealing and varnishing your newly sanded floorboards is the last and final part of the process. This is when you really notice the difference in your floor. A coating of an appropriate sealer (for instance Liberon Floor Sealer), will help to bring out the beautiful natural colours of the wood, provide the varnish with a sound base, and at the same time offer some additional protection against various types of damage. Two or three coats of a top quality varnish should then be applied, giving plenty of time for dying between coats.

Floor sanding services are of course not only available in Sunderland itself but also in nearby places such as East Boldon, Castletown, Wearside, Silksworth, Ryhope, Hendon, Burdon, Roker, Cleadon, Whitburn, Fulwell, Monkwearmouth, Tunstall, Washington, Southwick, Springwell, East Herrington, and elsewhere in Tyne and Wear.

Sunderland floor sanding: Hylton Road Carpet Centre NE12 7HY, Johnson's Flooring SR6 9JP, A & S Flooring NE6 4NY, Robinson Flooring SR4 0LT.

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Also find: Roker floorers, Hendon floorers, Washington floorers, Monkwearmouth floorers, Cleadon floorers, Silksworth floorers, Whitburn floorers, Ryhope floorers, East Herrington floorers, Tunstall floorers, Burdon floorers, Castletown floorers, East Boldon floorers, Springwell floorers, Wearside floorers, Southwick floorers, Fulwell floor sanders and more.

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A few Sunderland addresses served by Sunderland floor sanding services: Alliance Place, Acklam Avenue, Somerset Cottages, Cairncross, Central Avenue, Southend Road, Silkstun Court, Callington Drive, Balmoral Court, The Gill, Bartram Street, Chelmsford Street, Brierfield Grove, Dean Terrace, Danville Road, Denham Avenue, Bromarsh Court, Belle Vue Road, Caspian Square, Deerness Road, Canonsfield Close, Beecholm Court, Sunningdale Road, Teddington Road, Clovelly Square, Dipton Gardens, Bathgate Avenue, Arundel Gardens, Tunstall Terrace.

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