Floor Sanding Watford

Watford Floor Sanding (WD17): If your property in Watford 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 Watford 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 Watford 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, Pallmann and Hummer. 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.

Your local floor sanding company in Watford will not only provide services within the town itself but in surrounding areas like Oxhey, Northwood Hills, Bushey, South Oxhey, Northwood, Pinner Green, Eastbury, Croxley Green, Elstree, Batchworth, Garston, Pinner, Rickmansworth, Aldenham, Letchmore Heath, Bushey Heath, and more places in Hertfordshire.

Wood Floor Maintenance Watford

A wood floor needs regular maintenance no matter whether its in an office, a busy pub or the living room of your house. Sweep dust away daily if possible and clean using a patent wood floor cleaner and a microfibre cloth or mop. Remember to use felt pads on the feet of your furniture, take off shoes before walking into the room and immediately wipe away anything that is spilt on the floor, especially anything hot or chemical based. You want to avoid any areas wearing through to the bare wood, which will make it hard to repair, so keep your eyes peeled for this issue.

Watford floor sanding: Wood Floor Renovations (London) UB7 8LG, CRC Flooring Ltd WD25 0AH, Ironwood Flooring Services Ltd WD24 6PQ, Watford Floor Sanding WD23 1BT.

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Some Watford areas covered by Watford floor sanding services: Ashfields, Bridge Place, Attenborough Close, Bembridge Place, Benskin Road, Birch Tree Walk, Clapgate Road, Capel Vere Walk, Sheriff Way, Belmont Road, Baird Close, St Georges Road, Coningesby Drive, Denmark Street, Alwin Place, Church Road, Stanley Road, Churchfields Road, Austin Villas, Common Lane, Shepherds Road, Blackbird Lane, College Grounds, Armand Close, Compton Place, Ash Tree Road, Belfairs Green, Benton Road.

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