Floor Sanding Whitehaven

Whitehaven Floor Sanding (CA28): If you have wooden floorboards in your home in Whitehaven, you might be thinking about having them sanded down and used as the final floor surface, replacing your existing carpets with a beautiful and hard wearing floor, free of dust, allergens and mites. This can be done with both soft and hardwood floors and it can even add value to your property.

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To have floor sanding done properly it is usually advisable to call in a local Whitehaven floor sanding company who specialise in this sort of work. With a bit of research you will find that there are several in the Whitehaven area and other places in Cumbria. 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 Whitehaven floor sanding company will have all the proper gear.

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In order to get your floors sanded without generating a huge amount of mess and wood dust a professional Whitehaven floor sanding company will bring in some pretty impressive equipment. Modern sanding machines are very powerful and have an extraction system incorporated to extract all the wood dust as it is generated, meaning the whole process is relatively dust-free. So you can see why going at it with your little hand held Black & Decker sander is not really going to cut it for work like this.

Specialist floor sanding machines are not of course exclusive to the professionals, so if you do decide to have a go at sanding your own floors you could always hire the necessary equipment which is readily available somewhere in the Whitehaven or Cumbria area. Ask the hire company exactly what you need and they will advise as to the best machines for your project. There are some well known makes of floor sander including Hummer, Pallmann, Lagler and Bona.

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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.

To end up with a really smooth and damage free floor surface, some additional repair work may need to be done. The entire floor will have to be inspected with a fine tooth comb to identify any splits, defects and cracks, which can be repaired and filled with a good quality wood filler. Similar attention can be given to holes left by nails or screws and damage caused by carpet grippers and threshold strips. The wood filler needs to be matched at closely as possible to the colour of the wood.

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.

Whitehaven floor sanding: J.G. Premier Floor Sanding/Polishing DG6 4NT, Solway Sanding Solutions LA23 2JW, Protec Floor Sanding ST7 1AQ, Hill & Taylor Flooring Ltd .

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Whitehaven floor sanding experts can usually help you with floor maintenance, pine floors, floor staining, floor sanding, floor replacement, Granwood floors, floor renovation, wooden floors, floor polishing, beech flooring, timber floors, floor refurbishment and other flooring services in Whitehaven, Cumbria.

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A few Whitehaven addresses serviced by Whitehaven floor sanding services: Bedford Street, Brewery Brow, The Green, Snebro Road, Cartgate Road, Sycamore Close, Cliff Road, College View, Ashness Close, The Square, Croft Terrace, Station Road, Tower Hill, Copeland Avenue, Cleator Moor Road, Coronation Drive, The Retreat, Sandringham Avenue, St Johns Court, Criffel Road, Albion Street, Stanley View, Bank Yard Road.

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