Floor Board Restoration
eSTABLISHED IN 1995
We set up our business in 1995. We are Members of The Guild of Master Craftsmen and take pride in our work. These days we take extra care when it comes to health and safety.
Our specialist teams, have an impressive breadth of experience, offering you the most professional service in our industry.
We draw on over 30 years of Floor Sanding experience, successfully managing and expanding our business as well as our customer base for the repeat business.
To deliver a 1st class service that remains highly competitive, we know we must constantly evolve and develop our products and services to stay ahead of our competitors.
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We have qualified and experienced estimators that cover the south east of England. Our services teams work from our head office in London.
Because we are part of the “FLOOR SANDER HIRE GROUP”, our buying power and insight to the latest up to date machinery is what keeps us apart from our competitors. We boast more professional machinery than any other company in the UK.
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Floor Board Restoration & installation Services London & Home Counties
Wooden flooring has a number of advantages, including its original appearance, longevity, and inexpensive restoration costs.
If you appreciate the beauty of wood flooring but are hesitant to replace or maintain it, restoration may be an excellent choice for you. This option can, in fact, help you save time and money.
We have been serving customers since 1995 in London and the Home Counties. We offer Floor Board Restoration services and will come to your home or premises to do a free consultation.
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Floor Board Restoration faqs
Floor sanding is an important phase in the renovation process since it results in a clean, smooth, and level surface.
If done correctly, it ensures a flawless finish. However, sanding an oak, exotic wood, or pine floor, or one that has been oiled, waxed, painted, varnished, old, or damaged, cannot be done on the cheap. This is especially true given the variety of sanding processes available. In particular, blank sanding is used when changing the finish, color, or strips.
It is possible to do the work yourself, however, like any other area of expertise, it is preferable to hire an experienced professional to assist you with your flooring restoration project.
Floor Sanding offers complete and expert wood floorboard restoration services to revive old and worn-down flooring. Below we have created a short guide to explain the key elements of the process.
Oak hardwood restoration with a glossy oil finish.
1. Site Preparation
The first step is to assess the condition of the pre-existing wood flooring. Any soiled, or severely damages planks must be removed and replaced. For a full guide on wood floorboard installation, please visit our page Floorboard Fitting.
The next step is to sand floor to remove the top layer of worn-down wood. Sanding can only be done on engineered, parquet and hardwood flooring. Cork tile flooring can be refinished with wax, however extensive damage will require complete upheaval. This would also be the case for laminated flooring as it doesn’t contain any real wood.
To sand the floors, a variety of sanding machines can be used to mechanically remove the worn-down layer of wood. Since sanding machines are expensive, it is best to hire them out or have our professional, experienced technicians do the job for you!
Photo: Floor Sander Hire. Bona 8 inch belt sander.
Finally, the floorboards are finished with an oil, lacquer or wax to nourish, protect and enhance the beauty of your flooring. To ensure the finish is applied evenly, a roller can be used to coat the flooring, making sure to apply along the grain of the wood. Each layer must dry before the next is applied. Depending on the product used, 1-3 layers is the benchmark.
Oiled flooring must be replenished with oil every 6-24 months to bolster the protection of the wood. In the event of staining, a touch-up oil in the appropriate colour may be used to create a seamless finish. Lacquered and wax finishes harden over time and thus provide greater protection. As such, refinishing can be considered if and when the coating has worn off.