The first step in sanding process is actually the preparation of the floor before the sanding. It is good to move the furniture out and take down any curtains or drapes. Use tape to shut any cupboards and doors to seal them against dust, although we are working with modern 99% dust free sanding machines! For the lovers of vinyl or linoleum, once you have removed the covering any glue or adhesive on the boards is going to be scraped off. Here is good to mention that some floors need more preparation than others and our experts are going to help you with this. Above the surface of the wood we are going to remove any exposed nails or staples. We are going to fix the loose boards and repair broken boards as we replace them. When we are replacing boards we are choosing specific wood type that is going to match your original floor and once it has been sanded down it will look stunning! The preparation of your floor is integral part of achieving a quality end result, our experts have years of experience and our work is guaranteed!
High-filtration vacuum is the step we make after the preparation of the flooring. Our experts work with high technology system, that is designed to provide quality service in industrial applications like sanding.They are developed for efficient clean up and removal of light or weight waste and small dust parts. The vacuum receiver filtration is accomplished by a canton flannel filter bag with a filtration area, and as we mentioned our machines provide 99% dust free process. Traditionally hardwood floor sanding is typically an extremely dusty process. The dust-storm in your home is a big clean-up headache and a potential health risk to your home environment. With our dust-free sanding those days are gone! Our machines improve conditions on the job and sets new standards with efficient, ergonomic and dust-free sanding from a new generation.
Sanding of the main floor surface includes a sandpaper and hand of an expert! It is important to be done by professionals because it may leave a very rough surface if the coarse paper is not the right one for this current floor type. With each sand with finer paper, you are removing and smoothing out the roughness of the wood and this is why we use really fine paper either. It really does make your flooring much more smoother, and easier to maintain. Our company provide our customers with a services as covering all aspects of sanding, gap filling, painting and everything your floor needs, contact us any time your floor is in need of attention!
Better foot traffic handling after sanding!
TOP 10 HARDEST WOODS:
1. Quebracho – From the Spanish “quebrar hacha,” which literally means
“axe breaker.” Aptly named, wood in the Schinopsis genus is among the
heaviest and hardest in the world.
2. Lignum Vitae -Widely accepted as the hardest wood in the world–this
wood has been listed as an endangered species and is listed in CITES.
Consider Verawood as a very close substitute.
3. Gidgee – This Australian endemic is both very heavy and very strong.
Some pieces are dark enough to be used as an ebony substitute: one that’s
even harder than the original article.
4. Snakewood – It’s easy to see what makes Snakewood so unique–its patterns
and markings resemble the skin of a snake. Limited supply and high demand
make this one of the most expensive woods on eart.
5. Verawood – Sometimes called Argentine Lignum Vitae, this wood is a gem:
inexpensive, great olive-green color, beautiful feathery grain pattern, and
it takes a great natural polish on the lathe.
6. Camelthorn – Formerly classified as a member of the Acacia genus, this
south African hardwood is a tough customer. The wood is stubbornly hard,
and the tree is protected by giant sharp thorns.
7. African Blackwood – In some parts of the world, this wood has achieved
an almost legendary status. Historical evidence points to this wood
(rather than Diospyros spp.) being the original “ebony.”
8. Black Ironwood – Pieces are very seldom seen for sale, as this tree is
too small to produce commercially viable lumber. Like the unrelated
Desert Ironwood, Black Ironwood is an excellent choice for small
9. Katalox / Wamara – Some pieces can be just about a dark as true ebony,
while others are a more reddish brown with black streaks. So much depth
in the Swartzia genus, there’s something for everyone!
10. Cebil- Also known as Curupay or by the exaggerated name Patagonian
Rosewood, Cebil is not a true rosewood. It has a highly variable streaked
appearance not too unlike Goncalo Alves.
We can give you a estimate over the phone or via email if you have the dimensions, as we work on a rate per sq meter or sq yard the estimate will allow for minor repairs,sanding and finishing with three coats of varnish.If the price quoted seems reasonable, we will then visit your home to look at the floor and discuss your thoughts, concerns and ideas for the project.
We will then send you a written estimate or email you an estimate for the work.
If you would like to go ahead we will give you a date on which we will hope to start your room. We do not charge for my estimates or advice.
If you have a floor in need of some care and attention, contact us for a no-obligation quote.
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