Any wood floor is individual as the grain pattern, the way in which it is laid and its colouration will create a unique floor. This is further added to as the service of floor sanding creates a truly distinctive and individual appearance.
Floor sanding is an ever-evolving provision that continuously changes. New techniques, product formulations and technology allows professionals to remain at the cutting edge of their service. These adaptations also allow the best and long-lasting finish.
Secret one considers the fact that your chosen professional should be armed with a range of in-depth information about wood finishes and how best to advise you when considering your options. Foot traffic, temperature, location, wood type and other details should all form part of the decision-making process.
Secret two looks at the fact that different finishes offer varying appearances. It may be that you are looking to match your wooden flooring to your existing décor or you may already have a vision of how you would like it to look. Best-served professionals offer an entirely bespoke re-finishing service to create a floor that matches your individual requirements.
Secret three considers the usage of any room where you are looking to apply a wood finish. Different options provide varying levels of durability and the application process will dictate the absorption.
Secret four discusses the different types of wood finishes available and consists of varnishes, stains, lacquers, oils, waxes and dyes. It may come as a surprise that there is such a wide variation and each and every product offers their own individual pros and cons. It is imperative that the correct product is selected to ensure the overall success of the job.
Secret five considers the application of a wood finish. A top tip is to work with the grain pattern of the wood boards that you are working with. The grain will be enhanced and the boards are less likely to appear streaky or uneven.
Secret six provides an insight into why a finish is required. A wood floor that is left unfinished will inevitably experience more wear, damage and as a result could need expensive replacement. A floor that is finished will offer resistance against moisture changes, foot fall and spillages. A protected floor will stand the test of time and will therefore offer cost-effectiveness.
Wood finishes are fascinating products and time invested in considering the appropriate finish for your job will inevitably offer a superior result. Request advice, seek to find the best products and care for your floor in the correct way. Floor sanders will offer this comprehensive service and your wooden floor will be transformed.