The process of sanding and restoring your wooden floor is absolutely incredible. Once this process has been completed, another phase of the restoration comes into play. This process finishes the floor and leaves it equipped to tackle the daily wear and tear that it will inevitably encounter.
The wood finishing process is fascinating as it allows the opportunity to create a unique and bespoke appearance. Some may not know this; but wood finishes can be tailored to compliment your existing décor. There are an incredible range of wood finish products available. Our expertise in this field has also allowed us to offer fully bespoke finishes that match any individual requirements.
Prior to deciding any particular product finish, it is important first that the usage of the space is considered. Varying finishes offer different levels of durability and sheen. Different products are better-matched to higher foot traffic areas and others are more suitable for a particular appearance.
It is important to remember, however, that there will be a finish that suitably reflects the appearance you are looking to achieve and will offer a durable finish.
Another element to consider is the fact that the process of sanding wooden floors prior to the application of any finish is pivotal. Any previous coatings need to be fully removed and the surface prepared appropriately. In this instance, the floor sanding process is the preparation to the finish so this is a prime example of where preparation is key. The floor needs to be sanded seamlessly so that when the finish is applied, it continues to offer a flawless appearance.
When applying any finish product, it is important to always work with the grain of the wood. This avoids streaks and will only work to enhance the beautiful grain of your wood boards.
Whilst this offers an insight into the world of wood finish products, it is our job to ensure that our clients are well-informed to make an educated decision. We offer full support throughout this process to ensure the smooth running of the project. Call today on 0845 4599941 to find out more information
By On February 13, 2017 No Comments
By On February 13, 2017 No Comments
This video has been created in order to offer an insight into wood floor finishes. In particular it has been formulated to offer advice and valuable information. This video shows guarded secrets of a specialist floor sander.
It first deals with the fact that when you hire a professional floor sanding Company you are instantly reassured. Time invested in identifying a specialist, such as Total Floor Care is invaluable. You are then instantly offered confidence that you will receive the best-achievable finish.
It then goes onto discuss how wood floors are unique. They are individual and it is important to understand the intricacies that can be faced when repairing and sanding wood floors.
Furthermore it discusses the fact that wood floor restoration is an ever-evolving service. This is one of the most fascinating elements of our provision. It means that we have to stay ahead of new techniques, products and technology. This, after all, is what enables us to produce exceptional results every time.
Our Time-Served Secrets:
One of our secrets deals with the way in which we are armed with in-depth information about wood finishes. The product ranges are immense and it is important that our clients are offered information that will further benefit them and their wooden floors. This does not mean that they should be blinded by science.
Another of our secrets offers an insight into the fact that different finishes offer varying appearances. As well as the fact that wood finishes protect your wood boards, different finishes will alter the appearance of your floor. It is therefore important that the correct product is selected to achieve your requested look.
Please take a minute to view our video which further discusses anticipated usage, types, application and why a wood finish is required. If you would like to find out more about our floor finishing services please call today on 0845 4599941.
By On December 8, 2016 No Comments
Parquet floors are considered to be beautiful and sophisticated. Many of which can be found in premises such as schools, churches, universities and other cultured buildings. This often means that the owners of the buildings are very adoring of their floor. This is where restoration plays such a pivotal role.
We were contacted about restoring this parquet flooring in Leeds. Our clients were unsure of what the floor would look like once it had been sanded. This was due to the fact that the dirt build-up had occurred over many years.
We arranged to complete a survey of this floor and as part of this we discussed completing a sample area. This would allow us the opportunity to show our clients the transformation that could be achieved.
All old coatings and the surface layer of the wood was removed with our sanding machinery. The process to complete the wood sanding sample was relatively quick. However, the results were extreme.
The individual boards were stripped back of the dirt that had built up over so many years. At this point our client commented that they didn’t even realise that their floor was naturally that colour.
From this point we were able to discuss wood finishes that would best compliment their individual usage. Any floor in a commercial setting needs to be finished with a hard-wearing and long-lasting wood finish.
This means that our clients receive true value for money. We are specialist commercial floor sanders and we are able to offer comprehensive services for both large and small wood floor restoration jobs.
Whatever the size of the job we will always go the extra mile to ensure that finish is second-to-none. You, our client, will be treated with respect and we will endeavour to ensure the process runs smoothly from start to finish.
If you have a floor sanding job that you would like us to quote we invite you to call today on 0845 4599941.
By On October 17, 2016 No Comments
It is possible that we are biased considering our passion for wooden floors and restoring them to like-new. However, it is arguable that this flooring type is one of the most popular because of its ability to fit seamlessly with any décor.
Why Choose A Wooden Floor?
The reasons as to why you would select a wooden floor include:
- Wood floors are multifunctional
- Wooden floors can be laid in many different rooms
- They can withstand high foot traffic
- They require low maintenance
- They can look better with age
- They can be restored if required
Once a wood floor is laid it will start to experience daily wear and tear. This is unavoidable but should not be seen as daunting. There are ways in which you can reduce the risk of wear or even damage to your newly-laid floor.
Keep Your Wood Floors Safe
There are different ways in which you can keep your wood floors safe from damage. Here are some of our top tips:
Place matting outside and inside of every external doorway. Particles that would otherwise enter your property will be gathered on the matting. Having two mats will ensure maximum removal of larger and smaller particles.
Make sure to sweep daily. This will reduce the build-up of particles on the surface. If these particles are left they will be carried around on people’s feet and will work to further deteriorate your floor. This is a process that won’t take long but will provide maximum benefit to ensure the longevity of your floor.
When you are attempted to clean your wood floor it is important that you have the correct tools, products and techniques. It may be that you are looking to clean a specific mark or you are cleaning the floors surface.
Make sure that the products you use are floor-type specific and won’t damage the finish. Do not scrub the surface with anything abrasive and make sure to use as little water as possible. Any water left on the surface will likely leave a stain or mark that is exceptionally difficult to remove.
If you find yourself in the position where your wood floors are looking dull and damaged, don’t forget about our wood floor sanding and restoration service. This will strip back the old finishes and top layer of the wood to reveal a new, fresh layer underneath.
We aim to offer true value for money with our wood floor restoration work; the job will be completed in a timely manner and you will be left with detail that will help you to maintain your floor. If you would like to arrange a quotation please call today on 0845 459 9941.