There are many places with suitable properties to renovate by bringing up the natural beauty of wooden floor boards. London and many English properties are ideal for floor restoration london companies to help or hire you the equipment for this big transformation. Lots of places have prime properties just waiting for this change to enhance their look and also their value. This has been quite trendy now for a number of years and the choice is whether you wish to go DIY or invest a little in getting the experts to come and do the job for you.
The amount of preparation that is taken to do a floor restoration job well is very important when comparing the end result. There are several types of floor sanding steps that must be followed to perfect the outcome of the finished floor. Regardless, of the experience a do it yourself carpenter has, if the proper steps are followed through until the end, the floor will have a professional look. However be aware that it is rather time consuming and there are are some excellent floor restoration experts who can ensure a fabulous result.
The step that will need to be taken now is the type of sand paper and size of machine that will be needed. Most likely a palm sander would be too small to sand an entire floor surface, and a larger sanding mechanism will have to be obtained. Usually these large types of floor restoration equipment are available to rent, because unless there are many floors to do and floor sanding is a chosen occupation, buying a heavy duty floor sander is an unnecessary investment. Floor restoration London companies can often do the work for you or hire you the equipment whichever you prefer.
If the choice of the owner is too bring out the wood grain in a new or original hard wood floor surface, the first thing to do is to sand the entire floor with a rough sanding paper to bring out the natural grain of the wood. After the first sanding, clean the floor thoroughly with a vacuum to get all the loose particles and dust away from the floor. Then clean with water to make sure all the sanding dust is removed.
After the first sanding job is complete, and the cleaning done, the next thing to do is to change the sanding pad to finer grit sandpaper. In most cases something in the lower to middle two hundred ranges should be a wise choice. Then sand the entire floor again. This will make the floor a little smoother than before and will start to reveal the natural wood grain.
The next type of sand paper lies in the four or five hundred grit range. While using this fine of a grit of sanding paper, make sure the floor is a little damp. This technique is referred to as wet sanding. While wet sanding, the smallest particles are removed from the natural wood surface, and the floor will be prepared for the clear coating that protects the wooden floor.
After wet sanding, the floor sanding procedure is complete. Since sanding a floor into perfection takes such a long time, you may want to rent a sander for a weekend and see the project through to the finish. Otherwise, there is can be a lot of money tied up just in equipment.
After all floor sanding is done, and the proper cleaning is finished, the floor will be ready to apply the top layer of floor surface. This can be tiled or sheets of linoleum depending on the owner preference. Either way there should be no bubbles or tears ending up as a result of poor sanding.
When you decide to choose a floor sanding company they should use dustless floor sanding machinery and work to your brief, therefore getting the optimum results, assuming they have a good track records and are a reputable company who use proper craftspeople.