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Floor Sanding Services in Islington

Parquet Floor Restoration, Pine Floor Boards, Solid Wood, Engineered Wood Flooring

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Our speciality in wood floor sanding and restoration is available across Islington. Getting floorboards, parquet, hardwood or engineered wood flooring to their former glory is what we excel in. The perfection in results and the smile of our clients is our best reward.

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Floor renovation project in Islington

Dust-free floor sanding and restoration services in Islington

As a leading flooring company in London, we bring the finest floor finishing service to Islington. Whether it's your home or your place of work, you can rest assured that your wooden floors are looked after by experienced and insurance bonded flooring service, with a portfolio of 1000s satisfied clients.

What's Included in Our Floor Sanding in Islington?

Our wood floor sanding services in Islington comes with obligation free site visit and quotation as well as expert advice on floor sealing products and maintenance. When you choose FlooringFirst! in Islington, you are getting a service with an eye on the detail, and a Customer Service team, striving to achieve excellent care, available 7 days a week. All our services are covered by our Floor Service Guarantee and comprehensive Public & Treatment Risk Insurance.

Our range of floor sanding and restoration services in Islington:

  • Floorboards, hardwood and parquet floor sanding and sealing
  • Floor repairs - partial refitting and local replacement of floorboards, parquet, engineered and hardwood flooring; repairs of water damaged floors, including parquet, hardwood or engineered floors.
  • Gap filling and minor touch-ups
  • Floor staining - we offer a wide range of wood dyes and can provide a number of samples before to proceeding with refinishing your floors, including whitewashed and grey finishes.
  • Soundproofing floorboards and decreasing drafts in floors
  • Supply and install seasoned/reclaimed original pine floorboards, hardwood and reclaimed parquet flooring to recover damage of existing floors.
  • We supply of prime and rustic parquet flooring, solid and engineered floors
  • We install new and replace skirting boards, beading and mouldings
  • Get an EXTRA 10% discount on our clean & polish service for all floors previously fitted or restored by FlooringFirst! Services.

Floor refinishing project in Islington

Wooden floors can make a huge difference in the environment of your home, and it can be an essential element in your businesses image. Getting in touch with FlooringFirst! in Islington is easy to do.

When you hire a flooring expert, you would probably like as well to receive more than just good looking smoothly finished wooden floors. You would also like a prompt, reliable service from someone who cares about your satisfaction. With us, that's precisely what you'll get.

Finishes available with FlooringFirst! restoration services:

  • "Bona Mega" lacquer - quick-drying, water-based lacquer, coming as a standard for domestic and light commercial use. Available in extra-matt, matt, satin or gloss. Available in natural invisible/unfinished look as well.
  • "Bona Traffic HD" lacquer - quick-drying, water-based, extra durable, commercial-grade finish for high traffic areas. Available in matt or satin only. Available in natural invisible/unfinished look as well, and anti-slip option.
  • "Bona Classic Primer" - for light wood colouration which produces a high-elasticity and well-bodied surface, thanks to its solid content.
  • "Bona Prime Amberseal" - intense, rich, and warm colours. Low VOC and fast drying time!
  • "Bona Prime Deep" - produces an enriched grain pattern and colour. Contains less than 10% VOC. 
  • "Bona Prime Intense" - a waterborne primer for untreated wooden floors, producing a medium to rich wood colouration.
  • "Junckers Strong" lacquer - quick-drying, water-based lacquer, coming as a standard for domestic and light commercial use. Available in matt, satin or gloss.
  • "Junckers BasePrime" primer - quick-drying time, provides a light gold appearance to any light-coloured wood floors. In combination with a Junckers' solvent-based or water-based lacquer - is a perfect fit for most sanded and untreated parquet floors.
  • "Junckers HP Commercial" lacquer - quick-drying, water-based, extra durable, commercial-grade finish for high traffic areas. Available in matt, satin and gloss. Our flagship product.
  • "Junckers PreLak Primer" - water-based, fast-drying, can be used alongside any water-based floor finishing products.
  • "Junckers PreLak White Primer" - water-based, fast-drying, adds whitewash shade.
  • "Junckers HP Professional 625" lacquer - slower drying, extremely durable solvent-based lacquer for domestic and commercial use. Available in matt, satin or gloss. Strong odour.
  • "Loba WS Easy Prime" - Provides optimised adhesion between wood and finish, fast-drying, reduces side bonding.
  • "Loba WS Viva 1-Component Lacquer" - Easy and reliable application, water-based, one-component lacquer designed for hardwood and parquet floors. Available in matt and semi-gloss. 
  • "Loba WS Fusion 2K Lacquer" - 2-Component, waterborne finish based on polyurethan-resins with extremely good final hardness. Simple and safe application, excellent wear resistance. Suitable for parquet, hardwood and cork flooring.

What Our Clients from Islington Say About Us


“I was very happy with the service, very friendly and polite.”
Mr. R. Smith, from Islington, N1
“ Neat finish. Great improvement from what was there! ”
Ms. F. Jones, from Islington, N2
“ Fantastic job - Thank you so much! ”
B. Griffin, from Islington, N1 1EJ
“ Looks great. Thank you. ”
Mrs. C. Sutherland, from Islington, N1 8AX
“ Excellent. Very detailed, thorough, clear etc. ”
Mr. N. Watson, from Islington, N1 4QD
“ Brilliant service, great guys to work with. Fab job ”
Mr. J. Willson, from Islington, N1 1LA
“ Floor looks great. Thanks ”
Mr. D. Jefferson, from Islington, N1 1LR

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Find Our More on Sanding in Islington


Local Project: Fireplace Heart Removal and Re-Finishing of Pine Parquet Flooring Blocks in Satin Lacquer in Islington

Parquet flooring is something unique. It was once only reserved for the nobility and the upper classes until modern technology allowed common people to have it in their homes. The current job involved the repair and restoration of old parquet flooring as well as the supply and installation of blocks in the stead of a recently removed fireplace. Among our other services, we also offer our clients to provide reclaimed flooring for their homes. Thanks to our vast network, finding the needed parquet blocks was a child’s play.

Fireplace heart removal and refinishing of pine parquet flooring blocks in satin lacquer in Islington
Fireplace heart removal and refinishing of pine parquet flooring blocks in satin lacquer in Islington, N1

Repairing old parquet floors can sometimes been tricky since most of them are laid with bitumen. Pulling the blocks one by one in order to repair them can take some time due to the brittle and unstable adhesive. However, we have a lot of experience in this so the process went smoothly. After repairing or replacing the parquet pieces who needed it, we sanded the floor and buffed it with Bona Trio which made the worn blocks reveal their inner beauty.

Once we uncovered the bare wood, we applied three coats Junckers HP Commercial which allowed the parquet to achieve mirror-like smoothness as well as a very attractive, shiny look. A few decades old parquet repaired, sanded and finished in less than three days is certainly not a bad thing. We left a satisfied customer who appreciated our hard work and desire to give him the best.

Fireplace heart removal and refinishing of pine parquet flooring blocks in satin lacquer in Islington, London, N1

Local Project: Solid Oak Sanding & Sealing with Matt Lacquer in Islington

There are floor and floors. Some of them are severely damaged or distressed while others just need a bit of help in order to truly shine. We were called to restore a floor covered with penetrating oiled finish.

Solid oak sanding & sealing project in Islington

The oak boards we stumbled upon were in relatively good condition and did not require replacing. The surface, however, was in a state which can be described as ‘far from perfect’. The main problem here was the worn finish. Penetrating oil finishes enhance the grain and make the surface look more natural but require more frequent maintenance.  Because of this, we advise our clients to go for varnishes/ lacquers because they offer better overall protection.

In this particular case, though, the client valued the qualities provided by the oil finishes and had no desire to use anything else. Of course, we did as the customer requested by sanding the old, worn finish and applying coats of oil. As a result, the distressed surface was fully restored for two days. We used oil with a low sheen level. A matt finish will reflect less light and make it easier to hide small flaws and imperfection, especially when exposed to heavy traffic.

Solid oak sanding & sealing project in Islington, N1

Local Project: Staircase Sanding & Floor Restoration in Islington

Just by entering the premises, we figured that would be one of the jobs we love. Jobs where we can see an old and worn-out floor and we just can't wait to get our hands on it and restore it to the brilliant and shining centrepiece that it once was.

Staircase sanding & floor restoration in Islington 1
Staircase sanding & floor restoration in Islington

Renovating wood flooring is a task that requires skill and expertise. We could tell from the first glance that those particular qualities will come in really handy when it came to this job. The dire straits of the stairs required our immediate attention, so we decided to put them on the top of our to-do list.

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Local Project: Hardwood Sanding, Buffing, Lacquer & Gap Filling in Islington

One of the elements of your interior you will never regret choosing is having a real wood floor installed in your home or office. This type of flooring comes with a long list of benefits, one of the major one being the fact it can be re-sanded and refinished a few times in its lifecycle which will make the floor look like brand-new and improve its condition even after years of active use. A great example of how even an old, worn, and dull wooden floor can change dramatically after professional service is this recent project we undertook. As you can tell by the pictures shared here, the initial condition of the floor was poor, which also affected its appearance.

Hardwood sanding, buffing, lacquer & gap filling in Islington
Solid wood sanding, buffing, lacquer & gap filling in Islington 1

There is nothing a good professional sanding and refinishing service cannot help with. Sanding is one of the most popular treatments for real wood floors, it strips off the top layer of the floor that usually consists of the old and worn finish and all the imperfections on the surface. Once the issues and imperfections such as scratches, stains, marks, and dents are removed, the floor already looks better, the surface is smoother and more uniform, the risk of small issues turning into big problems is minimised. This is also a great moment to consider gap filling if needed. This project definitely required filling some of the gaps between the floorboards and we've managed to make the floor structure more solid and sturdy, improve the insulation properties. Finally, the final touch is the application of a beautiful, very elegant and stylish lacquer finish that protects wood from imperfections and damages.

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Floorboards restoration, sanding, buffing & lacquer in Islington 5
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In Central London We Do...
Floor Sanding Wood Floor Installation
Including: SW1, WC1, EC1, EC2, EC3, EC4, WC2, WC1, WC2, W1, SE3, WC1, WC2,
In East London We Do...
Floor Sanding Wood Floor Installation
Including: EC3, RM15, IG11, BR3, SE20, E2, E3, BR1, IG9, E16, IG7, E4, E5, RM9, RM10, E6, E7, E8, E9, RM11, RM12, E14, RM4, E10, E11, E12, E13, E14, RM19, RM13, RM1, E18, E1, E15, E16, E17, E1, E18,
In Near London We Do...
In Northwest London We Do...
Floor Sanding Wood Floor Installation
Including: NW2, NW1, NW9, NW2, NW2, NW11, NW3, NW3, HA1, HA3, HA1, NW4, NW5, NW6, WD4, NW9, NW7, NW2, NW6, WD7, NW8, NW3, WD, HA0, NW10,
In Southeast London We Do...
Floor Sanding Wood Floor Installation
Including: SE20, DA6, DA7, TN16, SE3, SE4, SE5, SE6, SE7, BR6, CR5, CR0, SE19, DA1, DA2, SE8, SE21, SE22, SE9, DA8, SE23, SE10, SE24, SE11, SE1, SE12, SE13, SE14, BR5, BR6, SE15, CR8, SE16, DA14, SE25, SE1, BR8, SE26, SE2, SE28, CR7, SE17, CR6, DA16, SE27, BR4, SE18,
In Southwest London We Do...
Floor Sanding Wood Floor Installation
Including: KT21, SW12, SM7, SW13, SW11, TW8, SW2, SW3, KT9, SW4, SW5, SW18, SW14, KT10, TW3, TW9, KT1, KT2, SW1, SW8, KT22, SW19, SM4, SW14, KT3, SW8, SW16, SW6, SW1, SW15, TW9, TW10, SW15, SW7, SW20, SW9, SW16, SW16, KT5, KT6, KT20, SW17, KT12, SW18, SW19, SW10,
In West London We Do...
Floor Sanding Wood Floor Installation
Including: W3, W2, W4, W5, W13, TW13, TW14, SW16, UB6, W5, W6, W5, W7, TW7, SL0, NW10, NW6, W8, W10, W9, W1, W11, W2, UB6, W12, TW19, UB8, SW10, UB7, W13, W1, W14, W10, W12,
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