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Floor Sanding Services in North London

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

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Hire our professional team of experienced and knowledgeable wood floor sanding and repair specialists for your North London flooring project. 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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Discover More Wood Flooring Services We Deliver in North London:

Floor renovation project in North London

  • Solid wood, engineered wood, and parquet floor sanding and refinishing.
  • Wood floor repairs, including spot refitting and floorboards replacing, water damage repairs, nailing and glueing down loose boards, and much more dedicated to the improvement of all types of real wood floors.
  • Gap filling and improving the insulation of the floor.
  • Wood floor staining along with a very impressive range of wood floor dyes and stains we supply and additional samples we provide to help you make the best decision.
  • Soundproofing of wood floors.
  • Supply and installation of reclaimed pine wood floorboards, reclaimed parquet flooring blocks, and original reclaimed wood flooring.
  • Supply of all grades of solid wood, engineered wood, and parquet flooring.
  • Supply and installation of flooring accessories.
  • Get an EXTRA 10% discount on our clean & polish service for all floors previously fitted or restored by FlooringFirst! Services.

When working with us, you will get more than your usual wood flooring service. We strive to achieve the best results possible because we have a real passion for real wood flooring. We have a tailored approach to each floor and recommend only the necessary services.

Dust-free floor sanding and restoration services in North London

We pride ourselves in delivering the best quality and high standard wood floor sanding, repair, restoration, and maintenance services. As a company with years of experience in the field and a rich portfolio of thousands of successful projects, we are glad to be able to work with clients throughout North London. We believe everyone will appreciate and enjoy the minimal disruption, highly efficient wood floor services we deliver and you will be impressed by the results achieved.

No matter if it comes to a commercial or domestic wood floor project, we have the best set of skills to take proper care of all types of real wood floors. It is our mission to restore the original beauty, durability, and lasting power of your favourite solid wood, engineered wood, and parquet floor and minimise the potential risks of it getting damaged over time.

What to Expect from Our Wood Floor Sanding in North London?

When hiring our wood floor sanding team for your North London project, you can expect professionalism and a really high standard of work. It is our goal to not only provide all clients with the right approach to their flooring and ensure the best results possible but also guarantee minimal disruption and no stress and mess with every service.

A wood floor sanding service delivered by us starts with a free inspection of the floor and a free quotation. This is our way to make sure you are getting only the necessary services for improving your floor and you are not over-paying for something you really don’t need. Additionally, our wood flooring specialists will be glad to further provide you with advice and tips on better wood floor maintenance and the best products you can use for looking after your flooring.

Hiring our experienced and dedicated wood floor sanding team in North London means you will experience the best quality of service along with attention to detail and honest communication. Additionally, our customer service team strives to be as helpful as possible, available seven days a week and gladly responding to all your questions and concerns in order to always find the best solution. All wood floor services provided by the company are covered by a Floor Service Guarantee and comprehensive Public and Treatment Risk Insurance.

Take advantage of our floor repair services in North London

Floor refinishing project in North London

There are a lot of things that can happen to a real wood floor that can result in minor damage or major imperfection. So whenever you feel like your wooden floor is too damaged and it deserves a second chance, our floor repair team in North London is here for you to take care of your favourite flooring and breathe new life.

Our floor repair team is trained in all time-proven and advanced methods and techniques for taking care of hardwood, engineered wood floors and parquetry. Thanks to our experience and the knowledge we have gained throughout the years, we can always find and pick the right solution and approach each damage and imperfection the right way so we can ensure the best results.

Our floor repair team in North London will skillfully restore and renovate every wooden floor. We take care of a wide range of wood floor damages and issues including scratches, dents, gaps, marks, stains, loose, damaged or broken floorboards, unfixed nails and screws, cupping and ballooning of the floorboards and other issues that are results of the contraction and expansion of the floorboards due to increased moisture and humidity indoor levels. We also take care of the subfloor, making sure the floor installed on top of it will last forever, look perfect, and be in perfect condition.

With a comprehensive portfolio of hundreds of successful projects, our floor repair company is your best choice in North London. We don't just provide you with a professional service and make sure we are achieving the best results possible for you. We also guarantee a high level of customer care, professionalism, attention to details, dedication, commitment to success.

We believe that every floor repair project in North London is specific and requires a tailored approach. We will inspect the condition of your floor for free in order to make sure that only the most necessary steps are taken for completely restoring your favourite wooden floor back to its initial beauty, glory, and perfect condition.

Choose our parquet restoration services in North London

Parquet restoration project in North London

Parquet restoration is considered one of the most challenging services offered by a professional wood floor renovation and sanding company. It is because of the specifics of the parquet patterns that cannot be sanded straightforward, otherwise, the sanding machine will work against the grain of the wooden floorboards and this can damage wood permanently.

Therefore, parquet floor restoration requires a lot of attention to detail, knowledge and experience. Our parquet restoration team in North London works with a wide range of modern and advanced equipment and machinery in order to take care of all details and ensure the floor is perfectly sanded without missing a single spot or corner. Once the surface of the parquet pattern is absolutely smooth and there are no imperfections left, our parquet restoration team will use high-quality finishing and maintenance products to make sure all perfect results achieved will last for a very long time.

By choosing to work with us you are getting not simply a high-quality parquet restoration service. You are getting the comfort of a professional service that causes minimal disruption, minimises the mess and stress for you, and ensures the best results and all that at a reasonable price.

Our parquet restoration services in North London are covered with years of experience, craftsmanship, commitment to success, expertise and knowledge. The services we offer are suitable for both domestic and commercial floors and projects. We tailor every service to the specific requirements of the project and our clients. For both domestic and commercial parquet restoration services we are flexible, working also outside business hours and during the weekends.

Floor finishes available with FlooringFirst! sanding & restoration services in North London:

  • "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 North London Say About Us


“ Helpful with moving furniture back into office. Nice guys. ”
Mr. L. Southon, from City of London, EC2V 7NG
“ Really good job. The men were professional and courteous. ”
Mr. P. McKenna, from City of London, E1W 3DR
“ Great job. Thank you. ”
Mr. I. Wild, from City of London, EC2Y 8DL
“ Excellent work. Really nice guys. Credit to company. ”
Mr P. Barker, from London, SW19 2DG
“ Excellent work. ”
Doctor George Koukoutas, from London,
“ An excellent job. ”
Mr A. Flint, from London, N6 5TD
“ Very good work. Very proffesional and good attitude. ”
Mrs J. Ditch, from London, SW18 3HT
“ Your team was excellent! ”
Mr Amin, from London, W1T 4HJ
“ Great job, very friendly and proffesional service. ”
Mr Harry, from London, WC1X 0JD
“ Very good work. Thank you. Very happy with result and fitter. ”
Mrs. A. Littler, from London Bridge, SE1 3PN

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Find Our More on Sanding in North London


Local Project: Sanding & Restoration of Oak Parquet Floor With Black Stains in North London

There are floors and floors. Some are better and some are worse. Their condition varies depending on the type of wood, the structure of the floor, the way it has been maintained and the type of damage it has suffered. This particular floor had it pretty bad. Its surface wasn’t simply worn, it was discoloured and a few places were covered in stains which suspiciously resembled those from a pet which had an ‘accident’. Given that the owner had a cat and a dog we thought it’s pointless to ask. In the end, it doesn’t matter, a stain is a stain and there is only one way to remove it, right?

The problem with urine stains is that they contain ammonia. This makes them capable of not only penetrating the floor finish but also soaking into the wood itself and remaining there as a black/grey stain which is very, very hard to remove. Such a stain can only be erased by thorough floor sanding but not always completely. Some stains are just too persistent.

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Sanding & restoration of oak parquet floor with black stains in North London

One small complication was the fact that we had to sand a parquet. Why was this a problem? Well, the basic idea when sanding is that you have always to follow the grain of the wood in order to strip the surface evenly. If you attempt to go opposite of the grain, you risk tearing it and ruining the floor. How do you proceed, when the parquet is made from multiple wooden blocks with half facing a different direction? No matter what you do, one side of the blocks will always be sanded in the wrong direction. The answer is simple, we sand diagonally and strip both sides evenly. This way both receive the same treatment.

That was the hard part. The easy one is applying those 4 coats of Junckers HP Commercial. As the name suggests, this is a product intended for commercial purposes and able to withstand heavy traffic. Given that the homeowner has pets, the extra coats of such a hardwearing finish won't go to waste.

It wasn’t easy but we managed to get rid of those horrible grey and black stains. After taking a look at what it was before, can you really say it is the same floor if you didn’t know better? The transformation is complete. Sure seems like a brand new floor. Two days of hard work erased the decay of two decades! (Or at least this is how long it feels). We did a good job and we are proud of it!

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Local Project: Floor Boards Sanding, Varnishing and Staining in North London

FlooringFirst! is a company with vast experience in the refurbishing of old wooden floors, during the years of hard working we have become experts in our craft. The following project is an example of our work, which includes:

  • Boards replacing
  • Sanding
  • Overall gap filling
  • Buffing
  • Staining
  • Varnishing

The condition of the flooring was not good at all, there were huge holes between the boards, the surface had many imperfections like scratches, scuffs and dents. Some of the planks were beyond repair, so they had to be replaced. For this purpose we stock seasoned boards, that will match the colour of the existing flooring, their width is 160mm. Once this was done, our team started with the floor sanding. This process happens in few stages with different sandpaper grits, that will level boards. After the old finishing layer was removed, our team applied samples from the different staining products on a small area of freshly sanded wood. This is how our clients ended up with the medium tones of light oak stain.

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Floorboards sanding, varnishing and staining in North London

The next step after the sanding process is to fill the gaps between the boards. This process will keep the whole construction insulated. When the gaps were filled, buffing service is required, to smooth the surface and remove even the smaller imperfections. Before the sealant, our team had to spread the light oak stain all over the floor. For the final step we used 4 coats of the durable ‘Junckers HP Commercial’ lacquer in a satin sheen. This product is water-based, which means it’s fast drying and non-yellowing. The complete transformation of the flooring impressed even our guys, it took them 2 days to restore the natural beauty of these pine floorboards.

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Local Project: North London Parquet Flooring Restoration in North London

Although this job didn't possess much difficulty when it comes to its complexity, our team of experienced professionals still didn't dare to underestimate the task. After the initial cost less and obligation-free site visit, the owner decided that he would pick our services, so we had no desire to disappoint him. The first step we undertook was to lift and dispose approximately of 15 square meters of carpets and laminate flooring, including underlays and grippers. This process was the most lengthy one during the preparation for the herringbone parquet installation. The rest of went quickly and smoothly, leaving our team with a blank canvas to work on.

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Afterwards came the true part of the job we were hired for. The sub-floor was prepared and the parquet was laid in a herringbone pattern. The parquet for this job was provided by the client and it was properly acclimatized to the room it would be placed in. Then our fitters followed up with sanding, and then before the final sanding procedure, they displayed the different staining options in front of the client. After much deliberation, as any of the stains looked more than tempting, the client opted for a mahogany-coloured stain. The gaps between the blocks were filled with the residual dust from the sanding itself, and then came the time for staining and sealing. The product that was used for sealing was Junckers' HP Commercial with a Satin sheen. After all, was said and done, the owner was left with a beautiful parquet flooring, which he will be able to enjoy for years to come.

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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...
Floor Sanding Wood Floor Installation
Including: LU1, TW19, HA7,
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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