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The Professional Wood Floor Treatment - Osmo Polyx-Oil 2K Pure

The first two-pack, quick-drying hardwax-oil finish from Osmo
01 Jan, 2016

OSMO PURE 2KOsmo Polix-Oil 2K Pure is professional high-quality solvent and water-free hardwax oil finish, appropriate for application on domestic and commercial floors. It has improved formula and 2-component structure, which enhances the well-known benefits of the sealants from the oil and wax type.

Osmo Polyx-Oil 2K Pure is ideal for all types of wood flooring. After sanding, it can be easily applied to tropical wood species, which are difficult for oil treatment. It can be used for darker wood species as well, such as smoked oak. Osmo Polyx-Oil 2K Pure is very healthy for the wood flooring, leaving an open porous and breathable surface, while at the same time providing extra protection against wine, beer, cola, coffee, milk, tea, fruit juices and water.

The product is made of natural oils and waxes, i.e. sunflower oil, soyabean oil, carnauba wax, etc. It is mixed with solvent-free aliphatic Polyisocyanate, to create the fast drying and extremely resistant Osmo Polyx-Oil 2K Pure. At 20° C room temperature, the product dries in 4 hours, which makes it extremely suitable for domestic properties and even more convenient for commercial floor restoration.

Bona Mix&Fill Plus - Outstanding Waterborne Filler for Wooden Floors

The waterbased joint filler from Bona has improved qualities
01 Jan, 2016

Bona Mix Fix PlusAny professional wood floor sanding specialist knows the importance of the quality of the wood floor filler. The gap filling is an essential part of the floor restoration process. Well-done gap filling contributed to the smooth and even finish of the wooden floor. Most of the gap fillers nowadays are solvent-based due to their durability. However, Bona has created Bona Mix & Fill Plus, which is a waterborne gap filler with a filling capacity equal to solvent-based alternatives.

Bona Mix & Fill Plus is a fast drying product with good abrasion properties. Those characteristics of the wood floor filler speed up the floor restoration process and make it a desirable choice most of the wood floor sanding companies. In addition, Bona Mix & Fill Plus needs to be applied only once in normal condition, which helps the floor sanding specialists save time, effort and money.

Bona Mix & Fill Plus is compatible with all Bona finishes and oil. It has very low solvent content, which means that you can work without unpleasant smell and hazardous fumes. Bona Mix & Fix Plus can be used for gap filling of wooden floors of tropical species such as Jatoba and Merbau.

Look for Cost Effective Wood Floor Solution with Sanding

Yes. Floor sanding is the most cost effective wood flooring solution
01 Jan, 2016

The wooden floor may give a new look and visual appeal to the interiors of your home, shops, offices or restaurants. This gives a natural touch to your home and may completely transform the interiors of your home. The wooden floor is hardwearing and stain-resistant is a cost-effective way to flooring options and is an excellent choice for all types of homes. However, this needs proper maintenance as well to ensure that it is always in top order and provides long-lasting services.

Wooden floor sanding is an important part of the renovation of old and damaged wooden floors in which the upper protective part of the wooden planks are removed by sanding and then made smooth, clean and flat. The old boards may need to be refitted or completely replaced if they have got damaged beyond repair. Thus wood floor sanding must only be done by the experts in order to get the excellent looks and desirable results in the form of shiny wooden floors. It is always in the best interest of the clients to avail the services of reputed floor sanding company which has a team of experts with proper experience and expertise in resolving all such problems. They use the best-engineered material and latest cutting edge tools and technology to provide you with the most satisfying results. Based on your needs and requirements you are charged affordably and you can get the results with the least wastage of time.

Professional flooring companies use Bona sanding machines and other equipment which make the whole sanding process quite convenient and easy.  Whether you need parquet floor sanding or commercial floor sanding you can rely on the online service provider. You will find a large number of companies in the UK that offers reliable and affordable wood sanding services to its customers. FlooringFirst is one of the leading websites that cater to all your requirements related to floor sanding in a cost-effective manner. The company uses the best equipment from the leading brands that include Bona, Osmo and Blanchon and provide the best floor sanding services to its clients in a hassle-free manner.

Make Your Office or Retail Floors Shine Once Again with Floor Sanding Service

01 Jan, 2016

Just imagine a scenario when customers walk into a retail store and they are greeted with a broken floor that has a dull appearance. It may completely ruin the whole shopping experience of the customers. And in today’s competitive business environment, no organization can afford to lose its customers in this manner. As flooring is always the focal point of attention, a damaged wood floor not just looks bad but gives a bad impression to the clients.

While installation of wood floors can totally transform the interiors of all commercial premises, the upkeep and maintenance of floors are of prime importance. Without proper maintenance, the quality of the floor may deteriorate quickly which will ultimately spoil the whole interiors of your office or retail store. Even if all the care is taken to maintain the floors, there may be damages in the form of broken pieces, scratches and discolouration that may occur over time. This is when the wood floor repair becomes absolutely essential.

Floorboards sanding is the process that can go a long way when it comes to restoring the floor to its original condition. The process involves removal of the upper layer of the wood surface with the purpose of restoring the original shine and look of the floor. The process is used in all types of commercial establishments where the installed wood floors require repair and restoration. Commercial floor sanding is generally considered as the first step that prepares the floor for the restoration process.

Be it office, retail store or any other commercial establishment, there are certain factors that have to be kept in mind while carrying out the commercial floor sanding. The business organizations not just have to ensure that the process is completed in the least possible time but also have to make sure that minimum obstruction is caused to the workflow. This becomes all the more important in case of a retail store where there is high customer traffic. Availing retail floor sanding services offered by an established flooring company in London is the best way to repair the floor in less time.

QuickStep Academy - The First Official UK Training Body For Professional Floor Fitters

09 Sep, 2013 | Source: QuickStep Academy

In 2012 QuickStep made a great addition to their prosperous company, they've opened QuickStep Academy, where everyone with motivation and urges for professional development can sign up and take professional courses.

Located in Trafford Park, Manchester, this is the world’s largest floor training facility solely dedicated to the education and training of wood floor fitters, in solid, engineered and laminate flooring products. Their academy programs are with a different level of expertise like Foundation level flooring installers, Master level wood flooring installers, Wood sanding and finishing course, Government endorsed TrustMark program and Floor coverings apprenticeship. Each training bay has been designed and handcrafted to include some of the most difficult obstacles floor installation professionals face daily. As well as the training area there is a large dedicated training room and refreshment area.

By registering at their website, you will be able to select the best course for you, select the dates that best suit you and download the special free brochure with even more information. Just visit QuickStep Academy and explore a world full of new possibilities. 

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