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Restoring Your Parquet Floor - DIY Guide

A parquet floor that is maintained and looked after flawlessly surely will last for generations and many decades. This is some really good news as parquet flooring, no matter the pattern, wood species, finish, colour, texture, never goes out of style and will always be a perfect complement to any interior design and style. So no matter if it comes to the contemporary living room, a farmhouse-style kitchen, or a more elegant bedroom inspired by vintage interiors and influences, a parquet floor is the perfect background to any space and can be the focal point of every room.

9 Secrets for More Efficient DIY Wood Floor Sanding

Sanding is a crucial part of the maintenance and improvement in the condition and appearance of every wooden floor. It gets rid of the tired, aged, distressed, and dull appearance, it removes all sorts of imperfections, flaws, and issues, minor and sometimes major ones. Sanding is recommended for improving the stability, solidness, and durability of real wood flooring.

Common DIY Wood Floor Staining Mistakes

During the many years our professional wood floor sanding and refinishing company is operating in the industry niche, we’ve managed to be involved in the same old conversation over and over again. Maybe at least a hundred times as much as we can remember before we lost the count. The problem is not that we are bored by the repeating question.

Laminate Floor Repairs - Fixing Minor Damages

Laminate is a highly versatile alternative to real hardwood flooring but is not necessarily better. It can mimic the appearance of many different natural materials but a more careful look will reveal it is not the real thing. It is easy to maintain as long as it's regularly cleaned.

4 Ways of Why and How to Fix Squeaky Floors

  Hardwood flooring has many advantages and relatively few downsides. One problem you may face as an owner of such floor is the noise. It is annoying during the daytime and can be a literal nightmare during the night because every time someone takes a step your sleep is disturbed.

Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional?

Wood floor installation may be expensive. This makes people who may have never even picked up a screwdriver or hammer to seriously consider installing everything themselves. Floor installation is priced on a square meter basis, although flooring companies (either local or Internet) might offer installation as a part of the purchase on rare occasions.

Treating Scratches on Wooden Floors

Ah scratching on hardwood floors. Scratches can be small and only barely damage the protective coat in which case they are just a minor annoyance. They can also be penetrating the finish and exposing the wood below, at which point they turn into a serious issue that cannot be ignored.

How to Check if Wood Floor is Waxed?

None can deny that floor sanding can help improve both the condition and the appearance of wooden floors. However, it is not the only solution. Sometimes you just don’t have to strip the entire finish and it is enough to simply buff and recoat instead.

Professional Floor Sanding Company vs DIY Floor Restoration

Floor sanding performed by experts can make your flooring installation look like a piece of art. So, there are millions of benefits you can get by using a professional flooring company to make the restoration in your house or flat. The outcome might vary, but if you want guaranteed quality, it is better to make a bit of research.

Gap Filling With Mastic Filler

Gap filling usually takes place as a part of the wood floor restoration process. With time and due to natural expansion and contraction of the timber, gaps may start appearing between the planks of your wooden floor. Sometimes those gaps are very tiny and only a minor effort is enough to fill them.

Floor Sanding Tips

Seems easy, sure I can do it! As it is with every craft, floor restoration requires experience to be performed properly. Sanding a floor is hard not because it involves a lot of mechanical skills but because you must know the limit of your abilities, to possess patience and the will to complete the task you have set in front of yourself. As simple as it sounds, not everyone can do that.

Safety Measures For Floor Sanding

DIY activities are something wonderful. There are some tasks which once accomplished, can bring a sense of joy purely because of the knowledge you did something well with your two bare hands. A spark of positive emotion knowing that you do not have to rely on others to get something done, that you have some hidden talent or ability beyond your current occupation.

Floor Sanding And Abrasive Choice

Floor sanding is not exactly easy. Before attempting such a project consider carefully if you have the skill, patience and dedication to finish such a task once started. This article can provide some information but we generally suggest to call an expert, especially if you lack the experience.

Pine Floor Boards Sanding - A Quick DIY Guide

At the very start, let us state that pine floorboards sanding is a task that is best left to home improvement and floor sanding companies that offer professional floor restoration services. This is especially so if you are not sure about your ability to handle this delicate and complex task, and want to save both time and effort. Having said that, we can understand if you feel that you would prefer to do it yourself rather than pay for floor sanding services from experts.

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