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Resources on Floor Sanding & Fitting

Useful Guides & Best Practices in 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.

Wood Flooring And Underfloor Heating


Wood Flooring And Underfloor Heating  In case you want to have an underfloor heating system installed under your solid, engineered, or laminate flooring, first you should be aware of the requirements and recommendations the manufacturers and contractors have in regards to how it will work with your floor. Without a doubt, an underfloor heating system is a smart investment for many households, but some indoor environments and floor coverings are simply not a good fit with it. Make sure you are aware of whether or not your floor will make a good pair with a heating system being permanently housed underneath it.

Important Facts About The Wood Floor Restoration Process


Before you begin reading, it's necessary to say that this is not a guide on how to sand your floor. This article is meant to give you a general idea of the risks and dangers involved, when someone who has never before attempted floor sanding, might encounter. We will also provide you with some insight on how the different stages of floor restoration, in order to allow you to understand how the process works.

Cleaning Wooden Floors While Pregnant


With the hectic and stressful life, we all have to handle a lot of everyday tasks and chores. For most of us cleaning the floor probably is not a number one priority of the day. To be honest – quite often we end up in the situation of quickly vacuuming and mopping the floor.

6 Golden Rules For Sanding


Wood flooring is definitely one of the best flooring choices available on the market. It is often the perfect solution because of many of its beneficial aspects. This natural product is very hygienic and easy to maintain.

How to Maintain Wood Flooring During The Winter


The winter season is here with all its charms and amazing surprises. The change of the weather means a change of the environment of the real wood flooring. This requires some precautions and extra preparation, which also applies to your floor care and maintenance routine.

Blanchon Presented Floor Finishes On A Workshop


The wood reacts differently to the treatment procedures and products, which is why it’s important for our fitters to understand good these processes. In order to improve the knowledge of our staff, FlooringFirst! was part of a workshop organized by Blanchon and Flooring Centre Ltd, dedicated to different staining and finishing products. The focus of the meeting was set on the different ways and techniques of wood colour changing.

What Affects The Price of Engineered Wood Flooring?


Engineered wood is, hands down, one of the most popular wood flooring choices in recent years. Thanks to its sleek and modern look and great functionality that make them wood significantly less prone to moisture and other sorts of damages in comparison with traditional wood flooring types, a great number of homeowners and interior designers are showing their preference for the man-made product. There is no doubt why so many people are choosing engineered wood for all areas of their houses (and even commercial premises), bathroom and kitchen including! This type of flooring is, without hesitation, among the most durable, sturdy, hard-wearing and long-lasting wood flooring options on the domestic and international market and it ticks most people’s boxes across the board.

5 Common DIY Floor Fitting Mistakes


Gone are the days, when wood flooring services were a lot of hassle and stress. Todays technological and industry improvement allows us to have our wooden floors well-maintained and looking and feeling amazing anytime, all the time. A couple of simple treatments and services are more than enough to care for your wooden floor and restore it to be as good as new.

Hardwood Flooring In The Living Room - Is It A Good Choice?


So what is the purpose of the living room in the house? It is the centre of the social activities in any home, the place where people gather to spend some time together. It is also the room where we invite our guests in order to provide them with a pleasant and comfortable experience during their visit. Obviously, this is an area of immense importance because it shows the face of our homes, the image we present to the world.



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