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Flooring Services Guide

Resources on Floor Sanding & Fitting

Service Guide

Fitting & Restoration Guide

Useful Guides & Best Practices in Wood Flooring


Floor Sanding Service Adapted For Care And Nursing Homes


In British residential care and nursing homes, where the main priority is the comfort and personalised care for adults with a variety of requirements and needs, initiating, considering and undergoing a wood floor sanding service might not sound like the best idea. Gone are the days when stripping off the surface of a wooden floor was a messy process that causes a lot of disruption to the day-to-day life of families, individuals and people engaged in commercial activities. Today’s floor sanding services and treatments are nothing they were before and there is no trace left of the messiness, untidiness, noise and inconvenience there used to be a couple of decades back, before the technical and professional improvement we can witness and enjoy to this date.

Laminate Floor Repairs - Fixing Minor Damages


Laminate is a highly versatile alternative to a 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.

Moisture And Humidity - Important Factors Before Floor Fitting


The majority of the problems plaguing a wooden floor are related to moisture. Wood is a hygroscopic material. During the different seasons, when exposed to certain atmospheric conditions it will shrink or expand regularly.

Lacquer, Varnish And Polyurethane Finishes Explained


There are two major groups of wood floor finishing products. The first type referred also as penetrating oil finishes, can soak into the wood and protect it from within. The second type, which includes varnishes, lacquers and polyurethane lacquers, is not absorbed but forms a protective film on the surface of the floor.

Important Facts About The Wood Floor Restoration Process


Let’s be clear. This isn’t a guide how to sand your floor. It is more about giving a general idea of the risks and dangers it may involve to a person who has never attempted it.

Parquet Floor Sanding - Effective Methods And Tips


Parquetry certainly has its charm. It is a bit different from any other kind of hardwood flooring. Why it is so, you ask? Even today, wooden floors are associated with luxury.

Parquet Restoration Thorough Guide - Step By Step


Old Parquet Floors, What Makes Them So Great? Parquetry has long been a symbol of style and beauty. In the past, having such a floor was considered to be a sign of wealth and opulence which only the upper classes could afford. When approaching the task of restoring your old parquet, you must be aware of its value.

Parquet Fitting In Large-Scaled Areas Explained


Parquetry has a long history. It is thought to be of Italian origin and it was Queen Marie de Medici which first requested the installation of parquetry in the Luxembourg palace in the 1620s. Parquets, however, became truly popular after being introduced in the Palace of Versailles in the 17th century.

14 Important Ways in Which Your Wood Floor is Trying to Tell You Something


Have you ever had the moment with babies when you stand in front of them pulling your hair in exasperation while they are crying and you keep saying again and again ‘Just tell me what you want’? You have to read the signs, say the specialists. Same with your wood floors. It seems they give you plenty of signs to make you aware before starting to ‘cry’ as loud as they can.

How to Reduce the Colour Changing of Your Wood Floor


As a natural product wood is expected at some point to experience changes. What kind of changes can occur would depend on many factors including the type of wood, the finish and stain, the atmospheric conditions, and something quite important, the amount of care the floor has been given. Colour changes should also be expected because time affects everything.



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