The DIY sanding projects

Welcome ! Here today we are going to discuss something that bothers us for long time and this is the internet home-made projects in sanding or refinishing your wooden floors by yourself in steps or whatever. As a company which have many years of experience, we have seen many floor in bad condition but the worst ones are those that people have harmed themselves because of the easy projects they saw on someone’s page or other internet source.We are leaders on the market of floor renovation services and as a firm that understand how important for you is to have great home appearance we want to tell you to keep in mind that even a single mistake in this process can ruin your floors.

You can create much more mess doing it by yourself than if it gets done by professionals in this work. We can even say that is is also much cheaper, because we know what we are doing and we are careful to each detail! Our company regularly have customers that have tried to sand their floors and have then called us to correct it. There are two main mistakes we see in these ‘home-made projects’ – the first one is that people think sanding is simple process and the second mistake we often see is that people think that they can sand a floor not knowing how to work with the sandpaper.

Any time you need and advice or information you better contact with expert, on our website you can even get a FREE sanding quote, so hurry up and let the skillful experts of our company help you with this procedure!

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Test your wooden floors

Test your wooden floors
Wooden floors are the most solid and classic material in each home this days. The elegance that wooden floors are showing us and keeping the fact that it last for many decades is making wood flooring an attractive for informed house owners! If you have a hardwood flooring, you can refinish it and bring back the in it sparkle again!
Wood as a material base is a porous and vulnerable. Many people today usually choose to help their floors last longer as protecting them against moisture with sanding. A simple test to find out your floor condition is to place a drop of water on it- if the drop isn’t absorbed, or takes a few minutes to soak in,this mean that your wooden floor may be in good shape, but in case the drop soaks in immediately- this mean that it is time for renovation !

 

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Pine,Ash or Hickory?

PINE: Pine is a softwood which grows in most areas of the Northern Hemisphere. There are more than 100 species worldwide.

Properties: Pine is a soft, white or pale yellow wood which is light weight, straight grained and lacks figure.It resists shrinking and swelling. Knotty pine is often used for decorative effect.
Uses: Pine is often used for country or provincial furniture. Pickled, whitened, painted and oil finishes are often used on this wood.

ASH: There are 16 species of ash which grow in the eastern United States. Of these, the white ash is the largest and most commercially important.

Properties: Ash is a hard, heavy, ring porous hardwood. It has a prominent grain that resembles oak, and a white to light brown colour. Ash can be differentiated from hickory (pecan) which it also resembles, by white dots in the darker summer wood which can be seen with the naked eye. Ash burls have a twisted, interwoven figure.
Uses: Ash is widely used for structural frames and steam bent furniture pieces. It is often less expensive than comparable hardwoods.

HICKORY: There are 15 species of hickory in the eastern United States, eight of which are commercially important.

Properties: Hickory is one of the heaviest and hardest woods available. Pecan is a species of hickory sometimes used in furniture. It has a close grain without much figure.
Uses: Wood from the hickory is used for structural parts, especially where strength and thinness are required. Decorative hickory veneers are also commonly used.

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Best Ways to Clean Hardwood Floors

Best Ways to Clean Hardwood Floors

-Prep your floor for cleaning by sweeping or dust-mopping to get rid of large particles of dirt and debris.
-Use a pH neutral cleaner that will be gentle on your hardwood floors.
-Use a fine spray mist to clean your floor in sections. Avoid putting too much liquid on your floors.
-Use a microfiber mop to clean. Traditional mops can work, but they can leave excess water on your floors.
-Skip using white vinegar and water to clean your floors. Using a specially formulated hardwood floor care cleaner is a smart way to maintain the beauty and look of your floors.

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Floor Sanding Stamford Hill

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We can give you a estimate over the phone or via email if you have the dimensions, as We work on a rate per sq meter or sq yard the estimate will allow for minor repairs,sanding and finishing with three coats of varnish.
If the price quoted seems reasonable, We will then visit your home to look at the floor and discuss your thoughts, concerns and ideas for the project.
We will then send you a written estimate or email you an estimate for the work.
If you would like to go ahead We will give you a date on which We will hope to start your room. We do not charge for my estimates or advice.

If you have a floor in need of some care and attention, please contact us for a no-obligation quote.

http://www.stamfordhillfloorsanding.co.uk/