Floor sanding and polishing floor boards of your home is an easy and economical way to update and increase the value of your home. If you have found wooden floors under old carpet or have recently bought a home with timber floors in need of refinishing, you may be thinking of hiring floor sanders and polishers to strip back your floors and reseal the wooden floor. You may have questions about the timber floor polishing or floor resealing process. Floor sanding Brisbane professionals Budget Floor Sanding Brisbane have been transforming timber floors for over 20 years using the flooring industries premium timber floor finishes.
We shall answer some of the most common questions asked about the floor sanding and polishing process below.
CAN MY WOODEN FLOORS BE SANDED AND POLISHED?
Checking the timber floors from underneath the house before ripping up existing floor coverings can give you an indication of the condition of your timber floor. Generally most timber floors are able to be sanded and polished. It is not uncommon for homes to have some areas of the wooden floor with minor damage such as termite infestation or water damage from leaking pipes in kitchens. Damaged floor boards can be repaired or replaced and stained to fit into the existing wooden floor before sanding and polishing the floor.
WILL THERE BE MUCH FLOOR SANDING DUST?
Budget Floor Sanding Brisbane use the latest floor sanding and polishing equipment with an excellent dust extraction system. However as in most building process, a small amount of dust is to be expected.
WILL THE FLOOR SANDING FINISH SMELL MUCH?
All timber floor finishes will omit some odour. Environmentally friendly water based timber floor finishes have less of a smell than other timber floor coatings and are an option to consider if you need to stay in your home while having your wooden floors sanded and polished.
WHAT TIMBER FLOOR FINISH SHOULD WE USE?
Polyurethane finishes are presently the most commonly used timber floor finish. They are hard wearing and are available in matt, satin, gloss and high gloss sheen levels. Of course there are many other timber floor finishes available such as tung oil, whittle waxes and environmental friendly water based timber floor coatings. With so many options available, it is best to contact your floor sanding Brisbane experts, Budget Floor Sanding Brisbane to find out what timber floor products best suit your needs and floor sanding budget.
HOW LONG DOES FLOOR SANDING AND POLISHING TAKE?
Most timber flooring products that Budget Floor Sanding Brisbane are asked to use, require three coats of finish to be applied to the sanded timber floors. Each coating requires 24 hours curing time. Therefore most floor sanding jobs take three to four days to complete. The job may take longer if there is any floor board replacement, timber floor repairs or timber floor staining required before completing the floor sanding and polishing project.