5 things that are harming your wooden flooring and how to prevent them

Wooden flooring can add a timeless and cosy element to any room, as well as create a clean, easy to maintain surface for some of the most heavily-used rooms in the house. It really doesn’t take very much to keep a wooden floor looking as good as new, adn here are some tips to help you doing it!

Scratching – As we drag furniture and move household stuff around we harm our flooring surface, to prevent scratches you can start using floor protectors. They must be placed underneath furniture items. They got popular by getting used furniture such as tables and chairs, TV cabinets. Using rubber or felt floor protectors also helps you in cleaning the floor easier! With those items you’ll be albe to slide the furniture without worrying about damaging the floor!

Vacuuming – Vacuum with a rotating brush could be a very abrasive to your hardwood floors. For weekly cleaning you can use a vacuum with a simple floor brush attachment. If you do it daily you can opt for a soft, bristle broom or a mop that has been treated with a dusting agent to pick up even of pet hair and little dust !

Using water too often on your flooring –  Althought modern floor types these days are  more water resistant, cleaning with a wet mop needs to be done only on each one- two months depending on big the foot traffic is in this specific area. As you know – the dirt and oil can build up over time, as you are using a high class wood-cleaning product you are preventing it, but for a complete prevention you might wipe up any excess moisture to prevent standing water!

Leaving the dirt too long before cleaning – Dirt and dust can scratch your floor when they stay for too long on it’s surface. You may prevent this by placing mats on both the inside and outside of main doors in home or office, so they can capture the dirt when people enter. By cleaning the floor regularly and using those simple methods your floors will be protected!

Rough cleaning of stain– Avoid using steel wool, harsh chemicals or scouring powder to remove the spot marks because you are only harming your flooring doing this. Instead we suggest you to opt for a soft cloth soaked in flooring cleaner and gently try to remove the mark by hand, if it doesn’t work you may call an expert because an advice from our carpenters is – try not to clean your floors in sections!

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Want a brand new shiny floor for your home?

Do you think about renovation? If you want to replace your old carpets with a modern interior design, our specialists will find the best offers for you. Wood flooring looks so classy and goes well with every kind of furniture. If you  already have an wood flooring is even easer to remove the carpet and show it up. Most of the wooden floors that have been hidden under the carpet for years have lost their shine and the right procedure to bring it back is called sanding! Sanding will definitely transform the atmosphere at your home. Don’t be afraid when you hear the word “sanding”. We work with new technologies that guarantee lack of dust. For sanding, we use 99% dust FREE machines – yes, we think about your comfort.

If your not exactly fan of these classical design looks, but prefer something like country or gothic style, we will offer you finish colours with white, red, brown, black overtones.

We know that it’s really important to feel cosy when you are home. Our experts work with pleasure at wooden floor business and they really know how to construct a modern, cool, innovated interior look. Together we will create the best wood flooring for you, so you can feel relaxed and comfortable at home. Home, sweet home!

If you want to learn more about our new offers, contact us with any enquires. Give us a free call now!

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Vintage interior and wood flooring

All of us love to look at the interior magazines and try a pretty things in our home interior, here today we are going to speak a little bit about vintage home design. And as you know ‘vintage’ as word meaning is a high quality and lasting value, or showing the best and the most typical characteristics of particular type of things like vintage clothing, vintage decoration, vintage book, so when we are talking about vintage here let’s really focus on this long lasting material called WOOD !

The wide use of this amazing material and it’s wonderful characteristics have made them the most used material in the world of  floors! We love our job and we like to make new project and improve our work and techniques as well as we are improving your homes and offices with  hardwood flooring. Our company is one of the best experts in wood floor renovations because we know so much about this material. Wood is so popular because of it’s great skills and benefits it brings in your home like light reflection improvement, less dust collecting, better foot traffic handling, shiny and sparkling appearance, more welcoming atmosphere and of course long lasting ! And it is also comfortable and suitable for every type of interior.

In vintage homes is necessary to have a wood flooring because nothing is as classic as wood! Contact with our company any time you need to do floor restoration!

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Why is oil finish important?

Why is oil finish important?

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Finishing your wooden floors is extremely important, it effect as a barrier between the natural wood and everything that it contacts with – foot traffic, pets, heavy furniture and other surface objects. It helps extend the floorboards life and helps keep your floor looking wonderful for longer time period.
Oil penetrates into the wood and accentuates both the colour and grain of the floor, whilst also making a protection layer. The molecules in the oil are small enough to seep deep down into the wood and make a strong form of protection. This also prevents the look and feel of a gloss on the surface of the floor. In addition to providing a natural outlook, oiled floors offer the chance of being spot repaired in the event of surface damage.
The colour and finish of the oils is completely up to you. Finishes include glossy, satin, semi-matt and matt. An oil finish is extremely durable and hardwearing which helps protect your wooden floors from getting used. Other positive thing for an oil finish is that it enhances the woods natural character. An oil finish protection will help your wooden floor to deal with the scratches and traffic to 10 years!
Priority for us is to provide quality floor finishing and sanding services. If you have a renovation ideas for your home or office -contact us 24/7!

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Keep the original one!

Keeping the original hardwood floor is much more great idea than changing it for a new one. If your floor is in need of total repair you can renovated it with sanding. Sanding process need to be made professionals and this is way our experts are leaders in this business, the passion to improve with every project is making is top quality experts in renovations. We are putting not only time, materials and hard work in this job, but also love. Wood and home atmosphere are the things we care about and this is way we know what results you are looking for – perfect!

We think it is better to restore or renovate an existing wooden floor rather than just replace it. There are many reasons for this, like that hardwood have more character and patina, authentic wood is usually higher quality than modern machined boards . Keeping the original features will undoubtedly enhance your surroundings – whether contemporary or traditional – more than you could ever imagine. Hardwood floors are worth saving! Beautiful, natural and hypoallergenic material like this should be kept .Contact with us if you need more information, we can guarantee your satisfaction!

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Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring

Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring

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Solid wood flooring is a solid piece of wood from the top to the bottom. The thickness varies from ¾” to 5/16”. Those wood floors can be installed both above and on grade, and they can be sanded and refinished during its service life.
Engineered wood floors from other side are also real wood floors made by using multiple wood or wood composite veneers. The veneers can be from the same or from different wood species. It have a great stability because the grain of each veneer runs in different direction. This mean that the wood will resist expanding and contracting during fluctuations in humidity and temperature which is really making it wide usable. This type of flooring can also be sanded and refinished and it can be installed above, on or below grade.

Restoration

When you are making a restoration with your interior, and you make decision to change you furniture, wallpaper or paint or else, but it is still not  making the appearance that you do it for? What about fresh and shiny wooden floors?Nothing is able to change the look of your home interior so fully as sanding  could do that! Years of experience has learned us that each detail is important and if you are exited to make a new memories first you need to remove the last one from your flooring. Scratches and marks on your shabby wooden floors make them look messy and no matter what you put on top pf them no matter how beautiful it is , it just won’t stay the same way as it will on after sanding!

Contact with our experts in sanding on our free phones and ask for our services!

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FLOOR SANDING CATFORD

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.

Place where you can search for advice, for and inspiration, for information, for sharing a projects results and having fun – this is way we made this blog ! Contact us any time!

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