Floor Refinishing Gone Wrong

Unbeknownst to most homeowners, quality of workmanship varies greatly in the floor refinishing industry. This floor below, is one example of this. Economy Floor Sanding was called in to assess this floor, which was done by another Brisbane company. To cut a long story short, it’s obvious, they did not punch the nails. Sub-Standard Floor Refinishing At the time, they …

Your Floor Sander On-Site – Its Day 1

Your floor sander arrives on the first day. What we do today, will seriously impact the end result. It is this foundation work which sets an average, finished floor apart from a great one. Nail Punching The first task is punching all nails at least 2mm below the surface. This will achieve the following: Lock down the floorboards securely back …

How Timber Floors Increase Home Values

Floor Sanding Brisbane – Home » Blog Timber floors are “number three” on the list of top 3 areas to spend your renovation dollars for maximum return on investment. The obvious kitchen and bathroom take out the top two. Timber Floors – Modern and Hygienic The first reason to choose polished timber floors is the modern look and feel. Next …

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Floor Sanding in Kitchens – How to Prepare

Do I need to remove my Fridge? When floor sanding in kitchens, generally, it is best practice to move the refrigerator out. This is for two reasons. First, there is usually a sizable gap down the sides of the fridge which are seen. Second, if you are selling at a later stage, the fridge recess will look odd. That said, …

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Floor Sanding Terminology Explained

Floor Sanding Brisbane – Home » Blog Unless you are in the timber floor sanding and polishing industry, there are some terms commonly used which may seem a little strange. Below are a few which may give you a heads-up before next talking with your flooring contractor. Punch off a Floor This means to punch the nails down below the …

Floor Finish Filling Floorboard Gaps

Floor Sanding Brisbane – Home » Blog This image shows the floor finish filling floorboard gapsin some sections. Unfortunately, it is not actually what is happening. It does look that way because it is a newly laid timber floor. The floor finish can sometimes ‘bridge’ across two adjacent floorboards. Therefore, it can appear sometimes to be seamless, or look like …

How to Protect Timber Floors From Furniture

Floor Sanding Brisbane – Home » Blog Protecting timber floors from damage is vital to keep them looking great. Dirt, grit, water and furniture can combine to make your stunning timber floor look drab. The best advice is to place mats at all entries and prepare your furniture. Wooden floors and Furniture LegsHow can I protect my hardwood floors from …

Timber Floor Finishes

Floor Sanding Brisbane – Home » Blog Timber floor finishes are the protection layer applied to your timber floor. This is after running through the sanding processes. You have a large range of products to choose from. Like everything you buy, there are levels of quality, and price variances. These will reflect in the look and durability of your finished …

Choosing A Quality Floor Sanding Service

When updating your timber floor, it can be a great way to modernize a home. It can also add serious value. In addition, it could make your home more appealing when it comes to selling. But is it always a good idea to go for the cheapest price? Besides that, what does a quality floor actually mean? Also, how do …

Gaps Between Polished Floorboards

Floor Sanding Brisbane – Home » Blog Our Brisbane clients sometimes ask “Can you fill the gaps between our polished floorboards?” Some floors are tight while others can have gaps up to 5mm wide. Besides from floors laid with gaps present, floors can also shrink in the dry months. As a result, gaps will widen between the polished floorboards. Also, …