Hardwood Timber Floors

Australian hardwood timber floors range in colour from pale pinks to rich dark browns depending on the hardwood timber species. Rather than one bland uniform colour, in contrast, they are usually are a multi-colour spread in random patterns. They tend to offer a home a warm inviting feel, especially when sanded and polished to a high standard. Some common hardwoods …

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 …

Polished Wooden Floors in Rental Homes

Tenants can damage polished wooden floors in rental properties from day one. For example, on the day a tenant moves into a property, large appliances such as a refrigerator are a high risk item. The four small wheels at the base of the refrigerator bear all the weight. They will leave ‘track’ marks or indentations right across your timber floor. …

Polished Floor Videos Of Our Work

 Kedron Floor Sanding Case Study:  Watch us restore a Cypress Pine floor with sanding defects left by a previous floor sanding company. Nundah Floor Sanding Case Study: Watch us restore an old Hoop Pine floor with water damage, borer damage, and other surface defects. Ashgrove Floor Sanding Case Study:  Watch us restore an old hardwood floor with thick glue and …

Gaps Between Polished Floorboards

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, air conditioners will also dry out a …

Polishing Timber Floors When Renovating

If you’re thinking about sanding timber floors when renovating your home, timing it last is critical. A classic example of why this is the best practice is to look at a new home build. Builders get floor sanders in last after completing a new home. It’s the last task before handover to their clients. Of course, bar the exception of …

Jenny’s Floorboards Staining

Jenny owned an old workers cottage in Sandgate, north of Brisbane. Jenny’s floorboards were Hoop Pine and riddled with borers, as you can see in the images below (floorboards removed and replaced) The scattered borer activity was here and there throughout the house. For this reason, I sat down with Jenny and gave her a couple of options.

Mistakes Clients Make When Getting Polished Floors

When we sand timber floors, the first thing we do is talk to our clients. We talk about staying safe, and how to avoid headaches during works. There have been some “uh oh” moments over the years from miss-communication. For that reason, here are the top 5 tips to iron out the bugs and make it a stress-free experience. If …