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 RefinishingAt the time, they saved themselves a …

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.Nail PunchingThe first task is punching all nails at least 2mm below the surface. This will achieve the following: Lock down the floorboards securely back onto the joists. Reduce squeaking floorboards. Recess the nails to avoid damage to sandpaper. Allow enough depth to …

Floor Finish Filling Floorboard Gaps

Home » Timber floor restorationThis 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 filler is present.Filling …

How to Protect Timber Floors From Furniture

Home » Timber floor restorationProtecting 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 furniture? Furniture legs …

Timber Floor Finishes

Home » Timber floor restorationTimber 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 floor. Timber Floor …