This is important as soft wood floors work successfully with a much smaller range of products and finishes than equivalent hard wood flooring. If you are not sure, don’t worry we will be able to tell you.
Do you know what type of wood is used in your floor?
There are many species of wood used in flooring today (over 50!), for example:
Again it is important to choose the correct finishing process for each individual type of wood floor. Only specialist professionals (like ourselves) who work on different floor types day after day have the knowledge to correctly advise you. (and we quote and advise for FREE)
Both can be successfully treated but require different approaches to the initial sanding – that’s why The Ultimate Floor Sanding Company™ uses several different types of floor sanding machines each suited to a specific floor type.
Do you want your floor stained or left with a natural finish?
Not all wood floor types are suitable for staining. If an unsuitable stain is put onto a wooden floor at best it can look poor, at worst it will require a complete re-sand in a few short months. Fortunately the specialist staff and management of The Ultimate Floor Sanding Company™ have the training and experience to guide you to the correct choice.
All rooms are different, for example kitchens and bathrooms have a high level of moisture compared to living areas. Hallways tend to have much greater foot traffic (and thus wear) than other rooms. Each may need a different type of finish and or a different rate of application. Our customers know that we take these factors into account with our recommendation.
In the industry today there are many types of finishing product, which can produce various end finishes: glossy, matt, “traditional” or modern, dark or light. These products give you a fantastic range of possibilities. Examples of finishes include:
- Water Based
- Hard Wax Oil
- Lye Treatment
- Soap Treatment
Our floor sanding professionals recommend Pallmann floor finishing products. They have been producing the highest quality floor finishing products available for over 100 years.
The Ultimate Floor Sanding Company have the knowledge and experience to help our customers select the best choice of finishes to result in that glossy magazine “look” every time. This is something that sets us apart from other sanding companies.
A well-maintained floor surface will extend the life (and save you money!) of the floor surface. As a matter of course we advise all our customers on the appropriate measures to take to maintain the floor (and protect your investment)