Solid Hardwood floors (Timber floors) are make use of planks milled from a single piece of timber. Solid wood floors have a thick wear surface and can be sanded and finished numerous times as compared to other engineered wood floors. A cheaper option to solid hardwood floors, are engineered floors which consist of 2 or more layers of wood to form a plank and the top thin layer is the visible wood.
Floor finishes: Oil-modified Urethane or water-based polyurethane are most commonly used. In the past, natural shellacs, lacquers, and varnishes were used. Oil based floor finishes are also common.
Sanding: Sanding is used to smooth an installed floor, compensating for unevenness of the sub-floor. It is also used to renew the appearance of older floors. Sanding using successively finer grades of sandpaper is required to ensure even stain penetration when stains are used, as floor. It is also used to renew the appearance of older floors.
Maintenance: Regular vacuuming, sweeping, and damp mopping is all that is required to maintain wood floors. Oil soaps should not be used to clean the floors.
Timber / Solid Hardwood Floor Installation
Timber / Solid Hardwood Floor Finishes
Timber / Solid Hardwood Floor Repairs
Timber / Solid Hardwood Floor Sanding
Dry water damaged Hardwood Floor
Water Damaged Hardwood Floors, if not dried professionally will buckle (known as crowning or cupping). If this occurs, we can replace the cupped
floor board, sand & polish