What is Floor Sanding And Polishing?
It is advised to use polishing on the newly sanded floors, but if you have minor scratches on the floor or just the colour of flooring is dull and off, you can choose to polish as a stand-alone service.
Any kind of wood flooring can be polished, Bamboo, Cork, Vinyl, etc. can be polished for a new, shiny look.
This process will remove all the dents and scratches on the surface.
The experience and professionalism of the contractor are very important in sanding. As the lack of expertise can cause irreparable damages to the floor, for example, leaving a hole on the floor.
Some other types of flooring can also be sanded, for example, Bamboo, and Cork floors. If you are not sure whether you can opt for sanding or not, give our experts a call and have a full investigation and expert advice.
Floor Sanding and Polishing Process
After preparation, the sanding process begins. This step is divided into three or four sub-steps. In each, the roughness of grits used for sanding is changed, to finally achieve a smooth, even, and flat surface.
After sanding all the main areas, corners, and details evenly, it is time to polish the surface using a finishing product. As mentioned before, there are multiple options for the finishing, you can either choose from polyurethane-based coatings or opt for traditional oil-based products or water-based coatings. No matter what the product is, three layers of coating must be applied on the surface, with approximately 24 hours span between each step to let the coating dry.
Floor Sanding and Polishing Cost
Our experts are available to investigate your floors and give you a tailored option based on your floor requirements to restore and renew your flooring.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long does the Sanding and Polishing process take?
It highly depends on the size of the flooring. Approximately an average room size will take 2 or 3 days to be sanded and polished and ready to be furnished.
How long does it take for finishing to dry?
It is advised to wait at least 24 hours for the finishing of the floor to be completely dry before you walk on the surface. After that, be a little more cautious about the surface for almost 72 hours, no dragging furniture or high heel shoes.