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How to Varnish a Wooden Floor

Are you tackling a DIY floor restoration? We can help. In this post, we’ll show you how to varnish a wooden floor. There are a number of ways you can finish a floor. For instance, with or without stain. Likewise, using oil or wax or varnish to seal and protect the surface. Each option has […]

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How to Sand a Wooden Floor

There are three main steps to restoring wooden floors: Preparation for sanding floorboardsSanding wooden floorboardsVarnish a wooden floor Part 1 of our guide to sanding floorboards takes you through preparation. Here, we walk you through sanding wooden floors. This includes tools and materials you’ll need and the steps to follow. Materials List for Sanding Wooden […]

Prepare for sanding floorboards

DIY Floor Sanding 1: Preparation

When it comes to sanding floorboards, preparation is everything. Here, in part one of our DIY Guide to Floor Sanding, we describe how to prepare a wooden floor for sanding. Some floors need more preparation than others! Materials and Room Readiness Properly preparing your room, can help ensure the best outcome for your floors. Firstly, […]

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Wood Floor Restoration versus New Wood Installation

Green Flooring In this day and age everyone is talking about ‘going green’ and the ‘environmental impact’ of everything from travel, to packaging and even home renovation. If you are thinking about renovating and looking at wooden floor options there are a number of different avenues available to you; restoration of existing floors, new wood […]