Sydney Floor Sanding

How to Choose the Best Sydney Floor Sanding Technician

When looking for an experienced timber floorboard installer, polisher and sander, it’s important to consider a wide range of important factors. Use a local business that is well known and has the testimonials and experience to back them up. By doing some checking before you take on a floor sander, you will be more likely to get the best wooden boards and installation available.

A local contractor will understand about laying a timber floor in all seasons, including through winter.

Sydney floor polishing and staining

Sydney has a long history of beautiful timber floors since it was first colonised. A lecture regarding preservation of heritage listed timber floorboards produced a PDF outlining traditional timber conservation techniques. Whether the building is 200 years old or new, many of the same issues occur. These include damage from dampness, low grade synthetic coatings, lack of ventilation, termites and general wear and tear. This is whey it’s important to employ an expert who understands the different woods and the best, preferably green, coatings.

Sydney timber floors Utzon Room Sydney Opera House

Utzon Room

The Utzon Room is a stunning example of a timber floor in the performance space in Sydney’s Opera House.

Installing hardwood flooring during colder weather needs knowledge and preparation. You need a contractor that knows the weather conditions for your local area. One of the main issues with wooden flooring is wetness. Because timber is a natural product it is susceptible to any changes in your humidity and its environment. Just like the wood it is machined out of, hardwood flooring is a permeable material and its organic features must be thought about prior to fitting.

Dampness enters the cells of the lumber and forces floorboards to expand or swell. If the boards were by themselves, this may not be a big obstacle, however when compressed up against other boards, they are only able to bulge so far horizontally before it must begin to push up, vertically. Boards become distended and misshapen to accommodate the swelling that humidity can cause.

A good floor sander will understand and know how to adjust to the different needs of a variety of weather and environments.

Your floor sanding technician should be experienced

Adler Floor Sanding - Sydney

It’s really important to remember to keep a freshly laid timber floorboards clean and free from dirt and little rocks and sharp things. These will very easily scratch and scrape the new polish that your floor sanding company has so carefully applied for you.

Timber floors are excellent for people who suffer from allergies as they are so easy to keep completely clean and don’t have the same problems that surfaces like carpet and sea grass matting can have. Dust can be effortlessly cleaned by a mop or vacuum.

One of the most difficult decisions is not just selecting an experienced and licensed contractor but also choosing the right sort of timbers. Some people like the old fashioned tongue and groove system with a hardwood timber.

This type of timber is designed to be laid directly onto joists, battens, over concrete or can be nailed to old timber flooring. Some of the hardwood species include: Blackbutt, Sydney Blue Gum, and more. Adler also provides information to help you in selecting and maintaining your wooden floorboards for many years.

Pre Made boards don’t need sanding.

Sydney City floor sanding

Pre-made floor boards give all the advantages of tongue and groove boards but do not need polishing and sanding. The floor boards are pre-made and polished before they are laid so it can be completed in half the time of traditional timber floors. Your floor sander service will be able to lay this sort of flooring in not time at all.

These kind of wooden boards are available in an extensive variety of colors and shades to match a home, office or commercial premises.

Parquetry floors are another option that adds a stunning and unique feature to your home or office. It’s hard wearing and can be bought in block and mosaic styles. Some of the types of wood used in parquetry are: Sydney Blue Gum, Brush Box, Ironbark and lots more.