Our Wood Sanding Service
Whether your home is in Celbridge, Newbridge, Naas, Athy or anywhere in Kildare we would like to think that you will never get a better service than ours.
We are one of the most highly trained and highly rated floor sanding company in the country, with over 120 years of experience within our company purely working with wooden floors. We would love to get the opportunity to help you refurbish your floors.
Wood Floors make your home, give it character and help define your style. But your wood floor needs to be cared for and protected so that it can look its best.
A well sanded and varnished floor will last about 10 to 15 years before it needs refinishing, this depends on the amount of traffic and sun bleaching it is exposed to over it’s life. For example if your home was built during the boom chances are that you will need to be thinking about sanding and sealing your solid or engineered floor about now.
This is where RH Wood Floors Dust Free Sanding is such an advantage. None of us can give up our home for days at a time just to do the floors. Our modern commercial sanding equipment will get the job done fast, causing as little disruption as possible to your life and leaving practically no dust around your home.
Dust Free Sanding
RH Wood Floors are Ireland’s Experts in Dust Free Floor Sanding. We have revolutionised Ireland’s floor sanding industry since we first introduced dust free floor sanding to Ireland in 2004. This makes wood floor refinishing a cleaner, healthier renovation option. You no longer have to accept carcinogenic dust and toxic fumes when you choose RH Wood Floors as your wood flooring craftsmen. Along with sanding we can also repair and install– solid wood flooring, engineered flooring and parquetry.
Tailored Wood Floor Sanding
Sanding is usually the initial step of the wood floor restoration process. Floor sanding removes the damaged/uneven top layer of the wooden floor and smoothen’s it to prepare your floors for varnish, that will protect it for years to come. Each type of wood and type of flooring has its own character and qualities. Therefore, our approach to floor sanding and restoration differs on each flooring project to deliver the best result.
Our extensive knowledge of various wood floors allows us to recognise any wood floor and it’s condition. Therefore we are able to ensure that we perform the most appropriate sanding techniques, at a relevant depth, to achieve superior results.
What Floors can be Sanded?
- Engineered Wood Floors. When choosing to have your engineered wood floors sanded it is very important to have this done by a professional to eliminate any risk of over sanding or completely removing what is usually a 3 mm top layer of wood. Choosing a professional floor sanding service like RH Wood Floors for your engineered wood floors will guarantee that there is no damage done to your engineered wood floors and that the life span of your floor is maximized.
- Parquet Floors is another example that proves floor sanding and varnish is a craft that is better left to professionals. Because parquet flooring comprises of small pieces of wood whose grains run in various directions, parquet floor sanding should be performed with specialist multi directional floor sanders to ensure a smooth and elegant appearance.
- Solid Wood Floors require professional techniques in both sanding and varnishing. This type of service requires not only extreme care, but also a quick and prompt completion to ensure great result. Solid wood flooring is extremely vulnerable to external conditions (as it is a hygro-scopic material) such as humidity and once sanded it should not be exposed unprotected for very long time.
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What happens after sanding?
Wood floor sealing is the process of covering and protecting the sanded floors with the hardest wearing varnish and oils. Depending on the type of wood floor and the anticipated use, we can recommend the most suitable sealant for your wood floors. We use only the highest quality hard wearing varnish.
All our quotes are based on products by leading floor finishing manufacturers including Morrells, Junckers and Bona . All of these products offer exceptional durability and commercial level of hard wearing. They include water based, low VOC products, as well as some traditional solvent-based lacquers and come in Matt, Satin and Gloss sheen level.
At RH Wood Floors only use the highest quality professional wood sanding machines. Lägler offers the most comprehensive and highest-quality range of machines for the professional sanding of wood floors and the preparation of sub-floors. They are world leaders in professional dustless sanding machines and are extremely powerful and reliable.
After sanding and 3 coats of varnish/sealant your wood floors should be dry within 1- 2 hours. We advise that you wear only socks for the first 72 hours as the varnish is dry but not fully cured.
How Long Will My Floors Last?
As a general guide, the greater the footfall, the greater the wear and tear, so think about how you can minimize this through mats and rugs for example. With little maintenance and cleaning, you should expect the floor to continue to look good for over 4-5 years. With regular cleaning and sensible precautions, your floor will last much longer, more like 10-15 years!