How do Professionals Prepare the Floor for Floor Sanding and Polishing

by Affective Flooring Floor Polishing, Floor Sanding

Do you ever wonder how the experts of floor sanding and polishing Melbourne work? How do they do everything so perfectly that seems impossible for a normal person?

Well, you will get to know about it today.

So read ahead!

  • When to have the project done?

One of the major decisions made by professionals is to decide when a specific project will be done.

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You see, every project is different. Some might have mould, scratches, cracks, and others might need to tear out the entire floor and install the new one. Floor repair, sanding and polishing include various steps and all these steps cover the certain area in a specific time. For say 300 feet a day. Therefore, everything is considered before telling you the approximate time in which the project will be completed.  

  • Refinishing

The sanding and polishing process is not something done overnight. The professionals have to sand the surface until it is raw wood. Almost 500 to 600 feet are done per day. After the sanding is done, here comes the time to polish it. Normally, the polishing process involves 3 coatings and 12-hours dry time. This means it will take approximately 3 days (depending on the speed of your service provider).    

  • New Floor Installation

Installing new floor involves a lot more such as cutting and fixing the boards. Boards are cut so that they can fit perfectly according to your room’s floor dimensions. If you have more small corners, you need to cut the boards more. In short, floor installation can take 200 feet of flooring a day. Dry time is still to count after sanding and polishing.   

  • Pre-finishing

It’s the easiest and fastest option for floor reinstallation, sanding, and polishing. Just install a 400-foot prefinished without nay dry time. 

  • What do you need to do?

You can’t simply leave everything on the professionals. You should do the following before the experts even reach your location.       

  • Take away all the furniture from the floor so that the floor is free for changes and can be replaced easily
  • If you have placed a carpet or sack strips or staples, take them out as well. There must be smoothness on the subfloor.
  • Remove vinyl or linoleum floor covering

Ensure that the floor has nothing on it and the area doesn’t have anything fragile so that the sanding and polishing process can be preceded easily. If you live alone, ask the professionals for help. Some of the Floor Polishing Geelong experts do it for free and others might charge you. In both cases, at least ask the professionals once.   

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  • How can you control the dust?

The professionals are equipped with dust contaminant bags and vacuum cleaner, but might not be 100% effective. There are certain ways to remove or prevent dust.

These are:  

  • Hang some plastic in the doorways
  • Clean your countertops totally
  • Seal all your food items and put it away
  • Seal drawers and cupboard seams with painter’s tape

NOTE: Ensure that the plastic is kept off the floors so that it doesn’t get into the machines.

So why don’t you hire the reliable and experienced Floor Polishing Melbourne professionals for your project?

Source: Floor Sanding and Polishing – How do Professionals Get Ready for It

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