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Things to Know About Hardwood Floor Refinishing

by Alex M. Worked as a Business Development Manager

Every LA homeowner must already know what hardwood flooring is and its high popularity. It is one of the most common flooring materials due to its bold, attractive appearance and longevity.

However, several elements surround a hardwood floor refinishing San Fernando Valley. This article provides an in-depth look into the refinishing process of a floor and when it needs it.

 

How to refinish a hardwood floor?

     Setting the Floor for the Task

Professional floorers prepare the floor to begin the process. The homeowner can accelerate it by removing the carpets and rugs and moving the furniture for full access and no obstruction.

Refinishers check for loose boards and beat down the jutting nails to repair them. They follow it with a cleaning process to remove dust and dirt. Experts seal the windows and doors to prevent dust from reentering the house during work.

 

     Screening the Floor 

It involves using a fine-grit screening cushion to even any noticeable uneven space to assure that the polyurethane appropriately sticks to the surface.


     Dust Removal and Prevention

It requires meticulous vacuuming and sweeping to clean the floor spotlessly to move to the next step. Apart from the floor, this step includes cleaning the walls and removing debris to prevent them from falling on the floor.

 

     Applying Stain

A hardwood floor refinishing San Fernando Valley offers the opportunity to change the floor color. The homeowner can select a new color to match the home’s interior. It is vital to enhance the home’s look. Stain application needs keen eyes to the details to ensure a refined look.

 

     Applying Finishes

The final step is implementing a protective wood finish coat to secure the flooring. The floorers choose the suitable coating for the floor; it can be oil-based or water-based.

Allow time for the finishing to dry. Once done, replace the furniture and carpets without dragging them across the floor.

 

When Does a Hardwood Floor Need Refinishing?

     Missing Boards

It is difficult to find matching boards for a floor missing them. Experts recommend that homeowners store the falling-off planks as they can be convenient during refinishing.

 

     Visible Scratches

A hardwood floor with plenty of scratches needs professional refinishing. Nobody can prevent their floor from scratching. While tiny grazes can be avoided, too many scratches can ruin the home’s appearance. The solution is sanding and applying polyurethane.

 

     Splintered Floorboards

Unexpected cupping indicates water damage. Leakages and accumulated water produces permanent marks and wrap or swell the boards. Homeowners can avoid these by regularly cleaning spilled liquids.

Choosing a hardwood floor refinishing San Fernando Valley company can prove beneficial for a property owner. Professional refinishing work surpasses DIY procedures.

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