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Survival Guide on How to Care for Wood flooring in Winter

08/12/2016
With winter season just around the corner or actually already knocking on our door, there is about time to start thinking more about your wooden flooring and change your maintenance routine from summer mode to winter mode. We can forgive this little quirk of wood flooring requiring seasonal care, because after all, enjoying the top-notch beauty and perfect quality is a bit of a matter of some elbow grease. read more »

How to Match Your Interior Decor with the Effects on Your Wood Flooring

03/05/2017
Are you looking for new ways to spice up your old, tired and sad wood flooring? Well, we have some good news for you, because your wooden floor can look up to date and one-of-a-kind even if it seems to you that this old-world charm of your beloved wooden floors is simply too stubborn and hard to get rid of. Gone are the days when a layer of paint was the only way to add more character and individuality to the floorboards and nowadays more and more options for customising the appearance of wood and alternatives for bespoke treatments are offered to the attention of the client. read more »

Differences Between Softwood and Hardwood Trees

13/10/2016
When discussing wooden floors, it is not uncommon to hear the terms ‘hardwood’ and ‘softwood’. People just assume that hardwood is…well, ‘hard’ and softwood is respectively ‘soft’. read more »

Water Damage and Wood Floors

13/10/2016
The worst and most severe type of damage a floor can suffer is the one caused by water or excessive amounts of moisture. What are the reasons for this and what can we do to protect our floors from this? We will answer to those question in the article below. read more »

How to choose flooring for each room of your home

12/08/2016
  Choosing the right type of hardwood flooring for your house can be a challenge. It is, however, not perfectly suitable for every place in the house. read more »

Choosing a Floor Fitter

02/09/2016
So, how do you find reliable wood floor installer? Try locally and speak to neighbors and friends and find local wood floor installers that have been in business for a long time. Get all your bases covered – go window shopping, see  wood flooring samples, request at least several quotations from different   wood floor  installers, because prudence ultimately pays off. read more »

General Product & Services Advice

18/10/2016
We consider wood floors one of the most durable and environmentally friendly elements of our habitats, so we strive to know all about it and deliver the ultimate, customer-centered flooring services based on extensive experience and know-how. In this section you will be able to find answers to various questions, be it wood flooring installation, restoration or maintenance you are interested in. read more »

Maintenance of Lacquered Floors

01/09/2016
An effective maintenance programme will keep the wood  flooring  clean and looking as good as possible. The following information is designed to provide a starting point for such a routine and is appropriate for both commercial and domestic floors. read more »

Guide to Abrasives Types

01/09/2016
Bona abrasives come in a number of different grain types with different backings: Aluminum oxide – a standard sand paper  that becomes steadily worn down as it is used. It has an even rate of wear Silicon carbide – a harder and sharper sanding paper  grain than aluminum oxide, therefore it cuts better. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Wood is Darker Around Edges

01/09/2016
Wood Flooring  has its own natural color. When a coat of varnish  or oil is applied, the color will change. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Score Marks Over the Surface

01/09/2016
Sanding a wooden floor is a gradual step-by-step process. We recommend three steps or more as shown below: Coarse sanding. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Swirl Marks

01/09/2016
The most common reason for these scratches is if the contractor has started to abrade too soon. At this stage, the surface of the finish is still slightly sticky. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Poor Adhesion

01/09/2016
Most types of prefinished wood floors are suitable for overcoating but not all. With a few of them, the finish just won´t adhere no matter how carefully you abrade. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Nibs, Abnormal Grainraising

01/09/2016
If you properly use grit 120 or finer for the final sanding, there usually aren´t any problems. However, if a coarser abrasive than grit 120 is used, the finish tends to penetrate deeper into the pores of the wood and gives more grain raising. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Long Scratches

19/09/2016
Unless you are really observant, it is easy to miss scratches on the surface of the wood after it has been sanded. But once the finish or oil has been applied, these scratches become painfully visible for everyone to see. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Chatter Marks

19/09/2016
This is one of the most common problems flooring contractors encounter and the cause of many complaints from customers. The chatter marks only become visible after the finish has been applied. read more »

Floor Finishing Issues: Black Dots

01/09/2016
These dots are due to metal shavings or loose grit from the abrasive reacting with the finish. That´s why it is very important to vacuum clean carefully. read more »

Wood Types Suitable for Flooring

20/09/2016

Foreword

Hardwood floor is a popular home improvement that many people go for, since it not only brings the beauty of nature to your home, but increases the value of your property. So, you are probably wondering what type of wood is best for your property – soft wood like pine, hardwood such as a oak or something more exotic, say bamboo that, just for the record, is actually… grass? As a matter of fact each type of wood comes with its own advantages, color, grain, dimensional stability etc. read more »

Choosing Wood Floors

01/09/2016
The modern flooring industry provides a wide array of options in terms of proper flooring, depending on your own preference, requirements, home interior, lifestyle and budget. So, what are the alternatives?

Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors are typically one of the most popular amenities that people tend to go for on buying a property. read more »