Smoothing out a DIY job

Smoothing out a DIY job

Mike of Cornwall Floor Care salvages a DIY floor job. Mike was called to a DIY job, on arriving at the job it was clear to see that the floor was very uneven and had been sanded to a poor... ...
Recovering an oven stripped floor

Recovering an oven stripped floor

Mike of Cornwall Floor Care was called by one of his clients who had cleaned their oven. All very strange you may be thinking! However, the oven cleaner had stripped the finish off the clients engineered wood floor. Mike and... ...
PARQUET FLOOR RESTORATION

PARQUET FLOOR RESTORATION

Work Requirement The floor had been installed by the owner about eight years ago and oiled but he was now unhappy with the wear of the finish as it was flat and patchy in places so asked the team at... ...
Stripping back the layers of varnish

Stripping back the layers of varnish

Squirrel Property Services were asked by one of their clients to take a look at their wooden floor throughout their property. The floor was from B&Q originally and was around 10 years old.  The customer had regularly been re-coating the... ...
Original Pine Floor needing Insulation

Original Pine Floor needing Insulation

Work Requirement – The Rolin Group were asked if noise insulation could be installed under some original pine floorboards in the top floor bedroom because walking around could be heard downstairs and television noise could be heard upstairs in the... ...
Farm Coffee Shop Floor Restoration

Farm Coffee Shop Floor Restoration

Work Requirement –  The Rolin Group were contacted by a Farm in Cranbrook, Kent asking if we could restore their engineered wood floor in the coffee shop which was part of the farm shop. The floor also needed repairs and... ...
Through the looking glass in the pine floor

Through the looking glass in the pine floor

Work Requirement –  The Rolin Group were contacted by a customer in Goudhurst, Kent to carry out a survey of the first floor hallway which had carpet on top of what they believed to be wood. Work Activity –  The... ...
Lawn Care not just Floor Care

Lawn Care not just Floor Care

Mike of Cornwall Floor Care helps out local gardener to save his clients wooden floor. A couple of weeks ago a local gardener called Mike and asked him to go and see one of his clients in Rock Cornwall. The... ...
Squirrel Property Services take on tabletops

Squirrel Property Services take on tabletops

Here at Ultimate Floor Sanding we are all about the repair and refurbishment of wooden floors, but this week one of our Affiliate members, Squirrel Property Services, took on the job of refurbishing wooden kitchen worktops. The job:  Following lots... ...
Cornwall FloorCare make friends with a spider

Cornwall FloorCare make friends with a spider

The team at Cornwall FloorCare have been making friends with a spider and more specifically the Pallmann Spider. When Mike and his team where called in to take a look at a 4mm thick engineered floor in one of their... ...
The pitfalls of sanding yourself

The pitfalls of sanding yourself

When Steven of Squirrel Property Services was asked to look at and quote for a wooden floor refurbishment, he wasn’t quite sure what he’d find. The Job The customer, who has lived in their property for 18 months, wanted to... ...
What lies beneath….

What lies beneath….

A builder asked Mike of Cornwall Floorcare whether anything could be done to save the floor they had found hiding underneath old carpet. Take a look at the answer and the work completed by Mike. I took one look at... ...
Cornwall Floorcare give holiday home new lease of life

Cornwall Floorcare give holiday home new lease of life

When Mike at Cornwall Floorcare was asked to take a look at a client’s holiday home, he found a wooden floor that was looking more than a little tired. Following an inspection of the floor to check it’s current condition,... ...
Saving the dog spoiled wood floor day

Saving the dog spoiled wood floor day

When a client got in touch with Mike Dennick of Cornwall Floor Care to ask about restoring their wooden floor, they seemed pretty sure their floor couldn’t be saved due to the damaged it had sustained. Unfortunately the family’s dog... ...
Wedding Venue Wood Floor Refurbishment

Wedding Venue Wood Floor Refurbishment

The clients aim was to restore The Bell Barn, their wedding venue oak floor. This was part of a major on going investment in refurbishment of the complex. Difficulties to overcome Removal of deep scratches in well worn areas. Work... ...
Wood Flooring: What’s hidden underneath your carpet?

Wood Flooring: What’s hidden underneath your carpet?

Rolin Cleaning Services saves the day and wood flooring! ...
Walk in the Parquet Wood Floor Restoration

Walk in the Parquet Wood Floor Restoration

Walk in the Parquet Wood Floor Restoration for Rolin Cleaning Services ...
Restoration the Police Sports Club Dance Floor

Restoration the Police Sports Club Dance Floor

Takes two to tango on a wood dance floor restoration job by Rolin Cleaning Services. ...
Rolin Cleaning Services Kent Show They Are A Cut Above the Rest!

Rolin Cleaning Services Kent Show They Are A Cut Above the Rest!

Rolin Cleaning Services Kent Show They Are A Cut Above the Rest! ...
Pine Floor Restoration: Fine Pine Makes the Grade!

Pine Floor Restoration: Fine Pine Makes the Grade!

Rolin Cleaning Service deliver a fine pine job! ...
Wood Floor Restoration: Rolin Cleaning Services Makes Their Mark

Wood Floor Restoration: Rolin Cleaning Services Makes Their Mark

Rolin Cleaning Services Kent make their mark with a wood floor restoration job ...
Parquet Floor: Pure Gold!

Parquet Floor: Pure Gold!

Beautiful old Oak Parquet floor restored back to its former glory. ...
All Fine with the Pine! Pine Floor Restoration

All Fine with the Pine! Pine Floor Restoration

Pine Floor Restoration Fir Tree, County Durham by Absolutely Floor Restore Aim of Job: Pine floor restoration of a kitchen and utility room. The client needed a quick turnaround on this work as they were imminently expecting their first child!  ... ...
Citrus Floor Care: Oak Wood Floor Transformation

Citrus Floor Care: Oak Wood Floor Transformation

Citrus Floor Care helps a Luxury Rental Cottage Transform Their Oak Wood Floors on Time and Budget.   When to use a commercial lacquer in a domestic property? Linda and Brian at Lady Nina’s Cottages in Glenrothes Scotland run a... ...
Wood Floor Restoration Kent

Wood Floor Restoration Kent

  Rolin Cleaning Services discuss a Wood Floor Restoration Project in Kent Work Requirement: Wood floor restoration to a living room and dining room solid oak floor in a rental property. The property developer had been let down by another... ...
Solid Oak Floor Polishing in London

Solid Oak Floor Polishing in London

  Silver Lining Floor Care – Solid Oak Floor Polishing Project Floor Restoration Work Requirement: Solid oak floor polishing project in the kitchen, after years of use, was very tired and needed some restoration. We listen the client thoroughly and decided... ...
An Engineered Oak Wood Floor from Dark to Light as possible!

An Engineered Oak Wood Floor from Dark to Light as possible!

Let there be light! Rolin Cleaning Services helps a family remodel an Oak Wood Floor in a basement bedroom. Work Requirement: An engineered wood floor sanding of an eight-year-old floor in a basement of a house that is used as... ...
Godly Performance – Church Wood Floor Repair & Restoration

Godly Performance – Church Wood Floor Repair & Restoration

Work Requirement: Wood floor repair and restoration to a ten-year-old engineered floor in a church. The floor required urgent maintenance due to a VIP visit. Completing the job over four nights was necessary. Work Activity: The repairs consisted of two... ...
Rolin Cleaning Services Kent To The Rescue

Rolin Cleaning Services Kent To The Rescue

We were called to a house in Croydon, Surrey, to restore two floors consisting of a living room and hallway. A damaged section had been replaced and stained by a contractor sent by the insurance company. Rolin Cleaning Services Kent to... ...
Rolin Cleaning Services Kent: Pine Floor & Parquet Floor Restoration

Rolin Cleaning Services Kent: Pine Floor & Parquet Floor Restoration

Rolin Cleaning Services Kent complete another success job ...
The Benefits of the Brand – When the unexpected happens

The Benefits of the Brand – When the unexpected happens

When the floor sanding team from Rolin Cleaning Services attended a property in Sevenoaks, Kent to sand and finish an oak kitchen floor and hallway, the project did not go exactly according to plan. It’s in situations like this, when the... ...
Bristol to Paris cycle challenge: Tougher than a hardwood prep tool.

Bristol to Paris cycle challenge: Tougher than a hardwood prep tool.

Back in May this year Adrian Cunnington of Floor Blimey! Joined 8 friends who took it upon themselves to cycle from Bristol to Paris to raise money for the British Heart Foundation and Off The Record, a Bristol based mental... ...
Why dust free floor sanding is so important – health & safety

Why dust free floor sanding is so important – health & safety

We are asked many questions relating to floor sanding but recently Terry Guilford was consulted about the dangers of sanding a particular type of timber floor and why dust free floor sanding is so important. The client had expressed concern... ...
Oak Floor Sanding Kent – Case Study

Oak Floor Sanding Kent – Case Study

The Ultimate Floor Sanding Company recommended floor sanding service provider in Kent is Rolin Cleaning Services Ltd. They recently completed a floor sanding and finishing project on a new oak floor in Kent. This floor had already been sanded and finished... ...
Oak Floor Maintenance – Heavy Traffic Floor

Oak Floor Maintenance – Heavy Traffic Floor

Regular maintenance of your wood floor can increase its longevity and keep it looking beautiful for longer.  Our experts offer excellent maintenance services for clients who want to improve the appearance of their wood floor. This service is particularly useful... ...
Oak floor repair in Darlington, Co Durham

Oak floor repair in Darlington, Co Durham

From the moment your new floor is installed or freshly restored the gradual wear and tear of general family life and foot traffic begins to work away on your beautiful floor finishes. That’s why it’s important to have a good... ...
Wood Floor Advice for Commercial Property Owners

Wood Floor Advice for Commercial Property Owners

The options open to the commercial property owner when it comes to selecting a floor surface are bewildering these days with every manufacturer screaming that theirs is the most durable, the funkiest, the easiest to clean etc., etc. The reality... ...
Oak Floor Restoration Project – Case Study

Oak Floor Restoration Project – Case Study

This account of an oak floor restoration project undertaken by the floor sanding experts at Rolin Cleaning Services Ltd in Kent is a very useful insight into the steps involved in sanding and restoring an oak floor. It also highlights the... ...
Wood Floor Installation Advice

Wood Floor Installation Advice

If you are considering a wood floor for your home or business, you should really read this article. This comprehensive, impartial, wood floor installation advice comes from our experts, who have been working with this beautiful and complex natural material... ...
Choosing a finish – The Beauty of Options

Choosing a finish – The Beauty of Options

This article is to help with choosing a finish for your newly restored wood floor. In our current fast-paced world, we all want it easy and we want it now. We also want it cheap and we want it to... ...
Wood Floor Staining Advice

Wood Floor Staining Advice

Mike Tinkler, our wood floor sanding and staining expert in Darlington shares his experience with some wood floor staining advice. Mike has recently undertaken two very different wood floor sanding and staining projects. The first was on a pine floor... ...
Is it worth restoring your pine floor?

Is it worth restoring your pine floor?

Have you discovered floorboards under your carpet? Perhaps you’re wondering if it’s worth having them sanded and restored to make them your flooring of choice? Here we discuss the factors to consider when deciding is it worth restoring your pine... ...
The Steam Clean Lie

The Steam Clean Lie

My mum was a sucker for advertising if there was some faded Z list celeb endorsing a product somewhere on TV she bought it, which is why when she passed away and we cleared out her house we found two “steam”... ...
Sanding Engineered Wood Floors

Sanding Engineered Wood Floors

Most people are quite nervous about getting their engineered or semi-solid wood floor sanded and their concerns are quite understandable. After all the wood layer is only a few millimeters thick and therefore easily sanded through by modern belt sanders.... ...
Care Instructions for Wooden Floors

Care Instructions for Wooden Floors

You have just had your wooden floor sanded and refinished and it is looking like new. so how to ensure it continues to look its best?  Here are our care instructions for wooden floors – find out how to protect,... ...
Parquet Floor Restoration in Bath – Beware the Builder

Parquet Floor Restoration in Bath – Beware the Builder

Beware of the builder who says I can do that for you! I’ve said it before and it’s true. Anyone can sand a timber floor and get a result. But to get that professional finish takes training, experience, and the... ...
Parquet Floor Restoration

Parquet Floor Restoration

Parquet wood flooring has long been renowned for its quality and durability. Many Ultimate Floor Sanding Company customers contact us with a view to parquet floor restoration, many of them are home owners who want to look after these beautiful... ...
Wood floor restoration in Bristol – Commercial Projects

Wood floor restoration in Bristol – Commercial Projects

Looking for professional wood floor restoration in Bristol? The wood floor at your business or commercial premises may have got to the point that it’s tired, scratched and worn looking and in need of professional restoration. We understand that it’s... ...
Whitewashed wood floor – How to get the Scandinavian look

Whitewashed wood floor – How to get the Scandinavian look

The Scandinavian whitewashed wood floor look is currently very fashionable and regularly requested by our clients. It’s worth knowing a little about it. The traditional Scandinavian approach to achieving this look is to white oil the floor followed by the... ...
Oil or Lacquer for Your Wood Floor – What to Choose?

Oil or Lacquer for Your Wood Floor – What to Choose?

Oil or Lacquer – What to choose? Scenario. You have moved into your new home and have found a beautiful old timber floor under the carpet. You decide to have it restored by your local floor sanding professional. At some... ...
Parquet Floor Restoration – Case Study

Parquet Floor Restoration – Case Study

Chris and the team at Red Dragon Cleaning & Restoration in Wales recently completed a parquet floor restoration project on a beautiful historic property in Wales. The project required some specific customer service provisions as well as the expertise and efficiency... ...
Water Damage to Wood Floors

Water Damage to Wood Floors

Water, the universal solvent is absolutely vital in bringing back most floors, such as carpet, vinyl and marble, to their former glory. Yet in the case of wood floors can be very destructive, and is therefore rarely used in the... ...
Case Study – Floor Boards Shrinking – Find Out Why

Case Study – Floor Boards Shrinking – Find Out Why

Art of Clean, the Cambridgeshire based wood floor sanding affiliate to Ultimate floor sanding has had a real interesting encounter recently. Here is their story: An engineered oak floor was sanded and sealed using Pallmann’s high end primer and lacquer finish... ...
The Pallmann 5 step Process

The Pallmann 5 step Process

Our floor sanding experts follow the Pallmann 5 step process to ensure your floor is sanded and finished to the highest standards. This is the five step floor sanding process that underpins the our two-year guarantee. The 5 step process... ...
A Professional’s Advice – Don’t DIY

A Professional’s Advice – Don’t DIY

DON’T DIY: Why you should have a professional sand your floor. Past experience from a floor sanding professional. I recently received a call from a distressed customer who had attempted to sand and finish his newly laid floor. It was... ...
White Oak Restoration in Coventry

White Oak Restoration in Coventry

The project requiring a white oak restoration in Coventry came about because the house was being renovated from top to bottom.  During the renovation the hall carpet was lifted and revealed a 50-year-old white oak floor.  Instead of covering it... ...
Commercial Floor Sanding – Blaenavon Heritage Centre South Wales

Commercial Floor Sanding – Blaenavon Heritage Centre South Wales

Ultimate Floor Sanding were recently completed a commercial floor sanding project that involved restoring a floor at the Blaenavon Heritage Centre in the beautiful mining village of Blaenavon in South Wales. This centre is located in the former St Peters... ...
Restoring a Pine Wood Floor

Restoring a Pine Wood Floor

Our floor sanding experts are regularly asked if it is worth restoring a pine wood floor. Let’s be honest, pine is not exactly the Rolls Royce of wood floors but nonetheless it is still a natural product that can look... ...
Dance Floor Restoration – Bristol

Dance Floor Restoration – Bristol

Adrian Cunnington, the Ultimate Floor Sanding Company provider in Bristol recently undertook an interesting commercial floor sanding project, involving the restoration of a very popular dance hall floor in Bristol.  The maple floor was over 40 years old, which meant... ...
Floor Sanding – Scandinavian White Wood Floor.

Floor Sanding – Scandinavian White Wood Floor.

A Little White Lye Ok so it’s a terrible pun but cut me some slack, it’s 7am and I am already on my second train of the day heading towards “sunny” Manchester from Cambridge. In all probability unless you know... ...
What to look for in your Floor Sanding contractor?   

What to look for in your Floor Sanding contractor?  

Your wooden floor has for many years cried out for help. The time has finally arrived for the restoration to commence. For many people choosing the right wood floor restoration contractor can be a daunting task. This guide is written to... ...
Asbestos – The Dangers for Wood Floor Sanders and DIYers

Asbestos – The Dangers for Wood Floor Sanders and DIYers

ASBESTOS – YOU NEED TO READ THIS BEFORE STARTING A RENOVATION PROJECT! In February 2012 my mother died of cancer, sad but not unremarkable, she died of lung cancer, again nothing strange, it is, by far, the most prolific form... ...
Wood Floor Cleaning Products

Wood Floor Cleaning Products

The floor sanding experts at Ultimate Floor Sanding will leave your floor looking like new, however, it is important that you implement a care and cleaning regime to keep it looking that way and to ensure that your two-year warranty... ...
Restoration of a School Hall Floor

Restoration of a School Hall Floor

We were asked by a school in Keynsham near Bristol to tender for the complete restoration of a school hall floor. We were delighted to win the contract and proceed with what was an extremely environmentally conscious restoration. The school... ...
Staining a Wooden Floor – What to Consider

Staining a Wooden Floor – What to Consider

There is more to staining a wood floor than picking a colour, whacking it down on the floor, applying the finish over it and Hey Presto -everyone’s happy. If only is were as straightforward as that.  Find out what’s involved... ...
What type of wood for your floor?

What type of wood for your floor?

Designer Disasters I am willing to bet there isn’t anyone connected to the construction industry who hasn’t, at some time or other, viewed the plans of a home owner or interior designer with some misgivings or downright disbelief. Usually the... ...
Wood Floor Maintenance

Wood Floor Maintenance

Regular wood floor maintenance is vital in order to keep your floor looking its best. So what do you need to do before embarking on any kind of maintenance on a wooden floor? Well the first thing to do is... ...