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 help you ask the right questions to help you make an informed decision, so you are fully up to speed on what to look for a floor sanding contractor.
Start with the end in mind.
It is extremely important to know what you would like to achieve. Know what the room will look like once completed. Will it have a modern feel or will it shine with a more contemporary glory? Knowing how you want your wood floor to look after it has been refinished helps your floor sanding contractor understand the best options in finishes for your wood floor.
Would you prefer a sheen to the surface? Your solution lies in a Pallmann 2 Part Lacquer finish such as Pallmann Pall-X 98 Gold or Pallmann Extreme. These also work extremely well on a wooden bathroom floor.
Prior to getting your potential floor sanding contractor to quote for the work ensure you research these products. So you are aware when discussing the process with your contractor. This offers a further benefit. If you discover that the potential contractor does not have all the facts or is not working to high standards, researching these wood floor finishing products in advance can help you can identify this early on. Find out more about Pallmann products here. You’ll be looking at the Surface Treatment products.
Be very wary of contractors that offer you a price over the phone.
When you are choosing a wood floor sanding contractor you should be very wary of contractors who offer a price over the phone. They should at least do a site survey to ensure they can identify the type of wood in use, if there is any potential asbestos risk and talk through with you what you are looking for. A good contractor will also be able to provide feedback on suggested finishes. Based on the light in the room and the amount of wear and tear the wood floor is subject to.
Choosing a wood floor sanding contractor – Prepare for the visit
As we mentioned before, it is greatly beneficial to get a good understanding of the floor sanding process. Knowing the best products for your wood floor prior to talking to potential floor sanding contractors. So you can sift out the good from the bad.
Questions to ask your floor sanding contractor
Here are a few questions you can ask to help identify the good contractors:
Do you offer a money back guarantee for your work and for exactly how long? Ultimate Floor Sanding Affiliates offer a 2 year ParkettProfi Warranty with the floor finishing service if the flooring conditions are right. Your contractor will be able to supply you with all the information.
Do you have current insurance? What does it cover? You would expect your contractor to have full professional indemnity insurance. It means that in the unlikely event of anything breaking or damage occurring, you’ll be fully reimbursed.
What training have you completed? When was the last course you attended? All Ultimate Floor Sanding Affiliates attend regular training events and are constantly update their knowledge and working practices.
What oil will you use on the floor and does it come with a hardener that makes it more hard wearing? Ultimate Floor Sanding Affiliates use 2 part Pallmann Magic Oil, in our opinion the very best floor oil on the market.
What lacquer will you use on the floor? Does it come with a hardener that makes it more hard wearing? The Pallmann range of floor finishes comes in single component or 2 component finishes. If a room requires hardener (like a bathroom or kitchen in some cases) your Ultimate floor sanding Affiliate contractor will be able to specify the correct product
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Pierre de Wet wrote this article, one of our expert floor sanding contractors.
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