If your hardwood floor is looking scratchy around edges you may be thinking about sanding them to see if it’s worth the expense and time. There are many advantages of sanding hardwood floors making it among the most simple ways to transform the look of your home in the appearance of your home. Find out some of the many benefits that wood floor sanding Manchester could offer.
Signs of wear and tear are appearing.
As time passes, flooring made of hardwood will begin to show wear and wear and tear. From scrapes on its surface to bearing the weight of a lot of foot traffic and floors may begin to appear a bit old. Changes in temperature throughout the years can contribute to this taking their shine away and make them look tired and dull.
One of the advantages of hardwood floors is they can be sealed and sanded repeatedly. The result is that the floors are renewed and appear like new on the day they first placed. If hardwood is worn out and soiled, it will require additional care to revive its natural beauty.
Reduced pest issues
Small insects live within the gaps between flooring boards. These gaps are created as boards get worn. After sanding the flooring and applying an additional sealant the gaps are sealed off to insects that may find a new house to call home.
When wood floors become worn out, the protective coating gets eroded, causing the boards to split. The sharp pieces of wood can get caught in your shoes or hurt children who play on the flooring. Sanding can eliminate these dangers quickly making the floor safer for all.
Floors that are easier to maintain
A professional sanding process and sealing of solid wood floors will stop dirt and dust from building up on the floors. This will make floors cleaner within your home.
Building the strength of floors
As the floors get older the boards begin to fall apart. When this happens, the nails that hold them in place are able to rise above the surface. The combination of both ageing processes can cause floors to appear uneven. When this happens, the floor can be damaged by the weight that is placed over them. simply walking across them could cause broken boards.
Once the floors are cleaned and sanded, removing any elevations, the boards can be secured properly and any gaps which have formed in the course of time will be filled with sand, increasing the floor’s structural stability.
Enhancing the value of your home
In the end, a hardwood floor is a major expense for your home and stunning solid wood floors can boost the value of your house. When you decide to sell your home making sure that one of the main attributes is in good condition is a good idea. The value you have added to your house by installing flooring made of wood is lost when it is seen to be deteriorating with visible gaps between boards. So, sanding and sealing it again is a good idea.
NFS Floor Sanding
83 Ducie St, Manchester M3 2JQ
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