DO YOU NEED TO CALL IN LONDON'S PREMIER FLOOR REPAIR AND RESTORATION SPECIALISTS?
Once buffed to a sheen, simply sweep or vacuum your wooden floors regularly and they will look beautiful for years. Equally, wooden floors are highly durable so you shouldn't have too many concerns about actually using them - that's what they're there for.
However, you may have noticed some gaps in which are letting in a draft, causing energy inefficiency, gathering dust or even preventing you from walking on certain sections.
Time to contact the experts at W6 London Floor Sanding for a free no-obligation visit to inspect the damage and solve the problem.
HOW DO GAPS HAPPEN?
Although you can't beat the look of a stunning wooden floor, wood tends to expand and contract over time therefore gaps can and do occur. Modern floors develop gaps just at the end of the boards, whereas older floors may experience gaps at the end and along the length. Worry not. These are easy to fix.
HOW DO WE FILL GAPS IN A WOODEN FLOOR?
With Resin. Or more accurately, a combination of dust and resin. This method of floor gap filling is the most popular, not least because it's a simple process. This is where the fine dust generated during the floor sanding process is mixed with resin to form a paste which is then worked into the gaps in your wooden floor.
Think of tile grouting in your bathroom or kitchen to get the idea.
With Wood Slivers . An ideal way to fill gaps in a wooden floor. This is a job for the experts. The job needs to be finished to a high standard not only for aesthetic reasons but also to ensure that the floor is stable and secure.
Fine batons of the same species and colour of wood are cut to size, inserted into the gaps and then chiselled back . As with the resin gap filling process W4, the filled gaps will need to be sanded over to prepare the floor for finishing, if appropriate.
With Silicon . Flexible and solvent-free, colour matched acrylic/silicone gap fillers are an efficient and easy way to fill gaps in a wooden floor. The floor doesn't need sanding either, saving time and money. However, matching the colour precisely could be a challenge so let's discuss which method is the best one for your needs.
Remember too that filling in gaps tightens up the floor and prevents the timber from moving. Well worth getting in contact with us, then. Why not give us a call to find out more?