When selecting a suitable service
for floor polishing, Sydney residents and business owners can deal with
seasoned experts who do the job right using the right techniques and delivered
at the right price: 5 Star Flooring.
Contact us about wooden floor polishing when:
have chosen polished timber floorboards for your home…
existing flooring has been removed…
existing floorboards have been repaired and sanded…
Your floor is clean, dry and ready
Floorboard Polish – Where to Start?
Did you know that applying the wrong
polish to your wooden floorboards can cause bending, cracking, edge bonding or
When selecting a polish or finish
for your timber floorboards, take into account these factors:
age of the floorboards
Use – such as high-traffic office or shop;
yoga or dance studio, etc.
– the look you would like for your floor – matt, gloss or satin
– such as excessive humidity, heat or use of air conditioning
– if not treated correctly, floors which are laid in winter may crack in
type and size of timber floorboards. For
instance, wide, thin floorboards require a different treatment than narrower,
After you have considered the
above-mentioned factors, you can then select a finish:
– This type of finish adheres to the top of floorboards, forming a clear,
protective coating on the wood. Due to
its durability, water resistance and being low in ongoing maintenance, it is
one of the most popularly used finishes.
– Penetrating finishes (either waxes and oils) are absorbed, so they
protect the timber from within. Waxes have a high-gloss appearance and oils
achieve either a satin or matt look. Both waxes and oils have different
– Composition finish is another coating providing strength and allowing
movement in the wood while maintaining great durability.
There are advantages and
disadvantages to every one of these finishes. One of our experienced flooring
experts can assess your floors, discuss each option in detail, and give
personalised recommendations for your needs.
It is best not to guess what is
needed for your floor. By using the
appropriate floor polishers for the floor you have, you could be saving
yourself money in the long run by ensuring the best possible maintenance in
between more involved work i.e. floor sanding.
So be sure to contact us today at 5
Star Flooring to find out more.