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How To Stain A Wooden Floor

Staining a wooden floor is the method of changing the colour of the wooden floors surface. There are a couple of ways in which you can stain a wooden floor such as by hand or by using a rotary buffer machine. There are a number of different staining products on the market from solvent based …

How To Clean Wooden Flooring

Cleaning is often annoying, but at the same time it’s something we need to do to maintain a clean house and in this case, a clean wooden floor. Cleaning has many benefits other than just looking nice, such as better health and making your furniture and flooring last longer. How To Clean A Wooden Floor? …

Can Engineered Wood Flooring Be Sanded

The Question: Can I Sand & Refinish An Engineered Wood Floor? Lots of people who buy and own an engineered wooden floor think that it is not possible to sand it. This is not the case as engineered wood floors have a top layer of hardwood of about 3mm. When sanding wooden floors a floor …

What Finish Should I Have – Lacquer Or Oil?

When thinking of having your wooden floor sanded, you might find yourself asking “what type of finish do I want?” The decision is up to you, but what is the difference between the two? Lacquer is a layer of polyurethane seal that will sit on top of the wood, making sure to protect the wood …

What Is Granwood Flooring?

I get asked the same question all the time when I mention Granwood flooring. Everyone says what is it? Well Granwood flooring is a tiled block flooring made up of a composite wood fibres, fillers and linseed oil. The size of the blocks are 174 x 57 x 10 mm thick and are normally laid …