Floor Sanding and Polishing
Floor sanding and polishing is a great way to really enhance the look of your timber floor as well as increasing their durability. A well-finished timber floor is stylish and complements any style of home.
Melbourne Floors can provide a number of services .
Maintaining Newly Sanded or Polished Timber Floors
After the floor has been finished, it is a good idea to wear socks on the newly finished surface for at least 48 hours. This is because oils may come off your feet and ruin the flooring surface. Leaving at least three to four days after the final coat before moving furniture back into position will help to minimise the risk of damage to the floor. Be aware that the floor surface may take up to fourteen days to fully harden. Avoid using trolleys with small wheels as these damage the finish. It is especially important that you do not lay any rugs for two weeks after the floor has been completed.
There are also some general maintenance tips that you can follow to help keep your newly finished floor looking its best. Some tips are:
Melbourne Floors stocks a wide range of hardwood floors.
Our range includes many Australian timbers such as:
We also stock Cypress Pine, Baltic Pine and Kauri Pine (Damar Minyak) in a range of sizes.
Important notes to consider when choosing timber flooring:
Engineered Timber Flooring
The ambience and warmth of natural timber is supplied by Melbourne Floors as a pre-finished engineered flooring system designed for ease of installation and stability. The flooring can be stuck directly to sub-floor or floated on a sound absorbing resilient underlay.
A premium quality hardwood wear layer is underpinned by cross ply layers of plantation-grade timber for strength and dimensional stability.The flooring is factory coated with a UV cured finish thus avoiding the unpleasant fumes and dust from on site coating. The coating is the lastest in Scratch Resistant Technology that will cope with the daily wear and tear of the most demanding domestic environment.
The range of species is comprehensive with both Australian and imported timbers that are available to suit all decors and designs. The utilization of a 3 - 6mm solid timber face is an environment friendly use of valuable timber which conserves our natural resource.
Melbourne Floors offer an exclusive 25 year structural and a 25 year surface wear warranty when used and maintained as directed by the manufacturer.(conditions apply) Engineered timber can be installed over most solid, flat surfaces such as particle board, concrete, strip timber, plywood ,ceramic or vinyl. Walk off mats are also recommended for all exterior doorways.