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WOOD FLOOR SANDING AND REFINISHING CANBERRA

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BENEFITS OF ELECTRODRY'S WOOD FLOOR SANDING SYSTEM

Scratch-resistant floor coatings mean your floor will be resistant to damage and look great for longer!

Electrodry technicians are certified by the Australian Timber Flooring Association, so we’re trained by the best.

Our sanding systems let us finish jobs in just 48 hours, so you can move back in sooner.

We have many stains and toners to choose from, so you can choose the right finish.

Our water-based floor coatings are non-toxic and non-odorous.

Electrodry’s sophisticated dust capture system leaves your home virtually dust-free!

Healthguard™ Approved Technicians
Institute of Cleaning and Restoration Certified
Goldmorr Approved Mould Remediation Technicians
A Member of the Australasian Timber Flooring Association

Healthguard™ Approved Technicians

Institute of Cleaning and Restoration Certified

Goldmorr Approved Mould Remediation Technicians

A Member of the Australasian Timber Flooring Association

OUR WOOD FLOOR SANDING AND REFINISHING PROCESS

STEP 1

The first step is cleaning. We give the whole area a thorough clean and prepare the floor for sanding.

STEP 2

Next, we sand your floor with our weighted rotary sander, which is the best sander to remove minimal timber and leave your floor smooth.

STEP 3

We use progressively finer grades of sandpaper to keep sanding and remove any damage or scratches.

STEP 4

Then, we use a hand-held rotary sander and an orbital sander to sand the edges of the room that were missed by the bigger machine.

STEP 5

Next, your technician will apply a barrier seal, preparing the floor for the finishing coat. This can be accompanied by a coloured toner if desired.

STEP 6

Lastly, we apply two coats of a two-pack, high density, water-based polyurethane to give your floor a long-lasting finish.

WHY ELECTRODRY CANBERRA ARE THE WOOD FLOOR EXPERTS?

 
   

Experience Counts

Last year Electrodry refinished wooden floors for over 2000 customers across Australia. We’ve been in the home cleaning and renovation business in Canberra for over three decades. Our long experience refinishing and restoring timber floors has made us experts, and our range of services means we can deliver the right solution for your wooden floor.

We Don’t Cut Corners

We guarantee that our floor sanding and refinishing process is all-inclusive, with no hidden costs. At Electrodry Canberra we take the time to give your floor the restorative treatment it needs, without wasting time or timber. That’s why we use a weighted rotary sander instead of a belt sander. Belt sanders take away more wood during the sanding process, which means your floor will have a shorter lifespan. A solid wood floor can be sanded three to six times before it gets too thin to safely sand any more (or just once for engineered floors). Our rotary sander takes only the wood necessary, so your floor will last longer.

We believe in thorough communication. This means we will have conversations with you about the price and timing of the job, as well as discussing different finish and toner options with you. We’re experts at floor sanding and refinishing, so you can trust us to do it right.

Our Costs

When we give you a quotation for floor sanding, you can trust that it’s all-inclusive, and covers GST and all the costs of the job. The only ‘extra’ fee is a $30 charge to inspect the job and give a quote, but if you choose to go ahead and book the job, that fee will be refunded to you.

Floor sanding and refinishing costs vary across Australia, so book a Canberra Electrodry technician to provide a quote for your sanding job. The size and condition of the floor are also factors that will affect the cost. For more pricing information, call us on 13 27 13 or email [email protected]

 

FAQ ABOUT FLOOR SANDING

All furniture and personal items will need to be removed from the rooms we are sanding. If necessary, you can leave very heavy items like fridges in place, and we can work around them.

The time will vary based on the size of the job. A small job (a single room) can be done in a day. Medium jobs, up to 75 square metres should take two to three days, while the timing for larger jobs must be determined based on the size of the floor and the amount of work required. Timing will be communicated at the time of quoting the job. If we are staining the floor or doing optional extras such as whitewashing, the time required will increase by 24 to 48 hours.

Your floor will be ready to walk on the day after we finish the job, however, we recommend just walking in socks for the first 36-48 hours. Furniture can be replaced the next day, but you will need to attach new furniture pads under your furniture to prevent scratching. Heavy wheeled items must be kept off the floor for a week, as must rugs and other floor coverings.

Many floor sanding companies use a technician and a junior apprentice, and apply two or three solvent-based coatings, taking a day to dry between each coat. Electrodry uses skilled two-man crews of experienced technicians, and we use a rapid-curing two-pack floor coating that lets us apply multiple coats of polyurethane in one day. That’s how we finish the job faster!

In most cases, finding somewhere else will be your most comfortable option. This is especially important if you are pregnant or suffer from asthma, as the smells and noise from our work may be problematic. If your most important rooms aren’t being sanded, you can choose to stay in the house, but it is important to note that you will not be able to access or walk through the rooms being sanded.

While there may be odours while we are working and applying polyurethane coatings, this will dissipate quickly, and there should be almost no detectable odour within four hours. This is because Electrodry uses high-quality water-based floor coatings that have rapid curing times and create minimal odours.

Our dust capture system collects most of the dust we create while sanding. There may still be a light film of dust left on surfaces in the sanding area, but we will wipe down the surfaces as part of our process.

The sanding process will remove most damage in your wooden floor. However, some pre-existing issues may remain or could affect the final finish of your floor. These include:

1) Deep cuts in your floorboards cannot be sanded out, as the level we would have to sand the boards to would make the floor dangerously thin.

2) Weathered or water damaged floorboards may need to be replaced or may affect the tone and evenness of the end result.

3) Floors stained by urine may still have dark stains after sanding.

Electrodry Adelaide provides floor sanding and polishing services for hardwood and engineered wood floors. Engineered floors have a 2-3mm timber veneer over MDF board, which can be safely sanded using our rotary sanding process. It is important to note that engineered floors can only be sanded once.

Electrodry’s Timber Refresh and Timber Restore are excellent options for floors that have small scratches, are worn, discoloured or have a build-up of dirt and cleaning solutions. Both of these services take just one day and are cheaper than sanding. However, some floors need more. Electrodry Wood Floor Sanding is a great option if your floor is seriously scratched or unevenly worn. Our Wood Floor Refinishing page contains a full comparison between our different options for your floor. Whatever you choose, you can know your floor is in good hands.

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